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Public Notice: Notice of Public Hearing October 12, 2020

Posted September 30th, 2020

Notice is hereby given that at its Regular City Commission Meeting, the Winter Haven City Commission will hold a SECOND READING-PUBLIC HEARING on the proposed ordinance set forth below  at 6:00 p.m. or soon thereafter Monday, October 12, 2020.

The connection information for members of the public who wish to attend or participate in the Public Hearing via the Zoom virtual platform may be obtained by accessing the City’s website at http://mywinterhaven.com.   For persons wishing to attend the Public Hearing via the Zoom virtual platform, please insure that all registration and system requirements in order to connect to the Public Hearing via the Zoom virtual platform have been satisfied prior to the above mentioned date and time.

The public who wish to physically attend and participate in the Public Hearing may also come to the Nora Mayor Hall  at the Florida Citrus Building located at 500 Third Street, N.W., Winter Haven, Florida, which will  be open for members of the public on the above-mentioned date and time.  Social distancing and other Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Florida Department of Health (FDOH) guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 will be followed and observed.

The public is also invited to listen or watch the City Commission Meeting by visiting https://facebook.com/winterhaven.florida/ where the meeting will be live streamed.

All interested parties may appear at the meeting in the manners described above and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance:

                       ORDINANCE NO. O-20-35

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 21 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA, TO AMEND THE WESTERN PORTION OF PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE O-17-58; PROVIDING FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CORRECTION OF SCRIVENER’S ERRORS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (General Location: The vacant parcel generally located north of Old Lucerne Park Road and west of Century Drive (Swiss Golf Road).  The area covered by this request is 83± acres.)

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at such hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceeding and for such purpose he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based (F.S. 286.0105). Please be advised individuals must make their own arrangements to produce this record.

The City Commission may continue the public hearing to other dates and times as it deems necessary.  Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of these or continued public hearings may be announced during the hearing and that no further notices regarding this matter may be published.

If you are not fluent in English and need language interpreter assistance to participate in the proceeding, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at least four (4) days prior to the meeting.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and F.S.S. 286.26, persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding at (863) 291-5627 for assistance; if hearing impaired, telephone the Florida Relay Service Numbers (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Voice) for assistance.

Vanessa Castillo, MMC

City Clerk