CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
December 5, 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.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

5.I.

Holiday Decorations Safety - Brittany Simpson, Fire Marshall

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.

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.
7.I.

Minutes - October 17, 2017

The Minutes of October 17, 2017
7.II.

Special Event Application: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Approval of the special event permit application will allow the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration to take place between Thursday, January 11, 2018 and Monday, January 15, 2018 and allow the temporary street closings for the parade on January 15, 2018.

7.III.

Special Event Application: Mardi Gras Celebration February 9-10, 2018

Approval of the Special Event Permit Application for the Lake Wales Mardi Gras Celebration, Parade and 5K Run on Friday and Saturday, February 9-10, 2018.
7.IV.

Special Event Permit: Lake Wales Art Show February 23-25, 2018.

Approval of this Special Event Application will allow the 47th Annual Lake Wales Art Show to be held in Lake Wailes Park Friday, February 23, 2018 to Sunday, February 25, 2018.
7.V.

Purchase Authorization - New traffic signal and cabinet

The City Commission will consider approving the installation of a new traffic signal controller and cabinet at Central Avenue/Wetmore by Montoya Electric Service, Inc. in the amount of $20,530.00.
7.VI.

Lease Agreement: Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. for Fellowship Dining

The City Commission will consider approving the Fellowship Dining lease agreement with Mid Florida Community Services, Inc.
7.VII.

Grant Application: DEP Oxidation Ditch Maintenance

Grant offered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to fund 50% of the cost of the oxidation ditch maintenance.

7.VIII.

C Street Phase 3 Engineering Construction Services

The C Street Phase 3 project is ready to go out for bidding and construction. This Envisors contract is to cover the engineering services required for the construction phase of the project. 
7.IX.

HMI Upgrade to VTScada for the Wastewater Treatment Plant

Replacing Wonderware, an outdated & proprietary software currently being used at the wastewater treatment plant with VTScada, a software currently being used for the monitoring of the lift stations.
8.

OLD BUSINESS

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

Resolution 2017-22, Amendment to the Master Lease/Purchase Agreement with the Branch Banking and Trust Company

The City Commission will consider adopting Resolution 2017-22, authorizing the amendment to the master equipment lease/purchase agreement with Branch Banking and Trust Company for eighteen (18) self-contained breathing apparatus for the Lake Wales Fire Department.
9.II.

Ordinance 2017-22: Updating the current Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) Ordinance

Staff recommends the commission approve Ordinance 2017-22 authorizing the update of

the City’s current FOG program ordinance. The changes made are necessary to

establish a more uniform procedure for reporting and consistent

maintenance.

9.III.

Surficial Aquifer Monitoring Well Installation at North Lake Wailes

The re-evaluation of the minimum lake levels for specific lakes in Lake Wales performed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District, has determined a surficial aquifer monitoring well is needed at North Lake Wailes.

9.IV.

Grant Application: Recreation Trails Program Grant for Downtown Trail Phase 2

This application to the State of Florida, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Greenways and Trails for eligible project costs totaling $200,000 to construct a trail from Crystal Avenue where phase 1 ends to the Lake Wailes Trail.   A required City match contribution will consist of 50% of the project costs or $200,000 of cash and in-kind services.  This application is due December 15.

9.V.

Board Appointments: Code Enforcement Board

Appointment to the Code Enforcement Board

10.

CITY MANAGER

10.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.xlsx
10.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

10.III.

Commission Meeting Schedule

10.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

11.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

12.

MAYOR COMMENTS

13.

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:
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