Pierce County Council

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About the Council

The Council is the legislative branch of Pierce County government and is the policy-determining body of the County, as provided by the County Charter. The Council has all powers of the County not otherwise reserved to the people, the Executive, or general law. Members are elected from seven contiguous and equally populated districts. Each county councilmember represents a district having a population of approximately 125,000 people and is elected to four year terms.

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Dave Morell
District 1

Hans Zeiger
District 2


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Amy Cruver
District 3


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Ryan Mello
District 4

Marty Campbell
District 5

Jani Hitchen
District 6 
Derek Young
District 7
  1. Sustainability 2030 Plan update before Council

    At a 1:30 p.m. special meeting Feb. 17, 2021 the Community Development Committee will begin its review of the Pierce County Sustainability 2030 plan. Read on...
  2. How CARES Act monies helped Pierce County businesses

    Council's Economic & Infrastructure Development Committee heard from Economic Development Jan. 26, 2021 how the county provided vital supplies and funding to Pierce County businesses in 2020 to help them continue to operate and stay open. Read on...
  3. Pierce County Council elects 2021 leadership, welcomes new members

    Councilmember Derek Young will serve as Council Chairman, Councilmember Dave Morell will continue as Vice Chairman and Councilmember Marty Campbell will serve as Executive Pro Tem. Read on...
  4. Pierce County Council Swearing-In Ceremonies

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What's on the agenda?


Each week the Pierce County Council holds a series of meetings to discuss and review ordinances, motions and budgets to ensure county government operates in an efficient, transparent and cost-effective manner with equal access for all county residents. Members meet as a collective body every Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

Monday (March 8) 

10 a.m.: Rules and Operations committee meeting to review agendas for March 15-19, 2021, the March 16, 2021 meeting agenda. Join via Zoom

11 a.m.: Study Session to receive a legislative update and review upcoming meeting agendas. Join via Zoom.

1:30 p.m.: Public Safety Committee meeting to receive an update on the city of Tacoma's Equity and Empowerment Framework and the work of Tacoma's Office of Equity and Human Rights by Lisa Woods, interim Chief Equity Office and Nick Bayard, Assistant Chief Equity Officer.  Join via Zoom. 

Tuesday (March 9)

9:30 a.m.: Economic and Infrastructure Development Committee will review the Economic Development Board 2020 Major Employers Report, receive an update from Economic Development Director Betty Capestany on the results of the recently conducted 2021 Pierce County Business Survey, review Proposal No. 2021-22 a road reclassification for 34th Ave. East, and review Proposal No. R2021-26 to request information from Planning and Public Works about how best to support Pierce County restaurants. Join via Zoom.


12 p.m.: Study Session to review the day’s agenda, reports from external boards and commissions and receive an update on the Chambers Bay ground lease agreement with tenant. Join via Zoom.

 

3 p.m.: Regular meeting. Join via Zoom. Items before Council for final consideration, include:

  • Proposal No. R2021-28 Women's History Month Proclamation
  • Proposal No. R2021-29 Inaugural Class of Female Eagle Scouts Proclamation
  • Proposal No. 2021-7 Precinct Boundary Maps
  • Ordinances 2021-11 and 2021-12 which ratify agreements to extend existing labor agreements and amends the county salary classification plan, and ordinance 2021-13, which ratifies an existing labor agreement to incorporate a new bargaining unit
  • Ordinance 2021-14 to amend Pierce County Code to amend the Parks and Recreation Citizens’ Advisory Board composition and meetings, rules and records and functions. 


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  1. Covid-19 Information
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  3. Get Connected

COVID-19 news and information


Feb. 1 Pierce County moved to Phase 2 of the state's Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan

Learn more about what's open in Phase 2.

 

For the latest public health information about COVID-19 and mass vaccination sites in Pierce County visit the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

  Notice: 
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 staffThe Pierce County Council provides remote access and participation in its meetings. Learn how to get involved.

Pierce County Council

930 Tacoma Avenue South Room 1046
Tacoma Wa 98402 


Contact Us


Phone: (253) 798-7777
Toll Free: (800) 992-2456
Fax: (253) 798-7509
Email: pccouncil@piercecountywa.gov

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