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Polk County Board of County Commissioners

Polk County Board of County Commissioners

Meeting Agenda

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May 7, 2019 Regular BoCC meeting

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to

participate in this proceeding should contact the Communications Office not later than forty eight hours prior to the

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proceeding. Their offices are located in the County Administration Building, 330 West Church Street in Bartow.

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Telephone (863) 534-6090, TDD (863) 534-7777 or 1-800-955-8771, Voice Impaired 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay

Service.

Any invocation that may be offered before the official start of the Commission meeting shall be the voluntary offering

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of a private citizen, to and for the benefit of the Commission. The views or beliefs expressed by the invocation

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speaker have not been previously reviewed or approved by the Commission, and the Commission is not allowed by

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law to endorse the religious beliefs or views of this, or any other speaker.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting

or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure

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that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which

the appeal is to be based.

CALL TO ORDER - 9:00 a.m. (GEORGE LINDSEY, CHAIRMAN)

INVOCATION

1. Joseph Richardson, Director, Central Florida Freethought Community, Winter Garden

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (GEORGE LINDSEY, CHAIRMAN)

A. PRESENTATIONS and RECOGNITIONS

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B. CEREMONIAL PROCLAMATIONS

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2. Proclaim May 17, 2019 as National Endangered Species Day. Tom Palmer will accept the proclamation representing Ancient Islands Group of Florida

Sierra Club.
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C. REQUEST FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC/AUDIENCE AND OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD

3. Arlen Miller to discuss the Poinciana Community Park.

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4. Comments.

D. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA

5. Approve Consent Agenda.

ELOISE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

6. Approve Eloise CRA Consent Agenda.

E. COUNTY COMPTROLLER (STACY M. BUTTERFIELD, CPA)

7. Disbursements.

8. Approve Minutes of Regular Board Meeting held on April 16, 2019.

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F. REQUEST FROM ELECTED OFFICIAL and OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY

G. COUNTY ATTORNEY (MICHAEL CRAIG)

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9. Accept a one year warranty and surety in the amount of 18,935.58 in the form of Maintenance Bond No. 1163833 for Reserve at Highland Meadows. (No

fiscal Impact)
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10. Approve the release of a surety in the form of Performance Bond No. 1150364 in the amount of 202,312.34 for Reserve at Highland Meadows, Phase 6.

(No fiscal impact)
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H. COUNTY MANAGER (JIM FREEMAN)

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I. COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2 (RICK WILSON)

11. Commissioner Wilson Comments.

J. COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 3 (BILL BRASWELL)

12. Commissioner Braswell Comments.

K. COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 4 (MARTHA SANTIAGO)

13. Commissioner Santiago Comments.

L. COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 5 (JOHN E. HALL)

14. Commissioner Hall Comments.

M. COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1 (GEORGE LINDSEY, CHAIRMAN)

15. Chairman Lindsey Comments.

N. LAY BOARD APPOINTMENTS

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16. Reappoint Becky Helms to the Tourist Development Council for the four-year term, May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2023.

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17. Appoint Jerry Rodriguez as the School Board s ex-officio member to the Planning Commission and Pam Luce as the alternate.

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***RECESS - The Board of County Commissioners will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. or

soon thereafter.***

O. PUBLIC HEARINGS

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* County Attorney opening comments

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18. Public Hearing to consider adoption of a resolution to vacate a portion of platted, unmaintained right-of-way shown as Waynes Pommell on the plat

of Phase 1 Saddlewood Estates.
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19. Public Hearing (LDCT-2019-3 Flag Exemption) (Adoption Public Hearing) to consider the adoption of a County-initiated ordinance amending the Land

Development Code Chapter 7, Section 760.C Exempt Signs, increasing the number of flags per parcel from four (4) to seven (7).
Tagged Passions:ordinance, development, Development, property, and hearing

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20. Public Hearing (LDCD-2019-3 Loughman High School Sub-District Change) to consider an applicant initiated request to change the Land Use

Sub-District designation on approximately 59.58 +/- acres from Institutional-1X (INST-1X) to Institutional-2X (INST- 2X).
Tagged Passions:hearing and education

21. Public Hearing (LDCPAL 2018-16 Triple Canopy CPA) (Transmittal Public Hearing) to consider a Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment

changing the Future Land Use designation on 257.665 +/- acres from Agriculture/Residential-Rural (A/RR) to Leisure/Recreation (L/R) in the Rural Development Area (RDA).
Tagged Passions:rural, strategic, agriculture, development, Development, hearing, and recreation

