CITY OF LAKE WALES
CITY COMMISSION
WORKSHOP MEETING

 

Official Agenda
August 11, 2021
2:00 p.m.

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


1.

CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL

2.

City Manager Comments

3.

Draft Budget Highlights – Workshop 08-11-2021

4.

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Presentation

5.

Agreement for Economic Development Services with the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.

The City Commission will consider entering into an agreement with the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce for Economic Development services.

6.

Ordinance 2021-18 corrects a scrivener’s error in the legal description provided in Ordinance 2021-02 Petition to Establish the Leoma’s Landing Community Development District (CDD) 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance 2021-02 was adopted for the establishment of the Leoma’s Landing Community Development District (hereinafter referred to as the “CDD”), as petitioned by Leoma’s Landing, LLC. Ordinance 2021-18 corrects a scrivener’s error in the original legal description provided.

7.

ORDINANCE 2021-19 Annexation – 20.07 acres of land at the southwest corner of Sunset Drive and Buck Moore Road - 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance  2021-19  proposes  the  voluntary  annexation  of  approximately 20.07 acres of land located east of Tangelo Street, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.


8.

Ordinance 2021-20 Proposed Amendments to Zoning Regulations 1st reading and Public Hearing

Staff proposes amendments to areas of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs), Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances. These amendments are necessary to streamline signage regulations in the Downtown Historic District, and create regulations to address solar power generation facilities.

9.

Transfer of property ownership from the City of Lake Wales to the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency

Staff requests that City Commission transfer ownership of a parcel located at  the  southeast  corner  of  Lincoln  Avenue  and  B  Street  (identified  by parcel  number 272935-879000-001222) from the City to the CRA to facilitate redevelopment on Lincoln Avenue.


10.

ORDINANCE D2021-09 Future Land Use Designation – 2804 Hwy 60 E - 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Staff requests that 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.

11.

ORDINANCE D2021-10 Zoning Designation – 2804 Hwy 60 E 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Staff requests that 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.


12.

Ordinance D2021-13 Future Land Use Map Amendment 2nd 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.


13.

ORDINANCE D2021-14 Zoning Designation – Robin’s Run 2nd 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.

14.

"Robin's Run" - Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit - PUBLIC HEARING

Dave Schmidt PE, agent for Hunt Brothers Inc and Southwest Holdings USA Inc, owners, is requesting the approval of  City Commission, of a  156-lot single-family Preliminary Subdivision Plat and a Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on 40 acres of land at the southwest corner of Sunset Drive and Buck Moore Road.

15.

Robin's Walk - Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit PUBLIC HEARING

Dave Schmidt PE, agent for Hunt Brothers Inc, owner, is requesting a recommendation of approval to  City Commission, of a 33-lot single-family Preliminary Subdivision Plat and a Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on 10 acres of land on Grant Road, in the R-1A zoning district.

16.

Master Development Plan - Winter Haven Corporation - Public Hearing

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.

17.

Bok Academy North – Seminole Avenue Temporary Road Closure

The City Commission will consider a request to allow the staff of Bok Academy North to restrict thru traffic on Seminole Avenue between 3rd  and 4th Street on school days.


18.

Modification of the Official Traffic Map

Staff recommends a modification to the Official Traffic Map designating a 25 Mph speed limit and the installation of updated signage on the below listed city streets.

19.

Resolution 2021-17 Stormwater Watershed Management Plan

In order to receive State Revolving Loan Funds (SRF) for any given project, a resolution has to be  adopted  by the City stating its financial position and the authority to apply for these funds.

20.

Alternative Water Supply Development Project (AWS)

Hoyle Tanner & Associates, Inc. will be preparing an initial feasibility analysis and development plan for the development of an alternative water supply exploring the Lower Floridan Aquifer.


21.

Water Use Permit Review and Preliminary Water Supply and Permitting Strategy

Hoyle Tanner & Associates, Inc. will provide a water system engineering analysis to supplement the hydrological analysis for the water use permit review and strategy development.

22.

Agreement renewal with the Polk County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) Fleet Management Division for City vehicle and equipment maintenance services.

Staff is requesting Commission approval to renew our existing maintenance agreement with the BoCC for an additional twelve month period.

23.

ORDINANCE 2021-21 Amending Chapter 16, Pensions and Retirement – City of Lake Wales Municipal Firefighter’s Pension Plan and Trust – First Reading

Ordinance 2021-21 seeks to improve the efficiency and overall administration of the  Firefighters’  Pension  Plan.  Based  on  recommendations  from  its financial consultant, actuary and attorney.

24.

ORDINANCE 2021-22 Amending Chapter 16, Pensions and Retirement – City of Lake Wales Police Officers’ Pension Plan and Trust – First Reading

Ordinance 2021-22 seeks to improve the efficiency and overall administration of the Police Officers’ Retirement System. Based  on  recommendations from its financial consultant, actuary and attorney.

25.

CITY COMMISSION AND MAYOR COMMENTS

26.

ADJOURN




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