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2019-06-19City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, June 19, 2019Information added 6/17.
2019-06-19Joint Meeting of the City Council, Recreation Department, and Recreation Committee - Wednesday, June 19, 2019
2019-06-12City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, June 12, 2019Information added 6/7
2019-06-05City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Additional Information posted 6/3
2019-05-22City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 22, 2019Information added 5/16
2019-05-15City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 15, 2019Information added 5/10
2019-05-08City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 8, 2019Agenda Item 2,3,4 - Information revised on 5/08
2019-05-01City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 1, 2019Information added 4/25
Information added 5/1
2019-04-29City Council Budget Work Session Agenda - Monday, April 29, 2019
2019-04-24City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 24, 2019Information added 4/24
2019-04-17City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Revised information published 4/17
2019-04-15City Council Budget Work Session Agenda - Monday, April 15, 2019
2019-04-10City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Correction and new information posted 4/10.
2019-04-08City Council Budget Work Session Agenda - Monday, April 8, 2019
2019-04-03City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 3, 2019Proposed FY20 Budget posted 4/1
2019-03-20City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, March 20, 2019Agenda Item 3 - revised ordinance on 3/18
2019-03-13City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, March 13 2019Revised information added 3/12
2019-03-06City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, March 6, 2019Information added 3/5
2019-02-27City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 27, 2019Information added 2/23.
2019-02-20City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Canceled due to Inclement Weather
2019-02-13City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 13, 2019Information added 2/7
Agenda Item 1 - Revised on 2/12
2019-02-13City Council and Department Heads Discussion of Council Priorities
2019-02-06City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 6, 2019Information added 2/1.
2019-02-05City Council Retreat (Day 2) - Tuesday, February 5, 2019Retreat #2 rescheduled from 1/29.
2019-01-30City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 30, 2019Information added 1/25. Meeting agenda revised on 1/28
2019-01-24City Council Retreat (Day 1) - Thursday, January 24, 2019
2019-01-23Green Team Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 23, 2019Meeting Agenda revised on 1/18
2019-01-23City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 23, 2019
2019-01-16City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 16, 2019Additional Information added to agenda item 3 on 1/16
2019-01-09City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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20th District Delegation and Takoma Park City Council Joint Priorities Meeting

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7:00 PM

Welcome and Overview – Mayor Kate Stewart

7:10 PM

Public Comments – District 20 Residents and Organizations*
(Opportunity for the community to inform the Delegation of needs and priorities. Speakers are limited to 3 minutes each. Advance sign up is required.)

*To sign up to speak, call 301-891-7214 or email Clerk@TakomaParkMD.gov

7:40 PM

Presentation of Takoma Park Legislative Priorities

8:00 PM

Delegation Comments

8:45 PM

Summary and Closing

9:00 PM

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, December 5, 2018

PDF Agenda (revised 11/30)

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS/AGENDA SCHEDULING UPDATE

FOR THE RECORD: Proclamation - Dance Exchange Celebrates 20 Years in Takoma Park

PUBLIC HEARING

1. Public Hearing on Amending Takoma Park Code, Chapter 11.12, Permits and Improvements to Regulate the Installation of Telecommunications Equipment in City Rights-of-Way (See agenda item 3 below)

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

2. Resolution Identifying the Council’s Goals in Amending Takoma Park Code, Chapter 11.12, Permits and Improvements to Regulate the Installation of Telecommunications Equipment in City Rights-of-Way

3. (Tentative) First Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Chapter 11.12, Permits and Improvements to Regulate the Installation of Telecommunications Equipment in City Rights-of-Way

Revised Ordinance - clean version (posted 12/5)

Revised Ordinance - redlined version (posted 12/5)

4. Second Reading Ordinance Designating Revenues from the Takoma Junction Development Ground Lease to the City's Affordable Housing Funds

5. Resolution Regarding Montgomery College Math and Science Building

Revised Resolution (posted 12/5)

6. Resolution Adopting 2019 Legislative Priorities

7. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of Police Dispatch Console

8. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Adopting the 2019 Cultural Plan

B. Resolution Setting Forth the Dates for the City Council's Winter Recess

C. Resolution Appointing the Youth Council Advisor

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

9. Update on Process to Review Commercial Property Tax

10. Discussion of Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Minimum Age for Members

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS/AGENDA SCHEDULING UPDATE

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF 2018-2019 YOUTH COUNCIL

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

PRESENTATION

1. FY 2018 Audit Report (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report)

2. Police Employees' Retirement Plan Actuarial Valuation

3. Montgomery College Presentation on Math and Science Building

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

4. Second Reading Ordinance Approving FY 2019 Budget Amendment No. 2

5. Second Reading Ordinance Designating Revenues from the Takoma Junction Ground Lease to the City's Affordable Housing Reserve

6. Resolution Commenting on Subdivision Application for 430-434 Ethan Allen Avenue

7. Single Reading Ordinance Approving a Contract for Multifamily Energy Efficiency Services  (Revised 11/28)

8. Resolution of Intent to Proceed with the Takoma Park Recreation Center Land Exchange

9. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Execution of a Grant Agreement with Takoma Park Folk Festival, Inc.

B. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of a Police Dispatch Console

C. Resolution Providing for a Reappointment to the Committee on the Environment

D. Resolution Providing for an Appointment to the Commemoration Commission

E. Resolution Providing for an Appointment to the Safe Roadways Committee

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

10. Discussion of Updated Cultural Plan

11. Discussion of Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Minimum Age for Members

12. Discussion of Proposed Amendments to Takoma Park Code, Chapter 11.12, Permits and Improvements, to Regulate the Installation of Telecommunications Equipment in City Rights-of-Way and Discussion of Resolution Identifying the Council’s Goals for Adopting the Ordinance

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATED

FOR THE RECORD:

Recognition of Safe Grow Photo Contest Winners;
Proclamation of Small Business Saturday (Saturday, November 24, 2018)

PRESENTATION

1.  Presentation of a Subdivision Application for 430-434 Ethan Allen Avenue (Plan #120160170)

2. 2019 Legislative Priorities

8:30 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

3. Second Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Chapter 8.36, Commercial Management Districts and Authorities

4. First Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Purchasing, Chapters 7.04, 7.08, and 7.12

Redlined Version of Purchasing Chapters 7.04, 7.08, and 7.12

5. First Reading Ordinance Approving FY 2019 Budget Amendment No. 2

6. First Reading Ordinance Designating Revenues from the Takoma Junction Ground Lease to the City’s Affordable Housing Reserve (Revised version posted 11/13)

8:40 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

9:00 PM
WORK SESSION

7. Discussion of a Subdivision Application for 430-434 Ethan Allen Avenue (Plan #120160170)

8. Review of Scope of Work for Public Land Management Plan

9. Review of Scope of Work for Parking Management Plan

10. Discussion of Amending Takoma Park Code Chapter 11.12, Permits and Improvements, to Regulate the Installation of Telecommunications Equipment in City Rights-of-Way

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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PDF Agenda (revised)

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATED

FOR THE RECORD:

Municipal Government Works Month Proclamation

ADOPTION OF MINUTES: 1/31/2018; 9/12/2018; (closed session) 1/31/2018

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

1.  Second Reading Ordinance Approving Contract for LED Streetlight Conversion

2. First Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Chapter 8.36, Commercial Management Districts and Authorities

3. First Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code Chapter 11.12, Permits and Improvements, to Regulate the Installation of Telecommunications Equipment in City Rights-of-Way (rescheduled to 11/14)

4. Resolution Revising the Composition and Terms of the Takoma Park Youth Council and Providing for Appointments to the 2018-2019 Youth Council

5. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Providing for an Appointment to the Commission on Landlord- Tenant Affairs

B. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Committee on the Environment

C. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Grants Review Committee

D. Resolution Providing for an Appointment to the Noise Control Board

E. Resolution Providing for an Appointment to the Ethics Commission

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

6. Discussion of Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Purchasing, Chapters 7.04, 7.08, and 7.12

7. Quarterly Financial Report

8. Discussion of FY 2019 Budget Amendment No. 2 

ADJOURN

 

City Council Meeting Agenda - Monday, October 29, 2018

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7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

PRESENTATION

  1. Emergency Preparedness Committee “Stop the Bleed” Program

WORK SESSION

2.  Continued Discussion of the Housing Component of the Draft Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan

Presentation Slides

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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PDF Agenda

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATES

FOR THE RECORD

7:40 PM

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

1.  Resolution Regarding LED Streetlight Conversion and  2. First Reading Ordinance Approving Contract for LED Streetlight Conversion 

3. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Endorsing the FY 20 Community Development Block Grant Program  

B. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of Police Body Worn Cameras and In Car Camera Systems

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

4. Discussion of Amendment to Takoma Park Code, Chapter 8.36, Commercial Management Districts and Authorities

5. Discussion of the Proposed Approach to Council Review of the Tree Ordinance and Tree Canopy Goals 

6. Discussion of Ordinance Regulating Cell Antennas in the Right-of-Way

7. Overview of Proposed Amendments to Takoma Park Code Purchasing Chapters 7.04, 7.08, and 7.12

8. Discussion of Composition of the Youth Council

ADJOURN

 

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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PDF Agenda

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATES

FOR THE RECORD: Proclamation of International Pronouns Day

YOUTH COUNCIL UPDATE

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

  1. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchases of Information Systems Items

B. Resolution Providing for a Reappointment to the Ethics Commission

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

2. Discussion of Resolution and Ordinance Regarding LED Streetlights

Revised Draft of Resolution

3. Review and Discussion of Housing Component of the Draft Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan

4. Discussion of Community Development Block Grant Program Projects

ADJOURN

 

