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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Building the Pierce County 2022-2023 Biennial Budget

News Release
Office of the Pierce County Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2021

Council wrapped its pre-budget planning meetings Friday, Oct. 15 and is beginning its in-depth review of proposed expenditures and revenue collections next week.


This is the time when members hear from department directors, weigh department needs, new requests and deliberate to make sure the final proposed budget aligns with Council priorities and policy decisions.


A series of "Committee of the Whole", or COW, meetings begin Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m. The information presented at the Tuesday meeting will help Council determine how to allocate the money collected from the new 1/10th of 1% sales tax to support behavioral health and therapeutic courts.
 
Find the meeting materials here, and see additional information about how to join the meeting hereAdditional budget-specific meetings planned for next week include:

Unable to join in real time? Recordings will be shared on the respective meeting pages (find the list of meetings here). You can also catch the replay on Pierce County TV, which will broadcast all committee meetings live on PierceCountyTV.Org or Comcast/Click! channels 22/522HD or Rainier Connect channels 20/513HD.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
 Brynn Grimley, Communications Manager
 Office of the Pierce County Council
 O: 253-798-7761 | C: 253-820-6896
[email protected]

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