Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: November 10, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Dan Roach (Chair) 1
Jim McCune 3
Connie Ladenburg 4
Rick Talbert 5
Douglas G. Richardson 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
2015-27s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Related to Marijuana Production, Processing, and Retail Sales Pursuant to Initiative 502 and Subsequent Amendments; Amending Section 18A.12.020 of the Pierce County Code, "State-Licensed Facilities," to Remove Federal Government Authorization as a Condition of Approval for a Marijuana-Licensed Business; Removing a Requirement Limiting Marijuana Retail Sales to Detached Buildings"; Calling for an Advisory Ballot Proposition to Be Placed before the Voters of Pierce County Residing in the Unincorporated Area at the April 26, 2016, Election Concerning whether Marijuana Production, Processing and Retail Sales Should be Allowed within the Unincorporated Area of Pierce County; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-52s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Implementing the 2016 Budget; Amending the Pierce County Code and the Powers, Duties or Responsibilities of Certain Pierce County Departments, Boards, or Commissions; Amending or Repealing Certain Ordinances; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-56 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the "Pierce County Capital Facilities Plan – 2016 Amendments"; Amending Title 19E of the Pierce County Code, "Capital Facilities Planning"; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-57 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing Wage Adjustments for Non-Represented Employees; Amending the Pierce County Salary Classification Plan; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-58 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending the Pierce County Salary Classification Plan for the Pierce County Executive Position on the Recommendation of the Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-59 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Setting the 2016 Ad Valorem Tax Levies for Pierce County for Levy in 2015 and Collection in 2016.
2015-60s2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the Annual Budget of Pierce County for Fiscal Year 2016; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-61s2 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Implementing the 2016 Budget by Requesting Certain County Departments, Boards and Commissions to Take Certain Actions.
2015-63 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Pierce County Code Chapter 17C.10, "Administrative Provisions for the Construction Codes," and Chapter 17C.60, "International Fire Code," Updating the Fire Prevention Bureau Fees; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-64 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 14.20 of the Pierce County Code, “Parks and Recreation Services Fees,” by Amending Fee Schedules and Adding New Fees for Parks and Recreation Activities and Facilities; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-65 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 2.112 of the Pierce County Code, "Pierce County Airports -- Lease Rates and Rental Fees"; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-67 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Related to Sanitary Sewer Connection Charges, Amending Section 13.04.085 of the Pierce County Code (PCC), "Connection Charges – Rates," to Establish a 2016 Consumer Price Index Adjustment on Rates for Connecting to the Public Sewer System Pursuant to PCC 13.04.085 D.; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-68 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Pierce County Code Chapter 4A.01, "Impact Fees – Authority and Purpose"; Chapter 4A.10, "Impact Fees – General Requirements"; Chapter 4A.20, "Impact Fees – Parks"; Section 18.20.025, "Impacts Fees"; and Section 18A.65.040, "Financial Incentives"; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-70s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the 2016-2021 Transportation Improvement Program and 2016-2029 Fourteen-Year Ferry Program, Pursuant to Revised Code of Washington Sections 36.81.121, 36.81.122, 36.81.130, and 36.54.015, and Washington Administrative Code 136, Chapters 15 and 16; Finding that Each Project Contained in the Plan Is a Public Necessity; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Annual Road Program, Six-Year Road Program, and the Fourteen-Year Ferry Program)
2015-71 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 2.05 of the Pierce County Code, “Planning and Land Services and Assessor-Treasurer Development Review, Inspection and Application/Processing Fees” by Adjusting the Fee Schedule for the Planning and Land Services Department; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-72s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the 2016-2021 Sewer Improvement Program (SIP), Pursuant to Pierce County Ordinance No. 2006-115s, Chapter 36.70A of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), and RCW 36.70.530; Finding that Each Project Contained in the Plan is a Public Necessity; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-74 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Making a Finding of Substantial Need Regarding the 2016 Property Tax Levy; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-76s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Section 4A.10.080 of the Pierce County Code, "Impact Fee Assessment and Collection," to Eliminate the Sunset Date; Amending Section 4A.30.030 of the Pierce County Code, "School Impact Fee Schedule," to Adjust School Impact Fees for 2016 Based Upon Changes in the Consumer Price Index; Requesting the Pierce County Executive to Provide Recommendations Regarding Impact Fee Deferrals Required Pursuant to Engrossed Senate Bill (ESB) 5923 for Implementation in 2016; Making Other Necessary Modifications to Title 4A of the Pierce County Code; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-77 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting a New Ferry Fare Schedule by Amending Chapter 10.38 of the Pierce County Code, "Ferry Fares"; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-78 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Section 11.02.050 of the Pierce County Code, "Method of Calculating Service Charges," by Increasing the Surface Water Management Service Charges; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-79s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the 2016-2021 Surface Water Improvement Program (SWIP), Pursuant to Pierce County Ordinance No. 2006-115s, Chapter 36.70A of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and RCW 36.70A.040 and 36.70.530; and Finding that Each Project Contained in the SWIP is a Public Necessity.
2015-80 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 9.47 of the Pierce County Code, "Jail Incarceration Rates"; and Setting an Effective Date.
R2015-114 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Submit the Privatization Solicitation Proposal to the United States Defense Logistics Agency - Energy for the Joint Base Lewis McChord Water and Wastewater Utility Systems Through the Government Privatization Process.
R2015-119 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Implementing the 2016 Budget; Declaring Certain County Policy; and Requesting Information from Agencies of County Government.
R2015-135 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Honoring the Veterans of Pierce County and Observing the Day of Wednesday, November 11, 2015, as Veterans Day in Pierce County, Washington.
R2015-136 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Adopting the Region 5 Hazard Mitigation Plan - 2015-2020 Edition and the Pierce County Addendum to the Region 5 Hazard Mitigation Plan; and Updating the 2004 Pierce County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2015-34s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Pierce County Code Title 18, "Development Regulations – General Provisions," and Chapter 18A.42, "Adult Businesses," Related to Compliance and Streamlining of Enforcement Specific to the Sales of Adult Magazines in Convenience Stores; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2015-50 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to the City of Sumner, a Municipal Corporation of Pierce County, for Location of Waterlines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2015-53 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Establishing a Prohibition on the Use of Compression Brakes Along a Segment of State Route 512 in the Vicinity of Canyon Road East; and Requesting the Washington State Department of Transportation to Post Signage as Appropriate.
2015-81s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 2014-76s2, as Amended by Ordinance Nos. 2015-24, 2015-32s and 2015-73s; and Modifying the 2015 Pierce County Budget.