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATES

FOR THE RECORD:

PUBLIC HEARING

1. Public Hearing on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

PRESENTATION

2. Presentation from International Dark Skies regarding the City’s Conversion to LED Streetlights (IDA Director, Jim Dougherty)

3. Update on Citywide Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Efficiency Programs

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

4. Second Reading Ordinance Approving Traffic Calming for Hilltop Road between Geneva Avenue and Mississippi Avenue

5. First Reading Ordinance Approving Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Agreement for 126-128 Lee Avenue (Coalition Homes)

6. Single Reading Ordinance Approving Purchase of Adobe Licenses

9:00 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

7. Commemoration Commission Recognition Programs and Other Projects

8. Review of Housing Component of Draft Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan

ADJOURN

 

Joint Meeting of the City Council and the Commemoration Commission, Monday, September 24, 2018

Audio Recording of Meeting (MP3)

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7:45 PM
CALL TO ORDER

  1. Discussion of Commemoration Commission Recommendation on Streets Names for Civil War Generals (45 minutes)
  2. Overview of the Role of the Commemoration Commission (10 minutes) - City Code, Ch. 2.16, Article 4
  3. Commission Projects and Consideration of Commission Projects Going Forward (10 minutes) - List of Projects and Members, Draft Personal Recognition Brochure, Draft Personal Recognition Application
  4. Next Steps - Development of Commemoration Commission Work Plan and Filling Commission Vacancies (10 minutes)

9:00 PM
ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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PDF Agenda

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATES

FOR THE RECORD

7:30 PM

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

1. First Reading Ordinance Approving Traffic Calming for Hilltop Road between Geneva Avenue and Mississippi Avenue

2. First Reading Ordinance Approving Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Agreement for 126-128 Lee Avenue (Coalition Homes d.b.a. Lee Homes, LLC)

3. Second Reading Ordinance Amending Chapter 3.04, Ethics, of the Takoma Park Code

4. Resolution Approving the City of Takoma Park's Settlement with Fairview Investment Fund II, LP for the Preservation of the 2.68 +/- Acres of Land knows as "Dorothy's Woods" (racial equity considerations revised 9/25)

5. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing the Purchase of Digital Signage for the Interior of the Community Center

B. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Ethics Commission

C. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Committee on the Environment

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

6. Update on Major Projects

ADJOURN

 

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATES

FOR THE RECORD

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

  1.  First Reading Ordinance Amending Chapter 3.04, Ethics, of the Takoma Park Code
  2. Resolution Providing for a Reappointment to the Tree Commission

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

PRESENTATION

3. Takoma Park Commercial Property Tax Structure

Presentation on Commercial Real Property Tax

Examples of Commercial Property Tax

ADJOURN

 

City Council Closed Session Meeting Agenda - Monday, September 10, 2018

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6:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Council Conference Room at 6:30 PM to vote to go into closed session to receive legal advice concerning Dorothy’s Woods. The session will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7). After the closed session, the Council will not reconvene in open session.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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6:00 PM
CALL TO ORDER

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Auditorium at 6:00 PM to vote to go into closed session to receive legal advice regarding a business request for reduction of personal property tax payments. The session will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7). After the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium at 7:30 PM.

7:30 PM
ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATES

FOR THE RECORD

PUBLIC HEARING

1. Public Hearing on a Request for Traffic Calming for the 700 Block of Houston Avenue (to include making the section one-way and installation of a speed hump)

2. Public Hearing on Traffic Calming for Hilltop Road between Geneva Avenue and Mississippi Avenue (installation of a speed hump)

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

3. Resolution Regarding Takoma Park Middle School Expansion

4. Resolution Approving the Purchase of 7905 Flower Avenue by Montgomery County

5. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase and Installation of Emergency Equipment on Replacement Police Vehicles

6. Resolution Appointing a Legal Services Advisory Group

8:00 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

7. Discussion of Traffic Calming for the 700 Block of Houston Avenue (See item 1, above.)

8. Discussion of Traffic Calming for Hilltop Road between Geneva Avenue and Mississippi Avenue (See item 2, above.)

9. Update on Takoma Park Recreation Center Next Steps

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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PDF Agenda

6:00 PM
CALL TO ORDER

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Auditorium at 6:00 PM to vote to go into closed session to receive legal advice and discuss pending litigation concerning Dorothy’s Woods. The session will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7) and 3-305(b)(8). After the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium at 7:30 PM.

