City Council Workshop
The City Council will hold a workshop on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at 3:00pm. in the council chambers. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the upcoming infrastructure project.
The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend.
City of Silver Lake Notice of Public Hearing
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at 7:00pm in the Silver Lake Auditorium.
The purpose of said hearing will be to consider a variance request for the property located at 301 Lane Ave in Silver Lake allowing for three exceptions to the city sign ordinance. This request in regarding the installation of an LED sign replacing the current MLS sign located by the city pool.
Any persons with comments are welcome to attend or written comments may be forwarded to City Hall, 308 Main Street W. Silver Lake, MN 55381.
Sidewalk Snow Removal
City Ordinance Chapter 9: Traffic, Parking, Motor Vehicles and Snow Removal Area; Section 7: Snow Removal Areas; Subd. 1 states "It shall be unlawful for any person, company or corporations to park any kind of vehicle upon that portion of the streets of this City after two (2) inches of snow have fallen from 2:01am until the streets have been plowed from curb to curb". Subd. 2 states "Parking on City streets shall be prohibited during snow emergencies. The Street Commission shall be responsible for declaring snow emergencies". When a snow emergency is declared, it will be posted in the City Hall display case, on the city website, and on Facebook. Subd. 3a) states "If the owner or operator of said vehicle is not available to remove said vehicle, it shall be towed...: These parts of the City Ordinance remain in effect.
Chapter 10: Offenses, Crimes, Nuisances; Section 3: Snow, ice, dirt and rubbish on sidewalks; Subd. 1. When deposits of snow, ice and rubbish are declared a nuisance; states"All snow, ice, dirt, and rubbish remaining on a public sidewalk more than 24 hours after its deposit thereon is declared to be a public nuisance. " This section of the City Ordinance has been WAIVED through May 2023 EXCEPT for the sidewalks within the Business District (Main Street from Grove Ave to Park Ave and Lake Street from Main Street to Silver Lake) where the snow is plowed to the center of the street and then removed.