Category: Human Services

Council Schedule Highlights Week of July 1st, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of July 1st, 2019

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 9:30 am Human Services Committee Connie Ladenburg, Chair Marty Campbell, Vice Chair Douglas G. Richardson Dave Morell Derek Young 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. Mid-Adopter Report Presenter: …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of June 17th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of June 17th, 2019

– Derek Young, Pierce County Council Monday, June 17th, 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 №2019–32, Supplemental Budget Sponsored by: …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of May 20th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of May 20th, 2019

Monday, May 20th, 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. Parks Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan Update and …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 8th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 8th, 2019

Monday, April 8th, 2019 12:00 pm Special Meeting of the Performance Audit Committee Councilmember Jim McCune — Chair Councilmember Dave Morell — Vice Chair Councilmember Marty Campbell Gary Robinson, Director of Budget and Finance Andrew Tedesco — Citizen Member Nick Bayard — Citizen Member Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and channel 20 (Rainier Connect). …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 1st, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 1st, 2019

  Monday, April 1st, 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 №2019–17, Conservation Futures and Open Space Citizens’ …

Two bills for young people in Pierce County

Two bills for young people in Pierce County

Pierce County lags behind our peers in most socioeconomic measurements. Whether it’s poverty rates, educational attainment, behavioral health, child dependency, or crime we see clear signals of social policy failures. That’s why Councilmember Ladenburg and I have proposed two bills scheduled for a final vote at this Tuesday’s Council Meeting. Proposal №2019–6, establishes a Prenatal-to-25 …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of March 25th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of March 25th, 2019

Monday, March 25th, 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 available at www.piercecountytv.org. Pre-Trial Services Andrea Kelley, Pre-Trial …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 18th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 18th, 2019

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 9:30 am Human Services Committee Connie Ladenburg, Chair Marty Campbell, Vice Chair Douglas G. Richardson Dave Morell Derek Young This meeting will be broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and channel 20 (Rainier Connect). Video archives are available at www.piercecountytv.org. Proposal №2019–6, Prenatal to 25 Commission for Child, …

Universal Home Visits for Washington

Universal Home Visits for Washington

In 2017, Superior Court Judge Kitty-Ann van Doorninck approached Rep. Laurie Jinkins and me with concerns over rapidly increasing dependency and removal rates in Pierce County. While the neglect and abuse of children has many causes, we’ve seen a substantial increase in the number of cases involving substance use disorders and newborns. Twenty-six percent of …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of January 28th, 2019

Council Schedule Highlights Week of January 28th, 2019

As the Council gets into full swing with our first retreat day, I’ll also be busy in Olympia. The session is still taking shape but county issues continue to dominate the agenda such as behavioral health and housing. Monday, JANUARY 28th, 2019 1:30pm Public Safety, Human Services, and Budget Jim McCune, Chair Pam Roach, Vice Chair …