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Board of Health Meets March 3

March 1, 2010

Tacoma, WA. Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health meets Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at 3:00 PM, at the health department. The public is welcome to attend. See the agenda, below.

BOARD OF HEALTH REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday ? March 3, 2010

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

LOCATION

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Auditorium

3629 South "D" Street

Tacoma, WA 98418-6813

Board of Health Clerk - (253) 798-2899

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. RECOGNITION OF FORMER BOH MEMBER RICK TALBERT

IV. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAM UPDATE (Clark Waffle, MD, Medical Program Director)

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

VI. CONSENT AGENDA

1. Approval of the minutes of the February 3, 2010 regular BOH meeting.

VII. REGULAR AGENDA

1. Resolution No. 2010-4225?Authorization to: (1) Rescind Board Of Health Resolution No. 88-1056; (2) Enact the Revised Underground Storage Tank Regulation, to be known as Chapter 4 of the Environmental Health Code - Regulations of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department; and, (3) Enact the Contaminated Property Regulation (also known as Clandestine Drug Labs) to be known as Chapter 5 of the Environmental Health Code - Regulations of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. [Contact Persons: Steve Marek, Environmental Health (EH) Division Director, and Brad Harp, EH Liaison]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

2. Resolution No. 2010-4226?Authorization to: (1) Rescind Board Of Health Resolution No. 89-1082; and, (2) Enact the Revised Infectious Waste Regulation, to be known as Chapter 6 of the Environmental Health Code - Regulations of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. [Contact Persons: Steve Marek, EH Division Director and John Sherman, EH Liaison]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

3. Resolution No. 2010-4227?Authorization to contract with COMCAST Spotlight, Inc., for $59,000, for Advertising Space and Production of Commercial Spots Services; March 4, 2010 through December 31, 2010. [Contact Person: Steve Marek, EH Division Director]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

4. Resolution No. 2010-4228?Authorization to accept $160,000 from the Washington State Department of Ecology and to amend fund and cost center 103-308 (Site Hazard Assessment), from $485,087 to $645,087, for 2010. [Contact Person: Frank DiBiase, EH Assistant Division Director]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

5. Resolution No. 2010-4229?Authorization to accept $38,000 from the City of Tacoma for the Neighborhood Energy Efficiency and Wood Smoke Reduction Program and to amend fund and cost center 103-340 (Wood Smoke Reduction), from $62,300 to $100,300, March 4, 2010 through December 31, 2010. [Contact Person: Frank DiBiase, EH Assistant Division Director]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

6. Resolution No. 2010-4230?Authorization to contract with Desautel Hege Communications and Gilmore Research Group, for $108,650, to analyze who chose to receive H1N1 vaccine and who chose not to, to analyze barriers to vaccination, and to develop media messages, March 4, 2010 through May 15, 2010. [Contact Person: Joby Winans, Public Information Officer (PIO) and Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response (PHEPR) Manager]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

7. Resolution No. 2010-4231?Authorization to add 1.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for the Injury and Violence Prevention Program, increasing the aggregate Health Department FTEs from 273.06 to 274.06. [Contact Person: David Vance, Strengthening Families Division Director]

Board Chair Calls for Public Comment.

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

What We Are Preventing: 2009 Homicides Related to Intimate Partner Violence. (Ann Eft, Commission Against Domestic Violence Director)

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

United Way Campaign and Photo. (David Vance, Campaign Co-Chair)

IX. COMMENTS BY BOARD OF HEALTH MEMBERS

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

XI. ADJOURNMENT


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