CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
February 7, 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.

Certificate of Completion awarded to the Mayor from the John Scott Daily Florida Institute of Government and the Florida League of Cities for his completion of 18 hours of Instruction at the Advanced Institute for Elected Municipal Officials in CoCoa Beach, Florida on October 28-29, 2016.

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

Presentation Report by the Lake Wales Museum Association

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 17, 2017, Regular Meeting

Documents:
  1. 2017-01-17reg.pdf
8.II.

Visit Florida Marketing Grant

A grant application to the Visit Florida for $2,500. The grant requires a 1:1 cash or in-kind match. 

8.III.

Special Event Application: Beers with Pioneers - March 18, 2017

The Lake Wales Museum and the Lake Wales Museum Association are sponsoring a fundraiser event at the Lake Wales Museum called "Beers with Pioneers" on March 18, 2017. This event will include alcohol. 
8.IV.

Approve the Purchase of Lawnmowers for Airport, Parks, and Recreation Divisions

9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

Ordinance 2017-01, Amending Chapter 18 Streets, Sidewalks, and Other Public Places - 2nd Reading & Public Hearing

Adopt Ordinance 2017-01 after second reading and public hearing. Public notice requirements have been met.


9.II.

Ordinance 2017-02, Dissolving Various Inactive Boards, Committees & Commissions – 2nd Reading & Public Hearing

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.
9.III.

Ordinance 2017-03, Amending Ordinance 2010-27, CRA Citizen Advisory Committee Ordinance – 2nd Reading & Public Hearing

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.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Resolution 2017-02, Vacation of Lime Street

The City holds title to certain real property which it acquired from the School Board of Polk County, Florida. The school building constructed in 1919 and the cafeteria lie on two parcels which are bisected by a right-of-way identified as Lime Street. The street has never been improved or utilized for access.
10.II.

Resolution 2017-03, Polk Regional Water Cooperative Project Implementation Agreement – Phase 1

The City of Lake Wales through the Polk Regional Water Cooperative (the “Cooperative” or “PRWC”) is being asked to participate in Phase 1 of the development of three potential Alternative Water Supply projects to meet the Cooperative’s and the City’s projected water supply needs as projected through the year 2035. The proposed agreement governs the management and cost sharing for Phase 1 of these projects through the Cooperative. At the end of Phase 1, the City has the option to continue to participate in the development of any or all of the proposed projects or to opt out. The PRWC Board approved this agreement on January 24, 2017.
10.III.

Resolution 2017-04, Polk Regional Water Cooperative Conservation Implementation Agreement; Polk Regional Water Cooperative Conservation Project Agreement

As part of its strategy to meet the future water supply needs of Polk County, the Polk County Water Cooperative (“PRWC”) is committed to advancing water conservation efforts within its jurisdictions. To this end the PRWC seeks to enter into two agreements with its members to achieve this goal. The first authorizes the PRWC to act on behalf of its members to seek and enter into agreements for water conservation projects; the second specifically authorizes implementation of a $637,000 grant from the Southwest Florida Water Management District (“SWFWMD”) for water conservation programs.

11.

CITY CLERK

11.I.

2017 Municipal Election & Canvassing Board Information

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

City Manager Performance Evaluation

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

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.III.

Social Media Tracking Report

12.IV.

City Commission Meeting Calendar

12.V.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

15.

ADJOURNMENT

(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.