County Committee looking at condemnations on North Canyon Road and Spanaway Lake Management Plan updates

[UPDATE: The Pierce County Council has issued a notice of Continued final Council hearing on Proposal No. 2020-10.
The Final Council hearing on this proposal is continued to April 21, 2020, at 3:00 pm. The final Council hearing will be held in Room 1045, County-City Building, 930 Tacoma Ave S, in Tacoma. ]

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In case you live on Canyon Road on a parcel that Pierce County needs to complete their DSC_6670expansion project. The Council is about to seek the right to condemn and take your right of way if you do not accept their offer (Item 5). Affected parcels are listed below on this information copied from their Agenda sheet.

The committee will also look at updates for the Spanaway Lake Management Plan (Item 6).

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020    9:30 a.m.


• Douglas G. Richardson, Chair
• Marty Campbell, Vice Chair
• Dave Morell, Member
• Pam Roach, Member
• Connie Ladenburg, Member
• Clerk: Jenifer Schultz, (253) 798-6696

Regularly scheduled meetings are broadcast live and replayed on channel 22 (Comcast and Click! Network) and on channel 20 (Rainier Connect).
Electronic meeting material can be accessed at

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Agenda
4. Approval of Minutes

5. Proposal No. 2020-19, Condemnation Proceedings – Grant of Authority to Prosecuting Attorney – Canyon Road Project
An Ordinance of the Pierce County Council Authorizing the Prosecuting Attorney to Commence Condemnation Proceedings (After 180 Days From the Date the County Presents the First Formal Offer) to Acquire Real Property for County Road Project (CRP) 5736, Entitled Canyon Road East 400’ N/O 84th Street East to 72nd Street East; and Providing Notice to Affected Property Owners of Record of the Final Action Specifically Relating to the Following Properties: Tax Parcel Numbers (TIN) 0320361020, 0320258013, 0320254006, 0420303025, 6576000011, 0320254022, 5001950120, 0420307012, 0420303022, 0320254009, 2829000320, 0320254018, 0420303098, 0420303117, 0320254019, 0420306014, and 0420306010.
Sponsored by: Councilmember Douglas G. Richardson
Council contact person: Hugh Taylor, (253) 798-3665
Department contact persons: Planning and Public Works – Seth Fisher, (253) 798-2582 and Jeff Wong, (253) 798-7190
Date of final Council hearing: April 7, 2020

6. Spanaway Lake Management Plan Update
Anne-marie Marshall-Dody, Planning and Public Works, (253) 798-2494

7. Economic and Infrastructure Retreat Update
Hugh Taylor, Senior Legislative Analyst, (253) 798-3665

8. Other Business

9. Adjournment


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