CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
September 7, 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

5.I.

PROCLAMATION - Boys and Girls Club Day for Kids

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.

BUDGET HEARINGS

8.I.

Ordinance 2017-15, Adoption of FY 2017-18 Millage Rate, 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will consider adopting a millage rate of 7.0438 mills for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. 
8.II.

Ordinance 2017-16, Adoption of FY2017-18 Budget – 1st Reading & Public Hearing

The Commissioners will consider adopting the proposed operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18.

8.III.

Ordinance 2017-17, Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan FY 2017/18 - FY 2021/22

The Commissioners will consider adopting the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2017/18 through 2021/22.
8.IV.

Resolution 2017-16, Final Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Assessments - Public Hearing

The adoption of Resolution 2017-11 established the methodology used to calculate the fire assessment rates. Adoption of Resolution 2017-16 will set the final assessment rates.
9.

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.
9.I.

Minutes - August 15, 2017 and August 23, 2017

The Minutes of August 15, 2017 and August 23, 2017
9.II.

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.
9.III.

Grant Agreement - FAA for the Lake Wales Municipal Airport

The City Commission will consider accepting a grant agreement from the Federal Aviation Administration for the engineering design phase to rehabilitate taxiway alpha east and construct taxiway bravo north at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport in the amount of $137,043.00.
9.IV.

Grant Application - Florida's Natural Growers

A grant application to the Florida Natural Growers Foundation for $3,000.00 for the 2018 Museum Summer Camp Program.
9.V.

Award of Bid for Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Coverage

Staff is requesting approval to award the bid for health insurance to Aetna, basic life and AD&D (accidental death and dismemberment) to Mutual of Omaha, dental insurance to Renaissance, vision insurance to Advantica Eye Care, voluntary Life Insurance, long and short term disability to Mutual of Omaha, and designate Lassiter-Ware as the Agent of Record.

10.

OLD BUSINESS

11.

NEW BUSINESS

11.I.

Grant Award Agreement - U.S. Soccer Foundation

Approval of Grant Agreement with the US Soccer Foundation for a grant of $25,000 to install additional lighting at the Soccer Complex on Hunt Brothers Rd.
12.

CITY MANAGER

12.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
12.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

12.III.

Commission Meeting Schedule

12.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

13.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

14.

MAYOR COMMENTS

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.