CITY COMMISSION
 REGULAR MEETING
 OFFICIAL AGENDA
 October 5, 2021
 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 - Joseph Lunsford Recognition Day

5.II.

PROCLAMATION - General Aviation Month

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

7.

COMMENTS AND PETITIONS

Public participation from residents, taxpayers, business owners, and utility customers is encouraged. The City Commission welcomes information that would assist them in considering agenda items, City business, and otherwise fulfilling the City’s mission to make Lake Wales “a bit better or more beautiful” for its citizens.  

Anyone wishing to speak should give their name, state if they are a resident, taxpayer, business owner, or utility customer and they will have 5 minutes.  Courtesy and respect is the hallmark.  Speakers are expected to address the Commission and not audience members, and not engage in back and forth discussions that can deteriorate into argument, debate and accusations.  

Questions about subject matter are best directed to city staff during normal business hours

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 September 21, 2021 and September 29, 2021

The Commission Minutes of September 21, 2021

The Commission Workshop minutes of September 29, 2021

8.II.

Agreement - City of Lake Wales/Police Benevolent Association

The City Commission will consider ratifying the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and West Central Florida Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

Documents:
  1. PDagenda21.24.pdf
8.III.

Award of Bid #21-492 WRF Vacuum Truck Drying Bed Construction

Staff is recommending the commission consider approving the award of bid to C & T Contracting for $280,999.00 for the construction of the WRF Vacuum Truck Drying Bed construction.

8.IV.

Hangar Land Lease Agreement and Operation Agreement– Jump Florida Skydiving, LLC

The City Commission will consider a hangar land lease agreement and an operation agreement at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.

8.V.

Operation Agreement and T-hangar lease agreement – One UP Adventures, LLC.

The City Commission will consider an operation agreement and a T-hangar lease agreement at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.

8.VI.

Buck Moore Road Corridor Capacity Study Agreement

The  proposed  Buck  Moore  Road  Corridor  Capacity  Study  will  identify needed roadway design requirements and implement a plan of action as new growth and development occurs along this road.

8.VII.

Special Event Permit Application - Veterans Day Parade

Approval  of  the  Special  Event  Permit  Application  will  allow  the  American  Legion Memorial Post 71 to hold a Veterans Day Parade on Thursday November 11, 2021 and will allow for the temporary closing of Central Avenue.

9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

Ordinance 2021-23 Annexation – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing 9.97 acres of land south of Belleview Drive and west of 11th Street

Ordinance 2021-23 proposes the voluntary annexation of approximately 9.97 acres of land located south of Belleview Drive, west of 11th Street, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

ORDINANCE 2021-24 Extending the CRA 1st Reading and Public Hearing

The City Commission will consider an ordinance to approve the continued existence of the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) through September 30, 2051.

10.II.

Resolution 2021-21 - Establishing a Census Redistricting Committee

A redistricting committee needs to be appointed to determine boundary lines for geographic areas represented by Commission Seats 2 through 5.

11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Commission Meeting Calendar

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

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.