City Offices and Facilities Closed Sunday May 26 & May 27- In Observance of Memorial Day

City Offices and Facilities will be closed Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. As always, the Takoma Park Police Department is open for emergency services. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday.

Library Renovations: Updated: May 14, 2024 -TKPK Celebrates a Major Construction Milestone With a Structural Steel Topping-off Ceremony on May 21 from 3-3:30 pm

The scheduling of demolition and construction timelines are pending weather.

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Mayor Searcy

Mayor Talisha Searcy

Contact Mayor Talisha Searcy

Talisha Searcy
Phone: 202-339-7914
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About Mayor Talisha Searcy

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Talisha Searcy moved to Takoma Park in 2013. Talisha is passionate about civic engagement. She served as the President of the New Hampshire Gardens Community Association from 2015 to 2017. While in this role, Talisha secured grant funding for community engagement activities including block parties and commissioned a neighborhood entrance sign. “As the former President of the New Hampshire Gardens Community Association, I learned that it takes residents and city staff working together to get things done. I look forward to listening and learning from all Takoma Park residents about what you would like to see in our community”.

Additionally, Talisha Searcy works for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the Director of Research and Evaluation for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. She earned her undergraduate degree in Economics from Georgia State University and Master’s degrees in Economics and Public Administration from the Syracuse University.

What Ward Do I Live In?

The City of Takoma Park is divided into six wards each represented by a single councilmember. The councilmembers are elected every two years in a general election. Please use the downloadable street list and map below to determine in which ward your household is located.

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