Published on: Friday, April 21, 2017 Public Notices

Public Hearing on Proposed Charter Amendment "Nominations and Elections" - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
7:30 PM
Community Center Auditorium

Pursuant to Section 502(c) of the Takoma Park Charter, the Council of the City of Takoma Park will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Charter titled “Nominations and Elections.”

As proposed, the amendment would (1) change the date of City Elections from odd numbered years to even numbered years; (2) set the term for the Mayor and City Council elected in 2017 to one year; (3) change the date of the nominating meeting to the second Tuesday after Labor Day in an election year; (4) extend the time for the Board of Elections to certify election results; and (5) change the day on which the newly elected Mayor and Councilmembers take office.

The hearing will take place in the Auditorium, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 7:30 PM.

All interested persons should attend the public hearing and sign up to speak. Written comments may be submitted to the City Clerk, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912; or The full text of the proposed amendment is available on the Election Date Change page of the Project Directory.

Attest: Jessie Carpenter, CMC
City Clerk