CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
October 17, 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.

ROLL CALL

4.

CALL TO ORDER

5.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

5.I.

FRWA Certificate of Appreciation

A Certificate of Appreciation from the Florida Rural Water Association for assisting Park Water Company with a sewer issue they had as a result of Hurricane Irma.
6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

PRESENTATION - Chamber of Commerce/EDC

Quarterly Report by Kevin Kieft - Chamber of Commerce/EDC
7.

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.
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 - September 19, 2017

The minutes of September 19, 2017
8.II.

Waste water treatment plant head-works fine screen service and repair

Staff recommends approval of the maintenance and repair of the fine screen located at the head-works of the waste water treatment plant to be performed by JWC Environmental.

8.III.

Vermeer Vactron Purchase

Staff recommends approval of the purchase of a Vermeer/Vactron pump trailer to be used for the purpose of assisting in the excavation of water main break sites.
8.IV.

Contract for Engineering for the Reuse Pump Station Modifications

Staff recommends approval to enter into an engineering services contract with Kimley Horn in the amount of $116,750 for the reuse pump station modifications.

8.V.

Special Event Application: House of Prayer October Fest October 28, 2017

                       Approval of the special event permit application will allow the House of Prayer Church to hold their annual October Fest on Saturday October 28, 2017 and allow for the temporary closing of Seminole Avenue

8.VI.

Special Event Application: YMCA's Turket Trot 5K

                      The approval of the special event permit application will allow the Lake Wales YMCA to hold their Annual “Turkey Trot 5K” on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017 and allow for the temporary closing of a portion of the Marketplace downtown and several city intersections.

                     

9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

Ordinance D2017-02 – CPA/Zoning 2nd Reading and Public Hearing First Christian Church of Lake Wales – Sunset Dr and Buck Moore Rd

This ordinance will amend land use designation on the Future Land Use Map (Comprehensive Plan) and the Zoning Map for the First Christian Church of Lake Wales property, 15.9 acres on the northwest corner of Sunset Drive and Buck Moore Road.

 

9.II.

Ordinance 2017-19 – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing Amendments to Zoning, Land Use and Development Regulations

Ordinance 2017-19 proposes to add Artisan Production as a permitted use in the City.

9.III.

ORDINANCE 2017-18 - Amending CDBG Procurement Procedures 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance 2017-18 will amend the CDBG procurement and acquisition procedures in accordance with requirements by the Department of Economic Opportunity regarding the recently awarded a CDBG grant.

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2017-20 – 1st Reading Amendments to Zoning, Land Use and Development Regulations

A few areas of the zoning regulations (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances) have been identified as needing amendments to address issues that have arisen and provide better clarification and intent of the code.

10.II.

Agreement with Government Services Group, Inc.

The City Commission will consider entering into an agreement with GSG, Inc. for professional services related to the development of a special assessment program to fund stormwater services.
10.III.

Resolution 2017-18 Transfer of Hardman School Complex

The proposed Resolution will transfer ownership of the Hardman School Complex from the City of Lake Wales to the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency. This will allow the CRA to control the future use of the property and facilitate any ownership transfer required to meet the CRA’s goals.

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

Commission Meeting Schedule

11.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

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.