22. Public Hearing (LDCPAL 2018-17 Hamilton Road CPA) (Transmittal Public Hearing) to consider a Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment

changing the Future Land Use designation on 57.87 acres from Agricultural/Residential-Rural (A/RR) to Business Park Center (BPC) in the Rural Development Area (RDA).
Tagged Passions:rural, business, strategic, streets, agriculture, development, parks, Development, and hearing

23. Public Hearing (LDCPAL 2018-18 Saddle Creek CPA) (Adoption Public Hearing) to consider a Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment changing

the Future Land Use designation on 386.22 acres from Agricultural/Residential-Rural (A/RR) in the Rural Development Area (RDA) to Residential Suburban (RS) in the Suburban Development Area (SDA).
Tagged Passions:rural, strategic, agriculture, development, Development, and hearing

24. Public Hearing (LDCPAL 2018-20 Circle K) (Transmittal Public Hearing) to consider a Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment changing the North Ridge

Selected Area Plan, Policy 2.131-Q4 Modified Land Use Categories. (This case is related to LDCT 2018-19 Circle K.)
Tagged Passions:strategic, hearing, and policy

25. Public Hearing (LDCT 2018-19 Circle K) (First Public Hearing - No Action) to consider a Land Development Code Text Amendment changing the North

Ridge Selected Area Plan, Section 401.06.D Modified Land use Requirements. (This case is related to LDCPAL 2018-20 Circle K.)
Tagged Passions:development, Development, and hearing

26. Public Hearing (LDCPAL 2018-21 Bepas LLC CPA) (Transmittal Public Hearing) to consider the transmittal of a Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Map

amendment to change the land use on 36 acres from Phosphate Mining (PM) to Agricultural Residential Rural (A/RR) and associated ordinance.
Tagged Passions:rural, ordinance, strategic, agriculture, and hearing

27. Public Hearing (LDCT-2018-20 PDs in DRIs) (First Public Hearing - No Action) to consider the adoption of a staff-initiated ordinance to delete

Section 401, E. Pre-DRI and F. DRI in Chapter 4 of the Land Development Code.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, development, Development, and hearing

28. Public Hearing (LDCPAL 2018-15 Capital Improvements Element) (Transmittal Public Hearing) to consider the transmittal of a Large Scale

Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment and associated ordinance.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, strategic, capital spending, Capital Spending, and hearing

29. Public Hearing (LDPD-2018-44 Water s Edge at Lake Gibson Townhomes) for a De Novo hearing to consider an appeal to the Planning Commission s

decision to approve LDPD- 2018-44.
Tagged Passions:planning, boards and commissions, utility, Utility, water, and hearing

P. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 3

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COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 4

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 5

COUNTY COMPTROLLER

30. Removal of equipment from inventory as listed on Blanket Removal Form 2074.

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31. Appoint property custodian for the offices of Equity and Human Resources and Social Services/Healthy Families.

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32. Audit Report 2019-07 Unannounced Cash Count Follow-up: Building Division Unannounced Cash Count.

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COUNTY MANAGER

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Tagged Passions:economic development, development, and Development

33. Approve Polk County QTI Incentive Funds to benefit Project Pin for the company's expansion in the City of Lakeland. ( 6,000 over 1 year)

Tagged Passions:funding, expansion, and incentive

TOURISM/SPORTS MARKETING

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OFFICE OF PLANNING DEVELOPMENT

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34. SET HEARING (LDCD-2019-4 Forest Lake District Change) to consider an applicant initiated request to change the Land Use Sub-District designation

on approximately 102.24 +/- acres from Residential Low-1X (RL-1X), Residential Low-2X (RL-2X), and Residential Low-3X (RL-3X) to Residential Low-4X (RL-4X). (Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
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35. SET HEARING (LDCT-2019-4 Level 3 Modification) to consider the adoption of a County- initiated ordinance amending the Land Development Code.

(Suggested hearing dates are May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. and June 4, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, development, Development, and hearing

36. SET HEARING (LDPD-2018-28 Baker PD De Novo Hearing) to consider an appeal to the Planning Commission s decision to approve LDPD-2018-28.

(Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
Tagged Passions:planning, boards and commissions, and hearing

37. SET HEARING (LDCPAS 2018-13 Citrus Ridge at 27 CPA) to consider the adoption of a Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment and associated

ordinance. (Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, strategic, and hearing

38. SET HEARING (LDCPAS 2019-2 Plateau Avenue Apartments CPA) to consider the transmittal of a Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment and

associated ordinance. (Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
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39. RESET HEARING (LDCPAL 2018-13 Utilities CPA) to consider the adoption of a Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment and associated ordinance.

(The adoption hearing needs to be reset from April 2, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. to May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, strategic, utility, Utility, and hearing

40. Accept Champions Vue Apartments on-site and offsite potable water, wastewater and reclaimed water systems improvements for ownership, operation

and maintenance by Polk County Utilities. (No fiscal impact)
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41. Accept a one year warranty and surety in the amount of 40,518.26 in the form of Maintenance Bond No. 9813598 for Champions Vue Apartments. (No

fiscal Impact)
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42. Accept Heritage Park onsite and offsite potable water, wastewater and reclaimed water systems improvements for ownership, operation and

maintenance by Polk County Utilities. (No fiscal impact)
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43. Accept a one year warranty and surety in the amount of 29,607.39 in the form of Maintenance Bond No. 3391639 for Heritage Park. (No fiscal

impact)
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44. Accept a one year warranty and surety in the amount of 26,931.13 in the form of Maintenance Bond No. 60134012 for Tower Palms. (No fiscal impact)

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45. Accept Tower Palms onsite potable and wastewater system improvements for ownership, operation and maintenance by Polk County Utilities. (No

fiscal impact)
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DEPUTY COUNTY MANAGER

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PROCUREMENT

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COMMUNICATIONS

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COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES

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HEALTH HUMAN SERVICES

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46. Approve State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program homeowner assistance agreements for Case RC17-SHIP-007. ( 114,162.14 one-time

expense)
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EQUITY HUMAN RESOURCES

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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CODE ENFORCEMENT

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COUNTY PROBATION

47. Approve letter of support for allocation of FY18/19 Justice Assistance Grant funds.

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RISK MANAGEMENT

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INDIGENT HEALTH CARE

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DEPUTY COUNTY MANAGER

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FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

FLEET MANAGEMENT

PARKS NATURAL RESOURCES

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FIRE RESCUE

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

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ROADS DRAINAGE

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48. Adopt a Resolution setting speed limits on Shadowbrook Drive East, Shadowbrook Drive North, Shadowbrook Drive South, Shadowbrook Lane and

Shadowbrook Run, within the Shadowbrook Subdivision, near Lakeland. ( 508.62 one-time expense)
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49. Approve State Highway Lighting, Maintenance, and Compensation Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for FY 2019/2020. (

528,381.36 one-time revenue/no match required)
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50. SET HEARING to consider adoption of a Resolution allowing for the installation of traffic calming devices (speed humps) on Dove Meadow Court,

near Lakeland. (Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
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UTILITIES

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WASTE RECYCLING

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51. Approve Gas Collection System, Phase III Change Order. ( 2,340 one-time expense)

52. Approve a new Non-Exclusive Commercial Franchise to JJ Waste Recycling.

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53. Approve FY 2018-19 Non-Exclusive Commercial Franchise Renewal with Advanced Disposal Services Solid Waste SE, Inc.

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ELECTED OFFICIAL AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY

COURT RELATED

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POLK COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER

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POLK COUNTY SHERIFF

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POLK COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

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POLK COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR

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SUPERINTENDENT OF POLK COUNTY SCHOOLS

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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

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COUNTY ATTORNEY

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54. Approve release of lien related to a Workforce Housing Impact Fee Mitigation upon payment to the County of 2080. ( 2080 one-time revenue)

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55. Approve Agreement for Traffic Control on Private Roads for Tuscany Preserve Community.

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56. Approve Release of Lien related to an Affordable Housing Impact Fee Waiver upon the expiration of the lien.

