Council Database

Council Meeting

Date: March 24, 2020
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
A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Honoring Vietnam Veterans and Proclaiming March 29, 2020, as “Vietnam Veterans Day,” in Pierce County, Washington.
2020-10 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Prosecuting Attorney to Commence Condemnation Proceedings to Acquire Real Property for County Road Project (CRP) 5731, Entitled Tehaleh Boulevard East, McCutcheon Road E to Falling Water Boulevard East; and Providing Notice to Affected Property Owners of Record of the Final Action Specifically Relating to the Following Properties: Tax Parcel Numbers (TPN) 0519073058; 0519077004; 0519182010; 0519182009; 0519181003; 0519181001; 0519184005; 0519073060; 0519182005; 0519182025; 0519182020; 0519184008; 0519184009; 0519073004 and 0519173013. (Condemnation Proceedings - Grant of Authority to Prosecuting Attorney)
R2020-17 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Ratifying the Sale of a Portion of a Certain County-Owned Surplus Real Property Situated at Waller Road East (Prairie Pit), Puyallup, Washington and Consisting of Land, Tax Parcel Number 0319262074 (Formerly a Portion of 0319262004). (Ratification of Sale - Prairie Pit Property)
R2020-21 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Naming the Daffodil Festival Royalty as “Official Ambassadors of Pierce County.” (Proclamation - Naming the Daffodil Festival Royalty as “Official Ambassadors of Pierce County”)
R2020-23 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council and Executive Honoring Vietnam Veterans and Proclaiming March 29, 2020, as "Vietnam Veterans Day," in Pierce County, Washington. (Vietnam Veterans Day - Proclamation)
R2020-24 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Confirming the Appointment of One New Member (Michelle Ross) to the Pierce County Solid Waste Advisory Committee. (Solid Waste Advisory Committee - Appointment)
R2020-25 A Resolution of the Pierce County Council Relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic Urging a Stay of Evictions and Utility Turn Offs Due to the Economic Impact on Households in Pierce County. (COVID-19 Resolution)
2020-32 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting Development Moratoria Pursuant to Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 36.70A.390; Prohibiting Enhanced Service Facilities; Adopting a Work Plan to Establish Appropriate Development Regulations and Siting Criteria for Enhanced Service Facilities in Unincorporated Pierce County; and Adopting Findings of Fact. (Enhanced Service Facilities - Development Moratorium - Work Plan for Development Regulations and Siting Criteria)
2020-36 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Modifying the Effective Date of Ordinance No. 2019-28s Which Amended Chapter 13.04 of the Pierce County Code, "Sewer Administrative Regulations," and Created the Alternative Commercial Connection Charge Program; and Declaring and Emergency. (Alternative Commercial Connection Charge Program - Effective Date)
2020-42 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Providing Funding for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic; Amending Ordinance No. 2019-86s, the Biennial Budget of Pierce County for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021; and Declaring an Emergency. (COVID-19 - Supplemental Budget)
2020-43 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Establishing a Loan Program for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic; and Declaring an Emergency. (COVID-19 - Small Business Loan Program)
2020-44 An Emergency Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Providing Economic Relief for Pierce County Sewer Customers; and Declaring an Emergency. (COVID-19 - Emergency - Sewer Customers)

 Consent Items - Introduction, Referral, Setting Dates
Proposal # Title
2020-37 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Ordinance No. 98-128 to Authorize the County Executive to Sell Tax Title Parcel 0219122156 by Private Negotiation, Without a Call for Bids. (Surplus Real Property - Tax Title Land - Disposal by Private Negotiation)
2020-40s An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Adopting Solar Energy Amendments to Pierce County Code Title 18A, "Development Regulations - Zoning," and Chapter 18J.15, "Development Regulations - Design Standards and Guidelines," to Clarify Solar Energy Uses in the Development Regulations, Expand the Areas in Which Solar Energy Facilities are Allowed, and Apply Size, Height, Landscaping Buffer, and Location Restrictions; Amending the Use Tables in Chapters 18A.17 through 18A.31 for All Community Plan Areas and Outside Community Plan Areas; Amending Pierce County Code Chapter 18A.15, "Density, Setbacks, and Lot Dimension," Chapter 18A.33, "Use Description Category," Chapter 18A.36, " Accessory Development - General," Chapter 18A.37, "Accessory Development - Residential," Chapter 18A.60, "Airport Overlays," and Chapter 18J.15, "Countywide Design Standards and Guidelines"; Adopting Findings of Fact; and Setting an Effective Date. (Development Regulations - Solar Energy Uses)
2020-41 An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Amending Chapter 10.38 of the Pierce County Code, "Ferry Fares," Authorizing the Planning and Public Works Department to Extend Ferry Ticket Validity by Department Policy. (Ferry Fares)