CITY COMMISSION
 REGULAR MEETING
 OFFICIAL AGENDA
 August 2, 2022
 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 - Captain Jack Davenport's 100th Birthday

5.II.

PROCLAMATION - Water Professionals Month

6.

COMMENTS AND PETITIONS

Public participation from residents, taxpayers, business owners, and utility customers is encouraged. The City Commission welcomes information that would assist them in considering agenda items, City business, and otherwise fulfilling the City’s mission to make Lake Wales “a bit better or more beautiful” for its citizens.  

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.  Courtesy and respect is the hallmark.  Speakers are expected to address the Commission and not audience members, and not engage in back and forth discussions that can deteriorate into argument, debate and accusations.  

Questions about subject matter are best directed to city staff during normal business hours

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- July 19, 2022, May 17, 2022, May 18, 2022

City Commission Meeting July 19, 2022

City Commission Meeting  May 17, 2022

Budget Workshop May 18, 2022


8.II.

Special Event Permit for Circle of Friends Friendsgiving event

Circle of Friends has submitted Special Event application to host a Friendsgiving event on November 19, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This application requests the closure of Stuart Avenue between First Street and Market Street.

8.III.

Special Event Permit Application from the Allen Temple AME Church for their Super Saturday event on Saturday August 13th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Approval of the special event permit application will allow the Allen Temple AME Church to host their event that will include a road closure of Washington Avenue from C Street to D Street on Saturday August 13th from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

ORDINANCE 2022-30 LDR Updates Chapter 23 Land Development Regulations – 2nd Reading and public hearing

Staff proposes amendments to the following sections of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances):

  1. Section 23-421 Permitted Uses
  2. Section 23-302 Definitions
9.II.

ORDINANCE 2022-36 LDR Updates Chapter 23 Land Development Regulations – 2nd Reading and public hearing

Staff proposes amendments to the following sections of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances):

  1. Section 23-303 Streets
  2. Section 23-348 Home Based Businesses
  3. Section 23-802 Definitions
9.III.

ORDINANCE D2022-25 Future Land Use Amendment for 17.23 acres of land south of Waverly Road and west of C F Kinney Road.

Sarah Case, authorized agent for owner, request approval of City Commission  to  amend  the  Future  Land  Use  Map  of  the  Comprehensive  Plan  on approximately 17.23 acres of land.

9.IV.

ORDINANCE D2022-26 Zoning Map Amendment for 17.23 acres of land south of Waverly Road and west of C F Kinney Road.

Sarah Case, authorized agent for owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map on approximately 17.23 acres of land.

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

ORDINANCE 2022-38 - Multi-Modal Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance 1st Reading

The proposed Multi-Modal Transportation Impact Fee will provide the City of Lake Wales with a funding source to address transportation needs.

10.II.

ORDINANCE 2022-39 To Increase Commissioner Salaries – First Reading

Ordinance 2022-39 will increase Commissioner Salaries by adding an expense allowance of $200 monthly.

11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Commission Meeting Calendar

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

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.