CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
November 7, 2017
6:00 p.m.


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



1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

INVOCATION

3.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

5.I.

PROCLAMATION: National American Indian Heritage Month

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

PRESENTATION - Lake Wales Arts Council

Kelly Nelson, President of the Lake Wales Arts Council, will speak about the City flag selection process.
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 - October 3, 2017

The minutes of October 3, 2017
8.II.

Special Event Application: G's Vintage Market Grand Opening

G’s Vintage Market has applied to have a grand opening event on Saturday November 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This application requests that Park Avenue be closed from the Wells Fargo Drive Thru to the True Value Parking lot entrance.

8.III.

Special Event Application: Make it Magical

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 8, 2017 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.

8.IV.

Special Event Application: Christmas Parade December 9, 2017

Approval of the special event permit application will allow the Lake Wales Kiwanis Club to present the annual Christmas Parade on Saturday December 9, 2017 and allow for the temporary closing of several streets.

8.V.

Special Event Application: Veterans Day Parade November 11, 2017

Approval of the Special Event Permit Application will allow the American Legion Memorial Post 71 to hold a Veterans Day Parade on Saturday November 11, 2017 and will allow for the temporary closing of Central Avenue.
8.VI.

Agreement - City of Lake Wales/Lake Wales Professional Firefighters

The City Commission will consider ratifying the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and Lake Wales Professional Firefighters.
Documents:
  1. FFagenda201718.pdf
8.VII.

Lease Purchase - Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

Approval of the lease purchase will authorize the ordering of 18 SCBA’s and accessories.
8.VIII.

Interlocal Agreement with the BoCC

The City Commission will consider entering into an interlocal agreement with the Polk County Board of County Commissioners to receive a grant for the purchase and installation of additional field lights at the City's soccer complex.
8.IX.

Purchase Authorization – MUSCO Lighting

The City Commission will consider authorizing staff to expend funds in the amount of $91,250 for the purchase and installation of additional field lights at the Soccer Complex.
8.X.

Lease Agreement with Mears Motor Leasing/Disposal of Surplus Property

Staff is requesting Commission approval to (1) lease-purchase six (6) Police vehicles from Mears Motor Leasing under the Master Lease Agreement and (2) to dispose of surplus property – vehicles

9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2017-21, FY16'17 Budget Amendment #2, 1st Reading

The City Commission will consider approval of the second amendment of FY 16’17 Budget that was adopted on September 20, 2016, modified with Ordinance 2017-04 on March 21, 2017.
10.II.

RESOLUTION 2017-15 State Revolving Fund Loan Application for Lift station 16 Area Sewer Replacement Phase 3

Approve Resolution 2017-15 and Give authorization for staff to submit and for the Mayor

to sign the loan application for the Lift station 16 Area Sewer Replacement Phase 3.

10.III.

Resolution 2017-19, Subordinate Lien Capital Improvement Revenue Note (Airport Project), Series 2017

The City Commission will consider adopting Resolution 2017-19, authorizing the issuance of Subordinate Lien Capital Improvement Revenue Note (Airport Project), Series 2017 in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000. Loan proceeds will be used to finance various Airport Projects as outlined in Appendix A. 

10.IV.

RESOLUTION 2017-21 - Succession of City Manager

The appointment of an Assistant City Manager requires a change in the order of succession of an Acting City Manager in the case of the absence of the City Manager. It also provides that the Deputy City Clerk may certify documents if the City Clerk is absent.

10.V.

Purchase Authorization – SEMCO Construction, Inc.

The City Commission will consider authorizing staff to expend funds in the amount of $470,145 for the construction of Phase 1 of a new trail in the downtown corridor along Scenic Highway.
10.VI.

Board Appointments: Firefighter Retirement Board

This is an appointment to fill a vacancy on the Firefighters Retirement Board.

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

City Commission Meeting Calendar

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)
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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.