King County Board of Health Meeting on October 17, 2003
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KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON - The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on Friday, October 17, 2003, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The meeting will be held at:
King County Board of Health
Friday, October 17, 2003
9:30 am to 1:00 p.m.
King County Council Chambers
10th Floor, King County Courthouse
516 Third Avenue, Seattle
||Call To Order
||Announcement of Any Alternates Serving in Place of Regular Members
||Approval of Minutes of September 19, 2003 (Action Item)
||General Public Comments
||Board Member's Report
||Director of Health's Report
||Briefing: Mental Health
Today's briefing will consist of an overview of the King County Mental Health Citizen's Advisory Board, a broad overview of the King County mental health system and a Board discussion regarding the intersections between public health and mental health.
||Briefing: Budget Overview
The purpose of this briefing is to provide details of the 2004 Public Health budget as submitted to the County Executive.
||Briefing: Title 10 - Solid Waste Handling
Due to the adoption of WAC Chapter 173-350 Solid Waste Handling Standards, Department staff will be reviewing a number of proposed changes to the Code of the King County Board of Health including:
- Proposed repeal of Rules and Regulations No. 8 as amended and Title 10 of the Code of the King County Board of Health;
- Proposed new Title 10.
- Proposed amendments for the protection of public health against the spread of disease from solid waste; regulating solid waste storage, collection, transportation, treatment, utilization, processing and disposal; revising definitions, fees and requirements for biomedical waste handling, and landfilling;
- Proposed adoption of state standards for solid waste handling and state standards for municipal solid waste landfills; and
- Proposed merger of certain Seattle Health Code solid waste handling provisions into the Code of the King County Board of Health.
If you have questions or need additional information about this agenda, please call Maggie Moran, Board of Health Administrator at Public Health — Seattle & King County, at (206) 205-3941.
Visit the King County Board of Health web pages for information about the Board, what it is working on this month, its members, and meeting minutes at: www.kingcounty.gov/health/boh
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.