Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier
Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier
Working to make Pierce County a great place to live, work and play
Service
Service
May 19, 2017
On Thursday I attended two events that prompted me to reflect on the service our employees deliver to our citizens.  I thought about how important that service is, and the p...
Moving forward
Moving forward
May 15, 2017
As you might recall, as part of the State of the County address on March 15, I introduced a supplemental budget to take advantage of some year-end surplus money and an improving economy.&...
Leave it better than you found it!
Leave it better than you found it!
May 5, 2017
I’ve mentioned before how having a baby in your life changes everything.  That includes the choices we make in our daily lives.  I want to leave my granddaughter with a be...
A Matter of Life and Death
A Matter of Life and Death
April 28, 2017
How was your Monday morning?  Mine started with breakfast and a tour of the Medical Examiner’s office while their team reviewed the previous weekend’s deaths. I e...
Let it RAIN
Let it RAIN
April 21, 2017
After this incredibly wet winter and spring, I wonder whether a local group is re-thinking naming their new organization RAIN?  In this case, RAIN stands for the Readiness Accel...
Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning
April 14, 2017
It’s been said you only get one chance to make a good first impression. With more than 5 million visitors each year, our websites serve as the “front doors” and first im...
Way Above and Beyond
Way Above and Beyond
April 7, 2017
Recently a young man hanged himself in one of the barns at Frontier Park. Tragically, depression overcame his will to live. Two members of my extended family have committed suicide, so I ...
Heroes in our midst, Part 2
Heroes in our midst, Part 2
March 31, 2017
The philosopher Joseph Campbell once wrote that a hero is “someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”  With that in mind, I’d like to ...
Gratitude – Updated with New Video
Gratitude – Updated with New Video
March 24, 2017
Last Saturday I was awed and inspired.  Having been born and raised in our County and having had parents that set a tremendous example of giving back to the com...