The County Council was presented with a draft 2018 Budget on Sept. 19. The Council has begun an evaluation of the draft budget proposal with a series of Committee of the Whole meetings to gather information and drill down on budget requests.
Pierce County District Court Appointment
The Pierce County Council will be appointing a Pierce County District Court Judge. Qualified individuals must submit an application no later than December 1, 2017.
Help Shape the Future of Pierce County Agriculture
The Pierce County Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the recently created Pierce County Agriculture Advisory Committee. The 13 member committee provides recommendations on issues that impact agriculture in Pierce County and acts as a forum for those interested in enhancing and promoting the long-term success of agriculture in the County.
The Pierce County Council is seeking a volunteer to represent the paddlesport community on the recently created Outdoor Sports and Recreation Council. The Outdoor Sports and Recreation Council was established by Resolution No. R2017-90s to provide advice on actions that can be taken to support the expansion of outdoor recreational opportunities locally. If you are interested in serving please click here.
Chambers Creek Regional Park Master Site Plan update
The Pierce County Council passed in a 5-1 vote the Chambers Creek Regional Park Master Site Plan update 2017-42. To watch the meeting click 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.