CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
January 7, 2020
6:00 p.m.


 Municipal Administration Building
Commission Chambers
201 W. Central Avenue
Lake Wales, FL 33853



1.

INVOCATION

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

CALL TO ORDER

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Public participation is encouraged. If you are addressing the Commission, step to the podium and state your name and whether your address resides inside or outside City limits. Please limit your discussions to five (5) minutes.
6.

CONSENT AGENDA

Any member of the public can ask the City Commission to pull a consent item for separate discussion and vote that they would like to make comment on.
6.I.

Minutes - December 17 2019

The Minutes of December 17, 2019
6.II.

Lake Wales Fire Department Station 1- Roof Repair

The City Commission will consider authorizing Florida Exterior Coating, Inc. to repair and replace sections of the roof over the City's primary fire station on Central Ave. 




6.III.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Oxidation Ditch Maintenance Grant

This grant opportunity offered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to fund 50% of the cost of the oxidation ditch maintenance.  This maintenance item would typically be 100% funded through the waste water plant operations
6.IV.

Grant Agreement - Florida Talks Contract

Approve the acceptance of the grant award agreement with Florida Humanities Council to accept a grant totaling $1,000 for the Lake Wales History Museum’s 2020 Florida Speaker Series. This grant requires a 1:1 match of which a percentage will be documented in-kind services.
6.V.

Special Event Application - Events at the Lake Wales History Museum in 2020

The Lake Wales History Museum has applied to host nine events through 2020 that will include serving alcohol.


7.

OLD BUSINESS

8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.I.

Resolution 2020-01 Polk Vision Infrastructure Team’s Efforts in Closing Sidewalk Gaps

Resolution 2020-01 supports Polk Vision Infrastructure Team’s efforts to close gaps in sidewalks across Polk County.


8.II.

Ordinance 2020-01 – 1st Reading Chapter 2 Amendments, Article II. Boards, Committees, Commissions

Ordinance 2020-01 amends three sections Chapter 2, Article II of the Lake Wales Code Ordinances. These amendments pertain to the function and membership of the Board of Appeals, Code Enforcement Board, and the Community Redevelopment Agency Citizen Advisory Board.


8.III.

Ordinance 2020-02 – 1st Reading Chapter 12 Health, Sanitation, Nuisances, and Minimum Property Maintenance Standards

Ordinance 2020-02 repeals the function of the Code Enforcement Board and establishes a Special Magistrate to assume those duties.


8.IV.

Ordinance 2020-04 – 1st Reading Chapter 5 – Alcoholic Beverages

Ordinance 2020-04 amends Chapter 5 Alcoholic Beverages to repeal language, cross reference definitions with State Statutes and add artisanal production establishments.


8.V.

RESOLUTION 2020-02 - Sale and Purchase Agreement for the Lake Wales YMCA Property

The City Commission will consider adopting Resolution 2020-02, approving a Sale and Purchase agreement for the acquisition of the Lake Wales Family YMCA property.  




8.VI.

Resolution 2020-03- Lease Agreement with YMCA of West Central Florida, Inc.

The City Commission will consider adopting Resolution 2020-03, approving a Lease Agreement with the YMCA of West Central Florida, Inc.







8.VII.

RESOLUTION 2020-04 Operating Agreement - YMCA of West Central Florida, Inc.

The City Commission will consider adopting Resolution 2020-04, approving an Operating Agreement with the YMCA of West Central Florida, Inc. for the provision of recreational facilities and programs.



9.

CITY ATTORNEY

10.

CITY MANAGER

10.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
10.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

10.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

10.IV.

Other Meetings and Events

11.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

12.

MAYOR COMMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

(The staff memos are not incorporated into the official record)
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In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the City Clerk's office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the meeting.

Appeals concerning decisions on issues requiring a public hearing:
Persons who wish to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered during a public hearing at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to ensure that verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.