Those who will be in attendance: Mayor Jack Hilligoss, Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson, Commissioner Terrye Howell, Commissioner Daniel Williams, Commissioner Danny Krueger, City Manager James Slaton, City Attorney Albert C. Galloway, Jr., and the City's Special Counsel Kevin Ashley
City of Lake Wales and the Code Enforcement Lien foreclosure Defendants, Mensth Capital, LLC and Payet Investment Group, LLC, the owners of the subject property (collectively “Mensth”), have negotiated a Redevelopment Agreement for the property located at143 D Street which incorporates the Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) for the redevelopment of distressed properties which was previously approved by the City and the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency.
Award of Bid to Tri-Sure Corporation for $4,373,295.00 for the removal and replacement of water main in various locations in the city.
Staff requests City Commission approval to expend funds for $21,674.00 for two Wacker Neuson LTV6L Compact Vertical Mast Light Towers, utilizing Kelly Tractor Company State Contract # FSA20-EQU18.0.
Staff requests City Commission approval to expend funds in the amount of $37,120.00 for dewatering and CIPP lining a section that includes 4 sewer laterals up to 24” in length that are leaking is several areas causing infiltration and/or seepage, utilizing Vortex Services, LLC.
The current chlorination system skid at WTP #1 & WTP #2 are at the end of life and in need of replacement.
Lee Hale, Hale Innovations, serves as the city grant consultant and has prepared an extensive grant application to submit to the U.S. Department of Transportation a Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Program. This is the new name for TIGER program.
Lee Hale, Hale Innovations, serves as the city grant consultant and has drafted an application to submit for a Recreational Trails Program (RP) grant for Kiwanis Park. City staff and the Parks and Rec Commission have reviewed the draft proposal for submitting a grant application to install a 12-foot wide looping trail along the borders of Kiwanis Park.
The City Commission will consider approving the proposal from Vermana for resurfacing the pool at the Lake Wales Family YMCA.
Appointments to fill vacancy on the Code Enforcement Board
It is necessary for the Commission to appoint alternate members to serve on the City of Lake Wales Canvassing Board.
It is necessary for the City Commission to reschedule its first meeting in April due to the April 4, 2023 Municipal Election.