CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
November 17, 2020
6:00 p.m.


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


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.

INVOCATION

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

CALL TO ORDER

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

5.I.

PROCLAMATION - National Native American Heritage month

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

COVID-19 Update

7.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Public participation is encouraged. If you wish to address the Commission, members of the public may register to attend at 

https://www.lakewalesfl.gov/834/Virtual-Public-Meeting-Registration

Anyone wishing to speak should give their name, state that they are a resident or non-resident and they will have 5 minutes.


Public Comments will be accepted at www.lakewalesfl.gov/comments  Submitted comments will be read into the record.
 
8.

CITY CLERK

8.I.

Board Appointments - Library Board, Airport Authority, Historic District Regulatory Board, and Board of Adjustments and Appeals

Appointments to fill vacancies on the Library Board, Airport Authority, Historic District Regulatory Board and Board of Adjustment and Appeals


9.

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.
9.I.

Minutes - Agenda Work Session August 12, 2020

The Minutes to the Commission Work Session on August 12, 2020
9.II.

Bio-Solids Disposal Services with Republic Services

Sludge produced as a result of wastewater treatment has to be disposed of from the treatment plant premises.  The sludge can be hauled and disposed of at the Cedar Trail Landfill by Republic Services.
9.III.

Traffic Enforcement Vehicle Purchase

Staff is requesting Commission approval to purchase one (1) Ford Interceptor police vehicle and related equipment for traffic enforcement utilizing existing Police Service Impact Fees.


9.IV.

Traffic Equipment Purchase

Staff is requesting Commission approval to purchase one (1) Black Cat II Radar Recorder Kit from Jamar Technologies, Inc. with existing Police Service Impact Fees.
10.

OLD BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2020-29, FY19'20 Budget Amendment #1, 2nd Reading & Public Hearing

The City Commission will consider approval of the first amendment of FY 19’20 Budget that was adopted on September 24, 2019.
10.II.

Ordinance D2020-02 – CPA/Zoning – 2nd Reading – Public Hearing Mckibben Powersports Property – .51 Acres East of US Hwy 27

This ordinance will amend land use designations on the Future Land Use Map (Comprehensive Plan) and the Zoning Map for property owned by MCK Properties of Lake Wales, LLC, East of US Highway 27 and abutting the existing Mckibben Powersports site. 
11.

NEW BUSINESS

11.I.

Ordinance 2020-30 Zoning Amendments – Chapter 23 Zoning, Land Use and Development -1st Reading and PUBLIC HEARING

Areas of the Land Development Regulations (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances) have been identified as needing amendments in order to address the growth and needs of the community, to better align with current best practices, and to facilitate a more business-friendly approach to development in Lake Wales.
11.II.

Resolution 2020-35 Communications and Petitions

Resolution 2020-35 Establishes policies governing Communications and Petitions at Public Meetings. 
11.III.

Resolution 2020-38 - Duties of Commissioners

Resolution 2020-38 identifies the Duties of Individuals serving as Commissioners
11.IV.

Resolution 2020-39 Extending State of Local Emergency

Resolution 2020-39 declares a State of Emergency for Lake Wales in response to concerns related to COVID-19. This will be in effect from November 17, 2020 until December 17, 2020.


11.V.

Reuse Pump house Upgrades Amendment 2 to loan agreement WW530350

The Reuse Pump house Upgrades is now completed and the State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF)  agreement  
WW530350 has to be closed  out.   Amendment 2 to loan agreement WW530350 finalizes the loan proceeds taken for the construction of the project.
11.VI.

City Manager Employment Contract

Proposed City Manager contract has been reviewed by the Mayor and is ready for City Commission consideration.
12.

CITY ATTORNEY

13.

CITY MANAGER

13.I.
13.II.

Commission Meeting Calendar

13.III.

Social Media Tracking report

14.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

15.

MAYOR COMMENTS

16.

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.