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Meet the Tacoma City Council

The City of Tacoma operates under a Council-Manager form of government.  City Council Members are comprised of a Mayor and eight Council Members (five Councilmanic districts and three at-large) elected to serve four-year terms.


As the policy-making body of the City, the City Council serves as the link between the residents of Tacoma and their municipal government. They are responsible for enacting and amending City laws, adopting the Biennial Budget, appointing citizen boards, committees and commissions and providing guidance and direction for actions which affect the quality of life in the City.

Photo of Mayor Victoria Woodards
Mayor Victoria Woodards
(253) 594-7848
Constituent Services
Donlisa Scott
Council Support
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Fax: (253) 591-5123
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Councilmember Anders Ibsen
Anders Ibsen
Position 1

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Justin Camarata
Position 2

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Councilmember Keith Blocker
Keith Blocker
Position 3

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Photo of Council Member Catherine Ushka
Catherine Ushka
Position 4

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Photo of Council Member Chris Beale
Chris Beale
Position 5

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Photo of Council Member Lillian Hunter
Lillian Hunter
Position 6


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Photo of Council Member Conor McCarthy
Conor McCarthy
Position 7

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Councilmember Ryan Mello
Ryan Mello
Position 8

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Tacoma Municipal Building

747 Market Street

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12 PM


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Tacoma Municipal Building North
Room 16
733 Market Street