After months of negotiation and discussion, the Pierce County Council voted unanimously to adopt the County’s 2017 operating and capital budgets. The new budget will take effect Jan. 1, 2017.
A large focus of the 2017 budget is public safety, court programs and several agency evaluations to be conducted by the Performance Audit Committee.
In the public safety and court programs areas, funding was appropriated for:
- Five additional Deputy Sheriff positions.
- Matching grant monies for a position in the… Read More