Tampa CITY COUNCIL Notice of VIRTUAL Special Call Workshop

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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:00am
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Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Communications Media Technology (Virtual/Remote)
The purpose of this Virtual Special Call Workshop is for the City
Administration to conduct departmental briefings for the Tampa City Council.

Because of the COVID-19 State of Emergency, this virtual meeting of the
City Council will be held in accordance with declarations and provisions of
the Governor’s Executive Order 20-69 as extended by EO 20-123, and by
Resolution No. 2020-225 (available at https://www.tampagov.net/City-Council). It 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:

Cable TV: Spectrum Channel 640
or Frontier Channel 15

Internet: https://www.tampagov.net/livestream
or https://facebook.com/CityofTampaFL

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:
1. Internet or web at https://www.tampagov.net/PublicComment
2. Voicemail message with your comments by calling (813) 274-8877
(Please follow the prompts when you call.)
3. By mail to City of Tampa City Clerk, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., 3rd Floor,
Tampa, FL 33602.
4. Speak remotely during public comment:

Complete the form at https://www.tampagov.net/PublicComment and leave a
comment stating that you wish to speak live during the public comment
period. You will be contacted with additional instructions.

All written or voicemail comments must be received no later than 9:00 AM,

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in order to be made part of the official record of

the meeting. Registration for public comment by speaking remotely should
also be completed by 9:00 AM, Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

Written comments may not exceed 400 words, and voicemail comments may
not exceed 3 minutes in length. Voicemail comments will be played during
the public comment section of the meeting and become part of the permanent
record of the meeting. Written comments received by mail or email will be
distributed to the City Council, 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 requiring help in accessing this means of public
participation should call 813-274-8397 for assistance.

For additional information, please contact City Council Attorney Martin
Shelby at Martin.Shelby@tampagov.net or 813-274-8869.

Should any person desire to appeal any decision of the Tampa City Council
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

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.