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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Board of Health Meeting, March 12

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Snohomish Health District’s Auditorium located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

The full board packet is available online, and the agenda for the meeting is as follows:

Board of Health Agenda

1.    Call to Order

2.    Roll Call

3.    Approval of Agenda Contents and Order

4.    Approval of Minutes for the Regular Meeting of Feb. 12, 2019

5.    Special Business

a.    Res. 19-02 recognizing Ms. Adrienne Fraley-Monillas for her service as Board Chair

6.    Public Comment

7.    Division update

a.    Bonnie Decker, Public Health Nurse, Child Care Program

8.    Written Reports

a.    Executive Committee report

b.    Administration Committee report

c.    Program Policy Committee report

9.    Consent

a.    Authorize the Administrator to approve recruitment of a funded EH Specialist I/II (SR 19-019; J. Ketchel)

b.    Approve the appointment of Lark Kesterke to the Public Health Advisory Council to represent United Way (SR 19-018; N. Thomsen)

10.    Action

a.    Approve vouchers and Res. 19-06 authorizing Feb. 2019 expenditures for the Health District and PHEPR fund (no staff report; T. Kellogg)

b.    Adopt Res. 19-04 approving the Public Health Advisory Council bylaws and adding a new sector for Community Health Improvement Plans (SR 19-014; N. Thomsen)

c.    Authorize the Administrator to apply for Department of Ecology’s Local Source Control funds totaling $534,000 for the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021 (SR 19-022; A. Pellham)

d.    Authorize the Administrator to sign Compass Health PSA for opioid surge grant pilot project (no staff report; H. Thomas)

e.    Adopt Res. 19-07 calling on the Washington State legislature to support reducing the number of vaccine exemptions allowed for students entering our schools (SR 19-024; M. Beatty)

11.    Briefings

a.    Finance Manager’s report (SR 19-021; T. Kellogg)

b.    Review of Board of Health rules of procedure (SR 19-005; J. Ketchel, G. Weed)

c.    Strategic planning update (no staff report; J. Ketchel)

d.    Health Champions Award and 60th Anniversary Open House (SR 19-025; J. Ketchel; H. Thomas)

e.    2020 Budget Procedure Ad Hoc Committee formation (no staff report; J. Ketchel)

12.    Administrator’s Report

13.    Health Officer’s Report

14.    Executive Session

The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will convene into Executive Session for purpose of:

•    Pending litigation (RCW 42.30.110(1)(i))

Executive Session is expected to last 10 minutes. The Board will reconvene into regular session and is not expected to take action.

15.    Information Items

a.    All meetings held at Snohomish Health District unless otherwise noted.

•    Public Health Advisory Council – Mar. 27, 7:45 a.m.

•    Executive Committee – Mar. 27, 11:30 a.m. 

•    Administration Committee – Mar. 27, 3:30 p.m.

•    Next Board of Health meeting – Apr. 9, 3 p.m.

16.    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 Linda Carl, 425.339.5210; Relay: 711; Email To request reasonable accommodations, please contact Ms. Carl. 

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