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Board of Health Meets Wednesday, October 7, 2009

October 5, 2009


Tacoma - The public is welcome to attend the next regularly monthly meeting of the Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health. Agenda details and meeting time and location are listed below.

Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday ? October 7, 2009

3:00 p.m. ? 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Auditorium

3629 South "D" Street

Tacoma, WA 98418-6813

(Corner of 37th Street, One Block West of Pacific Avenue, Red Brick Building-Upper Level)

Board of Health Clerk - (253) 798-2899

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. COMMENTS BY THE PUBLIC [Not relating to a specific agenda item and limited to three (3) minutes per person.]

III. CONSENT AGENDA

1. Approval of the minutes of the September 2, 2009 regular BOH meeting and the September 16, 2009 special meeting / study session.

IV. REGULAR AGENDA

1. Resolution No. 2009-4192-Authorization to accept $30,000 from Regence Blue Shield and to amend fund and cost center 103-427 (Pierce County Indigent Care / Client Outreach), by $7,500, from $569,659 to $577,159, October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009. The remaining $22,500 will be budgeted in 2010. [Contact Person: David Vance, Senior Public Health Manager] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

2. Resolution No. 2009-4193?Authorization to accept $50,000 from the City of Tacoma and to amend fund and cost center 103-339 (Brownfields 3), by $25,000, from $-0- to $25,000, October 8, 2009 through December 31, 2009. The remaining $25,000 will be budgeted in 2010. [Contact Person: John Sherman, Environmental Health Liaison] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

3. Resolution No. 2009-4194?Authorization to appoint Christopher Schuler to the unrepresented, unclassified position of Budget Coordinator, effective October 19, 2009. [Contact Person: Marcy Kulland, Business Manager]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

4. Resolution No. 2009-4195?Authorization to terminate early the lease with Randy and Carol Valentine for the real property located at 218 South 38th Street, Suite 200, Tacoma, WA 98148, effective September 30, 2009, resulting from a loss of funds. [Contact Person: Marcy Kulland, Business Manager]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

V. DIRECTOR OF HEALTH COMMENTS (Anthony L-T Chen, MD, MPH, Director of Health)

Pandemic Status ? H1N1 Update. (Joby Winans, Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response (PHEPR) Manager)

Recognize Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) Wellness Clinic, Represented by Dr. Terry Miller, Dean of the PLU School of Nursing. (Dr. Chen and Nigel Turner, MPH, Public Health Manager for Communicable Disease Control)

VI. COMMENTS BY BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (to discuss pending litigation and personnel issues)

VIII. ADJOURNMENT


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