CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
February 4, 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 - January 7, 2020

The minutes of January 7, 2020
6.II.

Reimbursement to the Polk County BoCC for Emergency Debris Removal

The City Commission will consider authorizing staff to expend funds in the amount of $29,979.38 to reimburse the BoCC for funds expended to remove debris inside the city limits of Lake Wales following Hurricane Irma.
6.III.

Contract with Chastain-Skillman for Engineering Services for Relocation of utility lines

As a result of the SR 60 & HWY 27 interchange construction, several utility lines are in need of relocation.  Engineered plans setting out the extent of the facilities relocation have to be submitted to the Department of Transportation (FDOT) for approval of the placement of the city’s lines in the FDOT right of way.


6.IV.

Demolition contract for 40 W Park Avenue

The Code Compliance Division is prepared to demolish the structure located at 40 W Park Avenue, the lowest responsive bid exceeds the amount that requires Commission approval.


7.

OLD BUSINESS

7.I.

Resolution 2020-03: Lease Agreement with YMCA of Lake Wales, Inc.

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

Resolution 2020-04: Operating Agreement YMCA

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.
8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.I.

ORDINANCE 2020 - 06 Amending Chapter 16, Pension & Retirement – General Employees’ Pension Plan – First Reading

The City Commission will consider adopting Ordinance 2020-06 to allow for the purchase of prior municipal service and coordination of benefits between the 401(a) (defined contribution plan) and the City’s General Employees’ Pension Plan and Trust (defined benefit plan).


8.II.

Board Appointments: Code Enforcement Board, Historic District Regulatory Board, Police Pension Board

Appointments to fill vacancies due to expiration of terms and resignations.
9.

CITY CLERK

9.I.
10.

CITY ATTORNEY

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

11.IV.

Other Meetings and Special Events

12.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

13.

MAYOR COMMENTS

14.

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:
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