CITY COMMISSION
 REGULAR MEETING
 OFFICIAL AGENDA
 February 15, 2022
 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.

COMMENTS AND PETITIONS

Public participation from residents, taxpayers, business owners, and utility customers is encouraged. The City Commission welcomes information that would assist them in considering agenda items, City business, and otherwise fulfilling the City’s mission to make Lake Wales “a bit better or more beautiful” for its citizens.  

Anyone wishing to speak should give their name, state if they are a resident, taxpayer, business owner, or utility customer and they will have 5 minutes.  Courtesy and respect is the hallmark.  Speakers are expected to address the Commission and not audience members, and not engage in back and forth discussions that can deteriorate into argument, debate and accusations.  

Questions about subject matter are best directed to city staff during normal business hours

6.

Minutes - February 1, 2022

The Commission Meeting minutes of February 1, 2022

7.

CITY CLERK

7.I.

Board Appointments - Library Board

Appointments to fill a vacancy on the Library board

8.

OLD BUSINESS

8.I.

Ordinance 2022-05 Annexation – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing 0.16 acres of land north of Hickory Hammock Road and west of Nursery Road

Ordinance 2022-05 proposes the voluntary annexation of approximately 0.16 acres of land located north of Hickory Hammock Road, west of Nursery Road, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

8.II.

ORDINANCE D2022-01 2nd Reading and Public Hearing Future Land Use for 8.84 acres of land north of Mountain Lake Cutoff Road and west of US Highway 27

Laurent Meyer, authorized agent for owners, request approval of City Commission to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan to the

above-mentioned parcel totaling approximately 8.84 acres of land.

8.III.

ORDINANCE D2022 – 02 2nd Reading and Public Hearing - Zoning for 8.84 acres of land north of Mountain Lake Cutoff Road and west of US Highway 27

Laurent Meyer, authorized agent for owners, request approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, to the above-mentioned parcel totaling

approximately 8.84 acres of land.

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

ORDINANCE 2022-06 LDR Updates Chapter 23 Land Development Regulations – 1st Reading and public hearing

Staff proposes amendments to the following sections of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances):

➢   Sec. 23-303 Streets

➢   Sec. 23-307 Landscaping

➢   Table 23-421 Permitted Uses

➢   Table 23-422B Dimensional and Area Standards

➢   Sec. 23-443 Residential PDPs

➢   Sec. 23-767 Exemptions

9.II.

RESOLUTION 2022-02, Public Transportation Grant Agreement G2505

The City Commission will consider approving Resolution 2022-02, authorizing an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to provide funding for the design, bid and construction of an aviation fuel farm at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.

10.

CITY ATTORNEY

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Commission Meeting Calendar

12.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

13.

MAYOR COMMENTS

14.

ADJOURNMENT

(The staff memos are not incorporated into the official record)

Minutes of the City Commission meeting can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office. The minutes are recorded, but are not transcribed verbatim. Persons requiring a verbatim transcript may make arrangements with the City Clerk to duplicate the recording, or arrange to have a court reporter present at the meeting. The cost of duplication and/or court reporter will be the expense of the requesting party.


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.