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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Board of Health Meeting - February 9

February 8, 2021                                

Heather Thomas, 425.339.8688



SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. 

Dial-in: 253-215-8782; Meeting ID: 962 5199 7215

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 Minutes    
    1. Approval of minutes of the regular meeting of January 19, 2021
  4. Public Comment    
    1. Public comment will not be taken at the meeting. However, the public is encouraged to submit written comments prior to the meeting by emailing the Board Clerk at Please email your comments no later than 1 p.m. on February 9 so staff can prepare them for submission into the record. Comments received will be read aloud as part of the "Public Comment" section on the agenda.    
  5. Written Reports    
    1. Approve Finance Manager’s report for November 2020 (SR 21-017; T. Kellogg)    
    2. Program Policy Committee draft minutes – Jan. 21    
    3. Public Health Advisory Council draft minutes – Jan. 27    
    4. Administration Committee draft minutes – Jan. 27    
    5. Executive Committee draft minutes – Jan. 28
  6. Consent Agenda    
    1. Approve vouchers and Res. 21-06 authorizing January 2021 Health District expenditures (no staff report; T. Kellogg)  
    2. Adopt Res. 21-07 designating Shawn Frederick as the District’s agent to apply for and obtain Federal and/or State emergency or disaster assistant funds (SR 21-016; N. Thomsen)    
    3. Authorize the Administrative Officer to apply for the HHS grant for “Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19" (SR 21-014; H. Thomas)    
    4. Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve and sign the Memorandum of Understanding to extend the current contract with AFSCME through December 31, 2021 (SR 21-015; P. Aguilar)    
    5. Authorize the Administrative Officer to apply for a DOH grant titled “Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Levels in Children" (SR 21-009; K. Curtis)    
    6. Authorize Environmental Health to discontinue providing testing services for drinking water samples (SR 21-012; R. Gray, B. Straughn)
  7. Action    
    1. Adopt Res. 21-08 recognizing Ms. Kyoko Matsumoto Wright for her service as Vice Chair of the Board in 2020 (no staff report; S. Frederick)
    2. Adopt Res. 21-09 authorizing the Administrative Officer to execute interlocal agreements with Snohomish County cities for per capita contributions to the District and ratifying previous actions related thereto (no staff report; G. Weed)
  8. Administrative Officer's Report 
  9. Health Officer's Report
  10. Executive Session
    1. The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will convene into executive session for the purpose of collective bargaining matters pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b). Executive session is expected to last up to 5 minutes. Unless extended to a later time, the Board will reconvene into regular session at _____ p.m. and is not expected to take action.
  11. Information Items    
    1. Upcoming meetings    
  12. Adjournment

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