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City Council Meetings - Agendas

Agendas and agenda items for current calendar year meetings are available in the table below. Meeting agenda packets from previous calendar years may also be accessed via tables below; use the pulldown menu to select the year you are interested in.

City Council Rolling Agenda

Takoma Park publishes a rolling agenda that includes a list of future City Council meetings with tentative agendas, along with a schedule of Council-appointed board, commission and committee meetings.

How to View City Council Meetings

City Council meetings and special events related to the Takoma Park City Council may be viewed live online and as archives, all found on the City Council view page.  Takoma Park City TV can be viewed on cable television; Takoma Park is carried regionally on RCN, Verizon and Comcast. Check with your cable provider for the correct channel listing.

A link to watch a meeting in progress will also appear under the Upcoming Events section below.

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Current Calendar Year City Council Agendas

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2016-01-13AgendaPacketCommentsAdditional Information (01/13/2016)
2016-01-20AgendaPacketComments
2016-01-27AgendaPacket (updated 01/21/2016) Comments
2016-02-03Agenda (Updated 02/02/2016)Packet (Updated 02/02/2016) Comments
2016-02-10Agenda (Updated 02/05/2016)Packet (Updated 02/05/2016)
2016-02-17Agenda with links to packet items

City Council Agenda Archive

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Monday, December 14, 2015 - Regular Meeting, Work Session and Closed Session of the City Council

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7:30 CALL TO ORDER

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

REGULAR MEETING (VOTING ITEMS)

8:00 pm

WORK SESSION

8:05 pm

9:00 pm

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT

The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to consult with legal counsel regarding Washington Adventist Hospital's petition to relocate and to discuss pending or potential litigation, including administrative proceedings before the Maryland Health Care Commission (pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7) and §3-305(b)(8)). The Council will not convene in public after the closed session.

Monday, December 7, 2015 - Special Session and Work Session of the City Council

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7:30 pm CALL TO ORDER

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) General Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes

SPECIAL SESSION (VOTING ITEMS)

8:00 pm

WORK SESSION

8:10 pm

BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.

WORK SESSION

9:10 pm

9:30 pm ADJOURN

Monday, November 30, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session

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7:30 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) General Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes: 11/16; 10/12

8:00* pm

REGULAR MEETING (VOTING ITEMS)

(1) Resolution Welcoming Syrian Refugees

(2) First Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of Equipment for the Colby Park Playground

(3) First Reading Ordinance Authorizing a Contract for Renovation of the Colby Park Playground

8:30 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.

8:40 pm

WORK SESSION

(4) Discussion of Council Procedures

9:30 pm

ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - Work Session and Closed Session of the City Council

7:30 pm

CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Proclamation Recognizing the 95th Anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 33
  • (iii) General Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
WORK SESSION
8:00 pm

 9:00 pm  VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT 

The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to consult with legal counsel regarding Washington Adventist Hospital's petition to relocate and to discuss pending or potential litigation, including administrative proceedings before the Maryland Health Care Commission (pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7) and §3-305(b)(8)). The Council will not convene in public after the closed session.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTION SESSION – Following adjournment of the closed session on November 23, the City Council will meet in administrative function session to discuss matters of organization. Administrative function sessions are closed to the public.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - Final Meeting of the Out Going Council Swearing-In of the Incoming City Council

 
7:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER - OUTGOING COUNCIL
 
(1) Public Comments
 
 
(2) Council Remarks
 
 
(3) Adoption of Minutes
 
 
ADJOURN
 
7:45pm
 
ADMINISTRATION OF THE OATH OR AFFIRMATION OF OFFICE
 
Oath or Affirmation of Office - Mayor – Ms. Barbara H. Meiklejohn, Clerk of the Montgomery County Circuit Court, will administer the Oath of Office to Kate Stewart as Mayor
 
Oath or Affirmation of Office - Councilmembers - Mayor Stewart will administer the Oath or Affirmation of Office to Incoming Councilmembers
 

Monday, November 9, 2015 - Regular Meeting of the City Council

7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) For the Record:
  • (iii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iv) General Public Comments
  • (v) Council Comments
  • (vi) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vii) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING (VOTING ITEMS)
8:00 pm
8:15 pm ADJOURN

Monday, October 29, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

 
7:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
 
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
(iii) General Public Comments
(iv) Council Comments
(v) City Manager’s Comments
(vi) Adoption of Minutes
 
