Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: May 14, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Joyce McDonald (Chair) 2
Dan Roach 1
Jim McCune 3
Connie Ladenburg 4
Rick Talbert 5
Douglas G. Richardson 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
2013-8s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Initiating a Review of Potential Changes to Council Meeting Times and Potential Amendments to Section 1.28.040 of the Pierce County Code, "Meetings of the Council"; Establishing a Council Subcommittee to Study the Issue and to Return to the Rules and Operations Committee On or Before July 15, 2013, with Recommendations; and Setting an Effective Date.
2013-10s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Pierce County Code Chapter 1.22, "Pierce County Hearing Examiner Code"; Chapter 6.02, "Animal Control - General Provisions"; Chapter 6.03, "Animal Control - Violations, Penalties"; Chapter 6.04, "Licensing of Dogs and Cats;" Repealing Chapter 6.07 and Adopting a New Chapter 6.07, "Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Animals"; Amending Chapter 6.16, "Potentially Dangerous Wild Animals"; and Setting an Effective Date.
2013-12 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Relating to Contracting Indebtedness; Providing for the Issuance of Not To Exceed $35,000,000 Aggregate Principal Amount of Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds, 2013, Series A, of the County for the Purpose of Providing Funds to Pay the Cost of Financing the Design, Acquisition, Construction, Equipping, Operating Maintaining, Remodeling, Repairing and Re-Equipping a Portion of the South Sound 9-1-1 Emergency Communication System and Facilities Infrastructure and Pay the Costs of Issuance and Sale of Such Bonds; Establishing a Bond Redemption Fund; Fixing or Setting Parameters With Respect to Certain Terms and Covenants of the Bonds; and Appointing the Director of the Budget and Finance Department as the County's Designated Representative to Approve the Final Terms of the Sale and Issuance of the Bonds and to Take Certain Other Actions with Respect to the Issuance of the Bonds.
2013-19 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Prosecuting Attorney to Commence Condemnation Proceedings after 180 Days from the Date the County Presents the First Formal Offer to Acquire Real Property for County Road Project (CRP) 5674, Entitled 198th Avenue East -- Rhodes Lake Road to 120th Street East, and County Road Project (CRP) 5675, Entitled 198th Avenue East -- 120th Street East to 144th Street East; and Providing Notice to Affected Property Owners of Record of the Final Action Specifically Relating to the Following Properties: Tax Parcel Numbers (TIN) 7000230640, 0519091034 and 0519091035.
2013-20s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Prosecuting Attorney to Commence Condemnation Proceedings after 180 Days from the Date the County Presents the First Formal Offer to Acquire Real Property for County Road Project (CRP) 5676, Entitled 198th Avenue East -- 104th Street East to Rhodes Lake Road; and Providing Notice to Affected Property Owners of Record of the Final Action Specifically Relating to the Following Properties: Tax Parcel Numbers (TIN) 0519095019, 0519095018, and 0519095017.
2013-21 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Declaring Certain County Owned Real Property Situated in and Near the Town of Wilkeson within Pierce County, Listed on Exhibit A, as Surplus; and Authorizing the County Executive to Pursue Disposition by Transfer of Said Properties to the Town of Wilkeson, Pursuant to Chapter 2.110 of the Pierce County Code, Property Management.\n
R2013-42 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Setting the Date of an Evening Council Meeting in Council District No. 4 for Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., at the Pierce County Environmental Services Building, 9850 64th Street West, University Place, Washington.\n
R2013-43 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Recognizing May 5-11, 2013, as National Correctional Officers and Employees Week 2013; and Commemorating the Service and Sacrifice of Those Who Have Been Killed or Injured in the Line of Duty While Keeping Our Jails and Communities Safe.
R2013-44 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Recognizing May 12-18, 2013, as National Police Week 2013; and Commemorating the Service and Sacrifice of Those Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty While Protecting Our Communities and Safeguarding Our Democracy.
R2013-45 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of Three New Members (John Conway, Jerome O'Leary and William Nixon) and Reappointing Two Existing Members (Jacob Cimmer and Richard Thurston) to the Storm Drainage and Surface Water Management Advisory Board.
R2013-46 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Proclaiming the Month of May 2013, as "Puget Sound Starts Here Month," in Pierce County, Washington.
R2013-47 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Recognizing the Week of May 19-25, 2013, as "National Public Works Week" in Pierce County, and Commending the Employees of the Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Department for Their Contributions to Pierce County.
R2013-48 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of Four New Members (Brett Palmer, Richard King, Roberta Buda, and Jean Nealy) to the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2013-24s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 2012-76s2; and Modifying the 2013 County Budget.
2013-26 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting Interim Land Use Regulations and Official Controls Pursuant to RCW 36.70A.390; Adding a New Chapter 18A.12 of the Pierce County Code, "Marijuana-Related Uses"; Clarifying Prohibitions on the Location of Marijuana-Related Facilities and Uses until the State Adopts Licensing Regulations and the County Adopts Further Zoning Regulations; Establishing a Working Group to Recommend Regulations Regarding Marijuana-Related Uses for Submittal to the Council by September 30, 2013; and Adopting Findings of Fact.
R2013-49 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of Three New Members (Jeremy Foust, Julie Ann Gustanski and Wendy McMillan) to the Pierce County Conservation Futures Program Citizens' Advisory Board.