Tacoma residents who are interested in serving on the city’s Public Utility Board are encouraged to submit their application to the City Clerk’s office this month.

The Tacoma City Council has announced that it is looking to fill one position on the board. The membership term is five years.

The board acts as the governing body for Tacoma Public Utilities and oversees the management and operation of Tacoma Public Utilities, which includes Tacoma Power, Tacoma Water and Tacoma Rail.

It comprises five members who are nominated by the Government Performance and Finance Committee and appointed by a majority vote of the City Council.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by April 25. Applications can be submitted at cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. Questions, or requests for information and/or the application in alternate formats, can be directed to 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.

For additional information on the Public Utility Board, please visit the website or contact Charleen Jacobs at cjacobs@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 502-8205.