The Pierce County Council received the 2018 Healthy Communities Platinum Award which recognizes local jurisdictions that promote healthy communities and improve health equity. The Council's assistance in the completion of the Pierce County Foothills Trail from South Prairie to Buckley helped to realize the shared vision of healthy people in healthy communities.
Pierce County Talks- Meet Our Newest Councilmembers
Grab a cup of coffee and join us as we meet the newest Pierce County Councilmembers Dave Morell and Marty Campbell. We cover their hobbies, their top priorities and some funny stories as they navigate the first few months on the job.
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.