CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
June 1, 2021
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.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

5.I.

PROCLAMATION - Polk Pride Month

6.

COMMENTS AND PETITIONS

Public participation is encouraged. The City Commission welcomes opinions and information on any topic related to the meeting’s agenda or other City business. The purpose is to inform the commission, which will listen and not engage in argument or debate.  Answers about subject matter can be better handled with city staff during business hours. 

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. Utility customers should only speak on matters concerning those utilities.


7.

ATTORNEY - CLIENT SESSION - In accordance with §286.011(8), Florida Statutes. The City Commission, City Manager, and City Attorney will hold a meeting which is exempt from the statutory public meeting requirements.

8.

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.
8.I.

Minutes - April 7, 2021 April 14, 2021, May 18 2021

Commission meeting minutes April 7, 2021
Commission Agenda Work Session Meeting Minutes April 14, 2021
Commission Meeting Minutes May 18, 2021
8.II.

Park Water Company Purchase Amendment 1 to loan agreement DW530390

The Purchase of Park Water Company is now completed and the State Revolving Loan Fund  (SRF)  
agreement  DW530390  has  to  be  closed  out.   Amendment 1 to loan agreement DW530390 finalizes the loan proceeds taken for the purchase.

8.III.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ended September 30, 2020.


Staff recommends the City Commission accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for
fiscal year ended September 30, 2020 and independent auditors’ report as presented.
8.IV.

Force main extension with Septic to Sewer conversion Amendment 1

Kimley Horne and Associates Engineering services will design the force main extension with a septic 
to sewer conversion for a neighborhood that is within the city limit along with the extension of a new force main on South Scenic Highway for an additional fee of $52,000.00.

8.V.

Wastewater Manhole Rehabilitation

Staff recommends the City Commission approve Engineered Sprayed Solutions, LLC to
epoxy coat ten manholes using polyurethane coating method.

8.VI.

Lake Wales Wastewater Treatment Plant Operating Permit Renewal

Staff recommends entering to into an agreement with Kimley Horne & Associates for engineering 
services related to the renewal of the wastewater treatment plant permit for $33,550.00.

8.VII.

Annual Contract for Force main Cleaning Services

Staff is recommending the commission consider approving the piggyback agreement and to expend funds 
for $78,729.72 for the force main cleaning services provided by Professional Piping Services.

8.VIII.

Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Grant

Approval  of  this  item  will  allow  the  police  department  to  apply  for  and  receive  grant
funding then purchase a mobile electronic variable message board in FY20/21.

9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

Ordinance 2021-09 Zoning Amendment – Chapter 23 Zoning, Land Use and Development – 2nd Reading - PUBLIC HEARING

Ordinance 2021-09 proposes amendments to areas of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances). These amendments are necessary to address the growth and needs of the community, better align with current best practices, and facilitate a more business-friendly approach
to development in Lake Wales.

9.II.

ORDINANCE D2021-01 CPA Future Land Use Designation – Bundy Property 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance D2021-01 proposes the assignment of LDR Low-Density Residential Future Land Use;

9.III.

ORDINANCE D2021-02 Zoning Designation – Bundy Property 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance D2021-02 proposes the assignment of R-1A Single-Family Residential Zoning; of 29.42 acres 
located south of Brookshire Subdivision and east of Scenic Hwy.

9.IV.

ORDINANCE D2021-03 CPA Future Land Use Designation – K&M Groves 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance   D2021-03   proposes   the   assignment   of   LDR   Low-Density Residential Future Land Use;

9.V.

ORDINANCE D2021-04 Zoning Designation – K&M Groves, 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance D2021-04  proposes  the  assignment  of  R-1D  Single-Family Residential Zoning; of 16.96 acres located south of Mountain Lake Cut Off Road and west of Hwy 27



10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

ORDINANCE 2021-10 Annexation – 1st Reading and Public Hearing 61 acres north of Mammoth Grove Road

Ordinance 2021-10 proposes the voluntary annexation of approximately 61 acres of land located north of Mammoth Grove Road, east of Masterpiece Road, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

10.II.

ORDINANCE 2021-11, Section 21-27. – Connection to Sewer System and Section 21- 71 Connection to Water System. 1st Reading

The City Commission will consider Ordinance 2021-11 amending the Lake Wales Code of Ordinances, Chapter 21, Section 21-27. – Connection to Sewer System and Section 21-71 Connection to Water System.

10.III.

ORDINANCE 2021-12 repealing ORDINANCE 2020-15 wearing masks.

The City Commission will consider adopting ORDINANCE 2021-12 repealing Ordinance
2020-15 requiring face coverings in certain public places.

11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Social Media Tracking report

12.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

ADJOURNMENT

(The staff memos are not incorporated into the official record)
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Appeals concerning decisions on issues requiring a public hearing:
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