Council Legislation

Proposed Ordinance No. 2020-138s

Title: An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Levying an Additional Sales and Use Tax for Behavioral Health and Therapeutic Courts (Sales and Use Tax for Chemical Dependency or Mental Health Treatment Services or Therapeutic Courts, RCW 82.14.460) Upon State Approval of the Pierce County Accountable Care Organization Pilot Program; Establishing the Behavioral Health and Therapeutic Courts Fund; Adopting a Planning Framework for a Six-Year Behavioral Health Improvement Plan; Replacing the Chemical Dependency Advisory Board with the Newly Created Behavioral Health Advisory Board; Adopting an Interim Spending Plan; Requiring Performance Audit Review of Spending from the Behavioral Health and Therapeutic Courts Fund; Adopting Amendments to the Pierce County Code Related to Behavioral Health; Amending Chapter 2.51, "Chemical Dependency Advisory Board," Chapter 4.28, "Sales and Use Tax," and Section 4.48.020, "Special Revenue Funds," and Adopting New Sections 4.28.170, "Behavioral Health and Therapeutic Courts Tax –

Status: Passed

Sponsors: Councilmembers Dave Morell, Connie Ladenburg, Derek Young

Final votes

December 22, 2020
Aye Excused Nay Aye Aye Aye Aye

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