CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
May 2, 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.

PROCLAMATIONS AND AWARDS

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

7.

CITY CLERK

7.I.

Plaque Award - Pete Perez, Jonathan Thornhill

Plaques will be presented to Pete Perez and Jonathan Thornhill as thank you for their time of service.
7.II.

OATH OF OFFICE: Curtis Gibson

7.III.

OATH OF OFFICE: Flora "Tonya" Stewart

7.IV.

OATH OF OFFICE: Eugene L. Fultz

7.V.

Group Picture

8.

Roll Call

9.

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.
10.

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.
10.I.

Purchase Authorization – MUSCO Lighting

The City Commission will consider authorizing staff to expend funds for the installation of additional field lights at the Soccer Complex.
10.II.

Purchase - Clairfier Covers

Staff recommends approval of the purchase of clarifier covers to be installed at the wastewater treatment plant.

10.III.

Airport Ground Lease - Phoenix Air, Inc

The City Commission will consider lease agreements for ground space at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.
10.IV.

Special Event Application: Farmshare Event on May 20, 2017

This is a Special Event Permit Application from the Lake Wales Charter School to host a Farm Share event sponsored by State Representative Mike LaRosa on Saturday May 20 from 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Farm Share event is where produce and other items will be distributed for free. 

11.

OLD BUSINESS

12.

NEW BUSINESS

12.I.

National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Program

Staff recommends approval of allowing Utility Service Partners (USP), Inc. d/b/a Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Program with the aim at offering property owners cost effective service line protection.
12.II.

Appointment of Deputy Mayor

12.III.

Appointment of an Alternate to Polk County Water Cooperative

12.IV.

Appointment of Representative to Ridge League of Cities

13.

CITY MANAGER

13.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.xlsx
13.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

13.III.

City Commission Meeting Calendar

14.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

15.

MAYOR COMMENTS

16.

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.