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King County Board of Health meeting on October 20, 2016


The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 10/20/16. Topics on the agenda include briefings on recommendations from the Heroin/Opioid Taskforce and an update on the Public Health budget.


The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on October 20, 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 September 15, 2016

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report


  1. BOH Briefing No. 16-B17
    Heroin/Opioid Taskforce Recommendations

    Presented by:

    Jeff Duchin, Health Officer, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Brad Finegood, Assistant Division Director, King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division

  2. BOH Briefing No. 16-B18
    2017‑2018 Public Health Budget Update

    Presented by:

    Dwight Dively, Director, King County Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget
    Patty Hayes, Director, 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.