REGULAR MEETING (VOTING ITEMS)
 
8:00 pm
 
8:45 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  
 
WORK SESSION
 
9:00 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

Monday, October 19, 2015 - Presentation, Special Session and Work Session of the City Council

 
7:00 pm 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
PRESENTATION
 
 
7:30 pm
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
 
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) General Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
 
SPECIAL SESSION (VOTING ITEMS)
 
8:20 pm 
 
WORK SESSION
 
8:45 pm
 
9:00 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  
 
 
9:10 pm
9:30 pm
  • (5) Discussion of Amendments to the Noise Ordinance (postponed)
10:00 pm ADJOURN

Monday, October 12, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

 
7:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
7:30 pm
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) General Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments

  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
 
REGULAR MEETING (VOTING ITEMS)
 
8:00 pm
  • (5) First Reading Ordinance Providing for Traffic Calming on the 600 Block of Boston Avenue (to be rescheduled)
 
WORK SESSION
 
 8:15 pm
 
 
9:00 pm
 
BREAK - Scheduled 10-minute recess. 
9:15 pm

10:00 pm  ADJOURN

Monday, October 5, 2015 - Closed Session, Public Hearing, Presentation, and Work Session of the City Council

 
6:00 pm 
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
 
The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session at 6:00 p.m. to receive legal advice regarding a development agreement with NDC for the City-owned lot in Takoma Junction. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article § 3-305(b) (7). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene for the public portion of the meeting.
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
7:00 pm
PRESENTATION
 
7:10 pm
7:30 pm
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
WORK SESSION
 
8:00 pm
8:10pm
8:30 pm
 
9:00 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.
 
9:10 pm
9:50 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

Monday, September 28, 2015 - Presentation, Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

7:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
7:00 pm
PRESENTATION
8:00 pm
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) General Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING (VOTING ITEMS)
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.
WORK SESSION
9:15 pm

ADJOURN

Monday, September 21, 2015 - Closed Session and Work Session of the City Council

 
6:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
 
The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to receive legal advice regarding a development agreement with NDC for the City-owned lot in Takoma Junction. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article § 3-305(b) (7). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene for the public portion of the meeting.
 
 7:30 pm
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
 
WORK SESSION
 
 8:00 pm
8:30 pm
8:45 BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  
 
9:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - Presentation, Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

 
7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
7:00 pm PRESENTATION
 
 
7:30 pm 
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
 
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(iii) Public Comments on Voting Items
(iv) Public Comments 
(v) Council Comments
(vi) City Manager’s Comments
 
REGULAR MEETING (VOTING ITEMS)
 
8:00 pm 
  • (2) Resolution Commenting on Site Plan for 6413 Orchard Avenue **Action on the resolution has been postponed.

 
8:30 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  
 
WORK SESSION
 
8:45 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - Public Hearing, Presentation and Work Session of the City Council

 
7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
PUBLIC HEARING
 
7:00 pm 
PRESENTATION
 
 7:10 pm
7:40 pm
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
WORK SESSION
 
8:10 pm 
 
8:40 pm - BREAK - Scheduled 10-minute recess.
 
8:50 pm
 
9:30 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

Monday, July 27 - Closed Session, Regular Meeting and Work Session

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6:00

CALL TO ORDER

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to vote to convene in closed session to receive legal advice related to terms and conditions to be included in a letter of intent with NDC for the redevelopment of the Takoma Junction property. The session is closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, Section 3-305(b)(7). Following the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium for the public meeting.

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

7:30

  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (iii) Public Comments on Voting Items Only
  • (iv) Public Comments
  • (v) Council Comments
  • Council Straw Poll on Additional Attorney Review of an Ordinance Restricting Commercial Use of Disposable Plastic Carryout Bags
  • (vii) Adoption of Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

8:00

  • (6) CONSENT AGENDA

WORK SESSION

8:20

8:40 BREAK

WORK SESSION

8:50

9:30

10:00

ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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Monday, July 20, 2015 - Special Session and Work Session

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7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Additional Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
SPECIAL SESSION
8:00 pm*
WORK SESSION
 8:30 pm
8:50 pm
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess
9:00 pm
9:30
10:00
ADJOURN
*All times are estimated.

