Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier
Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier
Working to make Pierce County a great place to live, work and play
Let it RAIN
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...
Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning
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
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
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
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...
It takes a team-a big team
It takes a team-a big team
March 17, 2017
On Wednesday I delivered the State of the County Address to our Council colleagues, elected officials, employees, the media and the citizens of ...
A balancing act
A balancing act
March 10, 2017
It’s easy to get caught up in our professional lives and lose sight of our lives outside of our work at the County – especially if y...
Key partners
Key partners
March 3, 2017
Some of the most critical challenges facing our County and our citizens can't be addressed by our staff alone.  Mental health, homeless...
Improving our County, one resident at a time
Improving our County, one resident at a time
February 24, 2017
Much of our work affects 820,000 people who reside in our County but some of the most powerful impacts we make can happen when we make something better for just one ...