CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
June 2, 2020
6:00 p.m.


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


This will be a hybrid virtual tele-conference meeting.

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-69, issued by the Office of Governor Ron Desantis on March 20, 2020, and extended by Executive Order No. 20-112, and extended further by Executive Order No. 20-114, 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. 


Some members of the Commission, Staff and public will be welcome to attend in the Commission Chambers.

Everyone is welcome to attend virtually.

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


Members of the public may register to attend at 
https://www.lakewalesfl.gov/Register

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.

COVID-19 Update

Joe Jenkins, Fire Chief, will give an update on issues related to the COVID-19 Emergency. 
6.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Public participation is encouraged. If you wish to address the Commission, members of the public may register to attend at 

https://www.lakewalesfl.gov/834/Virtual-Public-Meeting-Registration

Anyone wishing to speak should give their name, state that they are a resident or non-resident and they will have 5 minutes.


Public Comments will be accepted at www.lakewalesfl.gov/comments  Submitted comments will be read into the record.
 
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 - May 5, 2020

The minutes of May 5, 2020
7.II.

Lease Agreement - Boys & Girls Club of Polk County

The City Commission will consider approving a Lease Agreement with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County.
8.

OLD BUSINESS

8.I.

Ordinance 2020-06 Zoning Amendment – Chapter 23 Zoning, Land Use and Development Section 23-358 Mobile Food Vending/Mobile Food Dispensing Vehicles

This amendment establishes rules and regulations for mobile food vending in the City of Lake Wales.


8.II.

Ordinance 2020-10 Annexation – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing .51 acres east of US Highway 27 | Parcel ID: 27-29-34-875000-006100

Ordinance 2020-10 proposes the annexation of approximately .51 acres of land located east of US Highway 27, abutting the Mckibben Powersports site and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.


9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

RESOLUTION 2020-20 - Extended State of Emergency

Resolution 2020-20 declares a State of Emergency for Lake Wales in response to concerns related to COVID 19. This will be in effect from June 2, 2020 until July 2, 2020.


9.II.

RESOLUTION 2020-19 - Lake Wales Charter Review Committee

Staff recommends approval of Resolution 2020-19 creating the City of Lake Wales Charter Review Committee.
9.III.

ORDINANCE 2020-07 - Amending Chapter 16, Pension & Retirement – General Employees’ Pension Plan – First Reading

The City Commission will consider adopting Ordinance 2020-07 to allow for the purchase of prior municipal service and coordination of benefits between the 401(a) (defined contribution plan) and the City’s General Employees’ Pension Plan and Trust (defined benefit plan).
9.IV.

Status of the Employment of the City Manager

10.

CITY ATTORNEY

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

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.