CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
January 2, 2019
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

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

7.

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.
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 - December 18, 2018

The minutes of the December 18, 2018
8.II.

Special Event Application: Main Street Mixer

This is a request by Main Street to have a Main Street Mixer in the Marketplace on Thursday night January 24, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The event will include alcohol in the Marketplace and Market Street between Central Avenue and Stuart Avenue. This event will require the closing of Market Street between Central Avenue and Stuart Avenue.

8.III.

Special Event Application: Lake Wales Live

This is a request from the City of Lake Wales Recreation Department to host Music in the Park events, called Lake Wales Live, in the Tina Peak gazebo and along the Downtown Walking Trail. These events would be held on the 3rd Friday of every month beginning February 15th 2019. These events include serving alcohol and closing Cypress Garden Lane.

8.IV.

Special Event Application: Mardi Gras

Approval of the Special Event Permit Application for the Lake Wales Mardi Gras Celebration, Parade and 5K Run on Friday and Saturday, March 1-2, 2019.
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2019-01, Adding Section 21-97 Chapter 21 “Utilities” – 1st Reading

The City Commission will consider approving the proposed amendments to Chapter 21 ”Utilities” for the purpose of establishing Stormwater Charges.
10.II.

Public Records Information

This is a report on the Public Records requests for fiscal year 2017-2018.

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

Commission Meeting Schedule

11.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

12.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.I.

Request for Litigation Strategy Meeting

Aviator PPG, LLC v. City of Lake Wales

Case No. 2018CA-003640

10th Judicial Circuit Court, in and for Polk County

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

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.