CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OFFICIAL AGENDA
October 2, 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.

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.
6.

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.
6.I.

Minutes - September 17, 2018 and September 19, 2018

The minutes of the Special Commission meeting on September 11, 2018 and the regular Commission meeting on September 19th 2018.
6.II.

Piggyback agreement with Texas Aquatic Harvesting, Inc.

The City Commission will consider authorizing a piggyback agreement with Texas Harvesting, Inc. for removal of various types of vegetation from lakes within the city’s jurisdictional area.

 

6.III.

Special Event Application: House of Prayer Octoberfest October 27, 2018

Approval of the special event permit application will allow the House of Prayer Church to hold their annual October Fest on Saturday October 27, 2018 and allow for the temporary closing of Seminole Avenue

8.

OLD BUSINESS

9.

NEW BUSINESS

9.I.

Resolution 2018-21, Supplemental Joint Participation Agreement-G0B57 (corrective)

9.II.

RESOLUTION 2018-23: Opposition to Amendment 1

Resolution 2018-23 opposes Amendment 1 on the 2018 ballot.

9.III.

RESOLUTION 2018-24: Support for Amendment 4

Resolution 2018-24 expresses support for Amendment 4 on the 2018 ballot.

9.IV.

Special Event Permit Application - Orange Blossom Revue Nov 30-Dec 1, 2018

Approval of this request will allow the Noon Rotary Club to hold its fourth annual “Orange Blossom BBQ” event in Lake Wailes Park on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December  1, 2018, allow a designated area for wine and craft beer sales, and allow the set up to begin on Thursday, November 29, 2018.
9.V.

RESOLUTION 2018-22: Support of Lake Wales Charter Schools

Resolution 2018-22 expresses supports for the takeover of McLaughlin Middle School by the Lake Wales Charter Schools.

10.

CITY MANAGER

10.I.

Tracking Report

Documents:
  1. Tracking.pdf
10.II.

Social Media Tracking Report

10.III.

Commission Meeting Schedule

10.IV.

Other Meetings & Events Calendar

11.

CITY COMMISSION COMMENTS

12.

MAYOR COMMENTS

13.

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.