CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
August 1, 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

6.

PRESENTATION/REPORT

6.I.

PRESENTATION - Public Transit/Lakeland Area Mass Transit District.

Presentation by Erin Killebrew, Director of Government & Community Relations, Citrus Connection
6.II.

PRESENTATION - LAKE WALES CHARTER SCHOOLS

Dr. Jesse Jackson will give an update on Bok Academy North.
6.III.

PRESENTATION: Spook Hill Sign

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 the Budget Workshop July 11, 2017 and the Commission meeting on July 18, 2017.
8.II.

Grant Application: Lake Wales Museum 2018 Presentation Series

A grant application to the Florida Humanities Council for $5000 to develop the Lake Wales Museum 2018 Presentation Series.
8.III.

Fair Share Agreement - Citrus Connection

Fair Share Agreement with Lakeland Area Mass Transit District to provide transit services for Lake Wales for $34,627.
8.IV.

Purchase: Lift Station Pump Replacement

Staff requests commission approval to purchase replacement pumps for lift stations 1,17,21,22, and 25 from Barney’s Pumps, the local sole source supplier. Cost is $91,940.

8.V.

Force Main Cleaning

The commission will consider entering into a piggyback contract with Professional Piping Services for force main cleaning and accepting the quote of $40,624.82 for the force main cleaning services for the area serviced by the south side force main.
9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Board Appointments: Planning & Zoning Board

Appointments fill vacancies due to resignations, expiration of terms, newly established boards, etc.
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 ATTORNEY

12.I.

Discussion - City Attorney Evaluation Forms

Possible forms to use for City Attorney Evaluation 
13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR

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.