• Last Meeting of 2017!

    Join us at 7pm on Nov 20 at FireStation #8 on the corner of S 49th and S Alaska St for the monthly meeting of the South End Neighborhood Council!

    Hear the latest news from the Tacoma Fire Dept, Police Dept, Metro Parks, City Manager's Office, Tacoma Public Schools, Safe St, Port of Tacoma, and more.

    Three seats on the board will be up for re-election: Cary Nilson, Janis Clark, and John Pellesier. Attendees over 18 who reside or work in the South End are welcome to vote.

    There will also be opportunity for Community questions, comments, and concerns ...

  • "Everyone Has a Song"

    You are invited to attend the Community Sing-along event called Everyone Has a Song on November 4th at 7pm, at Lincoln High School featuring the Tacoma Refugee Choir.

    Tickets are free and available now. Stop by one of the venues or reach out using the contact info on the poster. https://communitysingalong.com/

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    The goal with this sing-along is to bring together the wider public and join together in song to strengthen community bonds. The event is made possible with the support of the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, City of Tacoma Arts Commission, and the South End Neighborhood Council, plus ...

  • 2018 Innovative Grants

    Applications for Neighborhood Innovative Grant Program funds are available! This year, the South End Neighborhood Council will have roughly $5.5k available in funding, so we recommend applicants budget for a possible grant of that amount or less.

    Applications are due to the City by December 15, 2017. There will be two informational workshops this fall:

    Mon, Oct 23, 6pm-7pm
    at the TPD Sector 1 Substation 1524 Martin Luther King Way
    Thurs, Nov 9, 4:30pm-5:30pm
    at the TPD Sector 4 Substation 400 East 56th St.

    Please see the attached News Release for contact and RSVP information for the ...

  • Wed Oct 18 Special Candidate Forum

    Mark your calendars!
    You are invited to a special candidate forum
    at 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 18,
    to hear from the candidates running for positions
    on the Tacoma City Council that will represent
    the South End and Eastside neighborhoods. The forum will be held
    in the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department Auditorium
    at 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, WA 98418.

    Flier available here!

  • Mon Oct 9 Pacific Ave Placemaking Invite

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    Next week, on Monday October 9, the City and the University of Washington, Tacoma, are going to be kicking off a Pacific Avenue Placemaking Project.

    Recently, Pierce Transit conducted several open houses related to the High Capacity Transit feasibility study currently under way for Pacific Avenue as part of ST3. In association with this project, the City and UWT will be conducting community outreach to explore ways that we can leverage this potential investment in high capacity transit to achieve other community goals. This could potentially include everything from pedestrian safety improvements and streetscape enhancements, to things like signing and ...

  • Tues Oct 10 Public Hearing

    On Tuesday October 10, 2017, at approximately 5:15p.m.,
    the City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed modifications to and the six-month extension date of the Emergency Temporary Shelters Interim Regulations.

    Full Public Hearing Notice and summary of proposed modifications
    available here!

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Meeting Info
Jan-Feb: 4th Monday
Mar-Nov: 3rd Monday
December: Recess

Join us at 7:00 PM at

4911 S. Alaska St.
Fire Station #8, Suite B
Tacoma, WA 98408

Senco Boundaries
Senco Map

The South End is bounded to the north and west by I-5, to the east by Pacific Avenue and along East 72nd Street where it completes its eastern boundary, and uses Tacoma's city limits at South 96th Street as its southern boundary.

How to Become a Board Member
Download an Application!

The SENCo Board holds elections each year in November for a portion of the board (it rotates due to the 2yr term) and occasionally in the middle of the year if a seat becomes vacant.
What do you need to do to get on the board?

  • Be a South End resident
  • Be 18+ years old
  • Submit an application
  • Be voted on and approved by the council
  • You may request and submit an application at any time.
Note: if you are a resident or your workplace is in the South End, you are part of the South End Neighborhood Council and are welcome to attend meetings and voice community concerns, as well as vote on board positions during election time at the November meeting.
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