Pierce County Council


Public Notice: In response to Proclamation 20-2025 issued by the Governor's Office and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Health Directive No. 2021-01 issued Aug. 18, 2021, masks are required for all visitors to the Pierce County Council Office and Pierce County Council Chambers, regardless of vaccination status. The public can attend meetings in person or through remote access. Details on how to attend remotely are listed on meeting agendas


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.

Dave Morell (Placeholder Image)
Dave Morell
District 1

Hans Zeiger
District 2

Amy Cruver
District 3

Ryan Mello
District 4

Marty Campbell
District 5

Jani Hitchen
District 6 
Derek Young
District 7

Pierce County 2022-2023 Biennial Budget banner

Find information about the 2022-2023 Biennial Budget at the Biennial Budget website.

  1. Pierce County Council adopts nearly $3 billion biennial budget

    The Pierce County Council adopted the budget Tuesday, making critical investments in housing and homelessness support, and establishing a framework to build back stronger than before the pandemic. Read on...
  2. Pierce County 2022-2023 Budget nears completion

    Final adoption of the proposed Pierce County 2022-2023 Biennial Budget is expected Tuesday, Nov. 23 at the Pierce County Council regular meeting. Read on...
  3. Building the Pierce County 2022-2023 Biennial Budget: Week 4 summary

    First reading of the proposed 2022-2023 Biennial Budget as amended by Council is Tuesday, Nov. 16. Final adoption expected Nov. 23. Read on...
  4. Building the Pierce County 2022-2023 Biennial Budget: Week 3 summary

    Next week marks the final week of Council discussion around the budget. It is anticipated Council will hold its first reading of the proposed budget Nov. 16 with final adoption Nov. 23. Read on...
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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.

Here are some of the items before the Council this week:

Monday (Nov. 29)

10 a.m.: Rules and Operations committee will review agendas for the week of Dec. 6-10, 2021, and the Dec. 7, 2021 regular meeting and Dec. 7, 2021 special meeting agendas. Join via Zoom.

11 a.m.: Study Session to review upcoming meeting agendas, grants and amendments and administrative items. Council will also review the 2022 proclamation calendar for January – March, and design of a postcard advertising a Wheeled All-Terrain Vehicle survey. Join via Zoom.

6 p.m.: Special District 2 in-district meeting at Puyallup City Hall (5th floor), 333 South Meridian in Puyallup. Join via Zoom.  Agenda includes:

  • Welcome to the City of Puyallup by Mayor Julie Door
  • Neighborhoods Program Presentation
  • Community First! Village Presentation

Tuesday (Nov. 30)

12 p.m.: Study Session includes review of the day’s regular meeting agenda and reports from external boards and commissions. Join via Zoom.


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

  • Ordinances
    • 2021-70 an ordinance adopting a new chapter of Pierce County Code related to street racing activities.
    • 2021-90s an ordinance related to flood hazard areas and adopting channel migration zone studies for the lower Greenwater River and upper White River. 
  • Resolutions
    • R2021-194 a resolution reaffirming the Pierce County Agriculture Advisory Committee and extending the committee sunset date.
    • R2021-205 a resolution confirming Constance White as the Clerk of the Superior Court.
    • R2021-209 a resolution setting the date of the District 7 in-district special meeting for Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in Pierce County Council Chambers, 930 Tacoma Ave. South in Tacoma.
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COVID-19 news and information

For the latest public health information about COVID-19 visit the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

The Office of the Pierce County Council is open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact the office at 253-798-7777 or contact the appropriate staff. The Pierce County Council offers in-person and remote meeting attendance at its meetings. Learn how to get involved. Visitors to the Office or Council Chambers must use the second floor entrance of the County-City Building, which is on the backside of the building from the ground floor entrance off Tacoma Avenue South. 

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: [email protected]

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