7:30 PM
ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULE UPDATES

FOR THE RECORD:

Proclamation of September as Preparedness Month in Takoma Park

PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS

1. Presentation and Discussion of Takoma Park Middle School Expansion

2. Presentation on Streetlight LED Conversion

3. Presentation of Proposed Waiver of City Option to Purchase 7905 Flower Avenue and Montgomery County’s Interest in Exercising Its Right of First Refusal

4. Presentation of Request for Payment in Lieu of Property Taxes (PILOT) for 126-128 Lee Avenue (Homeless Coalition)

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING MATTERS

VOTING SESSION

5. CONSENT AGENDA

A.  Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing the Purchase of Information Systems Items

B. Single Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract for Landscape Field Maintenance

C.  Single Reading Ordinance Approving a Partnership Contract for Community Play Activities

D. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing the Execution of a Contract for Design and Engineering Services for the New Ave Bikeways Project (Maryland Bikeways Grant)

9:00 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON OTHER TOPICS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

6. Discussion of Proposed Waiver of City Option to Purchase 7905 Flower Avenue and Montgomery County’s Interest in Exercising Its Right of First Refusal (See item 3 above)

7. Discussion of Request for Payment in Lieu of Property Taxes (PILOT) for 126-128 Lee Avenue (Homeless Coalition) (See item 4 above)

8. Discussion of Amendments to the Ethics Ordinance

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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CHILDCARE AVAILABLE  - 7:30 – 9:30 PM
For this meeting, childcare will be provided in the Teen Room from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS / AGENDA SCHEDULING UPDATE

FOR THE RECORD

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE FOLLOWING VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

1 and 2. Second Reading Ordinance Authorizing FY 2019 Budget Amendment No. 1 and Second Reading Ordinance Authorizing FY 2019 Stormwater Budget Amendment No. 1

Before voting on the Stormwater Budget Amendment, the City Council will vote to convene as the Stormwater Management Board

3. Second Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract for Lincoln Avenue Sidewalk Construction

4. Second Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of Replacement Police Vehicles

5. Second Reading Ordinance Authorizing a Contract with the International Association of Chiefs of Police to Conduct a Promotional Process for the Police Department

6. 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.)

A. Resolution Providing for a Reappointment to the Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs

B. Resolution Setting Forth Dates for the City Council’s Summer Recess

C. Resolution Authorizing Submission of Legislative Action Requests to the Maryland Municipal League

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

7:45 PM
OTHER PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMENTS ON THE RESOLUTIONS REGARDING THE TAKOMA JUNCTION SITE PLAN

VOTING SESSION

7. Alternative Resolution Regarding the Takoma Junction Site Plan

8. Resolution Regarding the Takoma Junction Site Plan

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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PDF Agenda

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS/AGENDA SCHEDULING UPDATE

FOR THE RECORD

PRESENTATION

  • Update from the Police Chief

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

1 & 2. First Reading Ordinance Authorizing FY 2019 Budget Amendment No. 1 and First Reading Ordinance Authorizing FY 2019 Stormwater Budget Amendment No. 1

COUNCIL TO CONVENE AS THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT BOARD BEFORE VOTING ON STORMWATER  BUDGET AMENDMENT 

3. First Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract for Lincoln Avenue Sidewalk Construction

4. First Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of Replacement Police Vehicles

5. First Reading Ordinance Authorizing a Contract with the International Association of Chiefs of Police to Conduct a Promotional Process for the Police Department

6. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Authorizing the Temporary Closure of Anne Street on September 29 for a Night Market

B. Single Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract for Purchase of a Replacement Trash Truck and a Replacement Recycling Truck for the Public Works Department

C. Single Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract to Provide Recreation Services for People with Disabilities

D. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of a Spacesaver Storage System for the Police Property and Evidence Room

OTHER PUBLIC COMMENTS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

7. Discussion of Formation of a Legal Services Review Advisory Group

8. Discussion of Legislative Priorities to Submit to the Maryland Municipal League

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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PDF Agenda

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS/AGENDA SCHEDULING UPDATE

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

1. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Award of FY19 Community Grants

2. Resolution Appointing the Takoma Park Poet Laureate

8:00 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

3. Discussion of Resolution regarding the Takoma Junction Site Plan (revised cover memo posted 7/6)

Alternative Resolution to be Introduced by Councilmember Jarrett Smith on July 25

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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7:00 PM
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS/AGENDA SCHEDULING UPDATE

FOR THE RECORD

PRESENTATION

1. Presentation on Purple Line Construction

7:30 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON VOTING ITEMS

VOTING SESSION

2. Second Reading Ordinance Authorizing Property Transfer between the Former John Nevins Andrews School and Spring Park

3. Single Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract for Flower Avenue Green Street Construction

4. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Arts and Humanities Commission

B. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Recreation Committee

8:30 PM
PUBLIC COMMENTS

COUNCIL COMMENTS

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

WORK SESSION

5. Continued Discussion of Takoma Junction Project and Proposed Site Plan Adjustments

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - June 20, 2018

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7:30 PM

RECOGNITION OF VOLUNTEERS

UPDATE FROM THE YOUTH COUNCIL

7:40 PM
PRESENTATIONS

1. Report from M.A.N.U.P. (Making a New United People)

2. Report on Takoma Junction Traffic Studies

City of Takoma Park Traffic Study (A. Morton Thomas & Associates, June 2018)

