Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: August 13, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Douglas G. Richardson (Chair) 6
Dave Morell 1
Pam Roach 2
Jim McCune 3
Connie Ladenburg 4
Marty Campbell 5
Derek Young 7


Agendas and packets are uploaded by 3:00 pm the Friday before the meeting. Meeting agendas approved by the Council's Rules Committee are available at http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=1430 on Wednesdays by 1:00 pm.

 For Final Consideration
Proposal # Title
2019-42 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of Applications for Open Space Classification under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located Within the Unincorporated Boundaries of Pierce County; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application Nos. OS6-18, OS7-18, OS8-18, OS10-18, OS12-18) (Applications for Open Space Classification)
2019-43 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of Applications for Open Space Classification under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located Within the Unincorporated Boundaries of Pierce County; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application Nos. OS1-18, OS2-18, OS3-18, OS4-18, OS5-18) (Applications for Open Space Classification)
2019-44 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to Bethel Water Company for Location of Water Lines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise. (Franchise for Water Lines - Bethel Water Company - District No. 3)
2019-45 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Relating to Claims and Actions Against the County; Adopting a New Section 4.36.005 of the Pierce County Code, "Definitions"; Amending Section 4.36.040 of the Pierce County Code, "Claims Against the County – Approval or Denial"; and Revising the Titles of Chapter 4.36 and Sections 4.36.040 and 4.36.050 of the Pierce County Code to Include Actions Against the County. (Claims and Actions Against Pierce County)
2019-49s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to Sanford Avenue Community Club for Location of Water Lines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise. (Franchise for Water Lines - Sanford Avenue Community Club - District No. 7)
2019-51 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of Applications for Open Space Classification under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located Within the Unincorporated Boundaries of Pierce County; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application Nos. OS9-18, OS13-18, OS14-18, OS15-18, OS17-18) (Applications for Open Space Classification)
2019-57s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Relating to Local Sales or Use Taxes; Authorizing the Maximum Capacity of the Tax Authorized Under the Provisions of Substitute House Bill 1406 (hereinafter Chapter 338, Laws of 2019) for Affordable and Supportive Housing; Adopting a New Chapter 4.29 of the Pierce County Code, “Sales and Use Tax – Credit Against Prior Tax”; Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Contract with the State of Washington to Collect the Tax Imposed by this Ordinance; Requesting Compliance with RCW 82.14.055; Directing the Clerk of the Council to Transmit the Adopted Ordinance to the Department of Revenue; and Requesting the Executive to Report Annually to the Department of Commerce on the Collection and Use of Revenues Received. (Local Sales and Use Tax Maximum Capacity Authorized)
R2019-100 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Recognizing the Accomplishments of the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Franciscan Prevent-Avert-Respond Mental Health Initiative. (Prevent-Avert-Respond Initiative - Proclamation)

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2019-35 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Title 13 of the Pierce County Code, "Sewer Code," Authorizing the Approval of Amortization Agreements for Commercial and Required Dry Sewer Line Connections; Adopting New Sections 13.04.049, "Residential Dry Sewer Line Loan Program," and 13.10.065, "County Participation in Latecomers Agreements"; and Setting an Effective Date. (Amortization of Sewer Connection Charges - Dry Sewer Line Loan Program - Latecomers Agreements)
2019-58 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Levying an Assessment in 2019, for Collection in 2020, Against Land in Pierce County for the Control of Noxious Weeds; and Acknowledging Receipt of the Pierce County Noxious Weed Control Board’s 2020 Annual Budget. (Noxious Weed Levy)
2019-59 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending the Pierce County Shoreline Master Program in Response to the Final Decision and Order Issued by the Growth Management Hearings Board in Case No. 18-3-0013c; Amending Title 18S of the Pierce County Code (PCC), "Development Policies and Regulations – Shorelines," and Title 18E PCC, "Development Regulations – Critical Areas"; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date. (Shoreline Master Program)
R2019-93 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Supporting the Dave Purchase Project’s Naloxone Training and Distribution Program to Prevent Loss of Life Due to Opioid Overdose Throughout Pierce County. (Naloxone Training and Distribution Program)
R2019-94 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Establishing an “Ending Veteran Homelessness Exploratory Task Force” to Report to the County Council on the Feasibility of Ending Veteran Homelessness in Pierce County. (Ending Veteran Homelessness Exploratory Task Force)
R2019-105 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Declaring Pierce County’s Support of the Safety Recommendations Approved by the National Transportation Safety Board, Resulting from the Investigation of the Amtrak Passenger Train 501 Derailment Near DuPont, Washington and Opposing the Restoration of Service of the Amtrak Cascade Point Defiance Bypass Line Until the Safety Recommendations have been Fully Implemented. (Amtrak Derailment)
R2019-106 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Approving an Addendum to the Nisqually Watershed Management Plan in Response to the 2018 Streamflow Restoration Act, Pursuant to Chapter 90.94 Revised Code of Washington (RCW). (Nisqually Watershed Management Plan)
R2019-107 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Declaring Certain Tax Title Lands be Sold; Authorizing the County Executive to Pursue Disposal of the Property by Sale, Lease, or Exchange; and Authorizing the County Executive to Sell Certain Tax Title Lands by Private Negotiation, Without a Call for Bids, for Not Less Than the Principal Amount of the Unpaid Taxes, Pursuant to Chapter 36.35 Revised Code of Washington (RCW). (Tax Title Lands - Disposal)