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.
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.