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
Appointments to fill vacancy on the Code Enforcement Board
Minutes Commission Meeting February 21, 2023
Commission Work Session March 1, 2023
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.
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.
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.
The City Commission will consider approving the proposal from Vermana for resurfacing the pool at the Lake Wales Family YMCA.