CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
February 6, 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.

ROLL CALL

4.

CALL TO ORDER

5.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

5.I.

PRESENTATION - Certificate of Completion to Mayor Fultz for IEMO IV Leadership Program

Mayor Fultz has completed the Institute for Elected Municipal Officials (IEMO) IV program. Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson will present the certificate to Mayor Fultz.
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 19, 2017

The minutes of December 19, 2017
8.II.

City Commission Preliminary Financials Statements - December 2017

City Commission Preliminary Financials Statements - December 2017 
8.III.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Oxidation Ditch Maintenance

              Recommend the Mayor sign the grant agreement offered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to fund 50% of the cost of the oxidation ditch maintenance.

8.IV.

RESOLUTION 2018-01 - Airport Ground and Facilities Lease

Uses of Lake Wales Airport property currently leased to Phoenix Air, Inc., have

effectively resulted in subleases which are prohibited by the subject Ground and Facilities Lease.

The Tenant, Phoenix Air, Inc., has worked with the City’s Airport Manager to obtain approval of

these subleases. The Lease provides that such approval shall not be unreasonably withheld by the

City.

9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

ORDINANCE 2018-02 Solid Waste Agreement - 1st Reading

Ordinance 2018-02 amends Ordinance 2011-09 by extending the existing solid waste franchise contract with Republic Services for the three-year extension period allowed for under the existing agreement, continuing the provision of an allowable second three year extensions, providing for collection of recyclable materials by the use of wheeled carts, and other modifications as described further below. The two most important modifications are the use of wheeled carts for the collection of recyclable materials, and a reduced monthly charge for vacant properties to cover the costs of collection from such locations if refuse or yard waste is placed for pick-up when unoccupied.

10.II.

State Revolving Fund Loan Agreement for Lift station 16 Area Sewer Replacement Phase 3

State Revolving Fund Loan agreement for signature by the Mayor
10.III.

Dinner Lake South – Final Subdivision Plat Residential Development – North Scenic Highway

Dinner Lake South consists of the final thirty-seven (37) lots in the Dinner Lake subdivision. The development is zoned R-1A and was developed to standard code requirements.
10.IV.

Sensus Iperl Meter Replacement Settlement

The Sensus Iperl meter battery was failing; causing the meters to go dead, as a result an agreement with Sensus was met for the replacement of these meters.
11.

CITY CLERK

11.I.

2018 Municipal Election & Canvassing Board Information

The regular Municipal Election of the City of Lake Wales is Tuesday, April 3, 2018 to elect a Commissioner for Seat 3 (District 122) and a Commissioner for Seat 5 (District 28) to serve a term of two (2) years (possibly 3 years if the amendment passes) beginning May 1, 2018.  Members of the City Commission must be registered voters and residents of the City of Lake Wales for at least one year preceding their date of election.
12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

City Attorney Performance Evaluation

Commissioners will discuss the performance evaluation of the City Attorney.
12.II.

City Manager Performance Evaluation

Commissioners will discuss the performance evaluation of the City Manager.
12.III.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.IV.

Social Media Tracking Report

12.V.

Commission Meeting Schedule

12.VI.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

13.

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.