CITY COMMISSION
 REGULAR MEETING
 OFFICIAL AGENDA
 May 3, 2022
 6:00 p.m.


  Municipal Administration Building
 Commission Chambers
 201 W. Central Avenue
 Lake Wales, FL 33853



1.

INVOCATION

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

CALL TO ORDER

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

OLD BUSINESS

6.

CITY CLERK

6.I.

Plaque Award - Eugene Fultz

6.II.

OATH OF OFFICE: Daniel Krueger

6.III.

OATH OF OFFICE: Jack Hilligoss

7.

ROLL CALL

8.

COMMENTS AND PETITIONS

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

9.

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.
9.I.

Minutes - April 19, 2022; April 13, 2022; April 27, 2022 Canvassing Board Minutes

City Commission Work Session April 13, 2022

Commission Meeting April 19, 2022

City Commission Work Session April 27, 2022

Canvassing Board meetings

April 5, 2022 5PM

April 5, 2022 7PM

April 7, 2022

April 12, 2022

9.II.

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).

9.III.

Retirement reimbursement correction

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

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

RESOLUTION 2022-07 – Support of a Lighted Intersection for Lake Ashton on Thompson Nursery Road

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.

10.II.

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.

10.III.

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).

10.IV.

Appointment of Deputy Mayor

10.V.

Appointment of a Representative and Alternate to the Polk Regional Water Cooperative

The representative was Eugene Fultz, the alternate is currently Daniel Williams.

10.VI.

Appointment of a Representative to the Airport Authority

The current representative is Daniel Williams

10.VII.

Appointments to the Polk County Joint Airport Zoning Board

The Mayor, with consent of the commission, needs to appoint a staff person and a Commissioner to serve on this board.

11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Commission Meeting Calendar

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

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.