City Events and Recognitions Committee applications due August 21

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill three at-large positions on the City Events and Recognitions Committee (CERC). 

The 11-member committee is comprised of Tacoma residents, with representatives from each of Tacoma’s five Council Districts, who 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 the Economic Development Committee and appointed by the City Council.

The CERC 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.

All members must be Tacoma residents. One can check whether a specific address is within Tacoma city limits on this page. Additional information on the CERC is available through Kala Dralle at or (253) 573-2523.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. To apply, please visit or contact Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5178,, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

– City of Tacoma

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