CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
July 20, 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 - Parks and Recreation 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.

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 4, 2021 and July 14, 2021

Minutes - Commission Meeting May 4, 2021

and Commission Work Session and Budget Workshop July 14, 2021

7.II.

Interlocal Agreement for Fire and Police Telecommunication Services

The City Commission will consider approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to continue providing fire and police telecommunication services.

7.III.

Special Event Permit - Homecoming Parade September 23 2021

Approval of the special event permit application and the request for street closings will allow the Lake Wales High School Homecoming Parade to be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

7.IV.

Hangar Land Lease Agreement – LW Hangar, LLC.

The City Commission will consider a correction to the hangar land lease agreement at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.

8.

OLD BUSINESS

8.I.

ORDINANCE 2021-10 Annexation –2nd 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.

8.II.

Ordinance 2021-13 Annexation – 2nd 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  approximately 19.82 acres of land located at the southwest corner of Sunset Drive and Buck Moore Road, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

Certification of 2021 Taxable Value, Interim Millage & FY21’22 Budget Hearing Dates

The City Commission will consider approval of the Polk County property appraiser’s certification of taxable value for 2021, set the interim millage rate, and set the dates for the public hearings to adopt the final millage rate and the FY21’22 budget.

9.II.

ORDINANCE D2021-08 Zoning Designation – WH Corp 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Winter Haven Corp, owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map to assign PDMU – Planned Development Mixed Use – to the above-mentioned parcels totaling,1,841+- acres of land.

9.III.

Master Development Plan - Winter Haven Corporation

Winter Haven Corporation, owner, requests approval of City Commission for a Master Development Plan (MDP) for the above-mentioned parcels totaling,1,841+- acres of land, as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Board on June 22, 2021. 

9.IV.

Ordinance 2021-11 Future Land Use, Mammoth Grove Road - 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Everything and All LLC, owner, requests to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on 61+/- acres of land.

9.V.

ORDINANCE 2021-12 Zoning Designation – 61+/- acres north of Mammoth Grove Road and east of Masterpiece Road - 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Everything and All LLC, owner, requests to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on 61+/- acres of land.

9.VI.

ORDINANCE D2021-09 Future Land Use Designation – 2804 Hwy 60 E - 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Staff requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on one parcel located at 2804 Hwy 60 East.

9.VII.

ORDINANCE D2021-10 Zoning Designation – 2804 Hwy 60 E 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Staff requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on one parcel located at 2804 Hwy 60 East.

9.VIII.

Ordinance D2021-13 Future Land Use Map Amendment, 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Southwest Holdings LLC, owner, requests to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on one 19.82-acre parcel.

9.IX.

ORDINANCE D2021-14 Zoning Designation – Robin’s Run 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Southwest Holdings LLC, owner, requests to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on one 19.82-acre parcel.

9.X.

Commission Vacancy Discussion and Appointment

The City Commission will consider appointing an interim City Commissioner for Seat 4 / District 27.

10.

CITY ATTORNEY

11.

CITY MANAGER

12.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
13.

Social Media Tracking report

14.

Commission Meeting Calendar

15.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

16.

MAYOR COMMENTS

17.

ADJOURNMENT

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

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