CITY OF LAKE WALES
CITY COMMISSION
WORKSHOP MEETING

 

Official Agenda
April 27, 2022
2:00 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.

Retirement reimbursement correction

The City Commission will consider approval of a corrected retirement reimbursement plan for the Police Chief.

4.

Commission Member Appointments

This is a discussion of what appointments  to put on meeting agenda for  Commission member appointments made by the Mayor.

5.

ORDINANCE 2022-16 repealing the City’s Ordinances dealing with charitable solicitation (panhandling) which allegedly run afoul of the Constitution’s First Amendment free speech provisions

On April 18, 2022, the City received correspondence from Southern Legal Counsel asserting that §§15-14 and 20-3 of the Lake Wales Code of Ordinances run afoul of the free speech provisions of the United States Constitution.  The letter cites numerous recent cases which have found Code provisions similar to those of the City which are unconstitutional.

6.

RESOLUTION 2022-07 Support of a lighted intersection at Lake Ashton

The proposed Resolution will demonstrate the City of Lake Wales’ support of the Board of County Commissioners proposal to install a light at the Lake Ashton project entrance to Thompson Nursery Road.

7.

Resolution 2022-12 – Support of the Regional Community Council’s efforts to advocate for transportation improvements.

The proposed Resolution will demonstrate the City of Lake Wales’ support of the Regional Community Council’s efforts to advocate for transportation improvements on Thompson Nursery Road and County Road 653.

8.

RESOLUTION 2022-13 Revised FDOT Agreement

The City Commission will consider  approving  Resolution  2022-13,  authorizing the City Manager  to execute a revised Traffic Signal Maintenance  and Compensation agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

9.

Purchase and Installation of an isolation valve from Rangeline

The   City   Commission   will   consider   approving   the   purchase   and installation of one insertion valve to be installed at Water Treatment Plant #3 (WTP#3).

10.

CITY COMMISSION AND MAYOR COMMENTS

11.

ADJOURN


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

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