Tacoma City Council seeks volunteers for Planning Commission

The City of Tacoma’s Planning Commission has a vacant position available for citizens residing in Council District No. 1 (West End and North End), for a term that would expire on June 30, 2014. The Planning Commission advises the City Council on issues related to the City’s Comprehensive Plan, mixed-use centers development, land use and development regulations, transportation, capital facilities and other long- and short-range planning studies. The Planning Commission meets at 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month in Room 16, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St. A map of District No. 1 can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office or viewed at http://www.cityoftacoma.org/Page.aspx?nid=56 . To apply, contact Cindy DeGrosse, Mayor’s Office, 747 Market St., Room 1200, Tacoma, WA 98402, (253) 594-7848 or visit http://www.cityoftacoma.org/commissions . To ensure consideration, applications are due no later than Fri., Aug. 19, 2011.