Board of Health meeting agenda
AGENDA: July 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm
King County Council Chambers
10th Floor, King County Courthouse
516 3rd Avenue, Room 1001
Seattle, WA 98104
- Call to order
- Roll call
- Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members
- Approval of Minutes of June 16, 2016
- Public comments
- Director's report
Discussion and possible action
- Resolution No. 16-07
A Resolution calling for meaningful actions to address lead poisoning and support for efforts to eliminate lead poisoning in King County.
- BOH Briefing No. 16-B13
Preventing lead poisoning in King County
Nicole Thomsen, Environmental Public Health Planner, Environmental Health Services, Public Health – Seattle & King County and the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
Steve Whittaker, PhD, Public Health Researcher, Environmental Health Services, Public Health – Seattle & King County and the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
- BOH Briefing No. 16-B14
Gun violence prevention program and Public Health approaches to firearm suicide prevention
Laura Hitchcock, JD, Program Manager, Gun Violence Prevention Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County
Chief Carol Cummings, Bothell Police Department
Jennifer Stuber, PhD, Associate Professor, UW School of Social Work; Executive Director, Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention
- Chair's Report
- Board Member Updates
- Administrator's Report
- Other business
About BOH meetings
The King County Board of Health meets at 1:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held in the King County Council Chambers unless otherwise noted on monthly meeting agendas.
Scheduled meeting dates in 2016
- January 21, 2016
- February 18, 2016
- March 17, 2016
- April 21, 2016
- May 19, 2016
- June 16, 2016
- July 21, 2016
- August 18, 2016
- September 15, 2016
- October 20, 2016
- November 17, 2016
- December 15, 2016
Notice of the agenda for each regular meeting is also communicated prior to the meeting via press release to the electronic and print media throughout King County.
How to get an item on the agenda
The Board is interested in any issues that can influence and improve the health of King County residents. If you are interested in bringing a health related topic to the Board's attention, please use our online form.
Persons testifying before the Board shall state their name for the record. The Chair may establish time limits for individuals who wish to speak. The Board may allow additional time for the submission of written testimony.
Written testimony is accepted if received by 5:00 PM on the Monday prior to the day of the public hearing, or later, if the public comment period is extended by the Board at the following street address or via email at:
Maria Wood, Board of Health Administrator
401 5th Ave, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104
Notification regarding public hearings on proposed rules and regulations is available at least two weeks in advance of the public hearing. The information is also available on the Board of Health Web site. To receive notice of proposed rule or regulation as well as other BOH announcements including meeting agendas, please subscribe to the free BOH email alert system.
Notices of all public hearings are also published in the Seattle Times Classifieds section under legal notices at least 14 days in advance of the public hearing date. At public hearings convened pursuant to the Board's rulemaking procedures (Title 2 of the Code of the King County Board of Health,) the Board shall take oral or written testimony at the time and place of the hearing. (In order to ensure copies of written comments are available to Board members and meeting attendees, written testimony should be submitted to the Board Administrator the Monday prior the scheduled meeting.)
Contact usIf you have questions or need additional information about the agenda, please call 206-263-8791, or write to Maria Wood, Board of Health Administrator via email at email@example.com.