Simpson contract, renewable energy key joint study session

Members of the City Council and the Tacoma Utility Board are scheduled to hear a presentation about a new 10-year power contract with the Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company during a joint study session Oct. 11. The joint session also is scheduled to include a discussion about renewable energy technology and trends, and their application to Tacoma Power’s power supply portfolio. The public may attend the noon study session in Room 16, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., but the Council will not take public comment. CityPost (Channel 85 on Click!, Channel 77 on Comcast) will air the audio portion of the session live. Replays of the study session audio may be heard Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. on CityPost (Channel 85 on Click!, Channel 77 on Comcast).