Library Renovations: Updated: November 16, 2023: Note that the construction (hammer) noise is expected to ramp up in the coming days!

The scheduling of demolition and construction timelines are pending weather.

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Legislative Advocacy - 2019

Legislative Priorities for the 2019 Session of the General Assembly include:

  • Support for Redevelopment of New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650)
  • Bond bill funding for the expansion and renovation of the Takoma Park Maryland Library
  • Legislation prohibiting the Maryland Department of Transportation from spending any funds for the construction of Maryland Route 410 through the City of Takoma Park that would involve the addition of a new through lane for motor vehicles
  • Protection of small businesses and housing affordability during and after Purple Line construction
  • Legislation mandating coordination and cooperation between utilities, the State Highway Administration, and municipalities in order to minimize impacts on residents and businesses resulting from infrastructure construction and repairs
  • Support for expanded opportunities for municipalities to raise revenues without increasing dependence on property taxes
  • Support for building community resiliency and mitigating the impacts of climate change
  • Montgomery County Public School construction funding

Legislative Advocate’s 2019 End of Session Report

2019 Legislative Highlights

Legislative Advocacy Sections