CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
September 10, 2019
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 - Constitution Week 2019

6.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Public participation is encouraged. If you are addressing the Commission, step to the podium and state your name and whether your address resides inside or outside City limits. Please limit your discussions to five (5) minutes.
7.

BUDGET HEARINGS

7.I.

Ordinance 2019-08, Adoption of FY2019-20 Millage Rate – 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will consider adopting a millage rate of 6.9339 mills for Fiscal Year 2018-2019. 
7.II.

Ordinance 2019-09 - Adoption of FY2019-20 Budget – 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will also consider adopting the proposed operating budget for FY 2019-2020.


7.III.

Ordinance 2019-10 - Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan FY2019/20 - FY2023/24 – 1st Reading

The Commissioners will consider adopting the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2019/20 through 2023/24.
7.IV.

Resolution 2019-17 - Final Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Assessments

The adoption of Resolution 2019-17 established the methodology used to calculate the fire assessment rates. Adoption of Resolution 2019-17 will set the final fire assessment rates.


7.V.

Resolution 2019-18 - Final Rate Resolution – Brookshire Street Lighting District.

It is recommended that City Commission adopt Resolution No. 2019-18 providing the Final Rate Resolution for the Brookshire Street Lighting District. 
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 - Budget Workshop July 9, 2019 and August 6, 2019

minutes from the Budget Workshop on July 9, 2019 and the meeting on August 6, 2019
8.II.

Grant Application - Florida DEP Oxidation Ditch Maintenance Grant

This grant opportunity offered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to fund 50% of the cost of the oxidation ditch maintenance.  This maintenance item would typically be 100% funded through the waste water plant operations.  
8.III.

Lift Station 16 C Street Sewer Improvements-Phases 2 Amendment 2 to loan agreement WW530310

Lift Station 16 C Street Sewer Improvements-Phases 2 is now completed and the State Revolving Loan Fund agreement WW530310 has to be closed out.  Amendment 2 to loan agreement WW530310 finalizes the loan proceeds taken for the construction for the phase 2 portion of the project.


8.IV.

Grant Award Agreement from the Polk County Tourist Development Council

Approve the acceptance of the grant award agreement with Polk County Tourist Development Council to accept two grants totaling $88,265 for the Lake Wales History Museum’s 2019 Pioneer Days Festival and 2019-2020 Exhibition Series.  This grant requires a 1:1 match of which a percentage will be documented in-kind services.


9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2019-12 – 1st Reading Amendments to Zoning, Land Use and Development Regulations

Ordinance 2019-12 identifies necessary amendments to the Permitted Use Chart, Table 23-421, to address new issues and provide better clarification and intent of the code.


10.II.

Resolution 2019-16 Vacation of Right-of-Way – Argos Ready Mix & Florida Rock Industries, 0 Scenic Highway, PID 272935876500022001

Peterson & Myers, P.A., agent for Argos Ready Mix, LLC and Florida Rock Industries, Inc., has petitioned for the vacation of an unopened and unmaintained right-of-way which extends through their property just west of North Scenic Highway.


11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

12.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

12.IV.

Other Meetings and Special Events

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

ADJOURNMENT

(The staff memos are not incorporated into the official record)
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Appeals concerning decisions on issues requiring a public hearing:
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