CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
April 8, 2020
6:00 p.m.


This meeting will be conducted via teleconference.

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-69, issued by the Office of Governor Ron Desantis on March 20, 2020, municipalities may conduct meetings of their governing boards without having a quorum of its members present physically or at any specific location, and utilizing communications media technology such as telephonic or video conferencing, as provided by Section 120.54(5)(b)2, Florida Statutes. 

The City of Lake Wales will hold all virtual public meetings using the GoToMeeting
Web/Teleconference service. This will allow Commissioners and City staff to attend public meetings 
remotely. Virtual public meetings will continue to be broadcast live, locally, on Comcast channel 6 
and on the City’s web site. A link to the live stream can be found in the left-most menu of the 
City’s home page and is labeled “Live Meeting Stream”.

The direct link is: http://lakewales.granicus.com/player/camera/3?publish_id=2



Public Comments will be accepted at 

www.lakewalesfl.gov/comments



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.
5.I.

Reading of Public Comments

Public Comments and Questions can be submitted here Public Comments  

www.lakewalesfl.gov/comments


City Clerk will read Public Comments and questions into the record.
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 - Workshop January 30, 2020, Commission meetings February 4 & 18, Special Meeting February 21

Minutes - Commission Workshop January 30, 2020
City Commission Meeting February 4, 2020
City Commission Meeting February 18, 2020
City Commission  Special Meeting February 21, 2020
6.II.

Grant Application - Polk County Tourism and Development Council Grant

A grant application to the Polk County Tourism and Development Council Grant for $75,000.  The grant would require a 1:1 matching city contribution of $75,000 in fiscal year 2020-2021.
6.III.

Grant Application - Polk County Tourism and Development Council Grant – Pioneer Days

A grant application to the Polk County Tourism and Development Council Grant for $47,870.00. The grant would require a 1:1 matching city contribution of $47,870.00 in fiscal year 2020-2021.


6.IV.

Amendment 1 to Loan Agreement WW530380

Lift Station 16 C Street Sewer Improvements-Phases 3 is now completed and the State Revolving Loan Fund agreement WW530380 has to be closed out.  Amendment 1 to loan agreement WW530380 finalizes the loan proceeds taken for the construction for the phase 3 portion of the project.
6.V.

Purchase Authorization - new Chlorine System Metering Skid

The commission will consider approving the purchase and installation of a new chlorine-metering skid for $23,199.
6.VI.

Construction Services - Martin Paving, Relocation of Utility Lines

Because of the SR60/US27 interchange construction, several utility lines are in need of relocation.  The Florida Department of Transportation has expedited their schedule and the City has quite a few lines that are needed to be relocated. Staff recommends the commission award the bid to Martin Paving for $1,365,180.

6.VII.

Lease Agreement with Mears Motor Leasing/The Bancorp

The City Commission will consider authorizing staff to lease one (1) 2020 Massey Ferguson tractor under the existing master lease agreement with Mears Motor Leasing/The Bancorp.


6.VIII.

Purchase Authorization – Gill’s Heating and Cooling, Inc.

The City Commission will consider approving the proposal from Gill’s Heating and Cooling, Inc. for repair and/or replacement of HVAC systems at the Lake Wales Family YMCA. 
7.

OLD BUSINESS

8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.I.

Resolution 2020-07- Reuse Upgrades Fiscal Sustainability Plan

Staff is recommending that the City Commission adopt Resolution 2020-07 Reuse Upgrades Fiscal Sustainability Plan

8.II.

Resolution 2020-11 Declaration of extended State of Local Emergency

Resolution 2020-11 declares a State of Emergency for Lake Wales in response to concerns related to COVID-19. This will be in effect until May 5, 2020.
9.

CITY CLERK

9.I.

Report of Election Results

The Unofficial Results Of The City Of Lake Wales April 7, 2020 Municipal Election
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

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.