CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
March 21, 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: Phoebe O’Neill Prudential Spirit of Community Recognition Day; March 21, 2017

5.II.

PROCLAMATION: Child Abuse Prevention Month; April 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: March 7, 2017, Regular Meeting

Documents:
  1. 2017-03-07reg.pdf
9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

Ordinance 2017-04, FY 2016'17 Budget Amendment #1 - 2nd Reading & Public Hearing

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



10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2017-05 , Zoning and Land Use Regulations for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries - 1st Reading & Public Hearing

Ordinance 2017-05 proposes Medical Marijuana Dispensaries as a conditional use in the PF – Professional and C-3 Highway Commercial zoning districts.

10.II.

Ordinance 2017-06, Zoning Amendment: Southeast Corner of Old Scenic Highway and City Limits Road - 1st Reading

The request is being made by the owner, Ag Investments of Polk County to rezone approximately 9.13 acres located at the southeast corner of Old Scenic Highway and City Limits Road from R-1B single family residential to R-1D single family residential zoning designation. 

10.III.

Resolution 2017-07, Vacation of a portion of right-of-way of Lake Grassy Street

Mr. Charles R. Northey, Jr., owner of property located at 20769 US Highway 27, has requested the vacation of a portion of unimproved right-of-way running through the middle of his property.
10.IV.

Preliminary Subdivision Plat – Ridge of Lake Wales Single-family Residential – Southwest corner of Emerald Ave and Scenic Hwy

Approval of preliminary plat and subdivision for 16 residential lots on 3.81 acres zoned R-1B with a MDR land use designation
11.

CITY CLERK

11.I.

Information: Citizen Boards, Commissions, & Committees

12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

12.III.

City Commission Meeting Calendar

12.IV.

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.