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Apply for FWDA Board of Directors

Apply for FWDA Board of Directors


July 2, 2019


Louise Dreyer, ldreyer@theafoss.com, (253) 597-8122


Applicants Sought for the Foss Waterway Development Authority Board of Directors

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill two positions on the Foss Waterway Development Authority (FWDA) Board of Directors, with each to serve a three-year term.

The FWDA Board of Directors is comprised of seven members appointed by the Economic Development Committee and confirmed by the City Council. Each board member serves a minimum three-year term, and commits approximately two to six hours a month, plus six hours for an annual retreat. The role of the FWDA is to implement the Master Plan for the Foss Waterway, including the sale, lease, development, and management of public properties in and along the waterway.  

Members shall be civic or business leaders with experience in such fields as finance, real estate development, law, or construction management and, to the extent possible, a majority of the membership shall be residents of Pierce County. Residents who have an ownership interest in real property located within or along the Foss Waterway, employees of the City of Tacoma or Metropolitan Park District, and members of other City of Tacoma boards and commissions are not eligible to serve.

For additional information on the FWDA, please visit this website or contact Louise Dreyer at (253) 597-8122. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Tuesday, July 16, 2019. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.