3/26: Connie Ladenburg, Pierce County Councilor

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Sam and Becky welcome Pierce County Councilor Connie Ladenberg to share what she and her fellow council members have been doing to help the community, including attention to behavioral health services, affordable housing, and support for unhoused residents.

Interview begins at 7:50.



  • The governor’s guidance on construction states that in general, commercial and residential construction is not authorized under the proclamation because construction is not considered to be an essential activity.


  • The TAGRO facility is now closed to residential customers until further notice, but you may still schedule deliveries by calling (253) 502-2150
  • Commercial hours TAGRO have been modified to 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Updates can be found at TAGRO.com
  • The Public Works Department has closed gathering spaces, structures and parking lots at the following City operated parks until further notice:
    • Gateway Park’s Picnic Table area on North 30th Street
    • McCormick Park at 930 Fawcett Avenue
    • Sawyer Tot Lot Playground equipment at 7402 South Cedar Street
    • South Grant Avenue and South 23rd Street picnic table area
    • Viewpoint Park parking lot and picnic table area at 85 Norpoint Way Northeast
    • War Memorial Park picnic tables and shelter area at 629 North Jackson Avenue
  • Signage will be posted in the affected areas. Natural areas and park open space areas will remain open to the public. More info online at Cityoftacoma.org


  • The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County is open to the public for the following essential services only:
    • Adoptions for those who are serious about adopting a pet
    • Stray walkthroughs for those who are looking for their lost pet
    • Stray intake for those who have found a lost pet
    • End of life services
  • Info at TheHumaneSociety.org or 253.383.2733


  • Pierce County Ferry service will continue on regular schedule during the governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. You can sign up for Rider Alerts and view the schedule at www.piercecountywa.gov/ferry.