Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: October 6, 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
2007-25s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Repealing Ordinance No. 96-86 Which Prohibited the Discharge of Firearms in the Wilkeson Area; and Creating Two Areas Where the Discharge of Firearms Would be Prohibited in Unincorporated Portions of Sections 22, 26, 27, 28, and 33 of Township 19 North, Range 6 East, in the Wilkeson Area.
2007-26 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Repealing Resolution No. 14143; and Prohibiting the Discharge of Firearms Within a Portion of Section 36, Township 18 North, Range 6 East in the Fairfax Area.
2009-55 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of Right-of-Way in the Plat of Sunrise Crest Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 25, Township 20 North, Range 3 East of the Willamette Meridian, in the Mid-County Area.
2009-70s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 19D.240 of the Pierce County Code, "Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies", to Reflect Amendments Ratified by the Pierce County Regional Council; and Adopting Findings of Fact.
2009-74s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Directing the County's Participation in the Federal E-Verify Program; Directing the Verification of New Hire Employment Eligibility through the E-Verify Program; Requiring Contractors and Business Entities Contracting with the County to Participate in the E-Verify Program; Directing the Executive to Create Contracting Protocols Consistent with the New Requirements; Amending Chapters 2.106, 3.08 and 3.20 of the Pierce County Code; and Setting an Effective Date.
R2009-104s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Approving the Municipal Stormwater Grants of Regional or Statewide Significance Grant Application to the Washington Department of Ecology for the Purpose of Funding the Watershed Approach to Water Quality Management and County and Cities Operational Requirements Under NPDES Municipal Stormwater Permits.
R2009-108 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Proclaiming October 2009 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Pierce County, Washington.
R2009-109 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Congratulating the Greater Christ Temple Church on its 50th Anniversary and Honoring Bishop Curtis Edward Montgomery, Founder of the Greater Christ Temple Church, who for 50 Years Served with Tireless Dedication as a Civic Leader and Spiritual Patriarch to Tacoma/Pierce County, Washington.

 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 .
2009-80 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 19C.10 of the Pierce County Code, "Procedures for Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan"; Setting Forth an Effective Date; and Adopting Findings of Fact. \n
2009-83 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Declaring Certain County-Owned Real Property as Surplus, Tax Parcel Number 0121363082, Located off Fox Drive and 9th Avenue on Fox Island, Pierce County, Washington; and Authorizing the County Executive to Pursue Disposal of the Property, Pursuant to Pierce County Code Chapter 2.110.
2009-84 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Declaring Certain County-Owned Personal Property, Used Equipment Owned by the Equipment Services Division of Public Works and Utilities, to Be Surplus; and Authorizing the Sale Thereof. \n
R2009-97s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Establishing an Open Space Task Force to Develop a Strategy for Expanding and Funding Open Space Resources in the County; Providing a Work Program and Schedule for the Task Force; Designating Membership; Requesting the Recruitment of a Facilitator; and Providing a Sunset Date.
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.