August 11, 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, 20-150, and 20-179 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:

Members of the public may register to attend at

Public Comments will be accepted at




Minutes - July 14, 2020

The minutes of July 14, 2020 

Grant, Center State Bank, CRA Department

The City of Lake Wales Redevelopment Agency would like to apply for a grant to the Community Redevelopment Agency, in the amount of $30,000.00 from Center State Bank, CRA Department. Funds are to be allocated for the Northwest Redevelopment Area for the purposes of Business Development and Recruitment.


Grove Manor Redevelopment Update

Al Kirkland Jr -  Director of the Lake Wales Housing Authority
Darren Smith - Developer for Lake Wales Housing Authority  


Public participation is encouraged. If you are addressing the Board, step to the podium and state your name and address for the record. Please limit your discussions to five (5) minutes.




Note: The full staff memo will be incorporated into the official record

Minutes of the CRA 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.

Persons who wish to appeal any decision made by the CRA Board with respect to any matter considered during this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the office of the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the meeting.