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Tue
May 31

West Tampa CRA Community Advisory Committee Special Events and Projects Subcommittee Meeting

When:  Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Time:    4:00pm

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) redevelopment issues, events, and special projects. 

For more information, please contact Jesus Niño at (813) 274-7427 or jesus.nino@tampagov.net.

Where: Virtual

Virtual Information – You can join via:

Microsoft Teams meeting

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The following West Tampa CRA Community Advisory Committee (CAC) members may be present at the meeting:  Carlos Ramirez, Joseph W.J. Robinson, Delphine Jones, Tina Young, Walter Smith II, Benjamin Baisden, Janice Williams, Jeanette LaRussa Fenton, Kandfry Ocana-Hendrick, Michael Braccia, Sandra Sanchez, Emanuel Wilson.

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.
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NOISE ORDINANCE PUBLIC MEETING 1 — TPD DISTRICT 1

DATE: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

TIME: 6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.

LOCATION: David Barksdale Senior Citizen Center

1801 N. Lincoln Avenue

TOPIC: City of Tampa staff want to hear your feedback on the existing noise ordinance and ideas for possible changes.

INVITED: All City of Tampa stakeholders

CONTACT: Natalia.Verdina@tampagov.net

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.

Wed
June 1

  PUBLIC NOTICE

ETCRP HESS Subcommittee Meeting

(Health, Education & Social Services)

                                      

When:                 Wednesday, June 1, 2022

                           

Time:                  5 p.m.

Where:                TPD District III Conference Room

3808 N. 22nd Street

Tampa, FL 33610                

Topic:                 ETCRP Subcommittee meeting

Contact:             Harold A. Jackson

(813) 866-0930 Ext. 1322

Channel District CRA Community Advisory Committee Meeting

When:  Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Where:  Port Tampa Bay Boardroom - 1101 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Time:    5:30 PM

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss Channel District redevelopment issues.  For more information, please contact Jeff Burton at (813) 274-8152.

VIRTUAL CALL-IN INFO

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Channel District CRA Community Advisory Committee Meeting

When:  Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Where:  Port Tampa Bay Boardroom - 1101 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Time:    5:30 PM

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss Channel District redevelopment issues.  For more information, please contact Jeff Burton at (813) 274-8152.

VIRTUAL CALL-IN INFO

You can dial in using your phone:  + 1 941-263-1615
Access Code: 709 659 475#

You can also join from your computer:  Click here to join the meeting

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.

Thu
June 2

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TAMPA CITY COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA

Date:                    Thursday, June 2, 2022

Time:                   9:00 AM

Location:             Old City Hall

                             315 E. Kennedy Blvd.  Tampa FL 33602

Agenda:               https://tampa.gov/agendas

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

                     Frontier Channel 15

Internet:       https://www.tampa.gov/livestream

Members of the public can attend in person in City Council chambers in Old City Hall or virtually participate in this public meeting by using what is referred to by State of Florida statutes and rules as “communications media technology” (“CMT”).

 

TO SPEAK REMOTELY DURING PUBLIC COMMENT WITH THE USE OF CMT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:
Complete the form at https://www.tampa.gov/PublicComment AND state on the form under “Request Type” that you wish to speak live during the public comment period. You will then be contacted with additional instructions on how to participate live through the use of CMT. Registration for speaking remotely must be requested at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

TO PARTICIPATE REMOTELY IN PUBLIC HEARINGS USING CMT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:

Comments specific to a public hearing will be heard when it appears on the agenda.  Instructions for participating in quasi-judicial and legislative public hearings are available at:

https://www.tampa.gov/document/instructions-participate-virtual-public-hearing-34621

Please note: In order to participate in quasi-judicial matters remotely via CMT, cell phones and smartphones are not compatible as they will not allow you to share your camera when connected. You must have access to a communications media device such as a tablet or a computer equipped with a camera and microphone that will enable you to be seen (video) and heard (audio) by the City Council and all other participants.

Persons requiring help in accessing these means of public participation should call 813-274-8397 for assistance.

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 https://tampa.gov/ADARequest.

For additional information, please contact City Council Attorney Martin Shelby at Martin.Shelby@tampa.gov or 813-274-7719.

EVALUATION COMMITTEE MEETING FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT EXERCISE CONSULTING SERVICES FOR ELECTION SECURITY AND COMPLEX  COORDINATED ATTACK , RFP #21041922

Date:           JUNE 2, 2022               

Time:          9:30 AM

Location:   PURCHASING CONFERENCE ROOM

                   306 E. JACKSON ST.

                   TAMPA, FL 33602

CONTACT:    INGER WELCH, PROCUREMENT ANALYST

                        CITY OF TAMPA PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

                        306 E. JACKSON STREET, 2ND FLOOR EAST

                        (813) 274-8355

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.

City of Tampa, Public Art for Tampa Fire Rescue Station 1

Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Melissa.Davies@tampagov.net

www.tampa.gov/arts

Items discussed: Review of Artists for Mural

Location:

Tampa Fire Rescue

808 E. Zack meeting room

 Tampa, Florida 33604

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.

