Here are two press releases from The City of Tacoma for open spots on the Community’s Police Advisory Committee and the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT
Reuben McKnight, Staff Liaison, reuben.mcknight@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5220

Applicants Sought for the Landmarks Preservation Commission

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill the following positions on the Landmarks Preservation Commission:

  • Architect (Two Positions):  Open to an individual who is currently or has been in the past a professionally certified architect.
  • Professional (Two Positions): Open to individuals who have had professional experience or training related to historic preservation originating from employment or study within the following disciplines: Arts or art history, architecture, history, architectural history, planning, prehistoric and/or historic archeology, conservation, construction or building trade, landscape architecture, urban planning or design, structural engineering, land use or real estate law, real estate, appraisal or real estate finance, project management or contracting, or related discipline.
  • At-Large (One Position):  Open to an individual with a demonstrated interest in historic preservation who is a resident of Tacoma.

Non-voting ex officio members may be appointed to four-year terms to represent residents, property owners, and business owners within Tacoma’s historic districts. The Commission oversees the establishment and regulation of landmarks, local historic districts, proposed name changes for public facilities, and certain property tax incentives.

The City is committed to creating an equitable and anti-racist community and wants our committees, boards, and commissions to reflect our diverse community. For these vacancies, Black and Indigenous community members, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors, youth, immigrants, and refugees are especially encouraged to apply.

To find additional information on the Commission, please visit their website here.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by end of day Thursday, September 22, 2022.

To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. For questions about the application process, to request the application in an alternate format

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT

Ted Richardson, Staff Liaison, trichardson@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 341-8702


Applicants Sought for the Community’s Police Advisory Committee

The Tacoma City Council is currently seeking applicants to fill four positions on the Community’s Police Advisory Committee (CPAC) consisting of one youth position, one At-Large position, and one position each for residents of Council District Nos. 1 and 5.

CPAC is an advisory panel to the City Council as it pertains to Tacoma Police Department (TPD) policy. The Committee is responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing police policy, procedures, rules, training, completed investigations, and programs at the request of the City Council or City Manager;
  • Promoting awareness of the public complaint process, and receiving and reviewing policy complaints by members of the public;
  • Providing advice to the City Council, the City Manager, and the Chief of Police on police policy, procedures, rules, training, and programs;
  • Fostering understanding between TPD and the community, and promoting TPD services and resources; and
  • Convening community conversations on services, programs, policy, procedures, rules, training, and issues of public safety.

Qualified applicants will be residents of Tacoma, not hold any other elective public office, not currently serve as a member of the Tacoma Police Department or be an immediate family member of a department employee.

The City is committed to creating an equitable and anti-racist community and wants our committees, boards, and commissions to reflect our diverse community. For these vacancies, Black and Indigenous community members, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors, immigrants, and refugees are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Additional information on the CPAC is available here.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by end of day Thursday, September 22, 2022. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. For questions about the application process, to request the application in an alternate format, or to submit additional documents, please contact Michelle Emery in the City Clerk’s Office at servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5505.