CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
March 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 Commissioner Pete Perez and Commissioner Robin Gibson from the John Scott Daily Florida Institute of Government and the Florida League of Cities for their completion of 18 hours of Instruction at the Institute for Elected Municipal Officials in CoCoa Beach, Florida on January 20-22, 2017

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.

Approval of Minutes: February 7, 2017, Regular Meeting; February 17, 2017, Special Meeting, February 21, 2017, Regular Meeting

8.II.

Approval of Election Workers

It is necessary for the City Commission to approve a list of election workers provided by the Supervisor of Elections to work in the City of Lake Wales Municipal Election on April 4, 2017.
8.III.

Special Event Application: Quivering Quads Races March 17-18, 2017

The Rotary Club of Lake Wales is requesting a special event permit for a series of 5K races on March 17 -18, 2017. This event includes a road closure of a portion of N. Wales Drive that includes Spook Hill. 
8.IV.

Firearms Replacement

Approval of this item will allow the police department to replace our current service pistols with the latest, most reliable and cost effective service pistols. 

8.V.

Approval of Tractor purchase from Florida Coast Equipment, Inc.

Staff requests commission approval to purchase a tractor from Florida Coast Equipment Inc with all necessary attachments for the maintenance of the Rapid Infiltration Basin Site (RIBS) located on Ray Martin Road.
8.VI.

FLAWarn Utilities Mutual Aid Agreement

Staff requests commission approval to enter into a mutual aid agreement with FLAWarn, which would allow staff to request aid in the event of natural or manmade disasters from other utility providers.
8.VII.

Sewer Infrastructure Pipe Lining Repair

Staff requests commission approval to enter into an agreement to piggyback the contract that City of Sarasota has with LMR Construction, Inc of Frostproof for Sewer Infrastructure Pipe Lining repair.
8.VIII.

Consent of Lease Assignment to Phoenix Air, Inc.

Staff is requesting Commission approval of the reassignment of the current lease with Lake Wales Aviation, Inc. to Phoenix Air, Inc.
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2017-04, FY 2016'17 Budget Amendment #1 - 1st Reading

The City Commission will consider approval of the first amendment of FY 16’17 Budget that was adopted on September 20, 2016.

10.II.

Rescheduling first City Commission Meeting in April and in July

It is necessary for the City Commission to reschedule its first meeting in April due to the April 4, 2017 Municipal Election and in July due to the 4th of July City Holiday.
10.III.

Appointment - Alternate Canvassing Board Members

It is necessary for the Commission to appoint alternate members to serve on the City of Lake Wales Canvassing Board. 
10.IV.

Appointments – Code Enforcement Board; CRA Citizen Advisory Committee

The Mayor makes appointments to various citizen advisory and regulatory boards, commissions, committees, and authorities with the advice and consent of the City Commission (City Charter, Sec. 3.06). 

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

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.