Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: January 4, 2022
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
R2021-224 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Proclaiming the Month of January 2022, as “Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month,” in Pierce County, Washington.
2022-3 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 (PCC) Chapter 1.22, "Pierce County Hearing Examiner Code," Title 13, "Sewer 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.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2021-123s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Title 18E of the Pierce County Code (PCC), "Development Regulations – Critical Areas," to Correct References to the Building Code and Fire Code and Remove an Impervious Surface Regulation for a Nonexistent Land Use Designation, Including Development Regulations Applying to Unincorporated Areas of Pierce County and All Community Plan Areas; Adopting Locally-Initiated Amendments to the Pierce County Shoreline Master Program Under the Authority of the Washington Shoreline Management Act through Title 18E PCC; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2021-124s2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 18J.15 of the Pierce County Code, "Countywide Design Standards and Guidelines," to Revise Landscape Buffering Requirements, Prohibit Plant Installation from Interfering with Utilities and Traffic Safety, Reduce Certain Street Tree Planting Requirements, Update Recommended Street Tree Species, Change Tree Planting Requirements and Processes, and Make Landscaping-Related Corrections and Clarifications, Including Development Regulations Applying to Unincorporated Areas of Pierce County and All Community Plan Areas; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2021-125s2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Pierce County Code Title 2, "Administration", Chapter 8.88, "Watercraft Regulations," Chapter 17B.20, "Improvements Required," Chapter 17C.80, "Property Maintenance Code," Title 18, "Development Regulations – General Provisions," Title 18A, "Development Regulations – Zoning," Chapter 18I.35, "Right to Farm Protections," Title 18J, "Development Regulations – Design Standards and Guidelines," and Section 18A.10.030, "Zoning Atlas," to Provide Minor Code Clean-Up, Including Development Regulations Applying To Unincorporated Areas of Pierce County and All Community Plan Areas; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2021-131 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting a New Chapter 2.41 of the Pierce County Code, "Spanaway Lake Management District Citizen Advisory Board."
2022-1 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of Whitman Street NE Located in the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 21 North, Range 3 East of Willamette Meridian, in the Dash Point Area.
2022-2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Finding the Proposed Non-Exclusive Telecommunications Franchise to White River School District No. 416 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.
R2022-5 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Appointing Stephen Richard Shelton as Pierce County Deputy Hearing Examiner.
R2022-6 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Appointing Dwayne Christopher as Judge, to fill a Vacancy in Pierce County District Court, Position No. Five.