2022 Agendas & Minutes

Tacoma Public Utilities’ five-member Public Utility Board is appointed by the Tacoma City Council to oversee the utilities’ operations.

Board meetings are:

  • Held the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Tacoma Public Utilities Auditorium, 3628 S. 35th St., Tacoma or virtually via Zoom Meetings.
  • Open to the public for public comment
  • Televised live on TV Tacoma and archived to watch any time

Please note: To comply with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28, meetings will not be conducted in-person and will have telephonic and virtual access for the public to attend until further notice.

Public Utility Board agendas, minutes, and other supporting documents are available for download below.

December 14
November 16

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Q3 2022 Budget Performance Report Update

Study Session Minutes

 

November 2 & 3

Special Meeting Notice/Agenda

Equity Training

Governance/Best Practices Presentation

Director’s 2022 Work Plan

Blank Director’s Review Form

Director Review Process overview

Director Review Process Timeline

 

October 26

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Meeting Minutes

October 12

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Meeting Minutes

September 28

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

There will be a PUBLIC HEARING on the TPU 2023/2024 biennial budget and proposed rates

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Financials

April Financials

May Financials

June Financials

Overview of 2023/2024 TPU Biennial Budget and Proposed Rates

  • Followed by Public Hearing on 2023/2024 TPU Biennial Budget and Proposed Rates

Meeting Minutes

 

September 14

Meeting Cancellation Notice

August 24

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Meeting Minutes

Reports of the Director

March 2022 Financials

 

August 10

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Meeting Minutes

July 27

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Regular/Evening Meeting Cancellation Notice

Study Session Minutes

July 13

Notice – Cancellation of Study Session

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Minutes

June 29

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Minutes

June 22

Meeting Cancellation Notice

June 8

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda/Notice 0f Irregular Start Time (3:30 p.m.)

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Meeting Minutes

May 25

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Meeting Minutes

 

May 11

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Reports of the Director

Meeting Minutes

April 27

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Minutes

 

April 13

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Reports of the Director

Minutes

March 30

Special Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Presentation

Power Rate and Financial Policy

Water Rate and Financial Policy

Rail Rate Policy

Minutes

March 23

Study Session

Tacoma Public Utilities, Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma WA  98409 or join remotely:   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81336402669  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID 813 3640 2669

Agenda

Regular Meeting

Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409 or join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846 or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Agenda

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting Minutes

March 9

In-Person:  Tacoma Public Utilities – Ground Floor Auditorium; 3628 S 35th Street, Tacoma WA 98409

Join remotely:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84626080846  or by dialing 253-215-8782 and entering meeting ID: 846 2608 0846

Written comments submitted to the Public Utility Board at utilityboard@cityoftacoma.org will be provided to the Board before the meeting if the comments are received by 2:00 p.m.

Study Session

Regular Meeting Materials

Reports of the Director

Study Session Minutes

Regular Meeting Minutes

February 23

To comply with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28 and the Mayor’s Proclamation of Emergency Rule No. 4, this meeting will not be conducted in-person and will have telephonic and virtual access for the public to attend.

Attendance and public comment for this meeting will be done virtually through Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83121731827or telephonically by dialing (253) 215-8782 and entering the meeting ID 831 2173 1827. This meeting will be broadcast on TV Tacoma and also live streamed

Written comments submitted to the Public Utility Board at utilityboard@cityoftacoma.org will be provided to the Board before the meeting if the comments are received by 2:00 p.m.

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Reports of the Director

Minutes

February 9

To comply with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28 and the Mayor’s Proclamation of Emergency Rule No. 4, this meeting will not be conducted in-person and will have telephonic and virtual access for the public to attend.

Attendance and public comment for this meeting will be done virtually through Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89281444666 or telephonically by dialing (253) 215-8782 and entering the meeting ID 892 8144 4666. This meeting will be broadcast on TV Tacoma and also live streamed

Written comments submitted to the Public Utility Board at utilityboard@cityoftacoma.org will be provided to the Board before the meeting if the comments are received by 2:00 p.m.

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Reports of the Director

Minutes

January 26

To comply with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28 and the Mayor’s Proclamation of Emergency Rule No. 4, this meeting will not be conducted in-person and will have telephonic and virtual access for the public to attend.

Attendance and public comment for this meeting will be done virtually through Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85394896755 or telephonically by dialing (253) 215-8782 and entering the meeting ID 853 9489 6755. This meeting will be broadcast on TV Tacoma and also live streamed

Written comments submitted to the Public Utility Board at utilityboard@cityoftacoma.org will be provided to the Board before the meeting if the comments are received by 2:00 p.m.

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Reports of the Director

Minutes

January 12

*To comply with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28 and the Mayor’s Proclamation of Emergency Rule No. 4, this meeting will not be conducted in-person and will have telephonic and virtual access for the public to attend.

Attendance and public comment for this meeting will be done virtually through Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88469853031  or telephonically by dialing (253) 215-8782 and entering the meeting ID 884 6985 3031. This meeting will be broadcast on TV Tacoma and also live streamed

Written comments submitted to the Public Utility Board at utilityboard@cityoftacoma.org will be provided to the Board before the meeting if the comments are received by 2:00 p.m.

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Reports of the Director

Minutes

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