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One Position Set to Expire This Year on the Public Utility Board

One Position Set to Expire This Year on the Public Utility Board


March 4, 2024



Charleen Jacobs, Staff Liaison, cjacobs@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 502-8205

One Position Set to Expire This Year on the Public Utility Board


TACOMA, Wash. -- The Tacoma City Council is currently seeking applicants to fill one position set to expire this year on the Public Utility Board.


The Public Utility Board is comprised of five Tacoma residents who are nominated by the Government Performance and Finance Committee and appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. The membership term is five years.


The Public Utility Board serves as the governing body for Tacoma Public Utilities and oversees the management and operation of Tacoma Public Utilities, which includes Tacoma Power, Tacoma Water, and Tacoma Rail.


The City is committed to fostering an equitable and anti-racist organization and wants it’s Committees, Boards, and Commissions to reflect Tacoma’s diverse community. For these vacancies, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors, immigrants, and refugees are especially encouraged to apply.


Additional information on the Public Utility Board is available here.


Appointed applicants are required to complete Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act trainings provided by the Washington State Office of the Attorney General within 90 days of being appointed to a Committee, Board, or Commission.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by March 20, 2024 at cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. Questions about the application process, requests for the application in an alternate format, or requests to submit additional documents may be directed to Elizabeth Wing in the City Clerk’s Office at servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5178.