Category: Behavioral Health

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 17th, 2020

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 17th, 2020

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Tuesday, February 18th, 2019 9:30 am Human Services Committee Connie Ladenburg, Chair Derek Young, Vice-Chair Dave Morell Douglas G. Richardson Marty Campbell Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Access meeting materials at www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees. Proposal №2020–24, Sales …

Renewing Pierce County’s Commitment to Veterans

Renewing Pierce County’s Commitment to Veterans

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council As home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and located close to military installations around Puget Sound, Pierce County has one of the largest concentrations of veterans in the country. We’re grateful for those who served and are proud to have them as valuable employees, leaders, and members of our community. …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of November 4th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of November 4th, 2019

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Monday, November 4th, 2019 1:30 pm Community Development Committee Derek Young, Chair Dave Morell, Vice Chair Marty Campbell Jim McCune Douglas G. Richardson Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Access meeting materials at www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees. Proposal №2019–87, …

Prioritizing People

Prioritizing People

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council At this afternoon’s Council meeting, I voted against Resolution 2019–133. The bill states that county road funding is inadequate to our needs and asks our Transportation Advisory Commission to make a recommendation for increased funding. The revenue shortfall is real, but the same is true for many critical services our …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of September 23rd, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of September 23rd, 2019

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Monday, September 23rd, 2019 1:30 pm Public Safety Committee Jim McCune, Chair Pam Roach, Vice Chair Connie Ladenburg Dave Morell Derek Young This meeting will be broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Access electronic meeting materials at http://www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees. Video archives are …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of August 26th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of August 26th, 2019

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 9:30 am Economic and Infrastructure Development Committee Douglas G. Richardson, Chair Connie Ladenburg, Vice Chair Marty Campbell Dave Morell Pam Roach Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Access meeting materials at www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees. …

New Programs to Fight Pierce County’s Opioid Epidemic

New Programs to Fight Pierce County’s Opioid Epidemic

Delivering the right service, at the right time, in the right place. – Derek Young, Pierce County Council Consciously and unconsciously, we build barriers to recovery for people with substance use disorders. When surveyed, 70% of people suffering from addiction say they’d like to get treatment but have trouble navigating these obstacles. Whether it’s the …