Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: December 15, 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.
2015-83 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of an Application 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 No. OS7-14)
R2015-142 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Related to the Storm Drainage and Surface Water Management Utility; Finding that the Public Works Department has Complied With Provisions of the 2015 Budget; and Authorizing Potential Acquisition of Certain Flood Hazard and Risk Properties Located Along the Upper Carbon River Alward Road (177th Street East, North Side), East of Orting.
R2015-146 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of One New Member (Kurt Grimmer) and the Reappointment of One Existing Member (Terry Lee) to the Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory Commission.
R2015-147 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of One New Member (Robert Powers) to the Boating Advisory Commission.
R2015-148 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Recognizing and Congratulating Ms. Anikka Abbott as the 2015 Miss Pierce County.
R2015-149 An Emergency Resolution of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Continued Representation of Pierce County by Special Deputy Prosecutors Tardif and Freimund in the Thurston County Superior Court Matter of Nissen v. Pierce County, et al.; and Declaring an Emergency.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2015-54 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Related to the Use of Compression Brakes Along a Segment of Orting Kapowsin Highway East; and Directing the County Engineer to Post Advisory Signage as Appropriate.
2015-82 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to the Canterwood Water Company, 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.
2015-87 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 2002-7, as Amended by Ordinance Nos. 2014-47 and 2015-45, by Removing the Prohibition Against the Discharge of Firearms on Approximately 2,025 Acres in the Graham/Kapowsin Area of Pierce County.
2015-88 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 3.12 of the Pierce County Code, “Code of Ethics,” Relating to Definitions, Ethical Standards, Advisory Opinions, Financial Disclosure, Lobbyist Registration, Lobbyist Reporting, Exemptions, Hearing Officer, Commission, Enforcement Procedures, Exemption from Public Disclosure, Civil Penalties, and Technical Revisions.
R2015-144 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Execute an Interlocal Agreement Between Pierce County and the City of Carbonado for the Provision of Animal Services.
R2015-145 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Related to the Anchoring, Rafting and Drifting of Vessels on Lake Tapps; Requesting the Boating Advisory Commission to Conduct a Review of the Scope and Effectiveness of the Regulatory Requirements for Such Activities Set Forth in Section 8.88.460 of the Pierce County Code and Other Related Code Provisions; and Requesting the Boating Advisory Commission to Forward Any Recommendations Regarding the Same to the Council by a Date Certain.