Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: October 13, 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
2009-63 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Designating Arthur Street NE and That Portion of Soundview Drive NE Between Arthur Street NE and Eastside Drive NE (SR 509) for One-Way Vehicular Traffic; Directing the County Engineer to Properly Implement the One-Way Designation Through the Use of Appropriate Traffic Control Devices; and Setting an Effective Date of November 3, 2009.
2009-71s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the 2009 Amendments to the Pierce County Comprehensive Plan; Amending Title 19 of the Pierce County Code, "History and Background," Title 19A of the Pierce County Code, "Comprehensive Plan," Chapter 19B.40, "Parkland-Spanaway-Midland Communities Plan," Chapter 19B.110, "Graham Community Plan," Title 19D of the Pierce County Code, "Other Comprehensive Planning Documents," and Community Plan Maps in Title 19B, "Community Plans"; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting Forth an Effective Date.
2009-75 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Levying an Assessment in 2009, for Collection in 2010, Against Land in Pierce County for the Control of Noxious Weeds.
2009-76 Authorizing the Approval of Applications for Open Space Classification under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located within the Unincorporated Boundaries of Pierce County; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application Nos. OS51-08, Jerald and Eileen Johnson - Eatonville Area; OS53-08, Tom R. Bracelen, Orting Area; OS54-08, Steven and Jaclyn Watson - Orting Area; OS55-08, Christopher M. Smith - Eatonville Area; OS58-08, Robert W. and Linda J. Miller - Lake Alder Area; OS59-08, Hollis and Eleanor Youngs/Youngs Family Trust - Bonney Lake Area; OS60-08, August G. Bachmeier - Sumner Area; and OS61-08,Garlan J. Barnes - Orting Area)
2009-77 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Finding the Proposed Non-Exclusive Telecommunications Franchise to Electric Lightwave L.L.C., d/b/a Integra Telecom, for a Telecommunications Network in Pierce County to be in the Public Interest; Setting Forth Terms and Conditions Accompanying the Granting of the Telecommunications Franchise; Providing for the Regulation of Construction, Operation, Maintenance, and Use of the Network; Prescribing Remedies for the Violation of the Provisions of the Franchise; and Authorizing the County Executive to Enter into the Franchise Agreement.
2009-97 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Requiring Planned Development Districts (PDDs) with Less than Five Feet of Building Separation Distance from the Property Line to Incorporate Fire Resistance Rated Construction (One-Hour Fire Wall) Pursuant to the Requirement of the International Residential Code Into the Exterior Wall Adjacent to the Reduced Separation; Setting an Effective Date and a Sunset Date; and Declaring an Emergency.
R2009-107 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Approving Additional Regular Staff Positions for Superior Court in the 2009 Budget.
R2009-110 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of One New Member (Dave Jacobsen) to the Anderson Island Citizens' Advisory Board.
R2009-112 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Proclaiming "A Day of Celebration" on Saturday, October 17, 2009, in Honor of the Centennial Anniversary of the Town of Eatonville.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
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 .
2009-85s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 2.05 of the Pierce County Code, "Planning and Land Services Department Fees," to Adjust the Fee Schedule for the Planning and Land Services Department; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-86 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 14.20 of the Pierce County Code, "Parks and Recreation Services Fees," by Amending Fee Schedules and Adding New Fees for Parks and Recreation Activities and Facilities; and Establishing an Effective Date.
2009-87 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Section 11.02.050 of the Pierce County Code, "Method of Calculating Service Charges" Relating to Surface Water Management Fees; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-88s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Section 13.13.085 of the Pierce County Code, "Rates and Charges" by Establishing New Rates and Charges for the Availability and Furnishing of Sanitary Sewer Service; Indicating the Need for Increases in Sanitary Sewer Service Rates and Connection Charges; Establishing a Process to Monitor and Evaluate Future Rate Increases; Requesting Information Regarding Economic Development Programs; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-89 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Repealing Chapter 2.112 of the Pierce County Code, "Pierce County Airport Fees"; Adopting a New Chapter 2.112 of the Pierce County Code, "Pierce County Airports - Lease Rates and Rental Fees"; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-90 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing Wage Adjustments for Non-Represented Employees; Amending the Pierce County Salary Classification Plan; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-91s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Implementing the 2010 Budget; Amending the Pierce County Code and the Powers, Duties or Responsibilities of Certain Pierce County Departments, Boards or Commissions; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-92s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Implementing the 2010 Budget by Requesting Certain County Departments, Boards and Commissions to Take Certain Actions.
2009-93 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Addressing School and Regional Park Impact Fees for 2010; Amending Section 4A.30.030 of the Pierce County Code, "School Impact Fee Schedule," to Adjust School Impact Fees for 2010; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-94 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Making a Finding of Substantial Need Regarding the 2010 Property Tax Levy; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-95 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Setting the 2010 Ad Valorem Tax Levies for Pierce County for Levy in 2009 and Collection in 2010; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-96s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the Annual Budget of Pierce County for Fiscal Year 2010; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-100 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Finding that Acquisition of Certain Real Properties for the Puyallup River South Fork Road Setback Levee Project of the Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Department Storm Drainage and Surface Water Management Utility are Deemed to Be for County Purposes and Are a Public Necessity; Authorizing the Prosecuting Attorney to Commence Condemnation Proceedings to Acquire Real Property for Said Capital Project; and Providing Notice to Affected Property Owners of Record of the Final Action Specifically Relating to the following Properties: Tax Parcel Numbers (TIN): 0419133022, 0419133026 and 0419133027. \n
R2009-111s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Implementing the 2010 Budget; Declaring Certain County Policy; and Requesting Information from Agencies of County Government.