"Pierce County Council Agenda News for Tuesday, July 18, 2000"

“Pierce County Council Meeting 3:00 p.m., Tuesday July 18930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045TacomaAction on OrdinancesA proposed ordinance amending Planning and Land Services Department fees is set for referral to the Planning Committee.A proposed ordinance amending right-of-way franchises for public and private utilities is set for referral to the Public Works Committee.A proposed ordinance adding additional rights-of-way to the restricted telecommunications franchise to Williams Communications, Inc., is set for referral to the Public Works Committee.A proposed ordinance levying an assessment in 2000 for collection in 2001, against land in Pierce County for control of noxious weeds, is set for referral to the Budget and Operations Committee.Action on ResolutionsA proposed resolution referring amendments to the county-wide planning policies proposed by the Pierce County Regional Council in November 1999, back to the PCRC; requesting the PCRC remove amendments regarding the Endangered Species Act, and sewer service to rural areas of more intensive development, to be considered at a later time; and requesting the PCRC redistribute the revised proposal associated interlocal agreements to all members for approval, is set for referral to the Planning Committee.MessagesA message transmitting ordinances authorizing denial of Open Space classification on certain property in the Gig Harbor area; authorizing approval of Timber Land classification on certain properties in the Anderson Island and Roy areas; approving transfer of certain water line franchise ownership from Harbor Water Company to Washington Water Service Company; amending development and zoning regulations; amending code about the Aging and Long Term Care Advisory Board; and approving a telecommunications franchise for Ycom Networks Inc.Proclamations, Awards, and/or Appointments to Boards and CommissionsPresentation: Correctional Officer of the Year Award from the American Jail Association presented to Officer Steven W. Jones.A resolution confirming appointment of one member to the Library District Board of Trustees is set for final consideration.A resolution confirming reappointment of an existing member to the Pierce County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is set for final consideration.A resolution confirming appointment of 11 members to the Upper Nisqually Advisory Commission is set for final consideration.ResolutionsA resolution endorsing the Pierce County Sheriff Department’s acceptance of an award of $492,289 in Department of Justice Local Law Enforcement Block Grants for public safety services is set for final consideration.”