Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier
Working to make Pierce County a great place to live, work and play
The past, present and future of Pierce County
June 23, 2017
During the time I served on the Puyallup School Board we celebrated the District's 150th anniversary. I was struck by the fact that I was a steward of Puyallup's community...
Flush with Success
June 16, 2017
Wednesday we celebrated the completion of the 11-year $300 million upgrade to Pierce County's wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). This incredibly complex project has positioned Pierce ...
June 9, 2017
I can’t count the times I have approached an intersection and averted my eyes from panhandlers and their signs stating “will work” or “I’ll take any job...
Learning about family
June 2, 2017
As you probably know by now, I love getting out to meet and talk with our employees. So, naturally I jumped at the chance to visit with the Road Operations division at their All Han...
And justice for all
May 25, 2017
People often ask me what the Director of Justice Services and Special Projects actually does all day – besides go to meetings, that is. After I chuckle, I tell them I provide ...
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...
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!
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
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...