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City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

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The Mayor and other members of the City Council are elected officials and serve part time. Visit individual councilmember pages for direct contact information. Links are below.

Link to City Council meeting calendar

Contact
City Council
Phone Fax Email
Address

City Council
City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Hours & Location

The Mayor and other members of the City Council are elected officials and serve part time. Visit individual councilmember pages for direct contact information. Links are below.

Link to City Council meeting calendar

Salary and Benefits of the Mayor and City Councilmembers

Effective July 1, 2022:

The Mayor receives an annual salary of $15,829.20.

Each member of the City Council receives an annual salary of $12,176.36.

Elected officials are eligible to participate in the City’s health insurance program on a cost-sharing basis, with the City paying 50% of the lowest cost base premium rate for individual coverage.

Other benefits include:

  • use of a City of Takoma Park smartphone for City email and phone calls during the term in office ;
  • opportunity to attend conferences beneficial to the City through organizations such as the National League of Cities and the Maryland Municipal League (MML); and
  • reimbursement of certain other expenses, such as for travel to meetings at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and the MML Montgomery County Chapter.

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About the Takoma Park City Council

All legislative powers of the City are vested in a body designated as the Council of the City of Takoma Park, consisting of seven members. Six of these members are elected by ward and are called Councilmembers, and one is elected at large and is called the Mayor. The regular term of the Councilmembers and the Mayor is two years or until their successors have been elected and duly sworn. The current City Council was elected on November 8, 2022.

Takoma Park’s Wards

The City of Takoma Park is divided into six wards each represented by a single councilmember. The Mayor is elected at large by voters from all wards.

Don’t know what ward you live in? The Ward Map & Street Directory page has an interactive map and downloads to help you determine what ward your household is located in.

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