CITY COMMISSION
 REGULAR MEETING
 OFFICIAL AGENDA
 October 19, 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 - Local Educators Month

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 - Census Redistricting Committee

Appointments to fill vacancies on the Census Redistricting Committee

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 - July 6, 2021, October 5, 2021

Minutes of the Commission meetings on July 6, 2021 and October 5, 2021


8.II.

Construction Contract Agreement with Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC.

The City Commission will consider approving an agreement with Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC for construction services for the East Apron Rehabilitation project at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.

8.III.

Construction Administration Agreement with Hoyle, Tanner and Associates, Inc.

The  City  Commission  will  consider  approving  an  agreement  with  Hoyle, Tanner  and Associates, Inc. for professional engineering services pertaining to construction administration services for the East Apron Rehabilitation at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.

8.IV.

Special Event Permit Application - YMCA Turkey Trot 5k November 25, 2021

The approval of the special event permit application will allow the Lake Wales YMCA to hold their Annual “Turkey Trot 5K” on Thanksgiving Day, November 25,  2021 and allow for the  temporary  closing  of  a  portion  of  the  Marketplace downtown and several city intersections.

8.V.

Special Event Permit Application “Orange Blossom Revue” December 3 - December 4 2021

Approval of this request will allow the Blossom Charitable Foundation to hold the annual “Orange  Blossom  Revue”  event  in  Lake  Wailes  Park  on Friday, December 3 and  Saturday, December  4, 2021, allow a designated area for wine and craft beer sales, and allow the set up to begin on Thursday, December 2, 2021.


9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

Ordinance D2021-11- 2nd Reading and Public Hearing Future Land Use 61+/- acres north of Mammoth Grove Road and east of Masterpiece Road

Everything and All LLC, owner, requests to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on 61+/- acres of land.

9.II.

Ordinance D2021-12 Zoning Designation – 61+/- acres north of Mammoth Grove Road and east of Masterpiece Road

Everything and All LLC, owner, requests to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on 61+/- acres of land.

9.III.

Ordinance D2021-16 Amendments to the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan, and to the Zoning Map – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

MOW Groves LLC, Changcocco Family Trust, and Nancy D. Kahler Trust, owners, request approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on three parcels of land totaling 28.13 acres.

9.IV.

Ordinance D2021-17 Amendments to the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan, and to the Zoning Map – 2nd Reading and Public Hearing

MOW Groves LLC, Changcocco Family Trust, and Nancy D. Kahler Trust, owners, request approval of City Commission to amend the Zoning Map, and the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan on three parcels of land totaling 28.13 acres.


9.V.

Ordinance 2021-24, 2nd Reading and Public Hearing Approving the continued existence of the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency

The City Commission will consider an ordinance to approve the continued existence of the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) through September 30, 2051.

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Resolution 2021-22, Amending the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Plan Public Hearing

The  City  Commission  will  consider  a  resolution  amending  the  Redevelopment  Plan  to include  certain  capital  improvement  projects  to  be undertaken  by  the  Lake  Wales Community Redevelopment Agency prior to September 30, 2051 and to extend the time certain for completion of all redevelopment activities to September 30, 2051.

10.II.

RESOLUTION 2021-24 - City Bond

Resolution 2021-24, recommending that the City Commission of the City of Lake Wales (the "City") adopt a resolution approving issuance of the CRA's Redevelopment Revenue Note,  Series  2021,  in  a  principal  amount  not  to  exceed  $18,500,000  (the  "Note"),  and authorizing execution of an interlocal agreement between the CRA and the City pertaining to the Note.

10.III.

ORDINANCE 2021-25 - 1st Reading and Public Hearing-Proposes amendments to the following sections of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances)

ORDINANCE 2021-25 1st reading and Public Hearing-Proposes amendments  to  the  following  sections  of  the  Land  Development  Regulations  (LDRs) (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances):

▪    Table 23-421 Permitted and Special Exception Uses in Standard Zoning Districts

▪    Section 23-802 Definitions

10.IV.

ORDINANCE 2021-26 Ordinance 2021-26 Annexation – 1st Reading and Public Hearing 62.8 acres south of State Road 60 E and east of Hamlin Street

Ordinance  2021-26  proposes  the  voluntary  annexation  of  approximately 62.8 acres of land located south of State Road 60, east of Hamlin Street, and contiguous to the incorporated City limits.

10.V.

RESOLUTION 2021-23 Authorizing Submission of a CDBG Coronavirus relief funding application

RESOLUTION  2021-23 will authorize the submission of an application for  funding of a CDBG Coronavirus relief grant

11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Commission Meeting Calendar

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

ADJOURNMENT

(The staff memos are not incorporated into the official record)

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Appeals concerning decisions on issues requiring a public hearing:

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