CITY COMMISSION
 REGULAR MEETING
 OFFICIAL AGENDA
 November 2, 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.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

5.I.

Commendations from the Police Department

6.

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

7.

CITY CLERK

7.I.

Board Appointments - Census Redistricting Committee

Appointments to fill vacancies on the Census Redistricting Committee

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 - Agenda Workshop August 11, 2021

August 11, 2021 - Commission Work Session minutes

8.II.

Contract Award – Tropic Oil Company

Staff is requesting Commission approval of the vendor selection of Tropic Oil Company for the purchase and delivery of gasoline and diesel fuel.

8.III.

Contract for General/Licensed Building Contractor Services

The City Commission will consider awarding contracts to SEMCO Construction, Inc. and Miller Construction Management, Inc. for annual General/Building contractor services. 

8.IV.

Digital Copier Lease with Ricoh USA, Inc.

The City Commission will consider entering into a lease agreement with Ricoh USA, Inc. for 13 Multi-Function copiers and 2 wide format multi-function copier.

8.V.

Law Enforcement Vehicle Purchases

Staff is requesting Commission approval to lease purchase seven (7) Police vehicles from Ford Credit’s Municipal Lease Plan and purchase 2 (two) Police vehicles using Police Service Impact Fees.

8.VI.

Purchase Authorization - Axon Enterprise, Inc.

Authorize the purchase of replacement Tasers from Axon Enterprise, Inc. in the amount of $20,008.29


8.VII.

Mobility Plan and Mobility Fee

The proposed Mobility Plan & Mobility Fee will provide the City of Lake Wales with a funding source to address transportation needs created by new development and redevelopment.

8.VIII.

Special Event Permit - Mardi Gras 2022

Approval of the Special Event Permit Application for the Lake Wales Mardi Gras Celebration, Parade and 5K Run on Friday and Saturday, February 25-26, 2022.

9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

ORDINANCE 2021-25 Amending Ch 23 Land Development Regulations – 2nd reading and public hearing

Staff proposes amendments to the following sections of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances):

 

  • Table 23-421 Permitted and Special Exception Uses in Standard Zoning Districts
  • Section 23-802 Definitions
9.II.

Ordinance 2021-26 Annexation – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance 2021-26 proposes the voluntary annexation of approximately 62.8 acres of land located south of State Road 60, east of Hamlin Street, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits. 

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2021-27, FY20’21 Budget Amendment #1, 1st Reading

The City Commission will consider approval of the first amendment of FY 20’21 Budget that was adopted on September 22, 2020.

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.