Applicants needed for committees
October 5, 2009 · 4:44 PM
Applicants are needed to fill vacancies on two Pierce County committees administered by the Department of Community Services.
The Lodging Tax Committee has an opening for a representative from a business that collects lodging tax in the county and an at-large community representative.
The committee meets three to four times a year.
Members representing the lodging industry, the tourism industry and the general public, encourage and promote activities to increase tourism, evaluate funding applications, and make recommendations to Pierce County on the allocation of lodging tax dollars.
An application is available at http://www.piercecountywa.org/LTACMember, or by contacting Stephanie Bray at 253-798-6917 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Allocation Advisory Committee for Prevention Programs has openings for new members who live in unincorporated areas of Pierce County.
The committee, which meets monthly January through June, advises the county on the use of tax dollars set aside for youth violence prevention programs. Members make a difference in the lives of children by increasing the understanding of the impact of violence prevention programs, evaluating funding applications and making recommendations on the allocation of the Criminal Justice Sales and Use Tax.
For more information, as well as an application, go to http://www.piercecountywa.org/VPMember, or contact Bray.