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King County Board of Health meeting on October 19, 2017


The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 10/19/17. Topics on the agenda include discussion and possible action related to a resolution on healthcare access for all, and briefings on health inequities in King County and an update on the food safety rating program roll out.


The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on October 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

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 April 20, 2017

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 17-10
    A Resolution in support of full access to healthcare, particularly reproductive healthcare, for undocumented and documented immigrants, and affirming the belief that government must serve all residents regardless of ability to pay, country of origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, or race.
    Andrew Kim, King County Council Central Staff


  1. BOH Briefing No. 17-B17
    Health Inequities in King County
    Nadine Chan, Assistant Chief, Assessment, Policy Development and Evaluation Unit, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  2. BOH Briefing No. 17-B18
    Update on Food Safety Rating Roll-out
    Becky Elias, Section Manager, Food and Facilities Program, Environmental Health Division, 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.