Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: December 15, 2020
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
2020-118 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of the Seattle Avenue in the Plat of Delano Beach Park; Lying in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 20 North, Range 1 West of the Willamette Meridian, Pierce County, Washington. (Right-of-Way Vacation -Seattle Avenue - District 7)
R2020-125 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Related to the Definition and Regulation of Various Residential Use Types; Requesting the Planning and Public Works Department Conduct an Analysis of Necessary Amendments to the Pierce County Development Regulations to Provide Clarification for Siting Assorted Residential Use Types in Specific Zone Classifications in Pierce County; Requesting the Department Complete Any Necessary Environmental Review; and Requesting the Department Submit its Recommendation on Proposed Amendments to the Planning Commission by a Date Certain. (Residential Use Definitions and Zoning Classifications)
R2020-127 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Declaring Certain Tax Title Lands be Sold, and 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 Revised Code of Washington 36.35. (Tax Title Lands - Disposal)
R2020-129 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Proclaiming December 19, 2020, as “Wreaths Across America Day” in Pierce County, Washington. (Wreaths Across America Day - Proclamation)
2020-131s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 2019-86s, as Amended by Ordinance Nos. 2020-35, 2020-42, 2020-52, 2020-54, 2020-60, 2020-73, 2020-106, 2020-120s2, 2020-121, and 2020-127 the Biennial Budget of Pierce County for Fiscal Years 2020-2021; and Amending the Pierce County Capital Facilities Plan Adopted Pursuant to Ordinance No. 2019-87s, as Codified in Chapter 19E.20 of the Pierce County Code. (2020-2021 Biennial Budget Supplemental - Capital Facilities Plan)
R2020-133 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Honoring the Memory of Pierce County Sheriff Deputy Cooper Dyson, Whose Life Was Lost in the Line of Duty on December 21, 2019, While Protecting the Community, and Requesting that Memorial Signage Be Erected in Honor of His Ultimate Sacrifice. (Sheriff Deputy Cooper Dyson - Proclamation)
2020-134 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Affirming an Application for Open Space Classification Under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located Within the Incorporated Boundaries of the City of Tacoma in Pierce County; Directing the Clerk to Forward This Ordinance to the City of Tacoma for its Affirmation of This Application Consistent with Revised Code of Washington 84.34.037; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application No. OS12-19) (Application for Open Space Classification - City of Tacoma)
2020-135 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing Wage Adjustments for Non-Represented Employees of the Office of the Pierce County Council; Amending the Pierce County Salary Classification Plan; and Setting an Effective Date. (Wage Adjustments for Non-Represented Employees - Council Office)
R2020-136 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Selection of One At-Large Member (Josh Smith) to the Performance Audit Committee. (Performance Audit Committee - Appointment)
2020-136s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Establishing a County Board of Health and Department of Public Health; Terminating the Agreement Creating a Combined County-City Health Department Known as the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Upon a Date Certain; Amending Chapter 2.06 of the Pierce County Code, "Departments and Organizations"; Repealing Chapter 2.32 of the Pierce County Code, "Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department"; Directing the Clerk to Take Certain Actions; Requesting that the Executive Take Preliminary or Transitional Steps Necessary to Implement this Ordinance Including Forwarding Draft Legislation to Create an Executive Department to Manage Administrative Functions of the Health Board; Amending Pierce County Code References to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Consistent with this Ordinance; and Establishing Effective Dates. (Terminating TPCBH Interlocal)
2020-139 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Providing Financial Assistance to the Local Restaurant Industry in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic; Modifying Ordinance No. 2020-105 as Amended by Ordinance Nos. 2020-114 and 2020-128; and Declaring an Emergency. (COVID-19 - Restaurant Industry Support)

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
R2020-131 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Establishing the Council's Standing Committee Memberships, Officers and Committee Meeting Times for 2021. (Standing Committees)
R2020-132 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Making Appointments of Councilmembers and Staff to Positions on External Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Other Organizations for the Year 2021. (Appointments to External Boards and Commissions for 2021)