CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
April 21, 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.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

5.I.

Transmittal of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, For Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2019

Transmittal of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Comments and Questions from the viewing public can be submitted at this link

www.lakewalesfl.gov/comments

Comments and Questions will be read aloud into the record by the City Clerk.

7.

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.
7.I.

Minutes - March 3, 2020

Commission Meeting Minutes of March 3, 2020
7.II.

Canvassing Board Minutes

Minutes of the Canvassing Board meetings

8.

OLD BUSINESS

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

Resolution 2020-12, Highway Lighting Maintenance Agreement

The City Commission will consider approving Resolution 2020-12, an agreement with the State of Florida Department of Transportation to maintain state highway lighting in the jurisdictional boundaries of the City.

9.II.

Resolution 2020-13 Vacation of Alley

The Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency (“CRA”) holds title to certain real property which was originally acquired from the School Board of Polk County, Florida. The CRA has been approached by the Lake Wales Charter Schools concerning a possible purchase of the 1919 School Building parcel for utilization by Bok Academy North. The attorney representing the Charter Schools for this transaction has requested that the City vacate an alley shown on the original Plat of Lake Wales within the block where the building is located.
9.III.

Resolution 2020-14 – Annexation Agreement between High Point Church of God, Inc. and the City.

Resolution 2020-14 authorizes the Mayor to execute a binding annexation agreement between High Point Church of God, Inc. and the City for property not currently contiguous to the city limits.


10.

CITY ATTORNEY

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Commission Meeting Calendar

11.II.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.III.

Social Media Tracking Report

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.