By Brad Chatfield, Pierce County Council Communications Manager
Pierce County’s elected officials and department leaders will make their 2011 budget presentations to the County Council beginning Wednesday, Oct. 27. The county’s elected auditor, sheriff, assessor-treasurer, prosecuting attorney, and district and superior court presiding judges are all part of the council’s upcoming budget hearings schedule. Department directors also will appear to talk about their budget requests and answer questions from the council, which is scheduled to adopt a final budget on Nov. 9. All hearings are in the Council Chambers on the 10th floor of the County-City Building (930 Tacoma Ave. S., Room 1045) in Tacoma and are broadcast live on Pierce County TV channel 22 and streamed live and archived on PCTVs website.