CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
March 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.

CALL TO ORDER

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

5.I.

PROCLAMATION - Armed Forces Recognition

5.II.

PROCLAMATION -Ronald Cain

5.III.

City Flag Award

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

PRESENTATION - Chamber of Commerce/EDC

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 - February 6, 2018 and February 16, 2018

The regular meeting minutes of February 6, 2018 and the special meeting on February 16, 2018.
8.II.

Preliminary Financial Statements for January 31, 2018

Preliminary Commissioners Financial Statements for January 31, 2018
8.III.

Motorola Radio Purchase Model APX6000XE

Approval of the purchase will authorize the ordering of 5 radios for $23,785.90.
8.IV.

Award proposal for the installation of five (5) scoreboards.

The City Commission will consider awarding a proposal for the installation of baseball/softball scoreboards at the Larry Linton Little League Complex.
8.V.

Purchase Authorization – Asphalt Paving Systems (APS), Inc.

The City Commission will consider authorizing staff to expend funds for a street resurfacing project.
8.VI.

Lease Agreement with Mears Motor Leasing/The Bancorp

Staff is requesting Commission approval to lease-purchase eighteen (18) vehicles and equipment for various City departments through the City’s master lease agreement with Mears Motor Leasing/The Bancorp
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

City Flag Selection

The various entries to the flag design contest are posted here. Flag Design Submissions
The commission may pick any design submitted or choose something else.
10.II.

ORDINANCE 2018-04: repeal Ordinance 2017-10 - First Reading

The subject Ordinance serves to repeal Ordinance 2017-10 which initiated the proposed amendment to the Lake Wales Charter for the purpose of extending the terms of office of the city commissioners and mayor from two years to three years. The repeal is necessary due to cancellation of the municipal election scheduled for April 3, 2018.
10.III.
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 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.