Pierce County at the Farnborough International Airshow
Pierce County Council Chair Doug Richardson and the Pierce County team at the WA State Commerce Booth ready to start recruitment of business to Pierce County at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA).
FIA provides the most diverse range of exhibitors from core sectors of the aerospace industry; space, civil, military, manufacturing technology, rotary and MRO. The Space, Aerospace 4.0 and Innovation Zones provide a platform to showcase the developing technology used within these sectors with company exhibits, product briefings, conferences and demonstrations.
Council to consider Family-Wage Jobs Credit Program
The Pierce County Council passed 2-0 Ordinance 2018-51 as amended, the Family-Wage Jobs Credit Program, out of the Rules and Operations Committee to the full Council.
The ordinance will be presented to the Council for review and potential approval at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 17 at 3 p.m.
Members of the public can attend these meetings in-person in Council Chambers located on the 10th floor of the County-City Building at 930 Tacoma Ave. S. in Tacoma. Meetings can be viewed live at www.piercecountywa.gov/council or on channel 22 (Comcast), channels 22 and 522 (Click! Network) and on channels 513 and 20 (Rainier Connect).
Foothills Trail Contribution
Thank you to the Foothills Rails to Trails Coalition for your donation of $50,000 that helped complete the missing link of the Foothills Trail from Buckley to South Prairie!
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.