Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: August 17, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Dave Morell 1
Hans Zeiger 2
Amy Cruver 3
Ryan Mello 4
Marty Campbell 5
Jani Hitchen 6
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
2021-52 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Prosecuting Attorney to Commence Condemnation Proceedings (After 180 Days From the Date the County Presents the First Formal Offer) to Acquire Real Property for County Road Project (CRP) 5675, Entitled 198th Avenue East, 120th Street East to 144th Street East and Providing Notice to Affected Property Owners of Record of the Final Action Specifically Relating to the Following Properties: Tax Parcel Numbers (TPN) 7000421440, 7000421450, 7000421540, 7000421550, 7000421560, 7001440860, and 7000230740.
2021-55 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to Parkland Light and Water Company, for Location of Waterlines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-56 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to Peninsula Light Company, Inc. of Pierce County, for Location of Electric Lines on Certain Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-57 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to Elmhurst Mutual Power and Light Company, of Pierce County, for Location of Electric Lines on Certain Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-68 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Ratifying an Amendment to the Memorandum of Agreement Reached with Council 2, Washington State Council of County and City Employees, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO Local 3752LT Correctional Lieutenants (Local 3752LT), Extending the 2018–2020 Labor Agreement to December 31, 2021.
2021-71 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Establishing a Business Accelerator Program with a Focus on Supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Communities; Finding that the Economic Development Department has Complied with a Proviso to the 2020-2021 Pierce County Budget; Authorizing the Expenditure of Certain Funds; and Establishing Reporting Requirements.
2021-78 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Temporarily Allowing the Planning and Public Works Department to Suspend Established Timelines and Expiration Dates Associated with Development Permit Applications and Approvals Described in Pierce County Code Chapter 1.22, "Pierce County Hearing Examiner Code," Title 18, "Development Regulations – General Provisions," Title 18A, "Development Regulations – Zoning," and Title 18F, "Development Regulations – Land Divisions and Boundary Changes" in Response to Economic Impacts and Service Disruptions Resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic; and Declaring an Emergency.
R2021-138s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Relating to Hearing Examiner and Deputy Hearing Examiner Appointments and Compensation; Appointing Andrew Reeves of Sound Law Center, LLC to the Position of Pierce County Hearing Examiner Effective on a Date Certain; Terminating the Appointment of Stephen Causseaux of McCarthy & Causseaux, LLC as Hearing Examiner Effective on a Date Certain; Terminating all Current Deputy Hearing Examiner Appointments, Including Michael McCarthy, Keith Black, Stephen Richard Shelton, Matthew John Ley, and Sharon Rice Effective December 31, 2021; Appointing Gary Lee Raaen, Ted Paul Hunter, and Scott Ramsey Shoemaker as Deputy Hearing Examiners; Directing the Clerk to the Council to Forward a Copy of this Adopted Resolution to All Named Parties; and Requesting that the Chair of the Council Authorize a Professional Services Agreement with Sound Law Center, LLC.
R2021-146 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of Two New Members (Cameron Birk and Jeannie Larberg) to the Pierce County Behavioral Health Advisory Board.
R2021-147 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of Five New Members (Bridgette Johnson, Jennifer Sullivan, Mia McFarland, Sean Whalen, and Yvonne Starks) to the Pierce County Human Services Citizens' Advisory Board.
R2021-148 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of Five New Members (Bernadette Ray, Jan Mauk, Kate Ginn, Kathryn Yates, and Nelson Rascon) to the Pierce County Birth to 25 Advisory Board.
R2021-154 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Welcoming Afghan Refugees to Pierce County, Washington.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2021-70 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting a New Chapter 9.63 of the Pierce County Code, "Street Racing Activities."
2021-74 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Relating to Public Records Requests; Correcting a Statutory Reference; and Amending Pierce County Code Sections 2.04.020, "Agency Description – Contact Information – Public Records Officer," and 2.04.030, "Availability of Public Records".
R2021-145 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Setting the Date of an Evening District No. 4 Council Meeting for Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at University Place City Hall Chambers, 3609 Market Place West – Suite 200, University Place, Washington.
R2021-149 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Directing the County Engineer to Consult with the Washington State Department of Transportation on the Authorization of Wheeled All-Terrain Vehicle Usage on Certain Segments of State Route 7 and State Route 706; and Requesting the County Engineer to Provide a Report by a Date Certain.