CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
January 15, 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.

SETTLEMENT AND STRATEGY SESSION - The City Commission Will Recess For A Settlement And Strategy Session

Aviator PPG, LLC v. City of Lake Wales
The City Commission will convene at 6:00 p.m. and will then recess for a Settlement and Strategy Session Concerning the stated legal action

Litigation Settlement and Strategy Session Pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes. This Session is not open to the Public.

Those in attendance will be: 

Mayor Eugene Fultz
Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson
Commissioner Terrye Y. Howell
Commissioner Flora "Tonya" Stewart
Commissioner Curtis Gibson
City Manager Kenneth Fields
City Attorney Albert C. Galloway, Jr


6.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

6.I.

PROCLAMATION - School Choice Week

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 - January 2, 2019

The minutes of January 2, 2019
8.II.

Special Event Application: 2019 Lake Wales Art Show

Approval of this Special Event Application will allow the 48th Annual Lake Wales Art Show to be held in Lake Wailes Park Friday, February 22, 2019 to Sunday, February 24, 2019.
8.III.

Special Event Application: Classic Car Show

Approval of the Special Event Permit Application will allow the “Lake Wales Car Show” to continue  their event on the fourth Saturday of each month in the downtown area for the next three years.
8.IV.

Special Event Application: Lake Wales Museum events

The Lake Wales Museum has applied to host eleven events through 2019 that will include serving alcohol.

8.V.

Agreement for Annual Property Maintenance Services for Privately Owned Properties with Ray & Sons Lawn Service, LLC

The Code Compliance Division is in need of an on-contract company qualified to perform maintenance at various lots throughout the city as requested, including cleanup of waste and debris, vegetation cutting, and the proper disposal of debris and vegetation cuttings.
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Resolution 2018-22: Support of Lake Wales Charter Schools

Resolution 2018-22 expresses support for the takeover of McLaughlin Middle School by the Lake Wales Charter Schools.

11.

CITY ATTORNEY

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

12.III.

City Commission Meeting Calendar

12.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

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.