Neighborhood Development Company Traffic Impact Analysis (The Traffic Group, June 2018)

3.  Presentation and Discussion of FY19 Community Grant Award Recommendations

8:30 PM
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 Comments

VOTING SESSION

4. First Reading Ordinance Authorizing Property Transfer between the Former John Nevins Andrews School and Spring Park  (revised 6/20)

5. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Execution of a Contract for the Lunch and Learn Program

WORK SESSION

6. Recommendations for Alternative to Curb Painting to Denote No Parking Areas

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - June 6, 2018

RECEPTION - 7:00 - 7:30 PM

Join the City Council for light refreshments at 7:00 PM in recognition of Immigrant Heritage Month

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LOCATION FOR THE RECEPTION AND MEETING IS THE TAKOMA PARK RECREATION CENTER, 7315 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE

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PDF Agenda

7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

WORK SESSION

1.  State Legislative Advocate’s Report on the 2018 Legislative Session

8:00 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record:
Proclamation of Immigrant Heritage Month
Proclamation of Gun Violence Awareness Month
iii. Public Comments on Voting Items
iv. Public Comments
v. Council Comments
vi. City Manager Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

2. CONSENT AGENDA

WORK SESSION

3. Consideration of Property Transfer between Former John Nevins Andrews School and Spring Park

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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7:00 PM
CALL TO ORDER

WORK SESSION

  1. Follow Up  to the May 16 Work Session - Discussion of Certain Non-traffic Issues Regarding the Takoma Junction Site Plan

7:30 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record:
- Presentation to Winners of the Mayor's Essay Contest
- Nuclear-Free Takoma Park Committee Presentation of Recognition and Certificate of Compliance with the UN Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
iii. Public Comments on Voting Items
iv. Public Comments
v. Council Comments
vi. City Manager Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

2. Second Reading Ordinance Approving Traffic Calming on Fifth Avenue between Orchard Avenue and Eastern Avenue

WORK SESSION

3. Resolution Authorizing the Temporary Partial Closure of the Unit Block of Grant Avenue for the Grant Avenue Market

4. Investment Adviser Presentation on Socially Responsible Investing

5. State Legislative Advocate’s Report on the 2018 Legislative Session (to be rescheduled)

6. Third Quarter Financial Report

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
REPORT TO COUNCIL

Consultant's Report on Draft Takoma Junction Site Plan

7:50 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
- Takoma Junction Process Moving Forward
ii. For the Record
iii. Youth Council Update
iv. Public Comments on Voting Items
v. Public Comments
vi. Council Comments
vii. City Manager Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution Setting Policy Regarding the Level of the City’s General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance

COUNCIL TO CONVENE AS THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT BOARD FOR FINAL ADOPTION OF THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT BUDGET

2, 3, 4. Second Reading Ordinance Adopting the FY 2019 Tax Rate ;  Second Reading Ordinance Adopting the FY 2019 Stormwater Management Budget; 4. Second Reading Ordinance Adopting the FY 2019 Budget

5. First Reading Ordinance Approving Traffic Calming on Fifth Avenue between Orchard Avenue and Eastern Avenue

6A - 6D. Resolutions Authorizing Submission of Grant Applications

6A. Resolution Authorizing an Application for Design Project Funding through the Transportation Alternatives Program

6B. Resolution Authorizing Submission of FY19 Community Legacy Application

6C. Resolution Authorizing Submission of FY19 National Capital Strategic Economic Development Application

6D. Resolution Authorizing Submission of FY19 Strategic Demolition Applications

7. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Board of Elections

B. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Emergency Preparedness Committee

WORK SESSION

8. Discussion of Certain Non-traffic Issues Regarding the Takoma Junction Site Plan

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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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 Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. First Reading Ordinance Adopting the FY 2019 Tax Rate 

2. First Reading Ordinance Adopting the FY 2019 Stormwater Management Budget  

3. First Reading Ordinance Adopting the FY 2019 Budget 

WORK SESSION

4. Discussion of Pending Grant Applications

5. Discussion of Resolution Setting Policy Regarding the Level of the City’s General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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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 Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution Authorizing a Temporary Partial Closure of the Unit Block of Grant Avenue for the Grant Avenue Market

8:10 PM
BUDGET WORK SESSION

2. Final Budget Reconciliation

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Monday, April 30, 2018

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7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

