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Zoom Online Meeting Instructions


Due to the public health crisis, the meeting will be held remotely.

The public may view the meeting as always: on City TV (RCN – 13, HD 1060; Comcast/xfinity – 13, HD 997; Verizon Fios – 28), on the City Council Video Page of the City Website; on YouTube, or on Facebook


In order to improve communication and meet the needs of our community during this time, the Takoma Park City Council will be holding Council meetings remotely through a secure online option to engage in live meetings.

Live public comments will be taken during the meeting at the selected time on the agenda, but advance signup is required at this time. Locate the link to sign up for an upcoming meeting on the City Council meeting agenda page.  The link is next to the meeting date.

After you complete the signup form, you will receive a link by email to log onto Zoom.

Once connected to the meeting you will be auto-muted and blocked from being seen on video to prevent audio/video interference. You will however be able to view and hear the meeting. At the start of the public comment period, the Mayor will call participants by name in the order they signed up to speak. Note that you do not have to use video, you may comment by audio only.

Technology Requirements:

  • Desktop Computer, Laptop, Tablet, or Smartphone.
  • Speakers/Headphones – Most laptops, tablets, and smartphones have built-in speakers.
  • Webcam – Recommended, but not required.
  • Internet Connection – It is important to note that the audio and video quality of the connection corresponds with the quality of your internet connection from your service provider.

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