What We Do

  • Make recommendations to the Mayor and the City Council on issues of community-wide interest relating to information and communications technology. Issues are referred by the Mayor and Councilmembers or come from community input.
  • Research issues and collect public input.
  • Encourage and promote affordable access to and use of information and communications technology.
  • Promote and advise effective electronic civic engagement and e-government services.

See our Charter in the Seattle Municipal Code and Board Rules. (PDF)


Board members' serve on committees for specific projects or throughout the year as appropriate. The committees support City efforts as requested, champion projects and positions, gather public input, research, evaluate, publish and advise on telecommunication and technology topics.


2022 Accomplishments

2021 Accomplishments

2020 Accomplishments

2019 Accomplishments

2018 Accomplishments

2017 Accomplishments

2015 Accomplishments

2013 accomplishments

2012 Accomplishments

Project Collaborations

CTAB works closely with the Seattle Information Technology Department (Seattle IT) to provide advice, develop or support specific projects and services.

Key City Offices & Programs

City Initiatives 

Community Technology Advisory Board

Seattle Boards and Commissions
Mailing Address: Suite 2700, P.O. Box 94709, Seattle, WA , 98124-4709
Phone: (206) 308-3192

The Community Technology Advisory Board (CTAB) was established in 1995 by Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 21.60.060.