City of Tampa COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY Notice of Hybrid Live and Virtual Meeting

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Old City Hall
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Tampa, FL 33602
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CITY OF TAMPA

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

NOTICE OF HYBRID LIVE AND VIRTUAL MEETING

Date:          Thursday, June 10, 2021

Time:          9:00 AM. 

Location:    Old City Hall

                   315 E. Kennedy Blvd.

                   Tampa, FL 33602

Agendas:   https://tampa.gov/agendas

Meetings of the City of Tampa Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) held during the COVID-19 state of emergency will be conducted with a live in-person quorum of the CRA present in City Council chambers.  However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the public are encouraged to participate “virtually” through video or audio teleconferencing, referred to by Florida Statutes and rules as “communications media technology” (“CMT”).  These meetings are held in accordance with Emergency Rules of Procedure as adopted or amended by CRA Resolution.

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 will be able to virtually participate in this CRA public meeting by using what is referred to by State of Florida statutes and rules as “communications media technology” (“CMT”) or by the following alternative methods:

1. Send written comments by internet or web at https://www.tampa.gov/PublicComment 

2. Send written comments by email to [email protected]

3. Send written comments by US Mail to City of Tampa City Clerk, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., 3rd Floor, Tampa, FL 33602.

4. Speak remotely during public comment with the use of CMT:

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.

5. Participate by using CMT available at Old City Hall:

Those individuals, who do not have access to a communications media device, have the option of participating via communications media technology, which will be made available to the public by the City of Tampa, during the hybrid live/virtual meeting, at:

Old City Hall

315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602 (2nd Floor)

PLEASE NOTE: Use of masks and social distancing inside the building are encouraged.

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

All written or voicemail comments for CRA matters must be received no later than 24 hours prior to the meeting, in order to be distributed timely to CRA members and made part of the record. Registration for speaking remotely must be requested at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Public comments, made remotely or in-person using CMT, will be heard at the start of the meeting at the direction of the CRA and should not exceed three (3) minutes unless expressly allowed by the CRA.  Written comments received by mail or email will be distributed to the CRA, and will also be included in the permanent record of the meeting.  All public comments timely received by mail, email, or by remote participation via CMT will be afforded equal consideration as if the public comments were made in person.

For additional information, please contact Assistant City Brian Morrison at [email protected] or 813-274-5915.

Should any person desire to appeal any decision of the Tampa 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 [email protected], or by submitting an ADA - Accommodations Request form available online at https://tampa.gov/ADARequest.


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.