Articles by: Rylee



2016 City of Destiny Award Winners Announced by City Events and Recognition Committee

Mayor Marilyn Strickland and the City Council will recognize Tacoma’s top volunteers this year during the 2016 City of Destiny Awards on Friday, June 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. This year’s event will be hosted at the STAR Center (3873 S. 66th St. in Tacoma). “There has always been a strong legacy of service in Tacoma and we wanted […]

by · March 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Local

Tacoma Residents Invited to Attend Disposable Shopping Bags Public Forum on March 29

The City of Tacoma’s Office of Environmental Policy and Sustainability will host a Disposable Shopping Bags Public Forum on Tuesday, March 29, from 6 – 7:45 p.m. at the Tacoma Public Library, Main Branch in the Olympic Room (1102 Tacoma Ave. S). Members of the public and business community are invited to attend the forum to discuss restricting the use […]

by · March 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Local
City Works to Update Marijuana Regulations to Comply With New State Laws

City Works to Update Marijuana Regulations to Comply With New State Laws

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on potential marijuana code amendments, at 5 p.m. in the Tacoma Municipal Building Council Chambers (747 Market St., 1st Floor). This hearing will provide information and seek public input on potential amendments to Tacoma’s land use regulations for the production, processing, and retail and medical uses of […]

by · February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Local

City of Tacoma Seeks Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisors

The City of Tacoma’s Office of Environmental Policy and Sustainability is looking for informed residents to help the City as it moves forward on bicycle and pedestrian issues by serving on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Technical Advisory Group. This advisory group was formed in 2013 to support the Transportation Commission on active transportation issues, such as bicycle and pedestrian planning, […]

by · February 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Local

City of Tacoma Observes President’s Day on Feb. 15

Administrative offices in the Tacoma Municipal Building complex (747 Market St. and 733 Market St.) and in other City of Tacoma facilities will close on Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of President’s Day. The Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center (3510 S. Mullen St.) will open as normally scheduled on Monday, Feb. 15, from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., and garbage, […]

by · February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Local

Tacoma Murals Project Offers Community Groups Creative Way to Beautify Neighborhoods — Submissions Deadline is March 14 —

In support of the City of Tacoma’s ongoing efforts to strategically revitalize and beautify Tacoma, the Tacoma Murals Project is seeking applications from community groups interested in collaborating with local artists who will design and implement painted outdoor murals that reflect positive neighborhood themes or messages. The deadline for submissions is midnight on March 14, 2016. “The strength of the […]

by · February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Local
Artists Wanted for Mural Artist Roster

Artists Wanted for Mural Artist Roster

The City of Tacoma is now accepting applications from experienced artists or artist teams, working in any artistic style, to lead or assist with the design and implementation of outdoor painted murals in Tacoma in 2016 – 2018. Artists selected through this call to artists will be added to the 2016-18 Mural Artist Roster and may be selected for one […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Local

Tacoma Police Department Invites Residents to Project PEACE Culminating Event

The Project PEACE (Partnering for Equity and Community Engagement) Community Conversation Series, which kicked off in September, will wrap up with a culminating event on Feb. 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center in the Main Ballroom located on the third floor. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The event, which is hosted […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Local

City Council Seeks Applicants for the Citizen Police Advisory Committee

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill two at-large positions on the Citizen Police Advisory Committee. The committee is an advisory panel to the City Council as it pertains to Tacoma Police Department policy. The committee is responsible for conducting policy review; reviewing trends in complaint investigation and statistical reports; and engaging in community outreach. Members of the committee […]

by · January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Local
Tacoma Celebrates the ‘Year of the Monkey’  During the 2016 Lunar New Year Celebration on Feb. 13

Tacoma Celebrates the ‘Year of the Monkey’ During the 2016 Lunar New Year Celebration on Feb. 13

The City of Tacoma has partnered with business owners and other community leaders in the Lincoln International Business District to host the 2016 Lunar New Year Celebration on Feb. 13, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (convening around Yakima Avenue and South 38th Street in Tacoma). “It has been five years since we last celebrated the Lunar New Year in […]

by · January 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Local