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Pierce County Council to talk about 2011 fee hikes Friday

Post by Kris Sherman / The News Tribune on Nov. 4, 2010 at 6:45 pm |
November 4, 2010 6:46 pm

Fees for a wide range of services from sewer service to ballfield use are scheduled to go up in Pierce County next year.

The Pierce County Council is set to consider a range of ordinances on fee increases and other issues Friday as it heads toward a planned Tuesday adoption of the 2011 budget.

The meeting, which is a public hearing, begins at 9 a.m. Friday in the 10th-floor council chambers at the County-City Building, 930 Tacoma Avenue South.

You can view the proposals here.

Final hearing on the proposals and adoption of the budget is set for 3 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers.

Here’s a news release on the issue.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 4, 2010

 
First council budget action is Nov. 5

Pierce County Councilmembers’ first opportunity to act on proposals related to the 2011 county budget is tomorrow, Nov. 5, during a public hearing beginning at 9 a.m.
 
The 11 ordinances and one resolution are needed to implement the final 2011 budget, which the council is scheduled to adopt on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Public testimony is welcome on any of the proposals acted upon during the hearing.
 
Those who cannot attend in the Council Chambers of the County-City Building (930 Tacoma Ave. S., Room 1045) in Tacoma can watch the hearing live on Pierce County TV channel 22 or stream it live at www.piercecountytv.org. For complete budget information including the hearings schedule, visit www.piercecountywa.gov/council.
 

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