CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
July 5, 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

6.I.

Housing Authority Presentation - Albert Kirkland, Jr; Director

6.II.

PRESENTATION - 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.

Minutes

The Minutes of Commission meetings June 20, 2017, June 6, 2017, April 18, 2017 and Budget Workshop June 9,2017
8.II.

Disposal of Surplus Property

Staff is seeking approval to dispose of surplus vehicles and equipment.
8.III.

Land Purchase for Additional Ground Storage Tank

Staff recommends approval of the purchase of land adjacent to water treatment plant #3 located at 1050 5th Street for the construction of an additional ground storage tank.
9.

OLD BUSINESS

9.I.

Ordinance D2017-01, CPA/Zoning: 2nd Reading and Public Hearing Palmetto Group LLC Southwest corner of Thompson Nursery Road and US 27

The proposed amendment will designate land use and zoning for approximately 5.2 acres of property on the southwest corner of Thompson Nursery Road and US Highway 27.
10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2017-12 – 1st Reading Amendments to Chapter 12 – Health Sanitation, Nuisances, and Minimum Property Maintenance Standards

This ordinance addresses housekeeping items regarding penalties and placarding in Chapter 12. 

10.II.

Ordinance 2017-13 – 1st Reading Amendments to Chapter 7 Buildings and Building Regulations, Chapter 13 Housing and Chapter 14 Licenses and Business Regulations

This ordinance addresses housekeeping items in each of the chapters. 
10.III.

Resolution 2017-13 – Resolution to utilize the Uniform Method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments and adopting the special assessment roll

Resolution 2017-13 declares the City’s intent to utilize the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments and adopts the assessment roll for 2017.

11.

CITY MANAGER

11.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
11.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

11.III.

Commission Meeting Schedule

11.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

12.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

13.

MAYOR COMMENTS

14.

CITY ATTORNEY

15.

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.