"Pierce County Council Agenda Items for Tuesday, January 11, 2000"

“Pierce County Council Meeting3:00 p.m., January 11930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045TacomaOrdinancesA proposed ordinance amending code relating to the functions and responsibilities of the Pierce County Arts Commission and creating a 1 percent for the arts source of funding is set for a Council hearing January 25.A proposed ordinance relating to 26 parcels of county-owned property purchased from federal Disaster Relief funds and located in flood plains declared federal Disaster Areas; declaring as surplus the four parcels valued at or above $25,000 and authorizing their disposal by gifting them to the Washington State Department of Transportation and the Nisqually River Trust for use as open space; and approving the County Executive’s plan to gift the remaining 22 surplus parcels all valued at less than $25,000 each to the McKenna Water District and the Nisqually River Trust for use as open space, is set for a Council hearing January 25.ResolutionsA proposed resolution requesting the Public Works and Utilities Department to place appropriate traffic signs on 92nd Street East to recognize the historical name of Van Ogle’s Ford Road in the Elhi Hill area is set for referral to the Public Works Committee.MessagesMessages transmitting ordinances increasing the annual salary of the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney; vacating a portion of 84th Avenue East in the South Hill area; amending the School Impact Fee Schedule to add Carbonado Historical School District and update fee calculations; granting franchise to the City of Bonney Lake for location of water lines; and amending the 1999 budget for the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.Proclamations, Awards, and/or Appointments to Boards & CommissionsA resolution commending Erling Mork for his contributions to the community and extending best wishes upon his retirement is set for final approval.A resolution thanking Councilmember Jan Shabro for her leadership as chair of the Council during the year 1999 is set for final approval.Other BusinessElection of 2000 Council Officers: Chair; Vice Chair; and Executive Pro TemporePresentations from the Economic Development Board and on the joint project between the Master Gardeners and Washington State University.Motion to certify budget certifications for the Board of Trustees Rural Library; City of Buckley and Emergency Medical Service; City of Edgewood; City of Fife; City of Puyallup; City of Tacoma and Emergency Medical Service; City of University Place; Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma; Pierce County Fire Protection districts numbers 1, 2, 12, 18, and 26; and the towns of Carbonado, Ruston, and Wilkeson.”