Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: April 13, 2010
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
2009-98s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Consolidating and Reducing the Complexity of the Pierce County Development Regulations; Modifying the Pierce County Code (PCC) in Response to Recent Court Decisions, Addressing Native Vegetation Retention, Impervious Surface Standards, Vesting Requirements for Stormwater System Design and Construction, Tree Conservation Standards, Permitted Uses, and Other Regulatory Changes; Repealing Chapter 18H.40 PCC, "Tree Conservation"; Repealing the Existing Chapter 18J.15 PCC and Adopting a New Chapter 18J.15 PCC, "Countywide Design Standards and Guidelines"; Amending Title 18 PCC, "Development Regulations – General Provisions," Title 18A PCC, "Development Regulations – Zoning," Section 18B.60.090, "Areas of Special Control," Title 18H PCC, "Development Regulations – Forest Practices and Tree Conservation," and Title 18J PCC, "Development Regulations – Design Standards and Guidelines"; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2009-108s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 2009-96s; and Modifying the 2010 County Budget.
2010-10 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Declaring Pierce County's Interest in Two Tracts of Land Located within the Boundaries of the Fort Lewis Military Reservation in Pierce County, Washington, in the Hillside Housing Area and the Town Center Area as Surplus; and Exchanging a Reversionary Interest in Those Tracts for Three Unencumbered Tracts also Located within the Boundaries of the Fort Lewis Military Reservation, in the Clarkdale Housing Area and the Town Center Housing Area.
2010-12 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Relating to Contracting Indebtedness; Providing for the Issuance, Specifying the Maturity Dates, Interest Rates, Terms and Covenants and Fixing the Form of $24,225,000 Par Value Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds, 2010 (Taxable Build America Bonds - Direct Payment), of the County for the Purpose of Providing Funds to Pay the Cost of Transportation Improvements in the County and Pay the Costs of Issuance and Sale of Such Bonds; Establishing a Bond Redemption Fund; Approving the Sale and Providing for the Delivery of the Bonds; and Setting an Effective Date.
2010-13s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Related to the Implementation of the 2009 Amendments to the Pierce County Comprehensive Plan and Community Plans; Amending Ordinance No. 2009-71s in Order to Modify the Effective Date of Said Ordinance; Adopting Amendments to the Pierce County Development Regulations Title 18, "General Provisions," Title 18A, "Zoning," Title 18B, "Signs," Title 18H, "Forest Practices and Tree Conservation," and the Zoning Atlas, to Implement the 2009 Amendments to the Pierce County Comprehensive Plan and Community Plans; Setting Forth an Effective Date; and Adopting Findings of Fact.
2010-14 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Title 3 of the Pierce County Code, "Personnel"; and Setting an Effective Date.
2010-15 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Initiating the Creation of a Flood Control Zone District in Pierce County; Describing the Boundaries of the Proposed Zone; Describing General Flood Control Needs Within the Zone; and Setting a Date for a Public Hearing.
R2010-36 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Setting the Date of an Evening Council Meeting in Council District No. 7 for Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at 5:00 p.m., at the Pierce County Environmental Services Building, 9850 64th Street West, University Place, Washington.
R2010-47 A Proclamation of the Pierce County Council and Executive Proclaiming the Week of April 19-23, 2010, as "Sustainability Week" in Pierce County, Washington, and Encouraging Pierce County Employees to Participate in Making County Government More Sustainable.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2010-20 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council 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. OS1-09, OS2-09, OS3-09, OS4-09, OS5-09, OS6-09, OS8-09, and OS10-09)
R2010-50 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Honoring the Career of Carolyn Pendle; Commending and Thanking Her for Her Years of Dedicated Service to Pierce County and the County Council; and Wishing Her Well in Her Retirement.
R2010-55 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council, Executive and Courts, Proclaiming the Week of May 3-7, 2010, to be "Juror Appreciation Week" in Pierce County, Washington.