Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: June 29, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Dave Morell 1
Hans Zeiger 2
Amy Cruver 3
Ryan Mello 4
Marty Campbell 5
Jani Hitchen 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
2021-36 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of 38th Avenue East Right-of-Way Located in the Southeast Quarter of Section 2 and the Southwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 18 North, Range 3 East of the Willamette Meridian, in the Frederickson Area.
2021-37 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of 40th Street NW (Horsehead Bay and Locker Road) Right-of-Way Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 24, Township 21 North, Range 1 East and the Southeast Quarter of Section 24, Township 21 North, Range 1 East of the Willamette Meridian, in the Gig Harbor Area.
2021-38 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to Jopp Water Company, for Location of Water Lines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-40 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to the Association of Alpine Village Property Owners, for Location of Water Lines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-41s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to the City of Milton, for Location of Water Lines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-44s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting the "Manual on Accommodating Utilities in Existing Pierce County Rights-of-Way," 6th Edition.
2021-46s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Title 17C of the Pierce County Code, "Construction and Infrastructure Regulations – Building and Fire Codes"; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date.
2021-63 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Pierce County Fire Marshal to Ban the Discharge of Fireworks in Unincorporated Pierce County; Setting an Expiration Date; and Declaring an Emergency.
R2021-94s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Submitting the Question of Creating Spanaway Lake Management District No. 1 to the Owners of Land Within the Proposed Lake Management District for Vote. (Resolution Submitting Lake Management District to Vote)
R2021-103 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Honoring YWCA Chief Executive Officer Miriam Barnett for Her Dedicated Service to Pierce County, Washington.
R2021-104 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Honoring Tacoma Housing Authority Executive Director Michael Mirra for His Dedicated Service to Pierce County, Washington.
R2021-105 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Celebrating Independence Day in Pierce County, Washington.
R2021-106 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Designating July as “Park and Recreation Month” in Pierce County, Washington.
R2021-107 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Submittal of Grant Applications to the Recreation and Conservation Office for Funding Assistance for the Pierce County Lead Entity (2021-2023) Program.
R2021-112 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Honoring the Hard Work and Dedication of Mark Williams Who Served Pierce County for 31 Years.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2021-54 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adding Two Members to the Behavioral Health Advisory Board and Amending Chapter 2.51 of the Pierce County Code, "Behavioral Health Advisory Board."
2021-58 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Ratifying an Amendment to the Collective Bargaining Agreement Reached with the Pierce County Captains Association; and Amending the Pierce County Salary Classification Plan.
2021-60 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Proposing Amendments to Section 3.55, "Auditor," and Section 4.90, "Limitation on Terms of Office," of the Pierce County Charter to Make the Auditor an Appointive Executive Department; Requesting the Auditor to Submit this Amendment to the Voters at the November 2021 General Election; and Requesting the Prosecuting Attorney to Draft an Appropriate Ballot Title.
2021-61 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Proposing Amendments to Section 3.70, "Sheriff," and Section 4.90, "Limitation on Terms of Office," of the Pierce County Charter to Make the Sheriff an Appointive Executive Department; Requesting the Auditor to Submit these Amendments to the Voters at the November 2021 General Election; and Requesting the Prosecuting Attorney to Draft an Appropriate Ballot Title.
R2021-108s A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Requesting that the Pierce County Executive Create a Tool Measuring Accessibility, Livability, Education, Environmental Health, and the Economy Throughout Pierce County to be Called the Countywide Equity Index; and Requesting a Completion Date of August 15, 2022.
R2021-109 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Relating to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Reaffirming the Pierce County Council's Commitment to Community Inclusivity; Incorporating by Reference Recitals Contained in Resolution No. R2020-43, "An Emergency Resolution of the Pierce County Council Requesting Thoughtful and Thorough Review of the Policies, Procedures and Best Practices Employed Through the Law and Justice Systems of Pierce County in the Discharge of Their Duties in the Service of the Citizens of Pierce County, in Embracing the Diversity of Our Citizenry"; Requesting that the County Executive Forward to the Council Legislative Recommendations to Establish a County Equity Index and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy; Requesting that the Proposed Equity Index and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy be Designed to Guide All Aspects of Executive Department and Council Decision Making, Including Services, Programming, Policy Development, Budgeting, and Employment; Requesting that Recommendations Include an Analytical Framework, Using Indicators in the Equity Index for Use in the Analysis of Ordinances and Resolutions; Requesting that Recommendations Include Assessment Tools to Assist Pierce County Government Become a More Culturally Competent Operation; Requesting that Certain Recommendations be Presented to the Pierce County Equity Review Committee as Soon as Each Recommendation is Completed, but No Later than a Date Certain; Establishing the Equity Review Committee to Review Recommendations Submitted by the Executive and to Monitor and Review the Continuing Data Analysis Conducted by the Executive's Criminal Justice Workgroup; Establishing a Delivery Date for Equity Review Committee Recommendations; Establishing the Composition of the Equity Review Committee; Establishing Administrative Support for the Equity Review Committee; Establishing a Timeline for the Work of the Equity Review Committee; Establishing a Scope and Mission for the Equity Review Committee; and Establishing a Sunset Date for the Equity Review Committee.