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City Joins HUD’s House America Initiative

Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. City of Tacoma Joins HUD’s House America Initiative. --Tacoma Sets Goal to Have 96 Units of Affordable Housing in the Pipeline by December 31, 2022-- TACOMA, Wash. -- Mayor Victoria Woodards and the...
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Council on Recent Acts of Violence Across U.S.

A Statement From the City Council on Recent Acts of Violence Across the United States. Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. A Statement From the City Council on Recent Acts of Violence Across the United States. “This weekend’s horrific shootings...
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Local Rules

If you have any comments to the proposed local rule regarding Electronic Filing and Service, please send your comments to MunicipalCourt@cityoftacoma.org on or before June 5, 2022.
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Resident Member Position Open on TERS Board

Applications Due May 27, 2022 for Resident Member Position on Tacoma Employees’ Retirement System Board. Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. Applications Due May 27, 2022 for Resident Member Position. on Tacoma Employees’ Retirement System Board. TACOMA, Wash....
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Statement From Judge David Ladenburg

A Statement From Tacoma Municipal Court Judge David B. Ladenburg. Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org. A Statement From Tacoma Municipal Court Judge David B. Ladenburg. TACOMA, Wash. – “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the Tacoma community, starting as a prosecutor in 1991 and then...
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Temporary Intersection Closure April 6

Temporary Intersection Closure at North 21st and North Orchard Streets Scheduled April 6. March 31, 2022 (Updated April 7, 2022) Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Stacy Ellifritt, Media and Communications, stacy.ellifritt@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2005. Temporary Intersection Closure at North 21st and North Orchard Streets Scheduled April 6. The...
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Dennis Ball to Serve as Municipal Court Judge

Tacoma City Council Appoints Retired Commissioner Dennis Ball to Temporarily Fill Position Vacated by Judge Dwayne Christopher on the Tacoma Municipal Court. Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. Tacoma City Council Appoints Retired Commissioner Dennis Ball to. Temporarily Fill Position...
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Statement on February Officer-Involved Shooting

Melanie Harding, City of Tacoma,melanie.harding@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 777-8692. Bucoda Warren, City of Tacoma, bucoda.warren@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 341-8702. A Statement From Mayor Victoria Woodards on February 15 Officer-Involved Shooting. TACOMA, Wash. -- By now, many have heard about the officer-involved shooting that occurred in pursuit of a homicide suspect the afternoon of February...
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2022 State of the City

Mayor Victoria Woodards to Present the 2022 State of the City Address in a Virtual Format. Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. Mayor Victoria Woodards to Present the 2022 State of the City Address in a Virtual Format. TACOMA, Wash....
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Minority Business Development Act of 2021

Minority Business Development Agency Permanently Authorized in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal. Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications,tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. Minority Business Development Agency Permanently Authorized in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal. TACOMA, Wash. - The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced that the Minority Business Development...
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Changes to MFTE Program

Tacoma City Council Votes to Adopt Proposed Changes to Multifamily Property Tax Exemption Program. Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications,tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. Tacoma City Council Votes to Adopt Proposed Changes. to Multifamily Property Tax Exemption Program. TACOMA, Wash. – On November 9, 2021,...
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Open Enrollment for Employees 2022

About Open Enrollment for City of Tacoma Government Employees. Open Enrollment is your opportunity to review/change your current benefit plan elections and ensure they continue to meet the needs of you and your family. It is also your opportunity to add or remove dependents from your health plans. Choosing your...
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Statement Arrest of Suspect

Joint Statement from Mayor Victoria Woodards and Council Member Catherine Ushka on Arrest of Suspect in Multiple Homicides. Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054. Joint Statement from Mayor Victoria Woodards and Council Member Catherine Ushka. on Arrest of Suspect in Multiple Homicides. TACOMA, Wash. -- On October 21,...
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Today’s Multiple Homicides

Joint Statement from Mayor Victoria Woodards and Council Member Catherine Ushka. We want to acknowledge the tragic events that occurred late this afternoon and the four lives that were lost. We extend our sympathies to those directly impacted, the Eastside community, and all of Tacoma. While there are not a lot of details available on this incident right now, we reiterated yesterday, that we as a Council, place high value on community safety. We are taking actions to address it. We understand that gun violence can disrupt everyone’s sense of safety as well as result in heartbreaking loss of life. We also commend the work the Police Department has done over the years to ensure that homicide cases like this one are successfully resolved. We know there are impacts to all first responders in these kinds of emergencies, including the members of our fire and police departments that responded to this scene. We know our police will diligently collect the facts of this case. As we learn more, we as a community will find our way through this together.
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MLK Community Service Awards

Tacoma’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards Nominations Are Now Open. Tammi Bryant, Tacoma Venues & Events, tbryant@tacomavenues.org, (253) 257-5540. Stacy Ellifritt, Media & Communications, stacy.ellifritt@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2005. Tacoma’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards Nominations Are Now Open. The City of Tacoma’s Events & Recognitions Committee (CERC)...
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Styrofoam

Service Update September 27, 2021-Styrofoam Machine Out of Service. The Styrofoam processing machine located at the Tacoma Recycle Center is currently inoperable. Due to the age of the equipment it is in need of major repairs, and the timeline remains uncertain. We realize this is an inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work to get this issue resolved.
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Employee Benefits Special Enrollment 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Special Enrollment for City of Tacoma Government Employees Only. Why is this Special Enrollment Opportunity Being Offered?. Washington State is rolling out a new State-operated Long-Term Care (LTC) insurance program funded by payroll taxes starting January 1, 2022. Employees working in Washington will pay $0.58 per $100 of all earnings.
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Tacoma Venues and Events Director Recruitment

The City of Tacoma is in the Executive Recruitment Process for Tacoma Venues & Events Director. The City of Tacoma has retained SearchWide Global to conduct a search for Tacoma Venues & Events Director. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a large team at an arena, convention center, or stadium and oversee a significant size budget. The TVE Director is expected to perform highly complex and innovative work resulting in positive impacts to the city organization and overall quality of life of the community.
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Chief of Police Recruitment

The City of Tacoma is seeking an experienced, transformational leader to serve as its next Chief of Police for the Tacoma Police Department. August 2021 – October 2021: Advertising, candidate sourcing and community and department outreach occurs. October 15, 2021: Position closes. October 2021 – November 2021: Candidate interviews. November...
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Public Utility Board

The five-member board oversees the operations of Tacoma’s electric and water utilities and industrial freight-switching railroad. The Tacoma City Council appoints the board members, and they serve five-year terms, unpaid. Members of the Public Utility Board. Mark Patterson, Chair. Term: 2012-2022. Mark Patterson is a Tacoma native and a...
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