Volunteers needed for Foss Waterway Development Authority

The City seeks three volunteers for the Foss Waterway Development Authority (FWDA) Board. The role of the FWDA is the implementation of the Master Plan for the Foss Waterway, including the sale, lease, development and management of public properties in and along the waterway. Applicants should be civic or business leaders with experience relevant to the purpose of the FWDA in such fields as finance, law, real estate development, construction management or a similar discipline. Citizens who have an ownership interest in real property located within or along the Foss Waterway, employees of the City of Tacoma or Metro Parks, and members of other City of Tacoma boards and commissions are not eligible to serve as members of the FWDA board. Each member serves a 3-year term with a time commitment of four to six hours a month plus five hours for an annual retreat. Applications must be submitted to the Mayor’s Office by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. To apply, send a completed application to Cindy Degrosse, Mayor’s Office, Room 1200, Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402. Applicants can download the required application from the City’s Web site at http://www.cityoftacoma.org or call (253) 594-7848.