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Board of Health Meets Wednesday, November 4

October 29, 2009


Tacoma - Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health will meet Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at the Health Department Auditorium, 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, starting at 3:00 PM. Board of Health Clerk - (253) 798-2899

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. RECOGNITION OF FORMER BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBER LYLE QUASIM

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

IV. CONSENT AGENDA

1. Approval of the minutes of the October 7, 2009 regular BOH meeting, the October 21, 2009 special meeting / study session, and the minutes of the October 22, 2009 year 2010 proposed fee schedule public hearing.

V. REGULAR AGENDA

1. Resolution No. 2009-4196Adoption of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department 2010 Fee Schedule effective 12:01 a.m. January 1, 2010. [Contact Person: Laurie A. Jinkins, Deputy Director of Health] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment. Tacoma-Pierce County BOH Regular Meeting Agenda November 4, 2009 Page 2

2. Resolution No. 2009-4197?Authorization to decrease the aggregate 2009 Budget, by $5,020,361, from $43,014,653 to $37,994,292. [Contact Person: Laurie A. Jinkins, Deputy Director of Health]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

3. Resolution No. 2009-4198?Authorization and appointment of Cindy A. Johnson, Attorney at Law, to serve as Hearing Examiner for the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department; and, authorization and appointment of Nate D. Mannakee, Attorney at Law, and Richard Levenson, Esq., Attorney at Law, as Alternate Hearing Examiners for the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to serve at the pleasure of the Board of Health or until such time as they may resign. [Contact Person: Laurie A. Jinkins, Deputy Director of Health]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

4. Resolution No. 2009-4199?Approval of the 2010 Contracts for the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, for $1,165,000, outlined on Exhibit A. [Contact Person: Nigel Turner, MPH, Public Health Manager]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

5. Resolution No. 2009-4200?Adoption of the revision to the 2008 ? 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement. [Contact Person: Barbara Vane, Human Resources / Risk Manager] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

6. Resolution No. 2009-4201?Authorization to change Senior Public Health Manager job title to Division Director; Appoint Nigel Turner to the re-titled Division Director classification; and, amend Resolution No. 2009-4177the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Pay & Compensation Planto include the new classification of Assistant Division Director. [Contact Person: Barbara Vane, Human Resources / Risk Manager] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

7. Resolution No. 2009-4202?Authorization to accept $20,000 from the Comprehensive Health Education Foundation and to amend fund and cost center 001-033 (Salishan Assessment), by $20,000, from $-0- to $20,000, October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009. [Contact Person: Cindan Gizzi, Community Assessment Manager] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

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

Pandemic Status ? H1N1 Update.

VII. COMMENTS BY BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

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

IX. ADJOURNMENT

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