Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: March 4, 2008
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Terry Lee (Chair) 7
Shawn Bunney 1
Calvin Goings 2
Roger Bush 3
Timothy M. Farrell 4
Barbara Gelman 5
Dick Muri 6

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.

 For Final Consideration
Proposal # Title
2007-118s2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 3.12 of the Pierce County Code, "Code of Ethics," to Address Lobbyist Registration and Reporting; to Provide for and Request Advisory Opinions; to Expand the Applicability of Financial Disclosure Requirements; to Revise Certain Definitions, Prohibited Practices, Enforcement Procedures and Penalties; and to Make Technical Revisions; and Setting an Effective Date,
2007-120 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Declaring Certain County Owned Personal Property, Used Equipment Owned by the Equipment Services Division of Public Works and Utilities, to be Surplus; and Authorizing the Sale Thereof.
2008-9s2 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 2007-102s; Modifying the County 2008 Budget; and Declaring an Emergency.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
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.
R2008-19 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Finding that the Sheriff has Complied with the Provisions in Ordinance No. 2007-81s Related to Funding for Towing/Seized Vehicles; and Authorizing the Expenditure of the Funds for Towing/Seized Vehicles.
R2008-21 Proposal No. R2008-21, A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Setting the Date of an Evening Council Meeting in Council District No. 2 for Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at 5:30 p.m., at Riverside Elementary School, 5515 44th Street East, Puyallup, Washington.
R2008-23 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Initiating the Process for Considering Potential Amendments to the Pierce County Development Regulation Series (Titles 18, 18A, 18B, 18E, 18H, and 18J, Pierce County Code); Including Modifications to Setback Requirements, Significant Tree Retention Requirements, Native Vegetation Retention and Replacement Requirements, Grading Requirements within Community Plan Areas, Off-Premises Signs, and Other Modifications to the Pierce County Development Regulations; Requesting the Planning and Land Services Department Develop the Needed Amendments and Conduct the Necessary Environmental Review; Referring these Amendments to the Planning Commission and Affected Land Use Advisory Commissions; and Setting a Date for the Planning Commission to Submit Its Report and Recommendation to the Council.