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Applicants Sought for the Board of Ethics

Applicants Sought for the Board of Ethics


Nov. 19, 2015



Doris Sorum, Staff Liaison, dsorum@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5361


Applicants Sought for the Board of Ethics


The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill two positions on the Board of Ethics.


The Board of Ethics consists of five regular members, recommended by the Government Performance and Finance Committee and appointed by the City Council. The membership term is three years and is composed of City residents.


The role of the Board is to receive, investigate, and make recommendations for disposition of complaints of violation of the Code of Ethics by the City Manager, the Director of Public Utilities, a member of the Public Utility Board (Utility Board), or a City-elected official. The Board may also render advisory opinions in response to a request by one of the aforementioned officials, and render and publish formal opinions on any matter within the scope of the Board's authority which it may deem appropriate.


To find out additional information on the Board of Ethics please visit their website or contact Doris Sorum, City Clerk, at (253) 591-5361.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Amanda Punsalan at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.