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Board of Health Meeting, March 10

Health District to present Food Safety Excellence Awards

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. In conjunction with this month’s Board of Health meeting, the Snohomish Health District will present nine local businesses with the annual Food Safety Excellence Awards. These awards recognize those in food service who not only meet minimum standards, but typically stand out within their industry.

This year’s recipients by category are:

  • Full Menu (less than 50 seats) – #1 Teriyaki, Arlington, Wash.
  • Full Menu (greater than 50 seats) – Golden Corral Steak House, Marysville, Wash.
  • Fast Service – AJ’s Burgers, Marysville, Wash.
  • Limited Menu – Grocery Outlet, Marysville, Wash.
  • Grocery Store – Costco, Everett, Wash.
  • Industrial/Institutional/Camps – Boeing 54-11 EBC, Everett, Wash.
  • School – Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Marysville, Wash.
  • Temporary Food Establishment – Huckleberry Corn Company, Mill Creek, Wash.
  • Restaurant Chain – Anthony’s Restaurants, multiple locations

To learn more about the District’s Food Safety program, visit For more about the role public health plays in emergency response, visit

The Board of Health meeting will be on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at:

Snohomish Health District Auditorium
3020 Rucker Ave, 1st Floor
Everett, WA 98201



Call to order


Roll call


Approval of Minutes from Regular Meeting on February 10, 2015


Consent Agenda 

  • Approval of January vouchers and Resolution 15-06 authorizing February expenditures for Health District and PHEPR fund.


Special Business

  • a. Oso Remembrance Proclamation (P. Mayer)
  • b. Presentation of Food Service Excellence Award (G. Hanada; G. Goldbaum)
 6.  Public Comment
 7.  Chair’s Report
 8.  Health Officer Report 
  • SR15-019 G. Goldbaum
 9.  Briefings
  • Water Catchment Systems Briefing (SR15-022 K. Plemel; P. Mayer)
 10.  Executive Session
  • Executive Session #1: The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will convene into Executive Session for purposes of discussing labor relations strategy pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(a)
  • Executive Session #2: The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will convene in Executive Session for to review the performance of a public employee pursuant to RCW 42.30.110 (1)(g).
  • Executive Sessions are expected to last 30 minutes.
 11.  Action Items
  • a. Approve AFSCME Labor Contract (SR15-023 R. Younker; T. Smith; P. Mayer)
  • b. Approve PTE APHU Labor Contract (SR15-028 R. Younker; T. Smith; P. Mayer)
  • c. Approve PTE EH Labor Contract (SR15-029 R. Younker; T. Smith; P. Mayer)
  • d. Approval of Director/Health Officer Employment Agreement (SR15-026 R. Younker; T. Smith; P. Mayer)
  • e. District Policy Update (SR15-025 T. Smith; R. Younker; P. Mayer)
 12.  Committee Reports and Standing Reports
  • Finance Report (SR15-027 J. Chapman, no presentation)
 13.  Information Items
  • a. Review of upcoming meetings. (All meetings held at Snohomish Health District unless otherwise noted)
  • (1) Board of Health – April 14, 2015, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • (2) Public Health Advisory Council – March 25, 2015, 7:45 – 9:15 AM (G. Goldbaum)
 14.  Adjournment


The public is invited to attend. Parking and meeting rooms are accessible for persons with disabilities. Questions or additional information about the board meeting may be obtained by contacting Lorie Ochmann, 425.339.5210; Relay: 711; Email To request reasonable accommodations, please contact Ms. Ochmann by Monday, March 9, 2015.

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