Official Agenda
July 15, 2020
3:00 p.m.

City Administration Building
Commission Chambers
201 W. Central Avenue
Lake Wales, FL 33853

This will be a hybrid virtual tele-conference meeting.

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 20-69, issued by the Office of Governor Ron Desantis on March 20, 2020, and extended by Executive Order No. 20-112, and extended further by Executive Order No. 20-114, municipalities may conduct meetings of their governing boards without having a quorum of its members present physically or at any specific location, and utilizing communications media technology such as telephonic or video conferencing, as provided by Section 120.54(5)(b)2, Florida Statutes. 
Some members of the Commission, Staff and public will be welcome to attend in the Commission Chambers.
Everyone is welcome to attend virtually.
Virtual public meetings will continue to be broadcast live, locally, on Comcast channel 6 and on the City’s web site. A link to the live stream can be found in the left-most menu of the City’s home page and is labeled “Live Meeting Stream”.

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Members of the public may register to attend at

Public Comments will be accepted at




City Manager Comments




Presentation - Debt Overview and Market Update


Resolution 2020-24: Sale and Purchase Agreement for Park Water Company

The City Commission will consider adopting Resolution 2020-24, approving a Sale and Purchase agreement for the acquisition of Park Water Company.

Ordinance D2020-02 - 2nd Reading - CPA/Zoning Mckibben Powersports Property

This ordinance will amend land use designations on the Future Land Use Map (Comprehensive Plan) and the Zoning Map for the recently annexed .51 acres owned by MCK Properties of Lake Wales, LLC, East of US Highway 27 and abutting the existing Mckibben Powersports site.

Award Recommendation-Airport Septic System/Force Main Connection

The City Commission will consider authorizing staff to expend funds for the removal of the septic system and for the force main connection at the Lake Wales Municipal Airport.


(The full staff memo will be incorporated into the official record)

Minutes of the City Commissioner Workshop meetings can be obtained from the office of the City Clerk. The minutes are recorded, but are not transcribed verbatim. Persons requiring a verbatim transcript may make arrangements with the City Clerk to duplicate the recordings, or arrange to have a court reporter present at the meeting. The cost of duplication and/or court reporter will be at the expense of the requesting party.

Persons who wish to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered during this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the office of the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day prior to the meeting.