Pierce Co Charter Review Commission


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Meeting of the Pierce County Charter Review Commission will be held on:

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
Pierce County Annex – Public Meeting Room
2401 S. 35th Street
Tacoma, Washington

The agenda for this Meeting will be as follows:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
  3. Roll Call
  4. Approval of the Agenda
  5. Approval of Minutes – March 9, 2016
  6. Public Comment (3 minute time limit per speaker)
  7. Presentations from Elected Officials
  8. Presentations from County Department Heads/Employees
  9. Discussion of Proposed Amendments
    1. Update on Proposed Amendments Received to Date
    2. Advance Any Other Selected Proposed Amendments to Next Phase
    3. Possible Discussion of:
      1. Amendment P-1 (proposed change to Section 5.60 – Referendum)
      2. Amendment O-6 (Auditor proposed changes to Section 5.60 – Referendum process)
      3. Amendment C-3 (Proposed changes to referendum signature requirement in Section 5.70)
      4. Amendment C-5 (proposed change to Section 4.50, Districting Committee)
      5. Amendment O-5 (second substitute version) (proposed change to Section 4.70 – Vacancies)
      6. Amendment C-1 (proposal for non-partisan Council)
      7. Amendment O-8 (proposed change to Section 9.15 Purchasing and contracts)
  10. Good of the Order
    1. Communication and Social Media Update
    2. Update on District Meetings
      1. March 30, District 3 – Graham Fire Station (6:30 p.m. start)
      2. April 6, District 2 – Metro Parks Norpoint Center
      3. April 20, District 1 – North Lake Tapps Middle School (6:00 p.m. start)
    3. Budget Update
    4. Clerk Hiring Update
    5. Additional Topics
  11. Adjournment

Any questions regarding this Meeting may be directed to Linda Medley, Legal Clerk for the Pierce County Council, (253) 798-3647.

Linda Medley
Meeting Clerk
Date: March 22, 2016

Meeting Info
Jan-Feb: 4th Monday
Mar-Nov: 3rd Monday
December: Recess

Join us at 7:00 PM at

4911 S. Alaska St.
Fire Station #8, Suite B
Tacoma, WA 98408

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Senco Map

The South End is bounded to the north and west by I-5, to the east by Pacific Avenue and along East 72nd Street where it completes its eastern boundary, and uses Tacoma's city limits at South 96th Street as its southern boundary.

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The SENCo Board holds elections each year in November for a portion of the board (it rotates due to the 2yr term) and occasionally in the middle of the year if a seat becomes vacant.
What do you need to do to get on the board?

  • Be a South End resident
  • Be 18+ years old
  • Submit an application
  • Be voted on and approved by the council
  • You may request and submit an application at any time.
Note: if you are a resident or your workplace is in the South End, you are part of the South End Neighborhood Council and are welcome to attend meetings and voice community concerns, as well as vote on board positions during election time at the November meeting.
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