Pierce County Districting Committee

About the Committee


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The Pierce County Council appointed members to the Pierce County Districting Committee Sept. 7, 2021 through adoption of Resolution R2021-157. Under the Pierce County Charter, Council is required to appoint four members to the committee. The members are selected from a list of names submitted by the central committees of the two major political parties in Pierce County.

The committee adopted its final map at a special meeting Dec. 16, 2021 in a 3-2 vote. The map is available in PDF below, or through the county's GIS website.


Committee organization and process

View Sections 4.40, 4.50 and 4.60 of the Pierce County Charter, which outline how the districts are drawn, formation of the Districting Committee, the appointment process, timelines and the process for creation of the new district maps and their adoption. 

Pierce County Districting Committee timeline

Redistricting Process flowchart December 2021


Pierce County Maps

The adopted final map is available for public review by clicking here, or the image below. The map was formally adopted at the committee's Dec. 16, 2021 meeting.


How to view the proposed boundaries: Click on the GIS map found here and under the “Theme Data Menu” header uncheck all boxes except the one labeled “Final Draft Plan”. Zoom in on the map to see the borders. To toggle between the current Council district boundaries and the proposed boundaries, check and uncheck the “Council Districts – Pierce County” label, which will allow users to compare boundary lines.


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This PDF version reflects the map amended and ultimately adopted by the committee. The committee adopted the below map at its Dec. 16, 2021 meeting.

 

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Other Pierce County Maps


Watch the Districting Committee


The Pierce County Districting Committee was appointed Sept. 7, 2021. Members selected their fifth member to serve as chair of the committee at its Oct. 5, 2021 meeting. The committee appointed Districting Master Steven Garrett in early November. View the Districting Master scope of work and application announcement.


Below are a list of meeting dates, materials, minutes and video recordings of the committee meetings.


Meeting date and timeMeeting agenda and materialsMeeting recordingMinutes
Sept. 20, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materialsSept. 20, 2021 meetingSept. 20, 2021 minutes
Sept. 28, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materialsSept. 28, 2021 meetingSept. 28, 2021 minutes
Sept. 29, 2021, 5:30 p.m.AgendaSept. 29, 2021 meetingSept. 29, 2021 minutes
Oct. 5, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materialsOct. 5, 2021 meetingOct. 5, 2021 minutes
Oct. 7, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materialsOct. 7, 2021 meetingOct. 7, 2021 minutes
Oct. 12, 20215 p.m. Special meeting materials
5:30 p.m. Regular meeting materials
Oct. 12, 2021 meetingOct. 12, 2021 5 p.m. minutes
Oct. 12, 2021 5:30 p.m. minutes
Oct. 19, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materials
Oct. 19, 2021 meetingOct. 19, 2021 minutes
Oct. 26, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
Agenda and meeting materialsOct. 26, 2021 meeting
Oct. 26, 2021 minutes
Nov. 2, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
Agenda and meeting materialsNov. 2, 2021 meetingNov. 2, 2021 minutes
Nov. 9, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materialsNov. 9, 2021 meeting
Nov. 9, 2021 minutes
Nov. 16, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materials
Nov. 16, 2021 meetingNov. 16, 2021 minutes
Nov. 23, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materials
Nov. 23, 2021 meeting
Nov. 23, 2021 minutes
Nov. 30, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
Agenda and meeting materialsNov. 30, 2021 meetingNov. 30, 2021 minutes
Dec. 6, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda
Dec. 6, 2021 meeting
Dec. 6, 2021 minutes
Dec. 7, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Agenda and meeting materialsDec. 7, 2021 meeting
Dec. 7, 2021 minutes
Dec. 14: CanceledMeeting CANCELED


Dec. 16, 2021, 5:30 p.m.Special meeting materialsDec. 16, 2021 meeting


Committee members


  • Frank Cuthbertson (Chair)
  • Sharon Hanek
  • Justin Leighton
  • Douglas G. Richardson
  • Joy Stanford


Districting Master

Steven Garrett


Staff liaison:

Susan Long, Chief Counsel

Linda Medley, Code and Legal Clerk


Districting Committee Archives

The meeting minutes and agendas of the 2011 Districting Committee are provided below for reference and information. The materials are organized by meeting date.


Meeting dateMeeting materials
March 30, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

April 6, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

April 13, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

April 19, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

April 28, 2011

Agenda

Minutes

May 19, 2011Agenda
Minutes
May 24, 2011Agenda
Minutes
May 26, 2011Agenda
Minutes
May 31, 2011Agenda
Minutes
June 6, 2011Agenda
Minutes
June 8, 2011Agenda
Minutes
June 16, 2011Agenda
Minutes
June 22, 2011Agenda
Minutes
July 12, 2011Agenda
Minutes
July 19, 2011Agenda
Minutes