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57. Approve Fourth Amendment To Lease No. 107-09, Extension Agreement, between Polk County and Willow Oak Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. (No fiscal

impact)
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58. Approve Lease Agreement between Polk County and Central Florida Behavioral Health Network, Inc., and adopt a resolution authorizing the lease of

the associated property. (No fiscal impact)
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59. Accept Quit Claim Deed from Louise V. Wadsworth, the remarried widow of James Benjamin Stanton, deceased, for property being donated to the

County. (No fiscal impact)
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60. Accept Drainage Easements from Robert A. Mull in conjunction with Forestview Estates Drainage Improvements project. (No fiscal impact)

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61. Accept instrument for additional right-of-way for Spruce Road, as requested through the Development Review Process. (No fiscal impact)

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62. Approve Land Purchase Agreements in conjunction with the purchase of conservation preservation properties, located in the Lake Wales Ridge

Ecosystem Project - Crooked Lake West Area; Bassette, Pariseau and Vuolo parcels. ( 14,500 one-time expense)
Tagged Passions:Conservation, purchasing, preservation, and property

63. SET HEARING to consider adoption of an ordinance amending Ordinance 18-035, the Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Valmont

Newmark, Inc. (Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, economic development, taxes, Taxes, development, Development, hearing, and ad valorem

64. SET HEARING to consider adoption of an ordinance amending Ordinance 18-027, the Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Excel, Inc.

d/b/a DHL Supply Chain (USA). (Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, economic development, taxes, Taxes, development, Development, hearing, and ad valorem

65. SET HEARING to consider adoption of an ordinance amending Ordinance 18-011, the Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Nucor

Corporation. (Suggested hearing date is May 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, economic development, taxes, Taxes, development, Development, hearing, and ad valorem

ELOISE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

66. Approve Eloise Community Redevelopment Agency Minutes from the November 6, 2018 meeting.

67. Reappoint Larry A. Powell to the Eloise Community Redevelopment Agency advisory committee for the three-year term, May 7, 2019 through May 9,

2022
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

All of the below scheduled meetings constitute public meetings at which two or more

County Commissioners or Planning Commissioners may appear to discuss issues

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that may come before the Board of County Commissioners.

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. - Central Florida Development Council

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Board Meeting will be held at CNP, 72 4th Street NW, Winter Haven.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. - Sidewalk Advisory Committee will meet in

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the Commissioners Conference Room, Room 407.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. - Development Review Committee will meet

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in the Planning and Development Conference Room, Second Floor, County

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Administration Building.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - Second Selection Committee Meeting for

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review and scoring of RFP 19-524, Engineering Services for Ernie Caldwell

Tagged Passions:rfp, RFP, and services

Reclaimed Water Main Phase II, will be held in the County Administration

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Building, Room 150.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - Tourist Development Council s Marketing

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Committee will meet at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park

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Road, Auburndale.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. - Contractor Licensing Board will meet in the

County Commission Boardroom.

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Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:30 p.m. - Transportation Disadvantaged Local

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Coordinating Board will meet in the County Commission Boardroom.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. - Board/Staff Strategic Planning Retreat will

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be held at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road,

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Auburndale.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 3:00 p.m. Lakes Access Advisory Committee meeting

will be held at Parks and Natural Resources, 4177 Ben Durrance Road, Bartow.

Tagged Passions:streets and parks

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. - Lakeland Area Mass Transit District

Board of Directors meeting will be held at 1212 George Jenkins Boulevard,

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Hollingsworth Room, Lakeland.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - Appellate Special Magistrate of the

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Code Enforcement Unit will meet in the County Commission Boardroom.

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions and codes enforcement

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. - Polk Regional Water Cooperative Board

Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, and water

of Directors meeting will be held at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex, 2701 Lake

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Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale.

Tagged Passions:streets and parks

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. - Polk Transportation Planning

Tagged Passions:planning and transportation

Organization will meet for the Ride Walk of Silence Community Forum at First

Presbyterian Church, 175 Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. - Development Review Committee will meet

Tagged Passions:development and Development

in the Planning and Development Conference Room, Second Floor, County

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Administration Building.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - Special Magistrate of the Code

Enforcement Unit will meet in the County Commission Boardroom.

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - Tourist Development Council Sports

Tagged Passions:council, development, Development, and sports

Special Events Committee will meet at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex, 2701

Tagged Passions:events and sports

Lake Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale.

Tagged Passions:streets and parks

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. - Citizens HealthCare Oversight Committee

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On Location Meeting will be held at Central Florida Speech Hearing, 3020

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Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland.

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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - Board/Staff Agenda Review meeting to

discuss the Agenda and any other matters that may come before the Board

will be held in the Commissioners Conference Room, Room 407.


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