CITY OF LAKE WALES
CITY COMMISSION
WORKSHOP MEETING
Official Agenda
February 24, 2021
4:00 p.m.

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

1.

CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL

2.

City Manager Comments

3.

Discussion - Communications and Petitions

Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson has suggested changing this to Comments and Petitions
4.

ORDINANCE D2020-04 Comprehensive Plan Adoption 2nd Reading and Public Hearing.

At least every seven years, local governments must determine whether or not amendments are needed to the Comprehensive Plan. The current plan had a horizon of 2015 and was critically out of date. The proposed updated plan will have a horizon of 2040.


5.

RESOLUTION 2021-04 Railroad Crossing Safety Program Upgrade

Resolution 2021-04, Railroad Reimbursement Agreement Grade Crossing Traffic Control Devices with the Florida Department of Transportation and Florida Midland Railroad. 
6.

Resolution 2021-02 State of Emergency Declaration

Resolution 2021-05 declares a State of Emergency for Lake Wales in response to concerns related to COVID-19. This will be in effect from March 2, 2021 until April 2, 2021. 
7.

Board Appointments - Board of Zoning Adjustments and Appeals

Appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Zoning Adjustment and Appeals
8.

Appointment of Alternate Canvassing Board members

It is necessary for the Commission to appoint alternate members to serve on the City of Lake Wales Canvassing Board. 
9.

Rescheduling 1st Commission meeting in April.

It is necessary for the City Commission to reschedule its first meeting in April due to the April 6, 2021 Municipal Election
10.

CITY COMMISSION AND MAYOR COMMENTS

11.

ADJOURN




(The full staff memo will be incorporated into the official record)

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