Category: Human Services

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 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 …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 30th, 2018

Council Schedule Highlights Week of April 30th, 2018

Programming note… County ethics rules prohibit the use of County communication resources on behalf of a candidate for office after April 30th. As a result, this blog will be going quiet until November. I will continue providing regular updates on my own blog, campaign site, and social media. You will also notice that I won’t be …

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 …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of March 19th, 2018

Council Schedule Highlights Week of March 19th, 2018

Monday, MARCH 19th, 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. R2018-32, Initiating an Evaluation of …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of March 12th, 2018

Council Schedule Highlights Week of March 12th, 2018

Monday, MARCH 12th, 2018 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 athttp://www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees.Video archives are available at …

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 12th, 2018

Council Schedule Highlights Week of February 12th, 2018

Monday, FEBRUARY 12th, 2018 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 athttp://www.piercecountywa.org/councilcommittees.Video archives are available at www.piercecountytv.org. …