Downtown, Channel District, Tampa Heights Riverfront and Central Park CRA Community Advisory Committees Virtual Special Meeting

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
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DOWNTOWN, CHANNEL DISTRICT, TAMPA HEIGHTS RIVERFRONT AND CENTRAL PARK CRA COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEES NOTICE OF VIRTUAL SPECIAL MEETING

A “Virtual” Special Meeting of the Downtown, Channel District, Tampa Heights Riverfront, and Central Park CRA Community Advisory Committees (“CAC”) has been called as follows:

Date:                    Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Time:                    3:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M

Location:             Virtual Meeting – Audio only

The purpose of this Virtual Special Meeting is to discuss a possible grant program for small businesses located in the Community Redevelopment Areas in the City of Tampa that may be economically impacted by the COVID‐19 Emergency. No other business will be conducted at this Virtual Special Meeting of the CAC.

Because of the COVID‐19 State of Emergency, this special meeting of the CRA will be held in accordance with declarations and provisions of the Governor’s Executive Order 20‐69. 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”.

Since this meeting will be conducted with the use of communications media technology, the following alternative methods have been established for members of the CAC and the public to participate in this Virtual Special Meeting of the CAC:

1.  By way of GoToMeeting. Please join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/998794085 You can also dial in using your phone. (For supported devices, tap a one‐touch number below to join instantly.) United States: +1 (872) 240‐3212 Access Code: 998‐794‐085 One‐touch: tel:+18722403212,,998794085# Join from a video‐conferencing room or system. Dial in or type: 67.217.95.2 or inroomlink.goto.com Meeting ID: 998 794 085

Or dial directly: 998794085@67.217.95.2 or 67.217.95.2##998794085

2. Public Comments on this topic can be emailed to Shelisia.Jackson@tampagov.net by 2:00 PM on Tuesday April 21, 2020. All emailed comments on this topic will be read aloud during the Public Comment section of the meeting.

Public comments may not exceed 3‐minutes in length. All public comments submitted via this method will be afforded equal consideration as if the public comments were made in person.

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.

For additional information, please contact Community Redevelopment Agency Director, Michelle Van Loan at 813‐242‐3809.

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.