COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY (CRA)
OFFICIAL AGENDA
October 13, 2020 6:00 p.m.

Municipal Administration Building
Commission Chambers
201 W. Central Avenue
Lake Wales, FL 33853

This will be a hybrid virtual tele-conference meeting.

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-69, issued by the Office of Governor Ron Desantis on March 20, 2020, and extended by Executive Order No. 20-112, and extended further by Executive Order No. 20-114, 20-150, and 20-179 municipalities may conduct meetings of their governing boards without having a quorum of its members present physically or at any specific location, and utilizing communications media technology such as telephonic or video conferencing, as provided by Section 120.54(5)(b)2, Florida Statutes. 


Some members of the Commission, Staff and public will be welcome to attend in the Commission Chambers.

Everyone is welcome to attend virtually.

Virtual public meetings will continue to be broadcast live, locally, on Comcast channel 6 and on the City’s web site. A link to the live stream can be found in the left-most menu of the City’s home page and is labeled “Live Meeting Stream”.

The direct link is: http://lakewales.granicus.com/player/camera/3?publish_id=2


Members of the public may register to attend at 
https://www.lakewalesfl.gov/Register

Public Comments will be accepted at 

www.lakewalesfl.gov/comments


1.

CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL

2.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Public participation is encouraged. If you are addressing the Board, step to the podium and state your name and address for the record. Please limit your discussions to five (5) minutes.
3.

Minutes - September 15, 2020

The Minutes of September 15, 2020
4.

Mainstreet Presentation

5.

Restaurant / Food-Related Incentive Program Status Update

The Restaurant Incentive Program is intended to attract food-related service providers, restaurateurs and specialty food providers to locate, relocate or establish another location in the Downtown Main Street District and NW Redevelopment area.
6.

Agreement with Dover, Kohl, & Partners – Historic Downtown Design Standards

The purpose of this agenda item is to consider an agreement with Dover, Kohl, and Partners for the creation of Historic Downtown Design Standards.
7.

Agreement with Dover, Kohl, & Partners – Additional Services

The purpose of this agenda item is to consider an agreement with Dover, Kohl, and Partners for Additional Services.
8.

Budget Amendment for Horticulturalist Position within the CRA

The Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency will consider approving a budget amendment to fund an additional staff position within the CRA.
9.

Lake Wales Connected Dashboard

10.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

11.

ADJOURN

Note: The full staff memo will be incorporated into the official record

Minutes of the CRA 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.

Persons who wish to appeal any decision made by the CRA Board with respect to any matter considered during this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the office of the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the meeting.