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King County Board of Health meeting on April 19, 2018

Summary

The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on April 19, 2018. The agenda includes a briefing and possible action on a resolution on safer alternatives for chemicals, discussion and possible action on a rule and regulation relating to smokeless tobacco at sporting event sites, and a Legislative update.

Story

The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on April 19, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

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

AGENDA

  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

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

  4. Approval of Minutes of March 15, 2018

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report

Briefing

  1. BOH Briefing No. 18-B09
    Local Hazardous Waste Management Program: Avoiding harmful chemicals using a “Safer Alternative Strategy”
    Ashley Pedersen, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program Liaison
    Steve Whittaker, PhD., Research Services Program Manager, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
    Lynda Ransley, Program Director, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 18-07
    A Resolution supporting collaborative efforts to improve the health and well-being of King County residents and the environment by replacing hazardous chemicals used in homes and businesses with safer alternatives.
    Ashley Pedersen, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program Liaison

  2. R&R No. BOH18-02
    A Rule and Regulation relating to prohibiting use of smokeless tobacco at event sites for professional sporting events; adding a new chapter to Title 19 to the BOH Code and prescribing penalties enacted pursuant to RCW 70.05.060, including the latest amendments or revisions thereto.
    Scott Neal, Manager, Tobacco Prevention Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Briefing

  1. Legislative update
    Stasha Dennard, Legislative Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  2. Chair's Report

  3. Board Member Updates

  4. Administrator's Report

  5. Other business

Adjournment

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.