The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill several seats on the Sustainable Tacoma Commission. The purpose of the Sustainable Tacoma Commission is to:


§  Bring citizen participation and accountability to the implementation of Tacoma’s Environmental Action Plan

§  Communicate and encourage public involvement in environmental sustainability issues


This could be the perfect opportunity for you if you want to:

§  Affect positive change in your community

§  Advise Tacoma City Council on sustainability issues


  Want to apply? Here’s what you need to know:


§  Applications for youth (16 – 22 yrs.) and adults (18+ yrs) are now being accepted

§  Commissioners serve 2-3 year terms (youth term is 1 year)

§  Applicants must be able to attend monthly meetings (currently the third Tuesday of each month from 4:30-6:30pm. Monthly time commitment is usually between 4-6 hours)


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by April 18th, 2018


To apply, please visit or contact Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5178,


To learn more about the Commission’s duties and responsibilities, visit