CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
January 16, 2018
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 - School Choice Week

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

PRESENTATION: SBDC 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

8.II.

Grant Application - Safe Routes to School

The City of Lake Wales would like to partner with Spook Hill Elementary to apply for a Safe Routes to Schools Grant Application for $72,000 from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).  This application requests funding for a new sidewalk on North Wales Drive (Spook Hill) from Burns Avenue to Dr. JA Wiltshire.
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Code Enforcement Lien Amnesty Program

Staff is proposing an Amnesty Program to address outstanding Administrative Liens associated with Code Enforcement Board action.
10.II.

Extension of Time – Approval of PDP Plans for Serenity at Lake Wales Apartment Home Community

The applicant met the required deadline with the request letter being received by staff September 14, 2017. Staff has met with the applicant and their extended development partners. They anticipate submittal of full engineering in February/March 2018 and are planning to be moving dirt by June 2018.

10.III.

State Road 60 Westerly Utility Expansion - Approval of Stipulated Settlement

An additional Stipulated Settlement Agreement has been entered into related
to the acquisition of easements for the installation of infrastructure for the subject utility
expansion project which requires approval by the City Commission.
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 COMMISSION COMMENTS

13.

MAYOR COMMENTS

14.

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.