Pierce County Council
In a 4-3 vote, the Pierce County Council adopted an ordinance requiring grocery businesses located in unincorporated Pierce County to pay their workers an additional $4/hour in hazard pay through the duration of the governor’s declared COVID-19 emergency. Read on...
Economic stabilization topped the list of emergent funding needs the Pierce County Council tackled Tuesday. Read on...
Council Chair Derek Young shared the news with Council at its April 13 meeting that both parties have agreed in principle to a modified scope of work. Read on...
The Pierce County Council unanimously adopted an emergency ordinance approving the use of $4 million from the county’s general fund to support local businesses. Read on...
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COVID-19 news and information
Pierce County is in Phase 2 of the state's Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan
For the latest public health information about COVID-19 and mass vaccination sites in Pierce County visit the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
Law & Justice Public Review Committee (November 2020)
The Pierce County Council created the law and justice public review committee to review reports generated by the county’s law and justice departments, per Resolution R2020-43. In June the Council directed the County Executive to review the policies, procedures and best practices of these departments. The Public Review Committee met over seven weeks to review this information, then drafted and presented a report to Council at a Committee of the Whole meeting. View the recorded meeting and the report.
Human Services Study & Presentation (September 2019)
This report focuses on the identification of nine (9) areas of opportunity to help the department deliver services more efficiently and effectively, leverage additional funding opportunities to provide the most effective services, and better structure service delivery to align with the department’s core mission: to ensure all of Pierce County has equitable access to community based services that respect each person's unique experience.
Pierce County Affordable Housing Incentives (August 2019)
The report estimates the value of the County’s programs for affordable housing and makes several recommendations related to the standardization and promotion of affordable housing incentives and coordination with other jurisdictions in the management of affordable housing funds.
Broadband Study (April 2019)
The report makes recommendations on the county’s franchise process, regulations that would assist in the build‐out of broadband infrastructure, and a proposal for an action plan should policymakers desire to engage in efforts to expand broadband technology into the lesser‐served parts of the county.
COVID-19 Operational Changes of the Office of the Pierce County Council
The Office of the Pierce County Council is closed to the public. Our office can be contacted at 253-798-7777 or contact the appropriate staff. The Pierce County Council provides remote access and participation in its meetings. Learn how to get involved.