CITY OF LAKE WALES
CITY COMMISSION
WORKSHOP MEETING

 

Official Agenda
September 1, 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.

Ordinance 2021-15, Adoption of FY2021-22 Millage Rate – 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will consider adopting a millage rate of 6.7697 mills for Fiscal Year 2021-22. The Commissioners will also consider adopting the proposed operating budget.


4.

Ordinance 2021-16, Adoption of FY2021-22 Budget – 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will consider adopting a millage rate of 6.7697 mills for Fiscal Year 2021-22. The Commissioners will also consider adopting the proposed operating budget.

5.

ORDINANCE 2021-17, Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan FY2021/22 - FY2025/26 – 1st Reading

The Commissioners  will consider adopting the Five-Year  Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2021/22 through 2025/26.

6.

Resolution 2021-19, Final Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Assessments

The adoption of Resolution 2021-19 established the methodology used to calculate the fire assessment rates. Adoption of Resolution 2021-19 will set the final fire assessment rates

7.

Resolutions No. 2021-20, Final Rate Resolution – Brookshire Street Lighting District

The adoption of Resolution 2021-19 established the methodology used to calculate the fire assessment rates. Adoption of Resolution 2021-19 will set the final fire assessment rates.

8.

Request for qualifications for Brownfields Consulting Services

The purpose of this memorandum is to request that the City Commission approve the selection of Cardno as a Brownfield Consultant.

9.

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) 2nd 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.

10.

Ordinance 2021-19 Annexation 20.07 acres of land east of Tangelo Street Public Hearing – notice requirements have been met

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.

11.

Ordinance D2021-10 Zoning Designation – 2804 Hwy 60 E PID: 283008941000027040 Public Hearing – Notice requirements have been met

Staff requests that City Commission amend the Zoning Map, on one parcel of land located at 2804 Hwy 60 East.

12.

Proposed Amendments to Zoning Regulations (Public hearing required)

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.

13.

Special Event Application - Northwest Community Market Fall 2021

A special event permit application to sponsor a Northwest Community Market on the second Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 2021. This event will require the closing of Lincoln Avenue and B Street from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

14.

SPECIAL EVENT APPLICATION - Rockin' Main Street Series

Rockin' Main Street - concerts in this series scheduled for: 9-23-21,11-18-21, 1-13-22, 3-10-22, 5-19-22 and will utilize the same time schedules. We would like a permit for each concert.

15.

Special Event Permit: Lake Wales Live 2021-2022

This is a request from the City of Lake Wales Recreation Department to host music in the park events, called Lake Wales Live, in the Tina Peak gazebo and along the Downtown Trail. These events will be on the 3rd Friday of the month from September 17, 2021 – April 15. 2022. These events include serving alcohol.

16.

Ordinance 2021-21 Amending Chapter 16, Pensions and Retirement – City of Lake Wales Municipal Firefighter’s Pension Plan and Trust – Sec 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.

 

17.

Ordinance 2021-22 Amending Chapter 16, Pensions and Retirement – City of Lake Wales Police Officers’ Pension Plan and Trust – Second Reading & Public Hearing

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.

18.

CITY COMMISSION AND MAYOR COMMENTS

19.

ADJOURN


 
 
 (The full staff memo will be incorporated into the official record)

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