CITY OF LAKE WALES
CITY COMMISSION
WORKSHOP MEETING

 

Official Agenda
October 12, 2022
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.

Report - EDC/Chamber of Commerce

4.

Contract with Citrus Connection for Mass Transit Services for Lake Wales

The proposed contract with the Lakeland Area Mass Transit District (aka Citrus Connection) provides for the City of Lake Wales “fair share” contribution towards the cost of providing mass transit service to the City for the next two years.


Erin Killebrew Kinlaw will give a Presentation on transit services.

5.

Report - Lake Wales Arts Council and 2022 Funding Agreement with the Lake Wales Arts Council (LWAC)

Report from the Lake Wales Arts Council

The City Commission will consider entering into an agreement with the Lake Wales Arts Council granting $50,000 to provide enhanced performing arts programs for the City of Lake Wales and its surrounding areas for the benefit of the community.

6.

Fire Engine and Loose Equipment Lease Purchase

Approval of the lease purchase will authorize the ordering of the fire engine and all equipment

7.

ORDINANCE 2022-47 Amending Chapter 21 Utilities First Reading

The City Commission will consider Ordinance 2022-47 to amend Lake Wales Code of  Ordinance  Chapter  21,  Section  21-27.  –  Connection  to  Sewer  System  and  Section  21-71 Connection to Water System.

8.

ORDINANCE 2022-48 amending sections 21-121 Reclaim Intent, 21-124 Determination of property to be served, 21-125 Extension of reclaimed water, 21-128 Requirements for reclaimed water facilities. First Reading

To encourage and promote water conservation, the City of Lake Wales is encouraged to implement programs for the use of reclaimed water. Where service is deemed available within designated service areas, staff is proposing that new development be required to install reclaim dry lines until such time that a main transmission becomes available for connection.

9.

ORDINANCE 2022-49 Chapter 21, Division 2 and 3 First Reading

Staff   proposes   an   amendment   to   Chapter   21,   Sewer   Regulations, Division  2. In conjunction with this amendment, staff proposes the addition of Division 3, Industrial Pretreatment. The addition of Division 3 will satisfy the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Permit Renewal requirement for industrial pretreatment.

10.

319 Grant Agreements NF108 & NF109

The Septic to Sewer Conversion and Forcemain Extension project was approved for funding through the State Revolving Loan Fund program (SRF).  Staff with the assistance of Kimley Horn & Associates applied to an alternative source for additional funding.  The awarding of the 319 Grant provided for an additional $274,512.00.

11.

Watermain Break Road Repair – Sessoms Avenue

As the result of a 24” watermain break, Sessoms Avenue suffered extensive roadway damage.  

12.

ORDINANCE 2022-46 Amendments to Chapter 5 – Alcoholic Beverages 1st Reading

The proposed amendments to Chapter 5, Alcoholic Beverages, will provide for flexibility in allowing restaurants to serve Alcohol, and implement recently adopted changes to the Land Development Regulations for downtown. 

13.

Ordinance 2022-51 Removing Commission District numbers

Ordinance 2022-51 will remove the district numbers as references to the areas in which Commissioners reside. Only their seat numbers will refer to those areas.

14.

Board Appointments to Airport Authority

Appointment to fill vacancies on the Airport Authority 

15.

CITY COMMISSION AND MAYOR COMMENTS

15.I.

Discussion - Electric vehicles

16.

ADJOURN


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

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