NENC Communications

Cushman Substation on the Agenda

The North End Neighborhood Council and the Friends of Tacoma’s Cushman Substation ( have been successful in their efforts to get a community planning process that would develop a consensus and shared vision for the future of the historic Cushman Substation. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been negotiated between the City of Tacoma and Tacoma Public Utilities that outlines… Read more →

Tideflats Interim Regulations Information Meeting

In May 2017 the Tacoma City Council directed the Planning Commission to examine the need for interim development regulations for Tacoma’s Tideflats while a long-term subarea planning process gets underway. At 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 6, the Planning Commission will host an information session for the public to learn more about the draft regulations that have been developed. This… Read more →

July 10th Meeting Recap: Cushman Petition, Liaison Reports, Waldorf School, and more

As the formal minutes from a NENC meeting must be approved by the Board at the next monthly meeting, the information provided below is just a quick recap. Official meeting minutes of NENC meetings can be found HERE. Liaison Reports: Tacoma Police shared statistics on carprowls, burglaries, etc. Summer is here; keep your garages closed to deter theft. A resident asked… Read more →

UPDATE: Residential Infill Pilot Program Review

The City of Tacoma has released a comprehensive and informative report on the 16 project applications received for the Residential Infill Pilot Program. To learn more about which projects will be considered for approval, there is a public meeting on April 27, 1:00pm at City Hall, Rm. 16. For more information, visit One example of an infill project that’s been… Read more →