CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
July 6, 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.

Certificate of Recognition - Wilena Vreeland, Code Enforcement Board

Wilena Vreeland has served on the Code Enforcement Board for 10 years and is stepping down.
5.II.

IEMO Certificate of Completion - Kris Fitzgerald Commissioner

Kris Fitzgerald, Commissioner will be presented a Certificate of Completion from the Florida League of Cities for completing the IEMO (Institute of Elected and Municipal Officials) training.

5.III.

IEMO Certificate of Completion - Daniel Williams Commissioner

Daniel Williams, Commissioner will be presented a Certificate of Completion from the Florida League of Cities for completing the IEMO (Institute of Elected and Municipal Officials) training. 

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.

CITY CLERK

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 20, 2021 and June 15, 2021

Minutes of April 20, 2021

Minutes of June 15, 2021

8.II.

Hangar Land Lease Agreement - LW Hangar LLC

Authorize the mayor to execute a hangar land lease agreement between LW Hangar, LLC and the City  for  49,140  square  feet  (1.13  acres)  of  land space  for  the  purpose  of  developing  and constructing a 4-bay aircraft hangar.

8.III.

Northwest Water main Extension Amendment 1

This  project will consist of extending a 12” water main from Water Treatment Plant #1 (WTP) located on Market Street and Sessoms Ave to connect to Washington Avenue in the northwest section of town.

8.IV.

Western Utilities Expansion-Force Main Amendment 2 to loan agreement WW530330

The force main extension for State Road 60 West project is now complete and the State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) agreement WW530330 has to be closed out.  Amendment 2 agreement WW530330 finalizes the loan proceeds taken for the force main construction.

8.V.

SR 60 Western Utilities Expansion Amendment 2 to loan agreement DW530320

The water main extension for State Road 60 West project is now complete and the State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) agreement DW530320 has to be closed out.  Amendment 2 to loan agreement proceeds taken for the water main construction.

8.VI.

Special Event Application - Pioneer Days October 23-24, 2021

Approval of this request will allow the Pioneer Days Celebration to take place on October 23 -24, 2021 in Lake Wailes Park, allow vendors to set up RVs in the park, and allow for the temporary street closings for the Antique Car Parade.

8.VII.

Special Event Application - Touch-a-Truck July 22, 2021

The Lake Wales Public Library is requesting a special event permit for a Touch a Truck event to be held on July 22nd, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. This event will close Cypress Garden Lane.

8.VIII.

Special Event Permit - Christmas Parade December 11, 2021

Approval of the special event permit application will allow the Lake Wales Kiwanis Club to present the annual Christmas Parade on Saturday December 11, 2021 and allow for the temporary closing of several streets.

8.IX.

Special Event Permit: Keystone Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony

Special Event Permit Application: Groundbreaking for Keystone Affordable Housing Phase II on July 7th This event involves closure of B Street and Washington Ave from 9:00 a.m – 9:30 a.m.

9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

ORDINANCE 2021 – 08 Amending the Charter as approved by the electors. 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance 2021-08 modifies the Charter in accordance with the changes approved by the Electors in April 2021.

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2021-13 Annexation – 1st Reading and Public Hearing 19.82 acres of land at the southwest corner of Sunset Drive and Buck Moore Road

Ordinance 2021-13 proposes the voluntary annexation of approximately19.82 acres of land located at the southwest corner of Sunset Drive and Buck Moore Road, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

10.II.

Ordinance 2021-14 Chapter 14 Code of Ordinances Amendment Mobile Car Wash/Auto Detail Business Regulations 1st Reading - PUBLIC HEARING

Ordinance 2021-14 proposes an amendment to Chapter 14 – Licenses and Business Regulations, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances. This amendment is necessary to address specific concerns of the community, and to better-regulate mobile auto detailing businesses in Lake Wales.

10.III.

ORDINANCE D2021-06 Future Land Use Designation – 0 3rd St. N Zoning Designation – 0 3rd St N 1st Reading and PUBLIC HEARING

HAB   Holdings   LLC,   owner   of   parcel   273002909610005030,   and Development  Services  Staff,  on  behalf  of  the  City  of  Lake  Wales,  owner of  parcel 273002909610005010, request approval by City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on two parcels.

10.IV.

Ordinance D2021-07 Zoning Designation – 0 3rd St. N, 1st reading and Public Hearing

HAB   Holdings   LLC,   owner   of   parcel   273002909610005030,   and Development  Services  Staff,  on  behalf  of  the  City  of  Lake  Wales,  owner of  parcel  273002909610005010, request approval by City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on two parcels.

10.V.

Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit Approval for a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP) “80 Acres Lake Wales” PUBLIC HEARING

Quigg Engineering, agent for CG Citrus, owner, is requesting approval by City Commission, of a 349-lot single-family Preliminary Subdivision Plat and a Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on 80 acres of land east of Buck Moore Road and north of Sunset Drive


10.VI.

Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit Approval for a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP) “Belle Lago” PUBLIC HEARING

ECON, agent for Tri Ben Groves, owner, is requesting approval of a 84-lot single-family  Preliminary  Subdivision  Plat  and  a  Special  Exception  Use Permit  for  a Residential  PDP  on  47.62  acres  of  land  west  of  Scenic  Highway,  with  a  peninsula extending into Lake Belle.

10.VII.

Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit Approval for a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP) “Buck Moore Heights” PUBLIC HEARING requirements have been met

ECON,   agent   for   KTSN   Horizon,   owner,   requests   approval   of   City Commission  for  a  100-lot  single-family  Preliminary  Subdivision  Plat  and  a  Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on 23.7 acres of land west of Buck Moore Road and north of Christ’s Church on the Move.

10.VIII.

Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit Approval for a Residential Planned Development Project (PDP) K&M Groves

ECON, agent for K&M Groves, owner, is requesting approval of a 67-lot single-family Preliminary Subdivision Plat and a Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on 17.33 acres of land west of US Highway 27 and south of Mountain Lake Cutoff Road.

10.IX.

Resolution 2021-06 – Resolution to utilize the Uniform Method of collecting non- ad valorem assessments and adopting the special assessment roll. Requires a Public Hearing.

Resolution  2021-06  declares  the  City’s  intent  to  utilize  the  uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments and adopts the assessment roll for 2021.

11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Commission Meeting Calendar

12.III.

Social Media Tracking report

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

ADJOURNMENT

(The staff memos are not incorporated into the official record)

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