Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier
Working to make Pierce County a great place to live, work and play
May 19, 2017
On Thursday I attended two events that prompted me to reflect on the service our employees deliver to our citizens. I thought about how important that service is, and the p...
May 15, 2017
As you might recall, as part of the State of the County address on March 15, I introduced a supplemental budget to take advantage of some year-end surplus money and an improving economy.&...
Leave it better than you found it!
May 5, 2017
I’ve mentioned before how having a baby in your life changes everything. That includes the choices we make in our daily lives. I want to leave my granddaughter with a be...
A Matter of Life and Death
April 28, 2017
How was your Monday morning? Mine started with breakfast and a tour of the Medical Examiner’s office while their team reviewed the previous weekend’s deaths. I e...
Let it RAIN
April 21, 2017
After this incredibly wet winter and spring, I wonder whether a local group is re-thinking naming their new organization RAIN? In this case, RAIN stands for the Readiness Accel...
April 14, 2017
It’s been said you only get one chance to make a good first impression. With more than 5 million visitors each year, our websites serve as the “front doors” and first im...
Way Above and Beyond
April 7, 2017
Recently a young man hanged himself in one of the barns at Frontier Park. Tragically, depression overcame his will to live. Two members of my extended family have committed suicide, so I ...
Heroes in our midst, Part 2
March 31, 2017
The philosopher Joseph Campbell once wrote that a hero is “someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” With that in mind, I’d like to ...
Gratitude – Updated with New Video
March 24, 2017
Last Saturday I was awed and inspired. Having been born and raised in our County and having had parents that set a tremendous example of giving back to the com...