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Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health Meets Wednesday

November 25, 2009

Tacoma - Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at 3:00 PM at the health department's auditorium at 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, Washington.The agenda for the meeting includes:

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 November 4, 2009 regular BOH meeting, and the minutes of the November 18, 2009 special meeting / study session.

IV. REGULAR AGENDA

1. Resolution No. 2009-4203?Authorization to amend Contract No. 2009-803-1A1 with Summit Law Group, by $31,000, from $45,000 to $76,000, to provide Legal Counsel on Employment-Related Activities Services, through December 31, 2009. [Contact Person: Barbara Vane, Human Resources / Risk Manager] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

2. Resolution No. 2009-4204?Authorization to amend Contract No. 2009-423-3A1, 3A2, and 3A3 with MultiCare Health System DBA Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center, by $76,199, from $60,000 to $136,199, to provide Immunization Services, July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009. [Contact Person: Nigel Turner, Communicable Disease Control Division Director] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

3. Resolution No. 2009-4205?Authorization to amend the 2009 Purchase Order with Dell Computers, by $100,000, from $100,000 to $200,000, to provide Replacement of Computer Equipment Services, through December 31, 2009. [Contact Person: Stan Prothero, Information Technology Manager]Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

4. Resolution No. 2009-4206?Approval of the engagement in 2010 of McGavick Graves PS for up to $60,000, pursuant to the engagement letter with the firm, to provide legal representation of the Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, and its employees (collectively the "Department"). [Contact Person: Laurie A. Jinkins, Deputy Director of Health]Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

5. Resolution No. 2009-4207?Approval of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department's 2010 Contracts for the Environmental Health Program, for $159,488, outlined on EXHIBIT A. [Contact Person: Steve Marek, Environmental Health Division Director] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

6. Resolution No. 2009-4208?Approval of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department's 2010 Contracts for the Communicable Disease Control Program, for $279,820, outlined on EXHIBIT A. [Contact Person: Nigel Turner, Communicable Disease Control Division Director] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

7. Resolution No. 2009-4209?Approval of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department's 2010 Contracts for the Strengthening Families Program, for $2,021,092, outlined on EXHIBIT A. [Contact Person: David Vance, Strengthening Families Division Director] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

8. Resolution No. 2009-4210?Approval of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department's 2010 Purchase Orders for Information Technology, for $200,000, outlined on EXHIBIT A. [Contact Person, Stan Prothero, Information Technology Manager] Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

9. Resolution No. 2009-4211?Approval of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department's 2010 Purchase Orders for Operations and Purchasing, for $1,028,000, outlined on EXHIBIT A. [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)

Presentation of Award for Winning Video in 2009 Video Contest on Flu Prevention for Pierce County High School Students. (Sponsored by the Health Department, MultiCare and Franciscan Health Systems, and BlindSight Media Arts.)

Presentation of Telly Award for Dirt Alert Program's Video on Demand. (Kate Miner, Account Executive, Comcast Spotlight; Dave Ulfers, Senior Producer, Creative Services, Comcast Spotlight; Steve Marek, Environmental Health Division Director; and, Judy Olsen, Environmental Health Specialist I, Clean Air for Kids and Dirt Alert)

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

VI. COMMENTS BY BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

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

VII. ADJOURNMENT

For more information, contact the Board of Health Clerk at (253) 798-2899, or email: crexroat@tpchd.org.

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