TAMPA CITY COUNCIL
Notice of special call public hearing
on proposed fiscal year (FY) 2023 millage rate and
proposed City of Tampa FY 2023 operating budget
and Capital Improvement Program Budget
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Time: 5:01 PM
Location: City Council Chambers, Old City Hall
315 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa FL 33602
The purpose of this special call public hearing is the consideration by Tampa City Council of the tentative FY 2023 millage rate, operating budget and capital improvement program budget for the City of Tampa. The public is invited to participate in this special call public hearing for the purpose of permitting any and all citizens desiring to do so to submit their criticisms, recommendations or suggestions in writing or make oral comments and ask questions concerning the proposed/tentative FY 2023 City of Tampa millage rate, operating budget and capital improvement budget. Members of the public can either attend this public hearing in person in City Council Chambers located in Old City Hall or virtually participate in this public hearing by using what is referred to by State of Florida statutes and rules as “communications media technology” or “CMT”.
Pre-Registration is required to speak virtually during “Public Comment” with the use of CMT:
In order to participate in the public hearing with the use of CMT, please 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 with the use of CMT must be requested at least 24-hours prior to the meeting.
Please contact the City Clerk’s office at 813-274-8397 or at CityClerkStaff@tampagov.net if you have any questions regarding participation or registration. Please also check the City’s website at https://www.tampagov.net for additional information and updates regarding public participation in the public hearing with the use of electronic media or in person.
The public and citizens of the City of Tampa will also be able to watch, listen or view this public hearing on:
Cable TV: Spectrum Channel 640
Frontier Channel 15
Copies of the entire proposed budget are available for review on the City’s website at https://www.tampagov.net/budget or at the City Clerk’s Office, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 315 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (excluding City holidays).
Please note that if any person decides to appeal any decision made by Council, with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to 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/ADARequest.