CITY OF LAKE WALES
CITY COMMISSION
WORKSHOP MEETING

 

Official Agenda
May 11, 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.

Appointment - Charter Schools Representative

4.

Appointment of an Alternate to the Polk Regional Water Cooperative

5.

ORDINANCE 2022-17 First Reading repealing and reenacting Subsections (a) and (b) of Section 20-3 of the City’s Code of Ordinances dealing with obstruction of public streets, highways and roads, which cited sections 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 § 20-3 of the Lake Wales Code of Ordinances runs 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.

Lease purchase of a 2022 F150

Staff is requesting Commission approval to lease purchase one utility vehicle to be added to the city’s Master Lease Agreement. 

7.

Approval of the Florida Midland Railroad Lease

Staff seeks commission approval to enter into two railroad right-of-way lease agreements associated with the Northwest Watermain Extension project.

8.

RESOLUTION 2022-17 DW53037 Northwest Water Main Extension

In order to receive State Revolving Loan Funds (SRF) for any given project, a resolution must be adopted by the city stating its financial position and its authority to apply for these funds.

9.

RESOLUTION 2022-18 WW53036 Septic to Sewer Conversion with Forcemain Extension

In order to receive State Revolving Loan Funds (SRF) for any given project, a resolution must be adopted by the city stating its financial position and its authority to apply for these funds.

10.

Ordinance 2022-12 Annexation – 1st Reading and Public Hearing 10.02 acres of land north of Linda Street and east of Tangelo Street

Ordinance 2022-12 proposes the voluntary annexation of approximately 10.02 acres of land north of Linda Street and east of Tangelo Street, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

11.

ORDINANCE D2022-11 Future Land Use Amendment for 10.02 acres of land north of Linda Street and east of Tangelo Street

Shelton T. Rice, authorized agent for owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on approximately 10.02 acres of land.

12.

Ordinance D2022-12 Zoning Map Amendment for 10.02 acres of land north of Linda Street and east of Tangelo Street

Shelton T. Rice, authorized agent for owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map on approximately 10.02 acres of land.

13.

ORDINANCE 2022-13 Annexation – 1st Reading and Public Hearing 23.66 acres of land south of Passion Play Road and west of 11th Street South

Ordinance 2022-13 proposes the voluntary annexation of approximately 23.66 acres of land south of Passion Play Road and west of 11th Street South, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

14.

Ordinance D2022-09 Future Land Use Amendment for 23.66 acres of land south of Passion Play Road and west of 11th Street South

The McKenna Family requests approval of City Commission to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on parcels of land totaling approximately 23.66 acres.

15.

ORDINANCE D2022-10 Zoning Map Amendment for 23.66 acres of land south of Passion Play Road and west of 11th Street South

The McKenna Family requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map on parcels of land totaling approximately 23.66 acres.

16.

Ordinance D2022-15 First Reading and Public Hearing Future Land Use Amendment for 15.98 acres of land north of State Road 60 E. and east of Evergreen Drive

Trinity Baptist Church request approval of City Commission to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on approximately 15.98 acres of land.

17.

ORDINANCE D2022-16 First Reading and Public Hearing - Zoning Map Amendment for 15.98 acres of land north of State Road 60 E. and east of Evergreen Drive

Trinity Baptist Church requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map on approximately 15.98 acres of land.

18.

ORDINANCE D2022-17 First Reading and Public Hearing - Zoning Map Amendment for 195.23 acres of land north of Chalet Suzanne Road and east of US Highway 27

Hillpointe LLC, authorized agent for owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map on approximately 195.23 acres of land.

19.

Forest Lake - Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit Approval for a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP)

Charles Millar, authorized agent for owners, is requesting approval of City Commission,  of  a  295-lot  single-family  Preliminary  Subdivision  Plat  and  a  Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on approximately 97.35 acres of land south of Chalet Suzanne Road and east of US Highway 27.

20.

Jewel Ridge - Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit Approval for a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP) - Public Hearing

Shelton T. Rice, authorized agent for owner, is requesting approval of City Commission, of a 172-lot single-family Preliminary Subdivision Plat and a Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on approximately 43.4 acres of land north of Post Salter Road and east of 11th Street South.

21.

Hunt Club Grove North - Modification of a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP) Public Hearing

Dave Schmitt Engineering, Inc, agent for owners, is requesting approval of City Commission, of a modification to a 600-lot single-family Residential PDP on approximately 130.38 acres of land just west of Hunt Brothers Road, and south of State Road 60.

22.

Hunt Club Grove South - Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit Approval for a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP)

Dave Schmitt Engineering, Inc, agent for owners, is requesting approval of City Commission, of a 542-lot single-family Preliminary Subdivision Plat and a Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on approximately 104.36 acres of land just west of Hunt Brothers Road, and south of Post Salter Road.

23.

RESOLUTION 2022-16 Tangelo Street Transfer Agreement

The Tangelo Street Transfer Agreement contemplates the transfer of Tangelo Street, a public County road, to the City of Lake Wales.

24.

CITY COMMISSION AND MAYOR COMMENTS

25.

ADJOURN


 
 
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