The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has completed its review of the proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Plan and has no objections. Ordinance D2020-01, approved by City Commission upon first reading in February, is now ready for adoption. The amendment will create a Mixed-Use policy to accommodate unified mixed use development on large pieces of property.
Resolution 2020-15 declares a State of Emergency for Lake Wales in response to concerns related to COVID-19. This will be in effect from May 5, 2020 until June 2, 2020.