CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
September 19, 2017
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 - Constitution Week September 17 - 23, 2017

5.II.

PROCLAMATION - Lt. Col Edmond "ED" Clemenzi 100th Birthday

5.III.

PROCLAMATION - Start Right Campaign

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.

BUDGET HEARINGS

7.I.

Ordinance 2017-15 Adoption of FY 2017-18 Millage Rate - Second Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will consider adopting a millage rate of 7.0438 mills for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. 
7.II.

Ordinance 2017-16, Adoption of FY2017-18 Budget - Second Reading & Public Hearing

The City Commission will consider adopting the proposed budget for FY 2017-2018.
7.III.

Ordinance 2017-17, Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan FY 2017/18 - FY 2021/22, Second Reading

The Commissioners will consider adopting the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2017/18 through 2021/22.
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

The minutes of September 7, 2017
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

11.

CITY MANAGER

12.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

13.

MAYOR COMMENTS

14.

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.