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King County Board of Health meeting on March 16, 2017

Summary

The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 3/16/17. Topics include election of the Chair and King County Vice Chair, regulation of farmers markets and temporary food establishment permits and fees, a guideline and recommendation on housing strategies and policies to improve the health of residents, Environmental Health Financial Status Report, and legislative update.

Story

The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on March 16, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

King County Council Chambers
10th Floor, King County Courthouse
516 3rd Avenue, Room 1001
Seattle

AGENDA

  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members

  4. Approval of Minutes of February 16, 2017

  5. Public comments

  6. Director’s report

Discussion and possible action

  1. Election of Chair and King County Vice Chair

  2. Rule and Regulation No. BOH 17-02
    A Guideline and Recommendation to inform government officials working at regional, county, and city levels on housing strategies and policies to improve the health of residents and communities while preserving housing affordability throughout King County in compliance with the 2012 King County Countywide Planning policies on housing.

    Ngozi Oleru, Director, Environmental Health Division, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Nicole Thomsen, Environmental Public Health Planner, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 17-B04
    Environmental Health Financial Status Report

    Ngozi Oleru, Director, Environmental Health Division, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Barbara Gangwer, Deputy Director, Environmental Health Division, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  2. BOH Briefing No. 17-B05
    Legislative update

    Stasha Dennard, Legislative Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  3. Chair's Report

  4. Board Member Updates 

  5. Administrator's Report 

  6. Other business

Adjournment

The King County Board of Health sets county-wide public health policy, enacts and enforces local public health regulations, and carries out other duties of local boards of health specified in state law. These duties include enforcing state public health statutes, preventing and controlling the spread of infectious disease, abating nuisances, and establishing fee schedules for licenses, permits and other services.