Monday, July 13, 2015 - Public Hearing, Regular Meeting and Work Session

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PUBLIC HEARING

7:30

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Additional Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager's Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
8:00
REGULAR MEETING
  • (5) CONSENT AGENDA - Items on the Consent Agenda will be voted on as one motion without discussion unless a Councilmember requests removal of an item for individual discussion and consideration.
8:20
8:40
BREAK
8:50
COUNCIL RELOCATION TO THE AZALEA ROOM
The Council will move to the Azalea Room for the discussion of Library Renovation Options
WORK SESSION
10:00
ADJOURN
*All times are estimated.

 

Monday, July 6, 2015 - Presentation, Special Session and Work Session of the City Council

7:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRESENTATION
7:30 pm
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Additional Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
SPECIAL SESSION
 8:00 pm
8:10 pm   BREAK - Scheduled 10-minute recess
WORK SESSION
8:20 pm
9:15 pm  ADJOURN

Monday, June 22, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

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7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) For the Record: Noting of Proclamations issued by the Mayor
  • (iii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iv) Additional Public Comments
  • (v) Council Comments
  • (vi) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vii) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING
8:00 pm
  • (1) Second Reading Ordinance Adopting an Employee Classification and Compensation System.
  • (2) First Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Title 5, Elections. Council to vote on first reading ordinance.
  • (3) Resolution Ratifying a Collective Bargaining Agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 400. Council to vote on resolution.
  • (4) Resolution Ratifying a Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME. Council to vote on resolution.
  • (5)CONSENT AGENDA
    • A. Resolution Providing for an Appointment to the Recreation Committee
    • B. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Arts and Humanities Commission
    • C. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Board of Elections
    • D. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Safe Roadways Committee
    • E. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Payment of Grant Funds to Montgomery College for the FY15 ACES (Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success) Program
WORK SESSION
 8:15 pm
  • (6) Discussion of Police Community Relations
9:00 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.
9:10 pm
  • Discussion of Police Community Relations (continued)
9:30 pm
  • (7) Discussion of Update to the Strategic Plan (FY 2016 – FY 2018)
10:00 pm ADJOURN

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Monday, June 15, 2015 - Public Hearing, Special Session and Work Session of the City Council

7:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PUBLIC HEARING
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
(iii) Additional Public Comments
(iv) Council Comments
(v) City Manager’s Comments
(vi) Adoption of Minutes
SPECIAL SESSION
8:00 pm
WORK SESSION
8:15 pm
9:30 pm ADJOURN

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Monday, June 8, 2015 - Regular Meeting, Work Session and Closed Session of the City Council

7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
(iii) Additional Public Comments
(iv) Council Comments
(v) City Manager’s Comments
(vi) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING
8:00 pm
  • (4) CONSENT AGENDA
WORK SESSION
 8:15 pm
8:45 pm
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to vote to convene in closed session to enable the City Attorney to provide general legal advice on police matters. The session is closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, Section 3-305(b)(7). Following the closed session, the Council will meet with the City Attorney in administrative function session.
8:45 pm ADJOURN

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Monday, June 1, 2015 - Closed Session, Special Session and Work Session of the City Council

6:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to vote to convene in closed session to discuss cable franchise negotiations and to receive legal advice regarding the negotiations. The session is closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, Section 3-305(b)(7). Following the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium for the public meeting.
7:30 pm
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Additional Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
SPECIAL SESSION
8:00 pm
WORK SESSION
8:15 pm
8:45 pm
9:00 pm ADJOURN

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

Agenda items are typically posted by the end of day on Friday before a meeting. Some items may be available and posted sooner. Early agenda items for the upcoming week and future weeks will appear at the top of the meetings listed.

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRESENTATION

7:30 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update

Public Comments on Voting Items

Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update

Public Comments on Voting Items

Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update

Public Comments on Voting Items

Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update

Public Comments on Voting Items

8:00 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  

Monday, May 18, 2015 - Presentation, Special Session and Work Session of the City Council

Agenda items are typically posted by the end of day on Friday before a meeting. Some items may be available and posted sooner. Early agenda items for the upcoming week and future weeks will appear at the top of the meetings listed.

