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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Board of Health Meeting, June 11

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 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:


    1.    Call to Order Roll Call                        

    2.    Approval of Agenda Contents and Order                          

    3.    Approval of Minutes                          

        a.    Approval of Minutes for the Regular Meeting of May 14, 2019                     

    4.    Special Business         

        a.    Presentation to Rep. June Robinson, Public Health Champion Award    

        b.    Presentation of Res. 19-11 recognizing Dr. Jiho Bryson’s service on the Public Health Advisory Council    

    5.    Public Comment    

    6.    Written Reports      

        a.    Executive Committee report

        b.    Administration Committee report            

    7.    Consent Agenda        

        a.    Approve vouchers and Res. 19-13 authorizing May 2019 expenditures for Health District and PHEPR fund (no staff report; T. Kellogg)

        b.    Authorize the Administrator to sign the memorandum of understanding with Community Health Center of Snohomish County to provide outreach services at the Health District’s WIC/First Steps clinics (SR 19-053; N. Furness)

        c.    Authorize the Administrator to approve recruitment of a 1.0 FTE Program Specialist II to fill a budgeted, vacant position (SR 19-062; S. Frederick)

        d.    Authorize the recruitment of a term-limited 1.0 FTE Healthy Communities Specialist to fulfill requirements in the newly authorized HRSA grant (SR 19-060; H. Thomas)

        e.    Authorize the Administrator to approve the recruitment of an Environmental Health Specialist I/II (EHS) to fill a vacant position in the Food Safety Program (SR 19-066; B. Straughn)

        f.    Confirm the appointment of one new member and the reappointment of four existing members to the Public Health Advisory Council for three-year terms from July 2019 through June 2022 (SR 19-054; N. Thomsen)

        g.    Adopt Res. 19-11 recognizing Dr. Jiho Bryson’s service on the Public Health Advisory Council (SR 19-056; N. Thomsen)

        h.    Adopt Res. 19-12 recognizing Martha Peppones’ service on the Public Health Advisory Council (SR 19-057; N. Thomsen)                   

    8.    Executive Session    

        a.    Executive Session regarding a personnel matter                          

    9.    Action    

        a.    Adopt Res. 19-14 approving the calendar for the 2020 budget (SR 19-061; J. Ketchel)

        b.    Direct the Administrator to work with Health District legal counsel and Moss Adams LLP to draft a contract to conduct an assessment of the performance audit areas as designated by the Executive Committee (SR 19-064; J. Ketchel)

        c.    Authorize the Administrator to sign the Project-Specific Agreement with the North Sound Accountable Community of Health (SR 19-063; J. Ketchel)

        d.    Authorize the Administrator to approve recruitment of two 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurses in the Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response program to fill two budgeted positions (SR 19-067; N. Furness)                   

    10.    Briefings          

        a.    Approve Finance Manager’s report for March 2019 (SR 19-058; T. Kellogg)

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

        c.    2020 budget request to County Executive (no staff report; J. Ketchel)    

        d.    Board members interested in attending NALBOH conference, August 14-16 in Denver, CO (no staff report; J. Ketchel)        

    11.    Administrator’s Report               

    12.    Health Officer's Report                 

    13.    Information Items                

        a.    Upcoming meetings                    

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

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