BUDGET WORK SESSION

1. Overview of Departmental and Non-Departmental Budget

2. Budget Reconciliation

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Monday, April 23, 2018

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7:30 PM
CALL TO ORDER

WORK SESSION

1.  Presentation of Takoma Junction Traffic Studies

BUDGET WORK SESSION

2.  Capital Projects

ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

6:30 PM
PUBLIC HEARING

1. Public Hearing on the Constant Yield Tax Rate

2. Public Hearing on the FY 2019 Budget

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record
iii. Youth Council Update
iv. Public Comments on Voting Items
v. Public Comments
vi. Council Comments
vii. City Manager Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

3. Second Reading Ordinance Exempting 100% of Inventory from the Business Personal Property Tax

4. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing a Contract for Computers, Software, and Support for the Computer Learning Center

WORK SESSION

5. Discussion of Takoma Junction Site Plan - Traffic and Circulation

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting - Monday, April 16, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
BUDGET WORK SESSION

1. Discussion of Budget Related to Council Priorities

Additional Material (added April 16):

* FY 2019 Sustainability Budget

* FY 2019 Police Organization Chart and Position Justification

* FY 2019 Housing and Community Development Department Restructuring Proposal

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
PUBLIC HEARING

1. Traffic Calming on Fifth Avenue between Orchard Avenue and Eastern Avenue

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 Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

2. First Reading Ordinance Exempting 100% of Inventory from the Business Personal Property Tax (updated to add ordinance)

3. Resolution Ratifying the Collective Bargaining Agreement between AFSCME Council 67, Local 3399 and the City of Takoma Park, Maryland

4. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Noise Control Board

WORK SESSION

5. Discussion of Takoma Junction Site Plan – Public Space and Sustainability Features

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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7:30 PM
PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Public Hearing on the Proposed FY 2019 Budget

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record: Recognition of Montgomery College Scholarship Recipients; Recognition of Safe Grow Photo Contest Winners
iii. Youth Council Update
iv. Public Comments on Voting Items
v. Other Public Comments
vi. Council Comments
vii. City Manager Comments

8:00 PM*
VOTING SESSION

2. Single Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract for a Resident Survey

WORK SESSION

3. Discussion of Exempting 100% of Inventory from the Business Personal Property Tax

 4. Discussion of Takoma Junction Site Plan – Building Design and Placement on the Property

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record -  Reading of a Poem Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
For the Record - Arbor Day Proclamation
iii. Public Comments on Voting Items
iv. Public Comments
v. Council Comments
vi. City Manager Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Second Reading Ordinance Approving FY 2018 Budget Amendment No. 3

2. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of a Leaf Vacuum

B. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs

C. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Facade Advisory Board

WORK SESSION

3. Presentation of City Manager’s Recommended FY 2019 Budget (cover sheet)

4. Public Presentation of the Neighborhood Development Company (NDC) Takoma Junction Site Plan

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Closed Session - Wednesday March 28, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

6:45 PM
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Auditorium at 6:45 PM to vote to go into closed session to consult with counsel and receive legal advice and to consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals regarding pending or potential litigation related to the relocation of Washington Adventist Hospital. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, Section 3-305(b)(7) and 3-305(b)(8). The Council will not reconvene in public after the closed session.

City Council Meeting Canceled - Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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The meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. 

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CALL TO ORDER 

6:00 PM
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Auditorium at 6:00 PM to vote to go into closed session to consult with counsel and receive legal advice and to consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals regarding pending or potential litigation related to the relocation of Washington Adventist Hospital. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, Section 3-305(b)(7) and 3-305(b)(8). Following the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium at 7:30 PM.

7:30 PM
PUBLIC HEARING

1. Public Hearing on Traffic Calming on Fifth Avenue (between Eastern Avenue and Westmoreland Avenue)
A map showing locations of the traffic calming is now attached to the agenda item.

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record - Safe Grow Photo Contest Winners
iii. Public Comments on Voting Items
iv. Public Comments
v. Council Comments
vi. City Manager Comments
vii. Legislative Update

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

2.  Second Reading Ordinance Approving FY 2018 Budget Amendment No. 3

8:05 PM
WORK SESSION

3.  Preliminary Results of Takoma Junction Traffic Study (This item is postponed. Weather delays in data collection significantly slowed the project. A new presentation date will be set when there is adequate information and analysis for consideration and discussion.)

4. Discussion of Draft Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan Recommendations

5. Commemoration Commission Recommendation on Renaming Grant, Hancock, Lee, Sheridan, and Sherman Avenues

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Auditorium at 6:00 PM to vote to go into closed session to discuss matters related to collective bargaining with AFSCME. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, Section 3-305(b)9. Following the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium at 7:30 PM. 

