City of SeaTac Names Joe Scorcio Director of Community & Economic Development
“We’re excited to have Joe join our team as the new Community and Economic Development Director,” said Todd Cutts, city manager. “He brings with him a wealth of experience that we believe will translate into solid leadership in the department and great customer service in the business community for years to come.”
Scorcio has 29 years of experience in public service positions for Pierce County including leadership of the award-winning 930-acre Chambers Creek Property Master Site Plan with Chambers Bay Golf Course as its centerpiece. He has served on a variety of regional boards and commissions including the Puget Sound Air Quality Authority and the Tacoma – Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. In 2010, the Tacoma Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau awarded Scorcio the Community Unity Award. He is a member of the American Institute for Certified Planners and he is active in the community supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs, Humane Society and the Chambers Creek Foundation.
The city’s department of Community and Economic Development is responsible for streamlining the City’s permitting process and helping facilitate and expedite new building and economic development projects. Scorcio will oversee five divisions: economic development; planning; engineering development review; building services; and permit center.