Council Database

Community Development Committee Meeting

Date: May 12, 2008
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

Name Role
Calvin Goings Chair
Terry Lee Vice Chair
Roger Bush Member
Timothy M. Farrell Member
Dick Muri Member

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Proposal # Title
2008-16s2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending the Pierce County Code, Title 18, "Development Regulations - General Provisions" and Title 18E, "Development Regulations-Critical Areas," Modifying Standards Related to Flood Hazard Areas Including Defining Agricultural Accessory Structure and Lowest Floor, Revising the Definition of a Floodway, Authorizing a Process to Consider Variances to the Requirements of Chapter 18E.70, "Flood Hazard Areas," Increasing the Thresholds for Substantial Improvement and Substantial Damage, Allowing Requirements for a Zero Rise Analysis in the Flood Fringe to be Waived under Certain Circumstances, Allowing the Repair and Replacement of Farmhouses and Non-Residential Agricultural Structures in Floodways when in Compliance with Certain Standards, Allowing a Waiver from Compensatory Storage Requirements in Certain Flood Hazard Areas due to Groundwater Flooding; Making Other Technical and Substantive Modifications to Chapter 18E.70, "Flood Hazard Areas"; Adopting Findings of Fact; Requesting that a Working Group be Established to Review and Provide Recommendations on Certain Agricultural Related Flood Issues; and Specifying an Effective Date.
2008-31 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 No. OS13-07, Charles T. Abbott - Gig Harbor Area; Application No. OS14-07, John H. McMillan - Gig Harbor Area; Application No. OS15-07, John M. and Lorraine I. Timm - Roy Area; Application No. OS17-07, Jon and Christy Miller - Eatonville Area; Application No. OS18-07, Donald J. and Lucinda J. Wingard - Gig Harbor Area)
R2008-62 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Cities and Towns of Pierce County, Thereby Amending the Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies as Recommended by the Pierce County Regional Council.\n\n
R2008-71s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Requesting the Public Works and Utilities Department Implement an Expedited Permit Review and Approval Process to Facilitate Improvements included in the Garfield Street Activity Center Design Guidelines that May Occur within the County Right of Way; Requesting the Planning and Land Services Department include the Garfield Street Activity Center Design Guidelines in the Amendments to the Pierce County Development Regulations to be Considered in 2008 and Conduct the Necessary Environmental Review; Referring the Amendments to the Parkland-Spanaway-Midland Land Use Advisory Commission and the Planning Commission; and Setting a Date for the Planning Commission to Submit Its Report and Recommendation Back to the Council.
R2008-72 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Recognizing Efforts by the Department of Planning and Land Services to Improve Coordination and Communication with Land Use Advisory Commissions; Requesting that these Efforts Continue; and Requesting that the Department Provide Quarterly Reports on these Efforts to the Council.
R2008-74s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Urging Local, State, and Federal Officials to Support the Funding of Improvements to the Lower Puyallup River Levee Needed for Certification of the Levee by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.