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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Special Meeting Notice: Board of Health Meeting, November 12

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

Just prior to its regular meeting, the Board of Health will also convene in the same location at 2:00 p.m. for a special meeting to conduct a strategic planning work session. That session will be facilitated by KelloggWatson, and materials are available online

In addition to regular business, there will be a public hearing following the presentation of the preliminary 2020 budget. A budget ad hoc committee convened by the Board has met 11 times this year, starting in April. The committee reviewed proposed revenues and expenditures and gave instruction to staff regarding budget parameters and direction. The Board is expected to vote on adopting a 2020 budget at its December 10 meeting.

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

    1.    Call to Order    

    2.    Roll Call         

    3.    Approval of Agenda Contents and Order       

    4.    Approval of Minutes    

        a.    Approval of Minutes of the regular meeting on October 8 and the special meeting on October 8, 2019

    5.    Public Comment    

    6.    Written Reports    

        a.    Program Policy Committee report - Oct. 11

        b.    Executive Committee report – Oct. 23

        c.    Administration Committee report – Oct. 23

        d.    Finance Manager’s report for August 2019 (SR 19-108; T. Kellogg)                        

    7.    Consent Agenda    

        a.    Approve vouchers and Res. 19-24 authorizing October 2019 expenditures for Health District and PHEPR fund (no staff report; T. Kellogg)

    8.    Briefings    

        a.    Draft Res. 19-17 regarding expense reimbursement to Board members for meeting attendance (SR 19-078; S. Frederick, G. Weed)

        b.    Preliminary 2020 Health District budget (SR 19-113; S. Frederick)  

    9.    Special Business    

        a.    Public Hearing regarding the preliminary 2020 Health District budget    

    10.    Action    

        a.    Adopt Res. 19-25 regarding intent to take on the responsibility for naloxone distribution and tracking in the county, and tying the program to per capita contributions of at least $1.00 per resident or direct invoicing to participating cities that do not contribute per capita funding (SR 19-110; H. Thomas)

        b.    Approve Health District 2020 legislative priorities (SR 19-109; H. Thomas)

        c.    Confirm the appointment Karri Matau to fill an unexpired term on the Public Health Advisory Council through June 2021 (SR 19-107; N. Thomsen)                            

    11.    Executive Session                          

        a.    The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will convene into Executive Session for the purpose of a personnel matter pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g). Executive Session is expected to last up to 10 minutes. Unless extended to a later time, the Board will reconvene into regular session at __________ p.m. and is not expected to take action.            

    12.    Interim Administrator’s Report    

    13.    Interim Health Officer's Report     

    14.    Information Items    

        a.    Upcoming meetings

    15.    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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