COMMITTEE MEETING FOR 1ST SCORING –BUILDING AND EVENT SECURITY SERVICES AT TAMPA CONVENTION CENTER, RFP #71042122

Date:           JUNE 2, 2022               

Time:          1:00PM

Location:   PURCHASING CONFERENCE ROOM

                   306 E. JACKSON ST.  TAMPA, FL 33602

CONTACT:    IVETTE ROSARIO, SR. PROCUREMENT ANALYST

                        CITY OF TAMPA PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

                        306 E. JACKSON STREET, (813) 274-8837

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.

SLBE REVIEW COMMITTEE: SHELTERED MARKET PROGRAM

Time & Date:    2:30 P.M. Thursday, June 2, 2022                                                                                                                      

Location:         3rd Floor, EBO Conference Room

                        Tampa Municipal Office Building (TMOB)

                        306 E. Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602

Topic:              To review projects eligible for solicitation as a Sheltered Market Procurement pursuant to the City of Tampa’s Equal Business Opportunity Program.

Contact:           Ardail Allen 813-274-5542 or Ardail.Allen@tampagov.net

                       

Note:   All meetings are open to the public. 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.

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.

GOAL SETTING COMMITTEE: SUBCONTRACTS

Time & Date:    3:30 P.M. Thursday, June 2, 2022                                                                                                       

Location:         3rd Floor, EBO Conference Room

                       Tampa Municipal Office Building (TMOB)

                       306 E. Jackson Street  Tampa, FL 33602

Topic:              To review projects eligible for application of subcontract participation goals pursuant to the City of Tampa’s Equal Business Opportunity Program.

Contact:           Reginald Thomas 813-274-5543 or Reginald.Thomas@tampagov.net

Note:   All meetings are open to the public. 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.

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.

TAMPA CITY COUNCIL EVENING MEETING QUASI-JUDICIAL & LAND USE HEARINGS

Date:                    Thursday, June 2, 2022

Time:                   5:01 PM

Location:             Old City Hall

                             315 E. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa FL 33602

Agenda:               https://tampa.gov/agendas

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

                     Frontier Channel 15

Internet:       https://www.tampa.gov/livestream

Members of the public may participate in the Tampa City Council meetings by either attending in person in the City Council Chambers, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602 or “virtually” through video teleconferencing, referred to by Florida Statutes and rules as “communications media technology” (“CMT”).

PRE-REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY IN A PUBLIC HEARING ON A QUASI-JUDICIAL OR LEGISLATIVE MATTER. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC HEARINGS VIA CMT, INCLUDING SCHEDULES, A LINK TO REGISTRATIONS FORMS, AND DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO PARTICIPATE THROUGH THE USE OF CMT, SEE: https://www.tampa.gov/quasi

In order to participate via CMT you must have access to a communications media device (such as a tablet or a computer equipped with a camera and microphone) that will enable you to be seen (video) and heard (audio) by the City Council and all other participants. For these specific two-way video virtual meeting formats, cell phones and smartphones are not compatible as they will not allow you to share your camera when connected.

Persons in need of assistance or having questions regarding means of public participation should call the Office of the City Clerk at 813-274-8397 for assistance.

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 https://tampa.gov/ADARequest.

For additional information, please contact City Council Attorney Martin Shelby at Martin.Shelby@tampagov.net or 813-274-7719.

East Tampa Community Advisory Committee Special Call Budget Meeting

DATE:                 Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 6 p.m.

LOCATION:      Ragan Park Community Center

1200 E. Lake Avenue Tampa, FL 33610

Members of the public may attend this CAC Special Call meeting in person or virtually.

Join on your computer or mobile app

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Or call in (audio only)

+1 941-263-1615,,982581328#   United States, Sarasota

Phone Conference ID: 982 581 328#

Please contact Eva Hughes with any questions at (813) 242-3807.

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.

PUBLIC NOTICE

ETCRP Planning & Evaluation Subcommittee Meeting

   When:               Thursday, June 2, 2022

                           

                                               

    Time:               6 p.m.

    Where:             TPD District III Conference Room

                             3808 N. 22nd Street

                             Tampa, FL 33610

               

    Topic:              ETCRP Subcommittee meeting

    Contact:           Clinton Paris

(813) 841-4169

Mon
June 6

CITY OF TAMPA
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Date(s) and Time: Monday, June 6, 2022, at 5:30 P.M.

Location: Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Boulevard, City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, Tampa, FL 33602

 

Members of the public who do not wish to appear in person may submit written comments by mail to Architectural Review & Historic Preservation, 1400 N. Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607, or by e-mail to Beverly.Jewesak@tampagov.net. All written comments must be received no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting in order to be distributed to the Commission members and to be included in the official meeting record. To check the postponement or cancellation status of the public hearing, please contact Beverly Jewesak at (813) 274-7706. www.tampagov.net/historic-preservation NOTE: ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

West Tampa CRA Community Advisory Committee Economic Development Subcommittee Meeting

When:  Monday, June 6, 2022

Time:    5:30 PM

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss West Tampa redevelopment issues.  For more information, please contact Jesus Niño at (813) 274-7427.

