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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Board of Health Meeting, March 10

March 9, 2020                            

CONTACT:   Heather Thomas, 425.339.8688,

Board of Health Meeting, March 10

Full board to convene for regular business

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. The meeting will be held in Suite 309 at the Snohomish Health District’s headquarters located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash.

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 of February 11, 2020

        b.    Approval of minutes of the special meeting of March 2, 2020           

    5.    Public Comment           

    6.    Division Update              

        a.    EH Supervisor Jeff Hutchison and EH Specialist Megan Engebretson regarding Nuisance Property Task Force    

    7.    Written Reports    

        a.    Finance Manager’s report for December 2019 (SR 20-016; T. Kellogg)

        b.    Program Policy Committee report – Feb. 20

        c.    Administration Committee report – Feb. 26

        d.    Executive Committee report – Feb. 27                       

    8.    Consent Agenda    

        a.    Approve vouchers and Res. 20-05 authorizing February 2020 Health District expenditures (no staff report; T. Kellogg)

        b.    Adopt Res. 20-04 approving POL 100.001 Policy and Procedures Policy (SR 20-002; S. Frederick)

        c.    Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve filling the TB/Refugee Health supervisor position (SR 20-010; N. Furness)

        d.    Authorize the Administrative Officer to sign the Solid Waste Management Local Solid Waste Financial Assistance agreement with the Washington State Department of Ecology (SR 20-014; B. Straughn)

        e.    Confirm the appointment of Frank Busichio to fill an unexpired term on the Public Health Advisory Council through June 2021 (SR 20-009; N. Thomsen)

    9.    Briefings                         

        a.    Naloxone distribution update (SR 20-013; H. Thomas, K. Wansing)

        b.    Health Champion Awards update (no staff report; H. Thomas)    

    10.    Action       

        a.    Adopt Res. 20-06 regarding a declaration of a public health emergency and authorizing the use of the emergency general fund reserves for COVID-19-related expenditures (no staff report; S. Frederick)

        b.    Authorize the Administrative Officer to sign the North Sound Accountable Community of Health 2020 scope of work amendment (SR 20-015; S. Frederick)

        c.    Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve utilizing VitalChek only for birth certificate online orders and to eliminate using EnvisionConnect Online (SR 20-017; B. Straughn)

        d.    Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve the reclassification of a current Epidemiologist I to an Epidemiologist II (SR 20-019; S. Frederick)

    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 may take possible action.                                

    12.    Administrative Officer’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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