CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
October 15, 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 - Alpha Delta Kappa Week

5.II.

PROCLAMATION - City Government Week

5.III.

PROCLAMATION - Kathryn "Kat" Gates-Skipper

5.IV.

RECOGNITION - Bart Delcamp, Curator of the Lake Wales History Museum

Recognition of Bart Delcamp, Museum Curator, named 2019 Outstanding New Professional by the Florida Association of Museums.
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.

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.
7.I.

Minutes - September 10, and September 24, 2019

The Minutes of September 10, 2019 and September 24, 2019
7.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.


7.III.

Lease Agreement: Pitney Bowes Postage Machine for Books-By-Mail

Staff is seeking commission approval to enter into an equipment lease agreement in the
amount of $201.93 a quarter for 15 quarters.
7.IV.

Lease purchase of a 2020 F150

Staff is requesting Commission approval to lease purchase one utility vehicle to be added

                          to the city’s Master Lease Agreement
7.V.

Agreement for Impact Fee Updates Consulting Services with Raftelis


The Planning Division is in need of consulting services for the update of the City’s development impact fees.





8.

OLD BUSINESS

8.I.

Ordinance 2019-13 Annexation – 2nd Reading – Public Hearing 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: 2nd Reading – Public Hearing 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 – 2nd Reading – Public Hearing 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 – 2nd Reading – Public Notice 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.


9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

Resolution 2019-19 Lake Wales Youth Council

Resolution 2019-19 will authorize the formation of a Youth Council for Lake Wales in partnership with the Lake Wales Branch of the NAACP.
9.II.

Ordinance 2019-07 Amendments to Purchasing Ordinance

The City Commission will consider approving the proposed amendments to the current Purchasing Ordinance.


9.III.

Resolution 2019-20 Reimbursement of debt

The City Commission will consider adopting Resolution 2019-20 for the purpose of reimbursing itself from debt proceeds for any advance expenditures related to the acquisition of the Lake Wales Family YMCA facility.


9.IV.

Agreement with Public Financial Management, Inc. for Financial Advising

The City Commission will consider entering into an agreement with Public Financial Management, Inc. for Professional Services Relating to the Preparation of a Valuation Study to assist the City in determining the fair market value of Park Water Company, Inc.


9.V.

Agreement with Bryant Miller Olive, P.A. for Special Counsel Services

The City Commission will consider entering into an agreement with Bryant Miller Olive, P.A. (BMO) for Special Counsel Services Related to Acquisition of Water Utility Assets of Park Water Company, Inc.


10.

CITY ATTORNEY

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

11.IV.

Other Meetings and Events

12.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

13.

MAYOR COMMENTS

14.

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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