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The City Clerk's Office provides a variety of services and acts as a central source of information for residents, managers and other City staff, the City Council, other local governments and outside organizations. Regular activities focus around the Council's weekly meetings. The City Clerk also serves as the elections administrator for all City elections, manages the City's records retention program, and maintains the City Code. The navigation menu on the left side of the page details the full range of services the City Clerk provides.

Current Public Notices from the City Clerk

Important Information for New Tenants

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Tenant Rights to Civic Inclusion

In 2013, the City Council enacted two important amendments to the Housing Code to ensure that tenants who live in multi-unit housing have the opportunity to fully participate in the electoral process.

1) Candidates’ access to multi-unit buildings:

After providing notice to landlords and tenants, qualified candidates and their volunteers are permitted to enter apartment buildings for the purpose of campaigning for office or to register voters. This may occur during the 90-day period before an election and only for candidates who are running to represent an area that includes the multi-unit building. Of course, tenants are not required to open their doors to candidates. The City provides, free of charge, a sign that a tenant may place on the apartment unit door to indicate that canvassing is not welcome.

2) Information packets for new tenants:

Within seven days of a new tenancy, landlords are required to distribute to new tenants a City-supplied packet of information to include: a) State of Maryland voter registration forms; b) City of Takoma Park voter registration forms for residents not eligible to register and vote in county, state, and national elections; and c) other material designated by the City regarding services, laws, and the electoral process.

The complete packet is available in English and Spanish.

Pepco’s Energy Savings Programs

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Pepco provides a variety of energy saving incentives, rebates, and other programs to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. An informative presentation was given by Susan Marinelli, DSM Residential Program Manager, Pepco Energy Wise Rewards, at the City Council meeting on Monday, July 1, 2013.