7:30 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record
iii. Public Comments on Voting Items
iv. Youth Council Update
v. Public Comments
vi. Council Comments
vii. City Manager Comments
viii. Legislative Update

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution Condemning Acts of Gun Violence and Supporting the “March for Our Lives” and Other Efforts to Reduce Gun Violence

2. Resolution Affirming Our Support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

3. First Reading Ordinance Approving FY 2018 Budget Amendment No. 3

4. Resolution Authorizing the Closing of Anne Street for the Crossroads Farmers Market (revised since first posting)

8:15 PM
WORK SESSION

5. CHEER Takoma Park Renters Protection Group Discusses Housing with the City Council

6. Rental Housing Inspections and the Contract with Montgomery County

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

ADA Notice: The City of Takoma Park is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone with a disability who 1) wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing; or 2) cannot attend a public meeting but would like to record an audio comment to be played during the public comment period of the meeting, is invited to contact Jason Damweber, Deputy City Manager, at jasond@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7202 at least 48 hours in advance.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
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 Comments
vii. Legislative Update

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution Adopting the Council Priorities

2. Resolution Regarding School Facilities (revised on 3/07)

3. Single Reading Ordinance Awarding a Contract for a Stormwater Study

4. Single Reading Ordinance Awarding a Renewable Energy Supplier Contract for the Switch to 100% Renewable Campaign

8:15 PM
WORK SESSION

5. Introduction to the Neighborhood Services Team

6. Police Department Annual Report

7. FY 2018 Budget Amendment No. 3 (this item has been removed from the agenda)

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

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Joint Meeting of the City Council and the Committee on the Environment - Monday, March 5, 2018

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Environmental Priorities 

Green Team Action Plan 

CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM

1. Introductions (5 minutes)

2. Updates on energy sustainability and on other environmental efforts in past year (20 minutes)

Sustainability Related Budget Items 

Sustainable Maryland Certification

Residential Trash Tonnage 2015-2017

Stormwater Management:

Budget  Request

Proposed Project List 

3. City Council perspectives on environmental sustainability within current priorities
(15 minutes)

4. Review of previous green team priorities (30 minutes)

5. Discussion of specific areas for joint action: affordable housing, economic development, other (10 minutes)

6. Wrap-up and next steps (10 minutes)

9:00 PM
ADJOURN

City Council Roundtable with Staff on Council Priorities - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM

1. Review of Draft Council Priority Document with Senior Leadership Team

Council Priorities

FY18 City Staffing

2. Council Identification of Priorities for the FY 2019 Budget

3. Selection of Areas of Responsibility for Individual City   Councilmembers

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record - Mayoral Proclamation - Rare Disease Day - February 28, 2018
iii. Public Comments on Voting Items
iv. Public Comments
v. Council Comments
vi. City Manager Comments
vii. Legislative Update

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1.  Second Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Title 8, Business (Outdoor Cafes) 

2. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Authorizing Submission of FY 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Projects

B. Resolution Regarding State Legislation - HB 988 - 2020 Census Grant Program - Establishment and Funding

8:15 PM
WORK SESSION

3. Quarterly Financial Report (1st and 2nd Quarter)

4. Discussion of Personal Property Tax

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

ADA Notice: The City of Takoma Park is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone with a disability who 1) wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing; or 2) cannot attend a public meeting but would like to record an audio comment to be played during the public comment period of the meeting, is invited to contact Jason Damweber, Deputy City Manager, at jasond@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7202 at least 48 hours in advance.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record
iii. Youth Council Update
iv. Public Comments on Voting Items
v. Public Comments
vi. Council Comments
vii. City Manager Comments
viii. Legislative Update

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1.  First Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Title 8, Business (Outdoor Cafes)  Item updated 2/9/18

WORK SESSION

2. Presentation on the Montgomery County Development Review Process

3. Process for Updating and Providing Information on Work of the State Highway Administration (SHA) and Process for Working with SHA (including the Piney Branch Road / Ritchie Avenue Intersection) The list of SHA-related issues has been added to the agenda item.

4. Discussion of School Facility Needs

5. FY 2019 Community Development Block Grant Projects

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

ADA Notice: The City of Takoma Park is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone with a disability who 1) wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing; or 2) cannot attend a public meeting but would like to record an audio comment to be played during the public comment period of the meeting, is invited to contact Jason Damweber, Deputy City Manager, at jasond@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7202 at least 48 hours in advance.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
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 Comments
vii. Legislative Update (including tax duplication letter direction)

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1.  First Reading Ordinance Amending Takoma Park Code, Chapter 2.16 Boards and Commissions (Facade Advisory Board) and Chapter 8.40 Commercial District Facade Regulations (To be rescheduled)

2.  Single Reading Ordinance Regarding Purchase of Police Vehicles

3. Second Reading Ordinance Authorizing the Purchase of Furniture for the Human Resources Department 

4.  CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution Appointing the Youth Council Adviser

B. Resolution Providing for Appointments to the Committee on the Environment

WORK SESSION

5. Discussion of City Council Priorities

6. Discussion of Amending Takoma Park Code, Title 8, Business (Outdoor Cafes)

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

ADA Notice: The City of Takoma Park is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone with a disability who 1) wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing; or 2) cannot attend a public meeting but would like to record an audio comment to be played during the public comment period of the meeting, is invited to contact Jason Damweber, Deputy City Manager, at jasond@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7202 at least 48 hours in advance.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

6:00 PM
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Auditorium at 6:00 PM to vote to go into closed session to consult with counsel to discuss pending litigation regarding the Washington-McLaughlin Property and Dorothy’s Woods. The session will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(6). Following the closed session, the Council will reconvene for the public meeting at 7:30 PM.

