Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: July 20, 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
2021-54 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.
R2021-123 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Recognizing the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Proclaiming July 26, 2021, as “Americans with Disabilities Act Day” in Pierce County, Washington.
R2021-124 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Proclaiming the Week of July 25-31, 2021, as “PAINT THE TOWN PURPLE Week” in Pierce County, Washington.

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2021-65 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to the Town of Eatonville of Pierce County, for Location of Electric Lines on Certain Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-66 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Granting a Nonexclusive Franchise to the Washington Water Service Company for Location of Water Lines on Certain County-Owned Rights-of-Way; and Authorizing the County Executive to Execute Said Franchise.
2021-67 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of Ozette Drive FI (Fox Point Road) Right-of-Way Located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 18, Township 20 North, Range 2 East and the Southeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 20 North, Range 2 East of the Willamette Meridian, on Fox Island.
2021-69 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Vacating a Portion of 288th Street South (Roy-Christy RD) Right-of-Way Located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 34, Township 18 North, Range 2 East of the Willamette Meridian, Pierce County, Washington.
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.
R2021-125 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Recognizing the Pacific Avenue Corridor as a High Priority Area for Capital Facility Investments; Initiating a Review of Capital Improvement Needs within the Corridor in Conjunction with the Establishment of the Pacific Avenue Bus Rapid Transit System; and Directing the Planning and Public Works Department to Prepare a Consolidated Capital Improvement Plan for the Corridor by a Date Certain.
R2021-126 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Setting the Date of an Evening District No. 1 Council Meeting for Monday, August 2, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bonney Lake Food Bank, 24015 State Route 410, Buckley, Washington.
R2021-130 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Relating to Charter Amendment No. 52 Which Would Make the Auditor an Appointive Executive Department; Creating a Committee to Prepare Arguments Advocating Voter Approval of Charter Amendment No. 52, Said Arguments to Be Included in the 2021 General Election Voters' Pamphlet; Creating a Committee to Prepare Arguments Advocating Voter Rejection of Charter Amendment No. 52, Said Arguments to Be Included in the 2021 General Election Voters' Pamphlet; and Appointing Members to the Newly Created Committees.
R2021-131 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Relating to Charter Amendment No. 53 Which Would Make the Sheriff an Appointive Executive Department; Creating a Committee to Prepare Arguments Advocating Voter Approval of Charter Amendment No. 53, Said Arguments to Be Included in the 2021 General Election Voters' Pamphlet; Creating a Committee to Prepare Arguments Advocating Voter Rejection of Charter Amendment No. 53, Said Arguments to Be Included in the 2021 General Election Voters' Pamphlet; and Appointing Members to the Newly Created Committees.