Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: October 8, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045
Tacoma, WA 98402

 Council Members
Name District
Douglas G. Richardson (Chair) 6
Dave Morell 1
Pam Roach 2
Jim McCune 3
Connie Ladenburg 4
Marty Campbell 5
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
2019-42 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of Applications 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 Nos. OS6-18, OS7-18, OS8-18, OS10-18, OS12-18) (Applications for Open Space Classification)
2019-43 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of Applications 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 Nos. OS1-18, OS2-18, OS3-18, OS4-18, OS5-18) (Applications for Open Space Classification)
2019-51 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Approval of Applications 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 Nos. OS9-18, OS13-18, OS14-18, OS15-18, OS17-18) (Applications for Open Space Classification)
2019-63 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Placing the Joshua Raines Home & Property and Cedarbrook Farm Located at 995 Gway Drive, Fox Island, Washington, on the Pierce County Register of Historic Places; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Joshua Raines Home & Property and Cedarbrook Farm - Placement on the Register of Historic Places - District 7)
2019-68 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Affirming an Application for Open Space Classification Under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located Within the Incorporated Boundaries of the City of Tacoma in Pierce County; Directing the Clerk to Forward this Ordinance to the City of Tacoma for its Affirmation of this Application Consistent with Revised Code of Washington 84.34.037; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application No. OS11-18) (Open Space Application - City of Tacoma)
2019-69 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Affirming an Application for Open Space Classification Under Current Use Assessment on Certain Properties Located Within the Incorporated Boundaries of the City of Gig Harbor in Pierce County; Directing the Clerk to Forward this Ordinance to the City of Gig Harbor for its Affirmation of this Application Consistent with Revised Code of Washington 84.34.037; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Application No. OS16-18) (Open Space Application - City of Gig Harbor)
2019-70s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Acknowledging its Approval of Proposed Policies and Fourteen New Countywide Centers in the Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies as Recommended by the Pierce County Regional Council; Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Execute Interlocal Agreements with the Cities and Towns of Pierce County to Ratify the Proposed Amendments; Amending Chapter 19D.240 of the Pierce County Code, “Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies,” Upon Ratification; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Countywide Planning Policies - Countywide Centers)
R2019-123 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Acknowledging Receipt of the Citizens’ Advisory Board’s Recommendations for Funding the Purchase of Conservation Futures Properties; Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Negotiate the Purchase of Conservation Futures Properties; and Authorizing the Director of Finance to Expend Funds for the Purchase Thereof. (Conservation Futures Properties - Grant of Authority to Acquire)
R2019-124 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Acknowledging Receipt of the Conservation Futures Citizens’ Advisory Board’s Recommendation for Funding the Purchase of a Conservation Futures Opportunity Account Property; and Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Enter Into Those Agreements Necessary for Expenditure of the Funds. (Conservation Futures Opportunity Account Property - Grant of Authority to Acquire)
R2019-130 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Proclaiming its Intent to Participate in The Great Washington Shakeout on October 17, 2019, and Work Toward Becoming a Safer Community. (Great Washington Shakeout - Proclamation)
R2019-131 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Proclaiming the Month of October 2019 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” in Pierce County, Washington. (Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Proclamation)
R2019-134 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Creation of Pierce County Superior Court Felony Drug Court in Pierce County, Washington. (25th Anniversary of Pierce County Superior Court Felony Drug Court - Proclamation)
R2019-136 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of Two Members (Nancy Larsen and Robert Koreis) to the Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission. (Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission - Appointments)
R2019-137 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of One New Member (Heather Rankos) and the Reappointment of Four Existing Members (Tiffany Waggoner, Larry Nelson, Wade Winkler, and Eric Cunningham) to the Anderson Island Citizens’ Advisory Board. (Anderson Island Citizens' Advisory Board - Appointments)

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2019-72 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Repealing Chapter 8.64 of the Pierce County Code, "Alarm Systems" and Adopting a New Chapter 8.64 of the Pierce County Code, "Alarm Systems," Relating to Alarm System Permitting, Alarm Business Registration, Alarm Responses, Suspensions, and Prescribing Penalties for Violations; and Setting an Effective Date. (Alarm Systems)
2019-73 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Pierce County Code Chapter 3.72, "Vacation Leave,” and Chapter 3.80, “Leave of Absence Without Pay.” (Personnel Code - Vacation and Leave Without Pay - Seasonal Pay)
2019-74 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 1.08 of the Pierce County Code, "Official Seal," to Update the Image of the Seal and to Adopt Use Standards. (Official County Seal)
R2019-128 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Pierce County Executive to Execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and Pierce County to Contribute Funding for the Design of the Tacoma to Puyallup Regional Trail Connection Route Analysis Study. (Interlocal Agreement - Tacoma to Puyallup Regional Trail Connection Route Analysis - Funding)
R2019-135 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Approving the 2020 Pierce County Historic Preservation Grant Fund Disbursement as Recommended by the Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission. (2020 Historic Preservation Grant Fund Disbursement)
R2019-141 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Setting the Date of an Evening Council Meeting in Council District No. 2 for Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Step By Step, 3303 8th Avenue SE, Puyallup, Washington. (District No. 2 - In District Meeting)