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King County Board of Health meeting on June 16, 2016


The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 6/16/16. Topics on the agenda include discussion on suicide prevention, pesticides in cannabis and a briefing on proposed service model and fee for the On-Site Sewage Program.


The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on June 16, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

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


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  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

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

  4. Approval of Minutes of May 19, 2016

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report


  1. BOH Briefing No. 16-B10
    Suicide Prevention Campaign

    Presented by:
    Joe Simonetti, MD, MPH, Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Center and Associate Investigator, Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

  2. BOH Briefing No. 16-B11
    Pesticides in cannabis - invited panel discussion

    Presented by:
    Jeff Duchin, MD, Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Ethan B. Russo, MD, Medical Director of PHYTECS
    Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, MD, PhD (Medical Geography), FAAPMR, Palliative Medicine Physician, Associate Hospice Medical Director, MultiCare Health System Adult Palliative Medicine Services
    Gil Mobley, MD

Briefing and Public Comment

  1. BOH Briefing No. 16-B12
    On-Site Sewage Program - Proposed service model and fee with public comment.

    Presented by:
    Ngozi Oleru, PhD, Division Director, Environmental Health, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Darrell Rodgers, PhD, Section Manager, Community Environmental Health, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  1. Chair's Report

  2. Board Member Updates

  3. Administrator's Report

  4. Other business


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.