Commissioners Begin City Budget Talks by Sharing Priorities
Last updated 5/15/2019 at 10:07am
Lake Wales City Commissioners Tuesday, May 14 kicked off budget talks for the 2019-20 year by sharing their priorities and opinions with city staff.
There was clear consensus that the report from urban planners Dover Kohl, expected in mid-June, will drive spending decisions, particularly use of Community Redevelopment Agency trust funds. Vice Mayor Robin Gibson, who chairs the CRA, said he expects Park Avenue in historic downtown to be the top priority and to set the standard for future redevelopment.
Commissioners also expressed support for partnering with the Lake Wales Housing Authority...