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Posted on: November 7, 2020

Board of Health Meeting & Public Hearing - November 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2020                                 

CONTACT:  
Heather Thomas, 425.339.8688
hthomas@snohd.org

BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING, novemBER 10

FULL BOARD TO CONVENE FOR REGULAR BUSINESS, public hearing for 2021 budget  


SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. In addition to regular business, there will be a public hearing following the presentation of the preliminary 2021 budget. A budget ad hoc committee convened by the Board has met four times this year, between August and October. 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 2021 budget at its December 8 meeting.

Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99468644266
Dial-in: 253-215-8782; Meeting ID: 994 6864 4266

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. Executive Session    
    1. The Snohomish Health District Board of Health will convene into executive session for the purposes of collective bargaining matters pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b) and pending litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(i). Executive session is expected to last up to 15 minutes. Unless extended to a later time, the Board will reconvene into regular session at _____ p.m. and is not expected to take action.    
  4. Approval of Minutes    
    1. Approval of minutes of the regular meeting of October 13, 2020    
    2. Approval of minutes of the special meeting of October 29, 2020    
  5. 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 Lcarl@snohd.org. Please email your comments no later than 1 p.m. on November 10 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.    
  6. Written Reports    
    1. Finance Manager’s report for August 2020 (SR 20-087; T. Kellogg)    
    2. Program Policy Committee draft minutes – Oct. 15    
    3. Administration Committee draft minutes – Oct. 28    
    4. Executive Committee draft minutes – Oct. 29    
  7. Consent Agenda    
    1. Approve vouchers and Res. 20-26 authorizing October 2020 Health District expenditures (no staff report; T. Kellogg)   
    2. Adopt Res. 20-25 rescinding Res. 19-15 and authorizing Mr. Shawn Frederick, Ms. Ragina Gray, and Ms. Katie Curtis as authorized signers on bank and investment accounts (SR 20-086; T. Kellogg)   
    3. Authorize the Administrative Officer to sign the contract extension with the Department of Social and Health Services for the Refugee Health Screening Program through 9/30/21 (SR 20-081; K. Curtis)    
    4. Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve filling a vacant, budgeted position for a 0.5 FTE Registered Nurse in the TB Elimination and Refugee Health programs (SR 20-082; K. Curtis)    
    5. Adopt Res. 20-27 regarding intent to continue naloxone coordination and tracking for law enforcement and per capita partners in the county (SR 20-088; H. Thomas)   
    6. Approve the preliminary 2021 legislative agenda (no staff report; H. Thomas, N. Thomsen) 
    7. Authorize the Administrative Officer to sign a $30,000 amendment to the Kresge Emerging Leaders in Public Health grant agreement (SR 20-089; N. Thomsen)    
  8. Briefings    
    1. 2021 Health District preliminary budget    
  9. Special Business    
    1. Public Hearing on the Health District's 2021 preliminary budget    
  10. Action    
    1. Authorize the Administrative Officer to notify Summit Law of intent to exercise a two-year extension option for labor and employment legal services for the period of January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2022 (SR 20-083; P. Aguilar)   
    2. Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve extension of compensatory time for exempt staff—with the exception of the Administrative Officer—to December 31, 2021    
    3. Authorize the Administrative Officer to approve extension of usage of bereavement leave beyond six months as currently listed in the Employee Handbook and bargaining unit contracts (SR 20-085; P. Aguilar)    
  11. Administrative Officer's Report    
  12. Health Officer's Report    
  13. Information Items    
    1. Upcoming meetings    
  14. Adjournment

Visit the Board of Health webpages at www.snohd.org/boardofhealth. 

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