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City of Lake Wales
City of Lake Wales
About Lake Wales City Government

Lake Wales, Florida has a commission/manager form of government. Five city commissioners are elected to serve two-year terms. Four of the commission members are elected by the citizens at large but must reside in the district represented by the seat to which they are elected and the other commission member is elected by the citizens at large to serve as mayor and can reside in any district of the city.

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.




  • Eugene Fultz - Mayor
    (Seat 1/At-large)
    Functions and Powers of Mayor
    E-mail

  • Jonathan Thornhill - Commissioner
    (Seat 2/District 19) E-mail

  • Michael S. Carter - Commissioner
    (Seat 3/District 27S) E-mail

  • Betty Wojcik - Commissioner
    (Seat 4/District 27N) E-mail

  • Christopher Lutton - Deputy Mayor
    (Seat 5/District 28) E-mail



The City Commission meets at 6:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Municipal Administration Building and meets in workshops to discuss complicated issues whenever necessary. Time is set aside at the end of each regular City Commission meeting for comments from members of the public. Commission meetings are televised live on Comcast cable channel 6. Citizens can view current and past commission meetings from our website, click here to view these commission meeting videos.

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Kirkland Gymnasium
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