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 131,500 people and is elected to four year terms.

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Dave Morell
District 1

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Paul Herrera
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 
Councilmember Robyn Denson
Robyn Denson
District 7

What's on the agenda?

The week of Monday, Jan. 30 begins with the Rules and Operations Committee meeting at 10 a.m. After Rules and Operations, meetings are:

✅ Monday Study Session: Jan. 30 at 11 a.m.
✅ Community Development: Monday, Jan. 30 at 1:30 p.m.
✅ Human Services: Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 9:30 a.m.
✅ Tuesday Study Session: Jan. 31 at 12 p.m. 
✅ Council Meeting: Jan. 31 at 3 p.m. 

Please visit our meeting calendar to view the Council's meeting schedule and meeting materials. 


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    Pierce County and Comcast partner to bring high speed internet to Key Peninsula

    The approximately $5 million high-speed internet expansion project is being funded as a public-private partnership between Comcast and Pierce County, with the County contributing $3.75 million of federal funding through the American Rescue Plan Act. Read on...
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    Tacoma Housing Authority Breaks Ground on Housing Hilltop Affordable Housing Project

    Council Chair Ryan Mello (District 4) joined Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D-WA 10th District) and Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA 6th District) at the Housing Hilltop Groundbreaking Ceremony, Friday, Jan. 20. Read on...
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    2023 Swearing-in Ceremony

    In her first newsletter as a councilmember, Councilmember Robyn Denson said, "I’ve been sworn-in, badged, permitted, logged-in, enrolled and oriented. I’m so excited to be up and running to serve the people of District 7 and all of Pierce County!" Read on...
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations

    On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the Pierce County Council adopted Resolution R2023-3 in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to the ideals of equality and justice. Here's some events you can participate in to commemorate his legacy! Read on...
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    Pierce County Agriculture Advisory Committee

    The Pierce County Advisory Committee will dedicate its Wednesday, Feb. 22 meeting - scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. - to hearing about agritourism from farmers in Pierce County. Read on...
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This Housing Action Strategy identifies several policy recommendations for increasing the availability of housing affordable to residents across the income spectrum.

Cover of the Housing Action Strategy Report

In March 2022, Pierce County adopted a Comprehensive Plan to End Homelessness. This plan aims to document the scale of need and design a system to end homelessness here.

Comprehensive Plan to end homelessness
Cover of the Housing Action Strategy Report
Comprehensive Plan to end homelessness
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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.

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

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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