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 staff. The Pierce County Council provides remote access and participation in its meetings. Learn how to get involved.
Councilmember Derek Young will serve as Council Chairman, Councilmember Dave Morell will continue as Vice Chairman and Councilmember Marty Campbell will serve as Executive Pro Tem. Read on...
At its last Council meeting of the year, Council made a commitment to increase behavioral health services in the county. Read on...
An ordinance before the Pierce County Council that would have granted authority to the county Executive to issue notice of intent to terminate the joint agreement forming the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department failed on a tied 3-3 vote. Read on...
CARES Act funds for business and residents
Visit the Pierce County Economic Development CARES Act Relief website to see whether your business is eligible for assistance.
Pierce County Human Services has information on available programs for residents including rental and mortgage assistance, child care vouchers, veterans programs, homeless resources and more.
Law & Justice Public Review Committee (November 2020)
The Pierce County Council created the law and justice public review committee to review reports generated by the county’s law and justice departments, per Resolution R2020-43. In June the Council directed the County Executive to review the policies, procedures and best practices of these departments. The Public Review Committee met over seven weeks to review this information, then drafted and presented a report to Council at a Committee of the Whole meeting. View the recorded meeting and the report.
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.
View member and district information, history, and staff contact information.
Find Council and committee meeting agendas, legislation, and other information.
Establish organization, power, function and procedures of County government, and codification of all ordinances of a general or permanent nature, or laws of the County.
Search all passed legislation, and currently proposed legislation before the Council and see how to provide comment on legislation, or request a proclamation to be considered by the Council.
Find out about the Council’s legislative priorities that are carried out through legislative and budget action.
Learn about Regional Leadership, Performance Audits, Special Districts, Committees and Task-Forces