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Human Services Commission Seeks New Applicants

Human Services Commission Seeks New Applicants


March 28, 2019



Tiegan Tidball, Staff Liaison, ttidball@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 573-2320

Applicants sought for the Human Services Commission

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill five positions on the Human Services Commission. 


The Human Services Commission consists of fifteen members who are interviewed and recommended by the Community Vitality and Safety Committee and appointed by the
City Council. Membership must reflect the diversity of our community as to race/culture, gender, age, socioeconomics, geography, and interest in Commission membership. Youth between the ages of 16 and 18 are encouraged to apply.


The Human Services Commission conducts public hearings, accepts and reviews funding applications, rates project applications and makes human services funding recommendations to the City Council. The Commission also serves as a resource to the City Council and City Staff for implementation of the City's Human Services Strategic Plan.

To find out additional information on the Human Services Commission, please visit their website or contact Tiegan Tidball, Neighborhood and Community Services, at (253) 573-2320 or ttidball@cityoftacoma.org.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Thursday, April 11, 2019. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.