Pierce County Council

COVID-19 Operational Changes of the Office of the Pierce County Council due to Stay Home – Stay Safe Order
Due to Governor Inslee’s Emergency Proclamations 20-25 and 20-28, the Office of the Pierce County Council is required to be closed to the public.  Our office can be contacted at 253.798.7777 or contact the appropriate staffThe Pierce County Council will only conduct necessary County Council meetings at this time and only consider essential matters, in accordance with the governor’s proclamations.


About the Council

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 125,000 people and is elected four year terms.

Dave Morell (Placeholder Image)
Dave Morell
District 1
Pam Roach
District 2

Jim McCune
District 3


District 4


District 5


District 6 
Derek Young
District 7
Executive Pro-Tem

COVID-19 Impacts

The public is always encouraged and welcomed to participate in the public process of the County Council. In-person attendance by members of the public at meetings of the Pierce County Council is NOT permitted at this time. Public participation must be done remotely. Remote attendance and participation is available as Council meetings are live broadcasted on Comcast 22; Click 22/522 HD and Rainier Connect 20/513 and can be watched live here.

 Remote public participation in Citizen’s Forum and public testimony on ordinances and resolutions on the Council Meeting Agenda is provided by calling in to 253.798.8779 to be queued into the meeting to speak. The Council also accepts public comment on all proposals before it takes actions at the meeting.

For the latest information on COVID-19 in Pierce County visit www.tpchd.org/coronavirus.

Small Business Relief Program
Pierce County small businesses who have experienced significant economic injury as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for loan amounts up to $10,000, based on number of employees. Loans will be offered to qualified applicants at no interest and no payments for the first year.

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Pierce County Council

930 Tacoma Avenue South Room 1046
Tacoma Wa 98402 

Contact Us

Phone: (253) 798-7777
Toll Free: (800) 992-2456
Fax: (253) 798-7509
Email: pccouncil@piercecountywa.gov

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