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRESENTATION

7:30 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items

8:00 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  

 

 

 

Monday, May 11, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRESENTATION

7:30 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items
Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
Public Comments on Voting Items

8:00 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  

 

 

 

Monday, May 4, 2015 - Presentation and Work Session of the City Council

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRESENTATION

7:30 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments
  • (iii) Council Comments
  • (iv) City Manager’s Comments
  • (v) Adoption of Minutes

WORK SESSION

8:00 pm

8:45 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.

9:00 pm

9:30 pm ADJOURN

Monday, April 27, 2015 - Public Hearing, Regular Meeting and Budget work Session of the City Council

7:00 pm CALL TO ORDER
PUBLIC HEARING
7:30 pm
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Other Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING
8:00 pm
BUDGET WORK SESSION
8:10 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

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Thursday, April 23, 2015 - Budget Work Session of the City Council

7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
BUDGET WORK SESSION
 9:30 pm  ADJOURN

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Monday, April 20, 2015 - Presentation and Work Session of the City Council

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRESENTATION

7:30 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

(i) Agenda update/additional agenda items

(ii) Public Comments

(iii) Council Comments

(iv) City Manager's Comments

(v) Adoption of Minutes

WORK SESSION

8:00 pm

8:30 pm BREAK - Scheduled recess

8:45 pm

10:00 pm

ADJOURN

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - Budget Work Session of the City Council

7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
BUDGET WORK SESSION
(1) Public Works, Stormwater, CIP and ERR
 9:30 pm  ADJOURN

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - Public Hearing, Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

Reception for City Manager Suzanne Ludlow

Join the City Council on Monday, April 13, at a light reception for newly appointed City Manager, Suzanne Ludlow, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Community Center Atrium Lobby.

7:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PUBLIC HEARING
7:30 pm
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Other Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Legislative Update
  • (vii) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING
8:00 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

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Thursday, April 9, 2015 - Budget Work Session of the City Council

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Monday, April 6, 2015 - Work Session and Presentation of the City Council

7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(iii) Public Comments
(iv) Council Comments
(v) City Manager’s Comments
(vi) Legislative Update
(vii) Adoption of Minutes
WORK SESSION
 8:00 pm
8:30 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.
PRESENTATION
 8:45 pm
 9:30 pm ADJOURN

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Monday, March 23, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session

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7:30 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) For the Record
  • (iii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iv) Public Comments
  • (v) Council Comments
  • (vi) City Manager's Comments
  • (vii) Legislative Update
  • (viii) Adoption of Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

8:00 pm*

  • (3) CONSENT AGENDA

8:15 pm

BREAK - Scheduled brief recess

WORK SESSION

8:30 pm

10:00 pm

ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - Presentation and Work Session of the City Council

7:00 om
CALL TO ORDER
PRESENTATION
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
 7:30 pm
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments
  • (iii) Council Comments
  • (iv) City Manager’s Comments
  • (v) Legislative Update
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
WORK SESSION
8:00 pm
9:00 pm ADJOURN

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Monday, March 9, 2015 - Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTION SESSION, 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., to discuss matters related to the selection of a City Manager. Administrative Function Sessions are closed to the public.
7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments
(iii) Council Comments
(iv) City Manager’s Comments
(v) Legislative Update
(vi) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING
8:00 pm
WORK SESSION
8:10 pm
8:40 pm
BREAK - Scheduled 10-minute recess
8:50 pm
9:15 pm  ADJOURN

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Monday, March 2, 2015 - Closed Session and Work Session

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6:30 pm

CALL TO ORDER

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to meet with representatives of TPSS Co-op to discuss its expansion plans; the potential relocation of the Co-op business to a new site within the proposed development at Takoma Junction; and the Co-op's financial capacity to carry out out such expansion and relocation. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article § 3-305(b)(4). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene for its open session at 7:30 pm

7:30 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments
(iii) Council Comments
(iv) City Manager’s Comments
(v) Legislative Update
(vi) Adoption of Minutes
WORK SESSION
8:15 pm

9:00 pm - Break

9:10 pm

10:00 pm

ADJOURN

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Monday, February 23, 2015 - Closed Session, Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

7:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to meet with Keystar Eco Housing, one of the three finalist developers seeking to redevelop the City-owned property in Takoma Junction. The session is being closed so as not to compromise the competitive proposal process by revealing the financial capacity and financing structure of the proposal to the other finalist developers. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article § 3-305(b)(14). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene for its open session.
7:30 pm
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(iii) Public Comments on Voting Items
(iv) Other Public Comments
(v) Council Comments
(vi) City Manager’s Comments
(vii) Legislative Update
(viii) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING
8:00 pm
WORK SESSION
8:20 pm
8:40 pm - BREAK - Scheduled 10-minute recess.
8:50 pm
10:00 pm
ADJOURN

