August 23, 2016: A public hearing was held at 9 a.m., at the Public Meeting Room, 2401 S 35th St., Tacoma to present the 2017-2022 Draft TIP and Fourteen-Year Ferry Program to the Pierce County Planning Commission. The planning commission voted to recommend approval of the Draft TIP and Ferry Program.
September 7, 2016: Submitted to the County Executive and the County Council.
October 11, 2016: A public hearing was held at 9:30 a.m., at the Council Public Meeting Room, 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045, Tacoma, to present the TIP and Ferry Program. The Economic and Infrastructure Development Committee (EIDC) voted to continue proposal 2016-62.
October 25, 2016: The EIDC scheduled a public hearing at 9:30 a.m., at the Council Public Meeting Room, 930 Tacoma Avenue South, Room 1045, Tacoma, to consider proposal 2016-62.
November 15, 2016: A final public hearing was held to approve the Draft TIP at the regular Council Meeting. The Council voted unanimously (6-0) to adopt Ordinance 2016-62s.
December 8, 2016: The Pierce County Executive, Pat McCarthy approved Ordinance 2016-62s.
December 18, 2016: Effective date of Ordinance 2016-62s.
What is the TIP?
The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) outlines Pierce County's future plans for transportation improvement projects and programs. The TIP is the primary budget workplan for building transportation improvement projects in Pierce County. This annually updated document is prepared pursuant to Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Chapters 36.54 and 36.81. The County Council adopted the 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program and 2017-2030 Fourteen-Year Ferry Program by Ordinance No. 2016-62s on November 15, 2016.