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King County Board of Health meeting on January 21, 2016


The King County Board of Health meets on January 21, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include discussion on animal shelter fees, annual report on Environmental Health Services fees, and a legislative update.


The meeting will be held at:

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


  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

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

  4. Approval of Minutes of November 19, 2015

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report

Discussion and Possible Action

  1. Rule & Regulation No. BOH 16-01
    A Rule and Regulation relating to animal shelter fees; amending R&R 09 07, Section 44, as amended, and BOH 2.13.020, R&R 09 07, Section 47, as amended, and BOH 2.13.050; enacted pursuant to RCW 70.05.060, including the latest amendments or revisions thereto.
    Presented by:
    Beth Lipton, Veterinarian, Public Health – Seattle & King County


  1. BOH Briefing No. 16-B01
    Annual Report on Changes to Environmental Health Fees
    Presented by:
    Ngozi Oleru, Director, Environmental Health Division, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Lori Chan, Finance Manager, Environmental Health Division, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  2. BOH Briefing No. 16-B02
    Legislative update
    Presented by:
    Jennifer Muhm, Director of External and Legislative Affairs, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  3. Chair's Report

  4. Board Member Updates

  5. Administrator's Report

  6. Other business

  7. Adjournment

If you have questions or need additional information about this agenda, please call 206-263-8791, or write to Maria Wood, Board of Health Administrator via email at

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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.