Tacoma City Council seeks volunteers for Planning Commission

The City of Tacoma’s Planning Commission has an opening for citizens residing in Council District 5 (south and south end). The term for the position begins immediately upon appointment and expires on June 30, 2015. 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. To ensure eligibility for the District 5 position, citizens may obtain a map of Council Districts from the City Clerk’s Office or view it here. To apply, contact Cindy DeGrosse, Mayor’s Office, 747 Market St., Room 1200, Tacoma, WA 98402, (253) 594-7848, or click here. To ensure consideration, applications are due no later than Fri., July 13, 2012.