§ 1.02. General powers.  


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  • The city commission of the City of Lake Wales, as the governing body pursuant to the provisions of Article VIII, Section 2(b) of the State Constitution and the provisions of the Municipal Home Rule Powers Act, Chapter 73-129, Laws of Florida, has the power to enact any legislation concerning any subject matter upon which the state legislature may act except when expressly prohibited by law and shall have the governmental corporate and proprietary powers to enable it to conduct municipal functions and render municipal services and exercise any powers for municipal purposes as provided by law except where expressly prohibited by law.