City of Tampa Community Redevelopment Agency Notice of VIRTUAL Special Meeting

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 9:00am
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CITY OF TAMPA

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL SPECIAL MEETING

 

A “Virtual” meeting of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa (“CRA”) has been called by the CRA Chair as follows:

 

Date:        August 13, 2020

Time:        9:00 AM. 

Location:  Virtual Meeting – Audio only

Agenda:    https://atg.tampagov.net/sirepub/meetresults.aspx?meettype=CRA%20Regular

 

This special meeting of the CRA will be held in accordance with declarations and provisions of the Governor’s Executive Order 20-69 as extended by Governor’s Executive Order 20-150 and CRA Resolution 2020-07.  This means that this special meeting will be conducted by remote participation or teleconferencing, which is referred to by State of Florida statutes and rules as “communications media technology”.

 

The public and citizens of the City of Tampa will be able to watch, listen or view this meeting on:

Spectrum Channel 640

Frontier Channel 15

By Computer:  https://www.tampagov.net/cable-communication/programs/webcast

and

Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/CityofTampaFL/live_videos/

 

Since this meeting will be conducted with the use of communications media technology, the following alternative methods have been established for members of the public to offer public comment at this Virtual Special Meeting of the CRA:

 

  1. You can send your public comments by mail to:

 

                                        City of Tampa City Clerk,

                                        315 East Kennedy Blvd., 3rd Floor

                                        Tampa, Florida 33602

 

 

  1. You can provide your comments via the internet or web:  https://www.tampagov.net/city-council-meeting-public-comment-form;

 

  1. You can leave a voicemail message with your comments by calling (813) 274-8877 (please follow the prompts when you call); or

 

  1. You can speak remotely during public comment by completing the form at https://www.tampagov.net/city-council-meeting-public-comment-form  AND stating on the form provided that you wish to speak live during the public comment period.  You will be contacted by the CRA Secretary’s office with additional instructions on how to speak remotely at the meeting.

 

All written and voicemail comments must be received no later than 12:00 PM Wednesday, August 12, 2020.  Registration for public comment by speaking remotely should also  be completed by 12:00 PM, Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Written comments may not exceed 400-words, and voice-mail comments may not exceed 3-minutes in length.  Voicemail comments will be played during the public comment section of the CRA meeting and become part of the permanent record of the meeting.  Written comments received by mail or email will be distributed to the CRA Board, and will also be included in the permanent record of the meeting.  All public comments timely received by mail, email or voicemail will be afforded equal consideration as if the public comments were made in person.

 

Persons in need of assistance or having questions regarding any of these means of public participation should call the Office of the CRA Secretary and City Clerk (813) 274-8397.

 

Should any person desire to appeal any decision of the CRA with respect to any matter to be considered at this meeting, that person shall ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made including all testimony and evidence upon which any appeal may be based (F.S. 286.0105)

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this public hearing or meeting should contact the City of Tampa’s ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding.  The ADA Coordinator may be contacted via phone at 813-274-3964, email at TampaADA@tampagov.net, or by submitting an ADA - Accommodations Request form available online at tampagov.net/ ADA Request.

Any person who decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this public hearing or meeting are advised, in accordance with Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, that they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to hire a court reporter 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.