CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
August 3, 2021
 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.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

5.I.

PROCLAMATION - Tonya Christian

6.

COMMENTS AND PETITIONS

Public participation from residents, taxpayers, business owners, and utility customers is encouraged. The City Commission welcomes information that would assist them in considering agenda items, City business, and otherwise fulfilling the City’s mission to make Lake Wales “a bit better or more beautiful” for its citizens.  

Anyone wishing to speak should give their name, state if they are a resident, taxpayer, business owner, or utility customer and they will have 5 minutes.  Courtesy and respect is the hallmark.  Speakers are expected to address the Commission and not audience members, and not engage in back and forth discussions that can deteriorate into argument, debate and accusations.  

Questions about subject matter are best directed to city staff during normal business hours


7.

CITY CLERK

7.I.

Board Appointments - Airport Authority, Planning and Zoning, Citizens and Police Community Relations Advisory Board

Staff recommends that the Mayor and Commission make the following appointments and reappointments as deemed appropriate.

8.

Appointment of an Interim City Commissioner

Staff recommends the City Commission discuss and appoint someone to fill Seat 4 / District 27 Commission Seat.

9.

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.
9.I.

Minutes - July 20, 2021, July 28, 2021,

Commission Meeting July 20, 2021

Special Commission Meeting July 28, 2021

City Commission Agenda Work Session July 28, 2021

9.II.

Approval of Contract for Law Enforcement Services: Lake Wales Housing Authority

Authorize the Mayor to execute a Contract for Services with the Lake Wales Housing Authority for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.

9.III.

Memorandum of Understanding – Senior Connect Center

The  proposed  Memorandum  of  Understanding  between  the  City  of  Lake Wales Public Library and the Senior Connect Center will provide a location for Medicare eligible individuals to receive counseling on their insurance options.

10.

OLD BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance D2021-05 Future Land Use Map Amendment – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

Ordinance D2021-05 proposes a comprehensive Future Land Use Map Amendment to reassign certain residential Future Land Use designations based on the recently adopted EAR-Based Comprehensive Plan Amendments.


10.II.

Ordinance D2021-06 Future Land Use Designation – 0 3rd St. N 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

HAB   Holdings   LLC,   owner   of   parcel   273002909610005030,   and Development  Services  Staff,  on  behalf  of  the  City  of  Lake  Wales,  owner of  parcel 273002909610005010, request approval by City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on two parcels.


10.III.

ORDINANCE D2021-07 Zoning Designation – 0 3rd St. N, 2nd reading and Public Hearing

HAB   Holdings   LLC,   owner   of   parcel   273002909610005030,   and Development  Services  Staff,  on  behalf  of  the  City  of  Lake  Wales,  owner of  parcel 273002909610005010, request approval by City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on two parcels.


10.IV.

ORDINANCE D2021-08 Zoning Designation – WH Corp 1st Reading and Public Hearing

Winter Haven Corp, owner, requests approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map to assign PDMU – Planned Development Mixed Use – to the above-mentioned parcels totaling,1,841+- acres of land.

10.V.

Master Development Plan - Winter Haven Corporation - Public Hearing

Winter Haven Corporation, owner, requests approval of City Commission for a  Master  Development  Plan  (MDP)  for  the  above-mentioned  parcels  totaling,1,841+- acres of land, as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Board on June 22, 2021.


11.

NEW BUSINESS

12.

CITY ATTORNEY

13.

CITY MANAGER

13.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
13.II.

Social Media Tracking report

13.III.

Commission Meeting Calendar

14.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

15.

MAYOR COMMENTS

16.

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.