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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - City Council / Department Roundtables

7:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
DEPARTMENT ROUNDTABLES (Download the Presentations)
(1) Public Works
(2) Lifelong Takoma
(3) Library
(4) Police
9:00 pm
ADJOURN

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Closed Session of the City Council

4:00 pm (The closed session vote will take place in the Auditorium at 4:00 p.m.)
CALL TO ORDER
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to meet separately with each of the three finalist developers seeking to redevelop the City-owned property in Takoma Junction. The session is being closed so as not to compromise the competitive proposal process by revealing the financial capacity and financing structure of each of the proposals to the other finalist developers. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article § 3-305(b)(14). Following the closed session, the City Council will adjourn for the evening.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - City Council / Department Roundtables

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

Report Distribution: Fiscal Year 2015-2nd Quarter Report

DEPARTMENT ROUNDTABLES (Download the presentations)

(1) Finance

(2) Information Systems

(3) Communications

(4) Housing and Community Development

(5) Recreation

9:00 pm

ADJOURN

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Monday, February 9, 2015 - Presentation, Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

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Monday, February 2, 2015 - Presentation of the City Council

7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments
(iii) Council Comments
(iv) City Manager’s Comments
       -Report Distribution: COLTA Annual Report
(v) Legislative Update
(vi) Adoption of Minutes
PRESENTATION
8:00 pm
 9:00 pm ADJOURN

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Monday, January 26, 2015 - Presentation and Regular Meeting of the City Council

Administrative Function Session – Monday, January 26, 6:00 p.m. The City Council will meet in administrative function session to participate in an emergency preparedness training and exercise. Administrative function sessions are closed to the public. After the session, the City Council will attend the farewell reception for Brian Kenner, the departing City Manager.
FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR DEPARTING CITY MANAGER, BRIAN KENNER between 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm in the Community Center Atrium Lobby. The public is invited to join the City Council at this farewell reception for Mr. Kenner.
7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
(iii) Other Public Comments
(iv) Council Comments
(v) City Manager’s Comments
(vi) Legislative Update
(vii) Adoption of Minutes
PRESENTATION
 8:00 pm
REGULAR MEETING
9:00 pm
  • (5) CONSENT AGENDA
9:20 pm ADJOURN

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - Presentation, Public Hearing and Closed Sessions of the City Council

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6:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto (wooded portion of the Washington McLaughlin School property) and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on the topic. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article § 3-305(b)(3) and (7). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene for the presentation and public hearing.

7:00 pm

PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC HEARING

(1) Washington Adventist Hospital Petition to Relocate

8:00 pm*

PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
(ii) Public Comments
(iii) Council Comments
(iv) City Manager's Comments
(v) Legislative Update
(vi) Adoption of Minutes
8:30 pm
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to consult with legal counsel regarding Washington Adventist Hospital's petition to relocate before the Maryland Health Care Commission and to discuss pending or potential litigation (including administrative proceedings) before the Commission (pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article § 3-305(b)(7) and (8)). Following the closed session, the City Council will adjourn for the evening.
ADJOURN

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - Presentation, Regular Meeting and Work Session of the City Council

On Monday, January 12, 2015 from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. the City Council will meet with three members of the 20th District Delegation for an informal discussion and dinner in the Hydrangea Room of the Takoma Park Community Center. Download Meeting Notice
7:00 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRESENTATION
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
7:30 pm
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Other Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
REGULAR MEETING
8:00 pm
8:45 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.
WORK SESSION
9:00 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

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Monday, January 5, 2015 - Special Session and Work Session of the City Council

7:30 pm
CALL TO ORDER
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
- Brief Update on Relocation of Washington Adventist Hospital
(ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
(iii) Other Public Comments
(iv) Council Comments
(v) City Manager’s Comments
(vi) Adoption of Minutes: October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24
SPECIAL SESSION
8:00pm
WORK SESSION
8:15 pm
8:45 pm - BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.

9:00 pm

9:45 pm
10:00 pm ADJOURN

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