CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
January 17, 2017
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.

MAYOR

5.I.

PROCLAMATION: Lake Wales School Choice Week

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

EDC Update by Kevin Kieft, President/CEO, Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council

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.

Approval of Minutes: January 3, 2017, Regular Meeting

Documents:
  1. 2017-01-03reg.pdf
8.II.

Special Event Application: Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

This Special Event Application is for the Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival hosted by the Polk State College Arts Center on April 1-2, 2017 in Lake Wailes Park.
8.III.

Task Order #1 and Task Order #2 with Hoyle, Tanner and Associates, Inc.

The City Commission will consider approving Task Order #1 and Task Order #2, with Hoyle, Tanner and Associates, Inc. for the engineering design to rehabilitate Taxiway Alpha and to relocate and extend Taxiway Bravo at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.
8.IV.

Lease Agreement with Mears Motor Leasing/The Bancorp

Staff is requesting Commission approval to lease-purchase ten (10) vehicles for various City departments through our master lease agreement with Mears Motor Leasing/The Bancorp. 
 


8.V.

Digital Copier Lease with Ricoh USA, Inc

The City Commission will consider entering into a lease agreement with Ricoh USA, Inc. for a digital multifunction copier.
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2017-01, Amending Chapter 18 Streets, Sidewalks, and Other Public Places - 1st Reading

Ordinance 2017-01 amends Chapter 18 Streets, Sidewalks, and Other Public Places regarding Newsracks within the city limits of Lake Wales.


10.II.

Ordinance 2017-02, Dissolving Various Inactive Boards, Committees & Commissions – 1st Reading

The City Commission will consider dissolving inactive boards, committees, and commissions that are no longer necessary and have no sunset provision to keep them in existence.
10.III.

Ordinance 2017-03, CRA Citizen Advisory Committee Ordinance Amendment - 1st Reading

Ordinance 2017-03 amends Ordinance 2010-27 which also modifies Section 2-73 of the Lake Wales Code of Ordinances, changing the membership criteria for the CRA Citizen Advisory Committee.  
10.IV.

Resolution 2017-01, Railroad Reimbursement Agreement Grade Crossing Traffic Control Devices with the Florida Department of Transportation and Florida Midland Railroad

The City Commission will consider approving Resolution 2017-01, an agreement with FDOT and Florida Midland Railroad to upgrade the Airport Road railroad crossing.
10.V.

Appointments – Polk County Joint Airport Zoning Board (JAZB)

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

City Commission Meeting Calendar

11.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

12.

CITY CLERK

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

(The staff memos are 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.