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City Of Tacoma Looking For People To Serve On The Equity In Contracting Advisory Committee

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The Tacoma City Council is currently seeking applicants to fill 15 positions on the Equity in Contracting Advisory Committee. The Equity in Contracting Advisory Committee is an advisory panel to staff as it pertains to the City’s Equity in Contracting (EIC) policy. The Committee is responsible for monitoring compliance with all provisions and regulations of TMC 1.07, promoting awareness of the EIC program, and providing advice to the EIC Program Manager on overall EIC program performance effectiveness.

The positions to be filled include:

• Council Districts (five positions): one community member from each district

• Contractor Representatives (seven positions): minority business enterprise, women business enterprise , small business enterprise, disadvantaged business enterprise , large prime, union signatory firm, open-shop firm

• Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) Service Area Representatives (three positions): recommended by the Tacoma Public Utility Board

Qualified applicants will be residents of Tacoma, or TPU service area, not hold any other elected public office, or be an immediate family member of a City of Tacoma employee.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by end of day on May 26, 2022. Application details are available at cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. Questions about the application process, and requests to receive or send information in alternate formats, can be directed to Michelle Emery in the City Clerk’s Office at servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5505.

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