Council Database

Human Services Meeting

Date: July 20, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

Name Role
Marty Campbell Member
Hans Zeiger Member
Amy Cruver Member
Joseph van Dyk Lead Staff Member
Linda Medley Committee Clerk

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 on Wednesdays by 1:00 pm.

Proposal # Title
R2021-108s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Requesting that the Pierce County Executive Create a Tool Measuring Accessibility, Livability, Education, Environmental Health, and the Economy Throughout Pierce County to be Called the Countywide Equity Index; and Requesting a Completion Date of August 15, 2022.
R2021-109 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Relating to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Reaffirming the Pierce County Council's Commitment to Community Inclusivity; Incorporating by Reference Recitals Contained in Resolution No. R2020-43, "An Emergency Resolution of the Pierce County Council Requesting Thoughtful and Thorough Review of the Policies, Procedures and Best Practices Employed Through the Law and Justice Systems of Pierce County in the Discharge of Their Duties in the Service of the Citizens of Pierce County, in Embracing the Diversity of Our Citizenry"; Requesting that the County Executive Forward to the Council Legislative Recommendations to Establish a County Equity Index and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy; Requesting that the Proposed Equity Index and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy be Designed to Guide All Aspects of Executive Department and Council Decision Making, Including Services, Programming, Policy Development, Budgeting, and Employment; Requesting that Recommendations Include an Analytical Framework, Using Indicators in the Equity Index for Use in the Analysis of Ordinances and Resolutions; Requesting that Recommendations Include Assessment Tools to Assist Pierce County Government Become a More Culturally Competent Operation; Requesting that Certain Recommendations be Presented to the Pierce County Equity Review Committee as Soon as Each Recommendation is Completed, but No Later than a Date Certain; Establishing the Equity Review Committee to Review Recommendations Submitted by the Executive and to Monitor and Review the Continuing Data Analysis Conducted by the Executive's Criminal Justice Workgroup; Establishing a Delivery Date for Equity Review Committee Recommendations; Establishing the Composition of the Equity Review Committee; Establishing Administrative Support for the Equity Review Committee; Establishing a Timeline for the Work of the Equity Review Committee; Establishing a Scope and Mission for the Equity Review Committee; and Establishing a Sunset Date for the Equity Review Committee.