Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: June 10, 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 http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=1430 on Wednesdays by 1:00 pm.

 For Final Consideration
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.
R2008-72 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.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2008-41 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting South Fork Estates Homeowners' Association a Nonexclusive Franchise to Construct, Operate and Maintain a Sanitary Sewer Pipeline System Over, In, Along, and Under Certain Public Roads and Highways in Pierce County, Washington.
2008-44 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Relating to Regular Property Taxes; Providing for the Submission to the Qualified Electors of the County at a Special Election Held in Conjunction with the State General Election on November 4, 2008, of a Proposition Authorizing the County to Levy Regular Property Taxes in Excess of the Limitations of Chapter 84.55 RCW; Setting Forth the Text of the Ballot Proposition; Directing Proper County Officials to Take Necessary Actions; and Providing for Other Related Matters.
R2008-89s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Expressing Support for the Complete Streets Concept and Requesting that a Complete Streets Policy be Included as a Component of the Transportation Plan Update.
R2008-91s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Requesting that the Pierce County Executive Develop a Financing Package to Accelerate the Funding and Construction of Roadway Improvement Projects within the 176th Street East Corridor; and Stating the Council's Intent to Appropriate Funds to Aid in the Develop of the Financing Package.
R2008-92s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Adopting its Preliminary 2009 Budget Information and Funding Priorities; and Requesting that the Pierce County Executive Include These Priorities in the 2009 Budget for Pierce County.