VIRTUAL CALL-IN INFO

You can dial in using your phone:  + 1 941-263-1615
Access Code: 875 011 371#

You can also join from your computer:  Click here to join the meeting

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.

Tue
June 7

City of Tampa Human Rights Board Meeting

Date:               Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time:               9:00 a.m.

Location:         Lemon Street Municipal Building, 4900 W. Lemon St., 1st FL Room C, Tampa, FL 33609

Topic:              Human Rights Board Monthly Meeting

Contact:           Questions may be directed to Abbye Feeley, Director, at (813) 274-7575 or by email at abbye.feeley@tampagov.net

Members of the public who do not wish to appear in person, due to COVID-19 or otherwise, may submit written comments by mail to the City of Tampa Human Rights Board, 4900 W. Lemon Street, Tampa, FL 33609, or by email to maurice.foster@tampagov.net.  All written comments must be received no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting to be distributed to the Board members and be included in the official record of the meeting. To check the status of the public hearing regarding postponement or cancellation, please contact Maurice Foster at (813) 274-5856 a minimum of two (2) days prior to the public hearing date.

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.

Drew Park CRA Community Advisory Committee Meeting

When:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Where:  Tampa Police District 1 Headquarters, 3818 W. Tampa Bay Boulevard

Time:    5:30 PM

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss Drew Park redevelopment issues.  For more information, please contact Jesus Niño at (813) 274-7427.

VIRTUAL CALL-IN INFO

You can dial in using your phone:  + 1 941-263-1615
Access Code: 359 392 787#

You can also join from your computer:  Click here to join the meeting

Drew Park CRA Community Advisory Committee Meeting

When:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Where:  Tampa Police District 1 Headquarters, 3818 W. Tampa Bay Boulevard

Time:    5:30 PM

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss Drew Park redevelopment issues.  For more information, please contact Jesus Niño at (813) 274-7427.

VIRTUAL CALL-IN INFO

You can dial in using your phone:  + 1 941-263-1615
Access Code: 359 392 787#

You can also join from your computer:  Click here to join the meeting

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.

Downtown CRA Community Advisory Committee Meeting

When:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Where:  TMOB – 306 E. Jackson Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room

Time:    6:00 PM

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss Downtown redevelopment issues.  For more information, please contact Jeff Burton at (813) 274-8152.

VIRTUAL CALL-IN INFO

You can dial in using your phone:  + 1 941-263-1615
Access Code: 921 445 932#

You can also join from your computer:  Click here to join the meeting

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.

Downtown CRA Community Advisory Committee Meeting

When:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Where:  TMOB – 306 E. Jackson Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room

Time:    6:00 PM

Purpose:  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss Downtown redevelopment issues.  For more information, please contact Jeff Burton at (813) 274-8152.

VIRTUAL CALL-IN INFO

You can dial in using your phone:  + 1 941-263-1615
Access Code: 921 445 932#

You can also join from your computer:  Click here to join the meeting

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.

East Tampa Community Advisory Committee Meeting

DATE:                 Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 6 p.m.

LOCATION:      Ragan Park Community Center

                         1200 E. Lake Avenue Tampa, FL 33610

Members of the public may attend this CAC meeting in person or virtually.

Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only)

+1 941-263-1615,,918339947#   United States, Sarasota

Phone Conference ID: 918 339 947#

Please contact Eva Hughes with any questions at (813) 242-3807.

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.

Wed
June 8

CITY OF TAMPA
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Date(s) and Time: Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at 5:30 P.M.

Location: Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Boulevard, City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, Tampa, FL 33602

 

Members of the public who do not wish to appear in person may submit written comments by mail to Architectural Review & Historic Preservation, 1400 N. Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607, or by e-mail to Beverly.Jewesak@tampagov.net. All written comments must be received no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting in order to be distributed to the Commission members and to be included in the official meeting record. To check the postponement or cancellation status of the public hearing, please contact Beverly Jewesak at (813) 274-7706. www.tampagov.net/historic-preservation NOTE: ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

PUBLIC NOTICE

ETCRP Public Safety Subcommittee Meeting

When:        Wednesday, June 8, 2022

                

                                               

Time:         6:30 p.m.

Where:      TPD District III Conference Room

3808 N. 22nd Street

Tampa, FL 33610

                               

Topic:        ETCRP Subcommittee meeting

Contact:    Kristopher Gallagher

gallagherkris@gmail.com

Thu
June 9

SLBE REVIEW COMMITTEE: SHELTERED MARKET PROGRAM

Time & Date:   2:30 P.M. Thursday, June 9, 2022                                                                                                                       

Location:         3rd Floor, EBO Conference Room

                        Tampa Municipal Office Building (TMOB)

                       306 E. Jackson Street  Tampa, FL 33602

Topic:              To review projects eligible for solicitation as a Sheltered Market Procurement pursuant to the City of Tampa’s Equal Business Opportunity Program.

Contact:           Ardail Allen 813-274-5542 or Ardail.Allen@tampagov.net

                       

Note:   All meetings are open to the public. 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.

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.