7:30 PM
PRELIMINARY MATTERS

i. Additional Agenda Items / Agenda Scheduling Update
ii. For the Record
iii. Youth Council Update
iv. Public Comments on Voting Items
v. Public Comments
vi. Council Comments
vii. City Manager Comments
viii. Legislative Update

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution Supporting a Stronger Maryland Renewable Portfolio Standard and Affirming the City’s Commitment to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Actions to Combat Climate Change and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

2. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing the Lease, Installation, and Support for Canon Photocopiers

3. First Reading Ordinance Authorizing the Purchase of Furniture for the Human Resources Department

WORK SESSION

4. Update on the Crossroads Farmers Market

5. Presentation of Police Employees’ Retirement Plan Actuarial Valuation as of June 30, 2017

6. Staff Overview of Utility Projects in the City

7. Pepco Presentation on the Takoma to Sligo Electric System Infrastructure Project

8. Update on Library Renovation

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

ADA Notice: The City of Takoma Park is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone with a disability who 1) wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing; or 2) cannot attend a public meeting but would like to record an audio comment to be played during the public comment period of the meeting, is invited to contact Jason Damweber, Deputy City Manager, at jasond@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7202 at least 48 hours in advance.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
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 Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution Adopting Council Procedures (Information revised 1/19)

WORK SESSION

2. Discussion of Amendment to Takoma Park Code, Title 8, Business (Outdoor Cafes)

3. Discussion of Amendment to Takoma Park Code, Chapter 2.16 Boards and Commissions (Facade Advisory Board)

4. Discussion of Amendment to Takoma Park Code, Chapter 8.40 Commercial District Facade Regulations

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

ADA Notice: The City of Takoma Park is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone with a disability who 1) wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing; or 2) cannot attend a public meeting but would like to record an audio comment to be played during the public comment period of the meeting, is invited to contact Jason Damweber, Deputy City Manager, at jasond@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7202 at least 48 hours in advance.

Monday, January 22, 2018

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6:30 PM

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to convene in the Auditorium at 6:30 PM to vote to go into closed session to consider a matter that concerns a proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State (Study of Washington Adventist Hospital Facilities including a Freestanding Medical Facility, and involving proprietary financial information). The session will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(4).

The Council will not reconvene in public after the closed session.

City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
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 Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution Adopting 2018 Legislative Priorities

2. Resolution Regarding Request of TJ Beer, Wine and Liquor for Sunday Sales (Board of License Commissioners Resolution 97-53)

3. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Execution of a Grant Agreement for the Takoma Park Independence Day Committee, Inc.

B. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of Replacement Police Radios

C. and D. Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase of Five Replacement Police Vehicles and Single Reading Ordinance Authorizing Purchase and Installation of Equipment for Five Police Vehicles

E. Resolution Providing for an Appointment to the Emergency Preparedness Committee

8:30 PM
WORK SESSION

4. Discussion of Montgomery County Public Schools’ Site Selection for a New Elementary School

5. Discussion of Charter Amendment – Section 702 Council Not to Interfere with Appointments or Removals

6. Review of Council Procedures

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

*All times are estimated.

ADA Notice: The City of Takoma Park is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone with a disability who 1) wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing; or 2) cannot attend a public meeting but would like to record an audio comment to be played during the public comment period of the meeting, is invited to contact Jason Damweber, Deputy City Manager, at jasond@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7202 at least 48 hours in advance.

City Council Meeting - Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER

7:30 PM
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 Comments

8:00 PM
VOTING SESSION

1. Resolution  Calling on Congress to Extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Current Countries and Establish a Pathway to Permanent Residency for TPS and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients

2. Resolution Requesting the Maryland Municipal League to File an Amicus Brief in the Appeal of the Circuit Court Ruling on the Montgomery County Healthy Lawns Act

3. Resolution Approving a Settlement Agreement with Priti’s Fashion and Jewelry, LLC Regarding the Payment of Personal Property Taxes Owed to the City

4. Resolution Appointing Members to the Grants Review Committee and Changing the Term Expiration Date for Committee Members

8:30 PM
WORK SESSION

5. Police Department Purchases of Radios and Vehicles

6. Discussion of Legislative Priorities

7. Request of TJ Beer, Wine and Liquor for Sunday Sales (Board of License Commissioners Resolution 97-53)

8. City Tax Overview

9:30 PM
ADJOURN

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