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Applicants Sought for the Board of Ethics

Applicants Sought for the Board of Ethics


October 7, 2019 


Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152
Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054


Applicants Sought for the Board of Ethics

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill two positions on the Board of Ethics.

The Board of Ethics is comprised of five regular members, who are Tacoma residents recommended by the Government Performance and Finance Committee and appointed by the City Council. The membership term is three years. 

The role of the Board of Ethics is to receive, investigate, and make recommendations for disposition of complaints of violation of the Code of Ethics by the City Manager, the Tacoma Public Utilities Director, a member of the Public Utility Board, or a City-elected official. The Board of Ethics may also render advisory opinions in response to a request by one of the aforementioned officials, and render and publish formal opinions on any matter within the scope of the Board of Ethics' authority which it may deem appropriate. 

Additional information on the Board of Ethics is available on their website or through City Clerk Doris Sorum at dsorum@cityoftacoma.org or at (253) 591-5361.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Monday, October 21, 2019, by visiting cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or by contacting Michelle Emery at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office (733 Market St., Room 11, Tacoma, WA 98402).