Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: July 19, 2011
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Roger Bush (Chair) 3
Dan Roach 1
Joyce McDonald 2
Timothy M. Farrell 4
Rick Talbert 5
Dick Muri 6
Stan Flemming 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
2011-23 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Declaring Certain County-Owned Real Property Located at 29004 Zavitsky Road East in Southeast Pierce County (Commonly Referred to as the "Marsh Family Property" and "Huckle-Chuck on the Carbon River") as Surplus; and Authorizing the County Executive to Pursue Disposal of the Property, Pursuant to Chapter 2.110 of the Pierce County Code and Directing the Rescission of the Conservation Futures Covenants Associated with the Property.
2011-28 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Relating to Title 3 of the Pierce County Code, "Personnel"; Amending Sections 3.08.120, "Employment Positions," 3.40.040, "Cause for Suspension, Demotion, Reduction, Withholding of Salary Step or Dismissal," 3.52.033, "Pay Deductions," 3.52.060, "Benefits Reinstatement for Rehired Employees," 3.52.080, "Weapons Policy," 3.76.060, "Administrative Leave," and 3.80.040, "Leave of Absence Without Pay - On-the-Job Injury"; and Adopting New Sections 3.40.025, "Procedural Rules," 3.40.065, "Withdrawal of Appeal," and 3.48.020, "Withdrawal of Grievance"; and Setting an Effective Date.
2011-34s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Acknowledging its Approval of a Proposed Amendment to the Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies for Consistency with VISION 2040 as Recommended by the Pierce County Regional Council; Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Execute Interlocal Agreements with the Cities and Towns of Pierce County to Ratify the Proposed Amendments; Amending Chapter 19D.240 of the Pierce County Code, "Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies," upon Ratification; and Adopting Findings of Fact.
2011-35s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Acknowledging its Approval of a Proposed Amendment to Designate Three New Candidate Regional Centers in the Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies as Recommended by the Pierce County Regional Council; Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Execute Interlocal Agreements with the Cities and Towns of Pierce County to Ratify the Proposed Amendments; Amending Chapter 19D.240 of the Pierce County Code, "Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies," upon Ratification; and Adopting Findings of Fact.
2011-36s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Establishing the Growth Management Act Population, Housing Unit, and Employment Targets for Cities, Towns and Unincorporated Areas of Pierce County for the Year 2030; and Adopting Findings of Fact.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2011-42 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. OS15-10, OS22-10, OS26-10, OS27-10, OS28-10, OS30-10, OS35-10 and OS40-10)
2011-43s An Ordinanceof the Pierce County Council Amending Title 6 of the Pierce County Code, "Animals"; and Setting an Effective Date.
2011-44 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 5.02 of the Pierce County Code, "General Code," Relating to Business Licenses and Regulations; and Setting an Effective Date.
2011-52 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 8.80 of the Pierce County Code, "Swimming, Jumping, and/or Fishing Prohibited in Certain Areas," to Prohibit Swimming and Jumping from the Bridge Over Spanaway Lake to Enchanted Island (Bridge No. 20193-B).
2011-53s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Proposing Amendments to the Pierce County Charter Reducing in Size the Pierce County Council from Seven to Five Members; Phasing in the Reduction of Councilmembers with Elections and Terms of Office; Amending Sections 2.15 and 10.55 of the Pierce County Charter; Adding a New Section 10.80 to the Pierce County Charter; Establishing Effective Dates; Requesting the Auditor to Submit these Amendments to the Voters at the November 2011 General Election; and Requesting the Prosecuting Attorney to Draft an Appropriate Ballot Title.
R2011-89 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Endorsing the Pierce County Sheriff Department's Acceptance of a Grant Award of $199,653 in Bureau of Justice Grant Funds for Public Safety and Judicial Services that Address Critical Needs for Pierce County Citizens; and Providing a Public Hearing on the Proposed County's Use of the Money Received.