Pierce County Council
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To connect more young people to jobs in Pierce County, the County Council unanimously approved an initiative aimed at youth and young adults between the ages of 16 and 25. Read on...
The Pierce County Council passed two ordinances aimed at making more funding available to local businesses struggling from impacts of COVID-19. Read on...
The Pierce County Council released the remaining federal CARES Act funding it received to be available for distribution to assist with the response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Read on...
Human Services Study & Presentation (September 2019)
This report focuses on the identification of nine (9) areas of opportunity to help the department deliver services more efficiently and effectively, leverage additional funding opportunities to provide the most effective services, and better structure service delivery to align with the department’s core mission: to ensure all of Pierce County has equitable access to community based services that respect each person's unique experience.
Pierce County Affordable Housing Incentives (August 2019)
The report estimates the value of the County’s programs for affordable housing and makes several recommendations related to the standardization and promotion of affordable housing incentives and coordination with other jurisdictions in the management of affordable housing funds.
Broadband Study (April 2019)
The report makes recommendations on the county’s franchise process, regulations that would assist in the build‐out of broadband infrastructure, and a proposal for an action plan should policymakers desire to engage in efforts to expand broadband technology into the lesser‐served parts of the county.