Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: June 9, 2009
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Roger Bush (Chair) 3
Shawn Bunney 1
Joyce McDonald 2
Timothy M. Farrell 4
Barbara Gelman 5
Dick Muri 6
Terry Lee 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
2009-7 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 2008-95s2; as Amended by Ordinance No. 2009-16s; and Modifying the 2009 County Budget.
2009-18s3 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending the Pierce County Code, Title 18, "Pierce County Development Regulations - General Provisions," Title 18A, "Pierce County Development Regulations - Zoning," Title 18B, "Pierce County Development Regulations - Signs," Title 18E, "Pierce County Development Regulations - Critical Areas," Title 18F, "Pierce County Development Regulations - Land Divisions and Boundary Changes," Title 18H, "Pierce County Development Regulations - Forest Practices and Tree Conservation," and Title 18J, "Pierce County Development Regulations - Design Standards and Guidelines"; Including Substantive and Other Clarifying and Technical Amendments Affecting Various Use Types, Design Standards, and Definitions; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-28 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of 198th Avenue East Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 21, and the Northwest Quarter of Section 22, Township 19 North, Range 5 East, W.M., in the Orting Area.
2009-32 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Implementing the 2009 Budget by Requesting Certain County Departments, Boards and Commissions to Take Certain Actions.
2009-41s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing a $2,000,000 Loan from the Self Insurance Fund to the Real Estate Excise Tax (R.E.E.T.) Capital Improvement Fund to Provide Financing for the County's Obligation toward the Purchase of the County City Building.
R2009-56 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Initiating a Process to Consolidate and Reduce the Complexity of the Pierce County Development Regulations; Establishing a General Scope of Work for Said Process; and Requesting the Department of Planning and Land Services to Review and Provide Recommendations for Code Consolidation and Simplification to the Pierce County Planning Commission and the Pierce County Council."
R2009-67 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Reappointment of One Existing Member (Tim Richter) to the Pierce County Farming Assistance, Revitalization, and Marketing Advisory Board.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2007-119 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting Supplemental Franchise No. 7 to City of Gig Harbor, a Municipal Corporation, State of Washington, for Location of Sanitary Sewer Pipelines on Certain County-Owned Rights of Way.
2009-42s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Section 12.20.050 of the Pierce County Code, "Administrative Costs"; and Authorizing the Department of Public Works and Utilities to Collect Fees for Costs and Expenses Associated with Road Vacations.
2009-46 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of Applications for Timber Land Classification Under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located Within the Unincorporated Boundaries of Pierce County; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application No. OST8-08, James D. and Deborah A. Cooper - Graham Area; Application No. OST10-08, Angela and David Brenza - Ashford Area; Application No. OST17-08, Paul and Deborah Crosetto - Ashford Area)
2009-48s2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting a New Chapter 18A.65 of the Pierce County Code, "Affordable Housing Incentives"; Amending Title 18, "Development Regulations - General Provisions", Title 4A, "Impact Fees", Title 17C, "Construction and Infrastructure Regulations - Building and Fire Codes", and Title 13, "Public Sanitary Sewer Systems" to Provide Incentives to Profit and Non-Profit Developers to Construct New Housing Affordable to Low-Income Households; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date .
2009-49 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Title 18A, "Pierce County Development Regulations - Zoning" in Order to Modify Development Regulations Related to the Warehousing, Distribution, and Freight Movement Use Type, Including but not Limited to, Modifications to the Description of Use Levels, Modifications to Allowed Uses by Zone Classification, and the Establishment of New Standards for Large Scale Warehousing and Distribution Facilities; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
R2009-57 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Endorsing the Pierce County Sheriff Department's Acceptance of a Grant Award of $1,083,891.50 in Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Funds for Public Safety and Judicial Services that Address Critical Needs for Pierce County Citizens; and Providing a Public Hearing on the County's Proposed Use of the Money Received.