City seeking applicants for Board, Committee positions

  Apply for the City Events and Recognitions Committee by July 21

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill one at-large position and one position representing Council District No. 5 on the City Events and Recognitions Committee (CERC).

The nine-member committee consists 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.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday, July 21, 2017. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Sola Wingenbach at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

 

   Applicants sought for Board of Ethics

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill one position on the Board of Ethics, which consists of five regular members, recommended by the Government Performance and Finance Committee and appointed by the City Council. The membership term is three years and is composed of Tacoma residents. 

The role of the board is to receive, investigate, and make recommendations for disposition of complaints of violation of the Code of Ethics by the City Manager, the Director of Public Utilities, a member of the Public Utility Board (Utility Board), or a City-elected official. The Board may also render advisory opinions in response to a request by one of the aforementioned officials, and render and publish formal opinions on any matter within the scope of the Board’s authority which it may deem appropriate.

To find out additional information on the Board of Ethics, please visit their website or contact Doris Sorum, City Clerk, at (253) 591-5361.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Monday, July 24, 2017. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Sola Wingenbach at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

– City of Tacoma

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