CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
October 1, 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.

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.
6.

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.
6.I.

Minutes - August 20, 2019

The minutes of the City Commission meeting on August 20, 2019 
6.II.

Piggyback of Contract for Street Sweeping Services

The City Commission will consider a piggyback agreement to the City of Cape Coral’s contract renewal for Street Sweeping Services.
7.

OLD BUSINESS

8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.I.

Ordinance 2019-13 Annexation – 1st Reading 9.04 acres east of US Highway 27 and abutting Towerview Boulevard

Ordinance 2019-13 proposes the annexation of approximately 9.04 acres located east of US Highway 27 and abutting Towerview Boulevard and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.


8.II.

Ordinance 2019-14, Zoning Amendment: 1st Reading 8.68 Acres: City Limits Road, Old Scenic Highway, West of Lake Wales High School (Property Appraiser’s Property ID #272935000000023010)

The request for re-zone is being made by the owner, Ag Investments of Polk County to rezone

approximately 8.68 acres of property located on the south side of City Limits Road, north of Old

Scenic Highway, and West of Lake Wales High School, from zoning designation R-1B Single

Family Residential to R-1D Single-Family Residential.


8.III.

Ordinance 2019-15 – 1st Reading Amendments to Zoning, Land Use and Development Regulations

Ordinance 2019-15 identifies necessary amendments to Section 23-523, Docks and Piers, to address new issues and provide better clarification and intent of the code.


8.IV.

Ordinance D2019-01 – CPA/Zoning – 1st Reading John G. Wood and Associates, Inc. property – US Hwy 27 and Towerview Blvd

This ordinance will amend land use designations on the Future Land Use Map (Comprehensive Plan) and the Zoning Map for the John G. Wood and Associates property, 9.04 acres East of US Highway 27 and abutting Towerview Boulevard. The first reading for the annexation of this property has taken place on this date, at the request of the property owner. The Planning & Zoning Board recommends High-Density Residential on 7.66 acres and General Commercial on the 1.38 acres which abut US Highway 27.


8.V.

Board Appointments: Recreation Commission

Appointment to fill a vacancy on the Recreation Commission.
9.

CITY ATTORNEY

10.

CITY MANAGER

10.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
10.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

10.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

10.IV.

Other Meetings and Events

11.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

12.

MAYOR COMMENTS

13.

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.