City seeks applicants for Sustainable Tacoma Commission

The City of Tacoma’s Office of Environmental Policy and Sustainability is currently seeking applications for five vacancies on the Sustainable Tacoma Commission, the citizen group that oversees the City of Tacoma’s ongoing sustainability efforts.

Membership is open to different stakeholders, such as the environmental, business, labor, housing, industrial, port, transportation, education, building, and residential communities. Commission members serve terms of three years. The purpose of this Commission is to bring citizen accountability, transparency, and awareness to the long-term implementation of Tacoma’s Climate Action Plan, as well as manage, coordinate, communicate, and encourage public involvement regarding sustainability issues. The Sustainable Tacoma Commission oversees the City of Tacoma’s Office of Environmental Policy and Sustainability and makes recommendations about sustainability initiatives to Tacoma City Council.

The Sustainable Tacoma Commission currently holds its public meetings on the second Tuesday of every month between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Tacoma City Hall. However, this schedule may be adjusted to accommodate new members.

More information about the Sustainable Tacoma Commission is available online here.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Tues., March 31. To apply, please visit or contact Nicole Emery at, (253) 591-5178, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., in downtown Tacoma.


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