Category: Economic & Infrastructure Development

Council Schedule Highlights Week of June 24th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of June 24th, 2019

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Monday, June 24th, 2019 10:00 am Rules Committee Douglas Richardson, Chair Connie Ladenburg, Vice Chair Dave Morrell, Executive Pro Tempore 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 №2019–32s, Supplemental Budget Sponsored by: …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of June 10th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of June 10th, 2019

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Monday, June 10th, 2019 1:30 pm Public Safety Committee — Cancelled Tuesday, June 11th, 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 …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of May 27th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of May 27th, 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019 Office closed — Memorial Day Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 9:30 am Economic and Infrastructure Development Committee Douglas G. Richardson, Chair Connie Ladenburg, Vice Chair Marty Campbell Dave Morell Pam Roach 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 …

Broadband Focus of County Council Meeting

Broadband Focus of County Council Meeting

The Pierce County Council will hold an in-district Council meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28 in the Gig Harbor High School Auditorium, 5101 Rosedale St. NW in Gig Harbor. This in-district meeting will be chaired by Councilmember Derek Young, District 7. Each member of the Pierce County Council hosts at least one in-district meeting …

Explaining My Vote on the Resort at Chambers Bay

Explaining My Vote on the Resort at Chambers Bay

My vote today is difficult because we’re given a choice between a flawed proposal presented by the Executive and continuing to lose money on a luxury golf course accessible to few Pierce County residents. Even the other respondent to our request for proposals (RFP) seems to have walked away from future dealings with Pierce County. …

Pierce County must lead to expand broadband access and speed

Pierce County must lead to expand broadband access and speed

The broadband study is out and it makes clear that Pierce County is falling behind our peers. Our economic future depends on expanding broadband access and speed. In late 2017 I sponsored a performance audit of our broadband assets, policies, and to make recommendations to improve access to high-speed broadband service throughout the county. Starting mid …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 11th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 11th, 2019

As we dig out from the snowstorm and prepare for the next, I anticipate that this schedule will change. While a couple of us can probably make it to work safely, we need to be thinking of constituents, staff, and councilmembers who are traveling from every part of the County. As of the time I …