The City Council is scheduled to hear a resolution March 21 that would authorize an $115,025 agreement with The Waters Consulting Group from the General Fund to assist in the executive search for a Human Resources Director, Fire Chief, Internal Auditor and Director of the Office of Management, Budget and Analysis.
Contact: Gwendolyn Voelpel, City Manager's Office, firstname.lastname@example.org, (253) 591-2040
Members of the City Council are scheduled to consider a resolution March 21 that would express support or opposition to the Winthrop Rehabilitation Project as proposed by A.F. Evans. The Council is scheduled to offer its opinion of the rehabilitation project in response to a request from the Housing Division staff of the State Department of Community Trade, and Economic Development.
Contact: Ryan Petty, Community and Economic Development, email@example.com, (253) 591-5139
City Council members are scheduled to discuss two transportation issues during the March 21 study session. Sound Transit staff will present a grade separation alternative for commuter rail trains to cross Pacific Avenue as part of the planned Sounder service extension to Lakewood. Council members are also scheduled to discuss Tacoma's priority projects for the Regional Transportation Improvement District. The Council will not take public comment during the study session. 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). On-demand audio archives are available on the Web within 24 hours of the meeting at www.tvtacoma.com.
Contact: Rob McNair-Huff, Community Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Neighborhoods & Housing Committee
March 20, 4:30 p.m. in Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Room 248
- Winthrop update, review of Consolidated Housing Plan.
Economic Development Committee
March 21, 3 p.m. in Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., 9th Floor Visibility Room
- Museum marketing campaign to promote cultural tourism, Foss Waterway seaport project (Working Waterfront Maritime Museum) and update on Sixth Avenue parking issues.
Government Performance & Finance Committee
March 22, 9 a.m. in Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Room 248
Environment & Public Works Committee
March 22, 4:30 p.m. in Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Room 248
- Governor's Puget Sound Initiative with Jay Manning, Deptartment of Ecology Director; Urban Waters with Sara Long, Urban Waters Board Member; and Citizens for a Healthy Bay with Stanley Cummings, Executive Director.
Joint Public Safety & Human Services / County Council Public Safety Committee
March 23, 4:30 p.m. in Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Room 248
The Tacoma City Council meets at 5 p.m. Tuesdays in the Council Chambers on the first floor of the Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St. Council meetings are televised live by TV Tacoma on Channel 12, and archives of the Council meetings may be viewed online at www.tvtacoma.com.
Editor's Note: For information about these or other City activities after business hours, please call Communications Supervisor Scott Huntley, (253) 591-5791 (office) or (253) 905-1010 (cell), or Community Relations Specialist Rob McNair-Huff, (253) 591-5054 (office) or (253) 651-0572 (cell).