Category: Budget

Pierce County Council passes 2018 supplemental budget with emphasis on public safety

Pierce County Council passes 2018 supplemental budget with emphasis on public safety

Yesterday the Pierce County Council voted unanimously to adopt Ordinance 2018-11s, the 2018 supplemental budget as amended. The additional $3.7 million appropriation focuses on supporting public safety, parks and community infrastructure improvements. Public safety funding includes: An additional FTE to handle nuisance proeprty cases in the civil division of the Prosecuting Attorney’s office $500,000 to hire five additional Sheriff’s …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 2nd, 2018

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 2nd, 2018

Monday, APRIL 2nd, 2018 10:00am Rules Committee Douglas G. Richardson, Chair Connie Ladenburg, Vice Chair Dan Roach, Executive Pro Tempore Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and on channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Meeting materials and video can be accessed at www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees. Proposal No. 2018-11, 2018 Budget Supplemental An Ordinance of …

Partnerships

Partnerships

A crucial component of our work is collaboration with other agencies and organizations. The public doesn’t care much about silos, they just want the job done as efficiently and effectively as possible. I think that’s an important part of my job as your County Councilmember. School Impact Fees According to Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC): Impact …

Counties still seeking help from Legislature

Counties still seeking help from Legislature

The following email was sent to members of the Pierce County legislative delegation urging them to help support funding for public safety and justice in this year’s supplemental budget. Pierce County Delegation, As co-chair of the Legislative Steering Committee for Washington counties, there is much to be grateful for in both budgets. Thank you for including a …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of November 20th, 2017

Council Schedule Highlights Week of November 20th, 2017

Monday, NOVEMBER 20th, 2017 1:30pm Community Development Committee Derek Young, Chair Douglas G. Richardson, Vice Chair Rick Talbert Jim McCune Pam Roach   This meeting will be broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and on channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Electronic meeting material can be accessed at www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=4414. Video archives are available at www.piercecountytv.org.

Council Schedule Highlights Week of November 13th, 2017

Council Schedule Highlights Week of November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, NOVEMBER 13th, 2017 3:00 COUNCIL MEETING Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and on channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Electronic meeting material can be accessed at www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees

Council Schedule Highlights Week of October 16th, 2017

Council Schedule Highlights Week of October 16th, 2017

Monday, OCTOBER 16th, 2017 10:00am RULES AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE  Douglas G. Richardson, Chair Rick Talbert, Vice Chair Dan Roach, Executive Pro Tempore Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and on channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Electronic meeting material can be accessed at www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees Normally Rules Committee is just for …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of September 11th, 2017

Council Schedule Highlights Week of September 11th, 2017

Monday, SEPTEMBER 11th, 2017 1:30pm Public Safety, Human Services, and Budget Dan Roach, Chair Derek Young, Vice Chair Connie Ladenburg Jim McCune Pam Roach This meeting will be broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and on channel 20 (Rainier Connect) Electronic meeting material can be accessed at http://www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees.Video archives are available at www.piercecountytv.org. …

Passage of Supplemental Budget

Passage of Supplemental Budget

This afternoon the Pierce County Council unanimously passed a long awaited supplemental budget. The process didn't start out as I had hoped. Judging by my inbox, many of you had similar thoughts. However, we rolled up our sleeves and went right back to work. I think we ended up with a budget all of us …

The Supplemental Budget Explained

The Supplemental Budget Explained

County Council votes on the supplemental budget today. This is where the money is coming from and where it will go. You just passed a budget in November, where did all this money come from? While most county revenue sources are relatively stable and predictable, forecasting sales tax is a bit of an art and it’s good …