2017 Pierce County Budget

One of the primary duties of the County Council is "to levy taxes, appropriate revenue, and adopt budgets for the County" (Charter, Section 2.20 (1)(a)).

The County Council adopts an annual budget by December 1 of each year, after review and consideration of the preliminary budget prepared by the County Executive. During the rest of the year, the Council may consider supplemental budgets and other budget changes, such as provisos and companion annual budget proposals.

View the 2017 Budget
 2017 Supplemental Budget

The Pierce County Council has set the final Council hearing for Ordinance 2017-13s for its Council Meeting on June 20, 2017.

During a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00 p.m. the Council approved Committee Amendment 1.

The following amendments were not considered on May 9 but could potentially be considered during the June 20 meeting:
Committee Amendment 2
Committee Amendment 3
Committee Amendment 4
Committee Amendment 5
Committee Amendment 6
Committee Amendment 7
Committee Amendment 8
Committee Amendment 9
Committee Amendment 10
Committee Amendment 11
Committee Amendment 15
Committee Amendment 16

The Pierce County Executive has provide Council with a 2017 supplemental budget request. The Council is currently reviewing the supplemental budget requests and holding Committees of the Whole. All COW meetings are held in Council Chambers, 930 Tacoma Avenue S Room 1045.

2017 Supplemental Budget Request

March 27, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Agenda | Packet

April 13, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Agenda | Packet

 Budget Process

Past Budget Process 

View the schedule of County Council meetings that helped the Council to get to an adopted budget by Dec. 1.

Below is a short video on the County budget process and how it impacts you as a citizen.