City seeks applicants for Tacoma Events and Recognitions Committee

The City of Tacoma is looking for applicants to fill four positions on Tacoma’s Events and Recognitions Committee, which serves as an advisory and action committee on matters pertaining to City-hosted events and special recognition programs. The committee is responsible for planning, reviewing, and evaluating events; engaging the community in its fundraising efforts; and soliciting corporate and private sponsorships to leverage funds for City-hosted events, such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and the City of Destiny Awards.

The nine members appointed to the committee consist of Tacoma residents, with representatives from each of Tacoma’s five Council Districts, and bring a range of perspectives and expertise that focus on the City’s commitment to celebrate civic engagement and special observations. Committee members are recommended by Tacoma City Council’s Economic Development Committee and appointed by Tacoma City Council.

Currently, the City of Tacoma seeks to fill one At-Large position, one position representing Council District 2, one position representing Council District 4, and one position representing Council District 5. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Fri., Sept. 26. Apply online at or by contacting Linnea Meredith at (253) 591-5178, City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., in downtown Tacoma. More information is available by contacting City of Tacoma staff liaison Christina Watts at or (253) 594-7925.