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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Special Board of Health Meeting, March 18

March 17, 2020                                   

CONTACT:   Heather Thomas, 425.339.8688,

Special Board of Health Meeting, March 18
Board to convene on a special day, time and location to conduct business

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Board of Health will hold a special meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The meeting will be held in Suite 309 at the Snohomish Health District’s headquarters located at 3020 Rucker Ave, Everett, Wash. 

Given the need for social distancing, remote attendance is encouraged. A call-in number for the meeting is as follows:

Call-in Number: 425.388.5444
Access Code: 534605

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.    Action                             

        a.    Adopt Res. 20-07 approving a partnership with Community Foundation of Snohomish County to establish a coronavirus response fund for Snohomish County (SR 20-022; H. Thomas, N. Thomsen)

        b.    Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve compensatory time for exempt staff working over 40 hours during the Health District’s COVID-19 emergency response (SR 20-021; P. Aguilar)

        c.    Suspend the division of responsibilities adopted in Res. 19-20 in limited areas and temporarily delegate decision-making authority to the Executive Committee until termination of the declarations of emergency by the Board of Health and Health Officer, and suspend, if necessary, notice requirements for Executive Committee meetings as authorized under RCW 42.30.070 (SR 20-023; S. Frederick)       

    5.    Briefings             

        a.    Update on the COVID-19 response (no staff report)    

        b.    Unified command (no staff report)           

    6.    Executive Session             

        a.    The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will convene into executive session for the purpose of a collective bargaining matters pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4). 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 or may not take action.              

    7.    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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