Form of Government
Lake Wales, Florida has a commission/manager form of government.
It is the mission of the Lake Wales City Government to provide for the safety, health, quality of life and general welfare of our community. All governmental actions will respect the ethnic and cultural diversity of our citizens and will be conducted in an open, responsive and ethical manner. Service will be delivered in an equitable, efficient, and effective manner with regard for the environment and with wise use of available resources.