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Posted on: October 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Building the 2022-2023 Biennial Budget: Week 1 summary

This week the Pierce County Council kicked off its in-depth review of the proposed 2022-2023 Biennial Budget with four meetings. 

The first meeting served as an overview of the proposed budget by Director of Finance Gary Robinson, as previously outlined by the Executive. You can watch it here. 

The second and third meetings focused on the Department of Planning and Public Works and allowed for a back and forth between members and Director Jen Tetatzin, who presented her department’s requested funding for the next biennium. Watch the 9:30 a.m. meeting here and the 1:30 p.m. meeting here. 

The week’s review concluded with presentations from Human Resources Director Judy Archer and elected Assessor-Treasurer Mike Lonergan. Watch those presentations here

Next week Council continues its review with five meetings. The dates and times are listed below with the anticipated topics for each meeting. Join the meetings via Zoom

  • Wednesday, Oct. 27
    1. 9:30 a.m.: Superior Court; Juvenile Court
    2. 1:30 p.m.: Auditor’s Office; District Court
  • Thursday, Oct. 28
    1. 9:30 a.m.: Medical Examiner; Parks and Recreation
    2. 1:30 p.m.: Department of Assigned Counsel; Prosecuting Attorney; Facilities Management 
  • Friday, Oct. 29 
    1. 9:30 a.m.: Human Services 

Visit the Council’s Budget and Priorities website to see the full meeting schedule and to find additional information about the 2022-2023 Biennial Budget planning process.

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