CITY COMMISSION
 REGULAR MEETING
 OFFICIAL AGENDA
 November 16, 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 - American Indian Heritage Month 2021

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.

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 - November 2, 2021

The Commission minutes of November 2, 2021

7.II.

Special Event Permit Application - Lake Wales Main Street Special Event “Make It Magical” 2021

The approval of the special event permit application will allow the  Lake Wales Main  Street  to  hold  a  holiday event  “Make  It  Magical”  on  December 10,  2021 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and allow for the temporary closing of the Marketplace, a portion of Stuart and Park Avenues and several city parking lots in the downtown area.

7.III.

Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval / Special Exception Use Permit - Tangelo Street Subdivision

Sloan  Engineering  Group,  agent  representing  Kahler  Family  Trust,  Mow Groves   LLC,   and   Prince   Storage   LLC,   owners,   is   requesting   approval   of   City Commission,  of  a  108-lot  single-family  Preliminary  Subdivision  Plat  and  a  Special Exception Use Permit for a Residential PDP on 28 acres of land just east of Tangelo Street, and south of State Road 60.

7.IV.

Agreement with Chastain-Skillman, Inc. (CS) Northwest Sidewalk and Street Tree Improvement Plan

The City Commission will consider entering into an agreement with Chastain-Skillman, Inc. for  Professional  Engineering  Services  related  to implementation  of  a  portion  of  the Northwest Sidewalk and Street Tree Improvement Plan.

7.V.

Gardinier Master Annexation Agreement

The Gardinier Master Annexation Agreement contemplates the eventual annexation over the next 20 years of property located east of State Road 17, and north of Masterpiece Road.

7.VI.

Grant Application - EPA Brownfields

The purpose of this memorandum is to request that the City Commission authorize the submittal of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Grant in the amount of $500,000.

8.

OLD BUSINESS

8.I.

ORDINANCE 2021-27, FY20’21 Budget Amendment #1, 2nd Reading & Public Hearing

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

8.II.

Ordinance 2021-14 -Chapter 14 Code of Ordinances Amendment Mobile Car Wash/Auto Detail Business Regulations 1st Reading and Public Hearing – notice requirements have been met.

Ordinance 2021-14 proposes an amendment to Chapter 14 – Licenses and Business Regulations, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances. This amendment is necessary to  address  specific  concerns  of  the  community,  and  to  better-regulate  mobile  auto detailing businesses in Lake Wales.

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

RESOLUTION 2021-25 - Opioid Settlement

Resolution 2021-25 concerns the City’s participation in a unified plan for the proposed allocation and use of opioid settlement proceeds related to  an action filed by the State of Florida

Here is a link to the information from the Office of the Attorney General  Opioid Settlement State of Florida

9.II.

Ordinance D2021-18 Belleview CPA First Reading and Public Hearing

Belleview Drive LLC, owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan to the above-mentioned parcels totaling approximately 10 acres of land.

9.III.

Ordinance D2021-19 Belleview Zoning First Reading and Public hearing

Belleview Drive LLC, owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan to the above-mentioned parcels totaling approximately 10 acres of land.

9.IV.

Ordinance D2021- 20 First Reading and Public Hearing Hunt Club Grove North Large-Scale CPA

Dave Schmitt Engineering, Inc, agent for owners, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on above-referenced parcels of land.


9.V.

ORDINANCE D2021-21 First Reading and Public Hearing – Hunt Club Zoning

Dave Schmitt Engineering, Inc, agent for owners, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on above-referenced parcels of land.

9.VI.

Ordinance D2021- 22 Hunt Club South CPA First Reading and Public Hearing

Dave Schmitt Engineering, Inc, agent for owners, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on above-referenced parcels of land.

10.

CITY ATTORNEY

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Commission Meeting Calendar

12.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

13.

MAYOR COMMENTS

14.

ADJOURNMENT

(The staff memos are not incorporated into the official record)

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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.