CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
September 5, 2018
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.

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.
7.

BUDGET HEARINGS

7.I.

Ordinance 2018-08, Adoption of FY2018-19 Millage Rate – 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will consider adopting a millage rate of 7.0438 mills for Fiscal Year 2018-2019. 
7.II.

Ordinance 2018-09, Adoption of FY2018-19 Budget – 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will also consider adopting the proposed operating budget for FY 2018-2019.


7.III.

Ordinance 2018-10, Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan FY2018/19 - FY2022/23 – 1st Reading

The Commissioners will consider adopting the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2018/19 through 2022/23.


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 - August 14, 2018 & August 21, 2018

The minutes of the budget workshop on August 14, 2018 and City Commission Meeting on August 21, 2018.
8.II.

Special Event Application: Christmas Parade 2018

Approval of the special event permit application will allow the Lake Wales Kiwanis Club to present the annual Christmas Parade on Saturday December 8, 2018 and allow for the temporary closing of several streets.
8.III.

Special Event Application: Turkey Trot 5k

The approval of the special event permit application will allow the Lake Wales YMCA to hold their Annual “Turkey Trot 5K” on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018 and allow for the temporary closing of a portion of the Marketplace downtown and several city intersections.

8.IV.

Special Event Permit: Main Street Annual Meeting

This is a request by Main Street to have an Annual Meeting in the Marketplace on Thursday September 27, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The event will include alcohol in the Marketplace and Market Street between Central Avenue and Stuart Avenue. This event will require the closing of Market Street between Central Avenue and Stuart Avenue.

8.V.

Agreement renewal with the BoCC Fleet Management Division for City vehicle and equipment maintenance services.

Staff is requesting Commission approval to renew our existing maintenance agreement with the BoCC for an additional twelve month period.
8.VI.

Purchase Authorization – Traffic Enforcement Vehicle

Staff is requesting Commission approval to purchase one (1) Harley Davidson police motorcycle and related equipment utilizing existing Police Service Impact Fees.
8.VII.

Commission Financials Statements for July 2018

9.

OLD BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.I.

Ordinance 2018-06 – 1st Reading Amendments to Chapter 12 – Health Sanitation, Nuisances, and Minimum Property Maintenance Standards

This ordinance addresses housekeeping items regarding maintenance of rights-of-way, junk and trash, vacant structures, sanitation and storage of materials, nuisance trees, and weeds, grass and overgrowth in Chapter 12.



10.II.

Ordinance 2018-07 – 1st Reading and Public Hearing Amendments to Zoning, Land Use and Development Regulations

Several areas of the zoning regulations (Chapter 23, Lake Wales Code of Ordinances) have been identified as needing amendments to address issues that have arisen.

Sec. 23-217. Site development permit

Sec. 23-307 Landscaping requirements

Sec. 23-310 Recreation Areas

Table 23-522 Accessory Structures Residential Properties

Table 23-421 Permitted Uses and Special Exception Uses in Standard Zoning Districts

Sec. 23-445. Mixed-use PDPs


10.III.

RESOLUTION 2018-20 Renaming Mobley Park to Howell Family Park

Resolution 2018-20 renames Mobley Park as Howell Family Park.

10.IV.

Board Appointments: Police Officers' Retirement Board & Firefighter's Retirement Board

Appointments to fill a vacancy due to expiration of terms. These terms expire on September 30th of this year and must be filled.
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.

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.