The Council during its April 25 Council Meeting passed Resolution R2017-36 proclaiming April 26, 2017 as Domestic Violence Awareness Day. In recognition the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center (FJC) developed this educational and inspiring video about the center and the work they do to help end the cycle of domestic violence in Pierce County. Visit www.aplaceofhelp.com to find out more about the signs of domestic violence, the services provided by the FJC and how you can help donate your time, talent, or treasures to victims and their families.
County Council to discuss proposed 2017 supplemental budget
The Pierce County Council will continue its review and discussion of Ordinance 2017-13, a proposed 2017 supplemental budget, during a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00 pm. The Council received information on the supplemental budget during Committee of the Whole meetings on March 27, April 13, and April 20.
For more information on the budget please visit here.
The Council is the legislative branch of Pierce County government and is the policy-determining body of the County, as provided by the County Charter. The Council has all powers of the County not otherwise reserved to the people, the Executive, or general law.
The seven members are elected from each of seven contiguous and equally populated districts. Each county councilmember represents a district having a population of approximately 115,000 people (as of the 2010 Census) and is elected to a 4 year term.