County Council passes 2017 Comprehensive Plan amendments
The Pierce County Council passed Ordinance 2017-6s that adopted the 2017 Comprehensive Plan amendments with no changes to the current Agricultural Resource Plan (ARL) policies by a 6-1 vote during its April 18 Council Meeting.
Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan include:
- Minor changes to the urban growth area boundary
- Identifying additional areas for potential annexation
- Changes to land use policies and text
- Changes in the Land Use Designation Map
County Council to discuss proposed 2017 supplemental budget
The Pierce County Council will continue its review and discussion of Ordinance 2017-13, a proposed 2017 supplemental budget, during a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00 pm. The Council received information on the supplemental budget during Committee of the Whole meetings on March 27, April 13, and April 20.
For more information on the budget please visit here.
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.
The seven members are elected from each of seven contiguous and equally populated districts. Each county councilmember represents a district having a population of approximately 115,000 people (as of the 2010 Census) and is elected to a 4 year term.