Pierce County Council

COVID-19 Operational Changes of the Office of the Pierce County Council due to Stay Home – Stay Safe Order
Due to Gov. Jay 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 provides remote access and participation in its meetings. Learn how to get involved.

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. Members are elected from seven contiguous and equally populated districts. Each county councilmember represents a district having a population of approximately 125,000 people and is elected to four year terms.

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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

Resolution 2020-49

The Pierce County Council authorized release of the remaining 40 percent of federal CARES Acts funding at its July 7, 2020 meeting. As of July 1 roughly $79 million has been allocated by the council. Of that, $13.5 million has been disbursed. Read more.
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Pierce County is now in Phase 2 of Safe Start order

Activities allowed under Phase 2, with certain restrictions, include restaurants at 50% capacity, in-store retail at 30% capacity and the re-opening of salons, barbers and other personal grooming services. The County can apply to move to the next phase when prescribed COVID-19 targets are achieved.

Learn more about Safe Start Pierce County
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COVID-19 Information

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

Find resources for Pierce County businesses and residents: www.piercecountywa.gov/coronavirus

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  1. Pierce County Council authorizes release of remaining CARES Act funding

    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...
  2. Council passes resolution to launch review of justice services

  3. Pierce County allocates CARES funding to scale up COVID testing, support for affordable housing

  1. Pierce County approved to move to Phase 2 of Safe Start order

  2. Pierce County Council votes to allocate $158 million in CARES Act funding

    The County Council voted today on Emergency Resolution R2020-35 and Emergency Ordinance 2020-60 setting funding priorities for strategic recovery with nearly $158 million of federal CARES Act funding to support the region as it recovers the pandemic. Read on...
  3. Council approves emergency ordinances to support small businesses and food banks

    Building on the COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Relief Loan Program the Council previously created, councilmembers passed an emergency ordinance that expands the program’s funding by $3 million. Read on...
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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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