Sustainable Tacoma Commission seeks members


The Tacoma City Council is currently seeking applications to fill three positions, including one youth member, on the Sustainable Tacoma Commission. The adult positions are three-year terms, while the youth position (16-18 years old) is for a one-year term.

The purpose of the Sustainable Tacoma Commission is to bring citizen participation and accountability to the implementation of Tacoma’s Environmental Action Plan, and to communicate and encourage public involvement in sustainability issues.

The Tacoma City Council is looking for commission members who provide a balanced representation of various stakeholders, such as the environmental, business, labor, housing, industrial, port, transportation, education, building, and residential communities. The time commitment required for active participation as a Commissioner is generally between four to eight hours per month.

The Commission currently holds its public meetings on the fourth Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m. in the Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Room 243.

For more information on the Sustainable Tacoma Commission, please visit their website or contact Kristin Lynett at or (253) 591-5571.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Wednesday, Jan. 30. To apply,  visit or contact Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5178,, or the City Clerk’s Office, 733 Market St., Room 11, Tacoma, WA 98402.

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