City Council Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, November 1, 2023
City Council meetings usually take place in the Community Center Auditorium. Meetings are hybrid. The public may attend the meeting or 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. Meetings may also be viewed on Zoom.
Upcoming Agendas (PDF)
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
The City Council will meet in the Auditorium at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, for the purpose of voting to convene in closed session only. The topic will be NDC and the Takoma Junction Project and the meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7) and (8), which permit a public body to meet in closed session to consult with counsel to receive legal advice and discuss pending or potential litigation with staff, consultants, or other individuals. After the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium for the regular meeting.
RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA / AGENDA SCHEDULING UPDATE
FOR THE RECORD
- Proclamation Recognizing the Hishmeh Brothers Operating a Business in Takoma Park for 50 Years (PDF)
Proclamation Recognizing 10 Years of 16/17 Year Old Voting and 30 Years of Non-Citizen Voting in Takoma Park(moved to 11/8)
GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENTS
- Comment in person or via Zoom*
*To comment on Zoom, registration is required by 5 pm on the day of the meeting. There is no registration requirement to comment in person.
CITY MANAGER COMMENTS
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
1. Presentation on Montgomery County Development Review Process (PDF) (presentation 30 minutes/Q&A 15 minutes) Canceled - to be rescheduled.
- Presentation (PDF) (revised 11/1)
3. Quarterly Financial Report (1st Quarter) (PDF) (30 minutes)
Closed Session/Administrative Notice Disclaimer
From time-to-time circumstances may require the City Council to meet in closed session or administrative session to protect City interests and the interests of others. As such, the Council reserves the right to meet in administrative session or closed session as needed. The Council, through staff, will make every effort to provide as much advance notice as possible of any administrative session or closed session. The City Council also reserves the right to adjourn an open meeting and proceed with an administrative session or closed session, with or without notice, pursuant to Maryland Code, § 3-104 of the General Provisions Article or Maryland Code, § 3-305 of the General Provisions Article and any other applicable provisions of the Open Meetings Act.
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 wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations at a City of Takoma Park public meeting or public hearing is invited to contact Jessie Carpenter, City Clerk, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-891-7267 at least 48 hours in advance.