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King County Board of Health meeting on March 15, 2018


The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on March 15, 2018. The agenda includes briefings on setting rates for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, on homelessness and health, and a Legislative update. A resolution supporting hygiene infrastructure for people living homeless and unsheltered will be discussed and potentially acted on.


The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on March 15, 2018 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 February 15, 2018

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report


  1. BOH Briefing No. 18-B06
    Local Hazardous Waste Management Program: Setting Rates for 2019-2024
    Lynda Ransley, Program Director, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program

  2. BOH Briefing No. 18-B07
    Homelessness and Health
    Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Catherine Lester, Director, Seattle Human Services Department Darrell Rodgers, Interim Director of Environmental Health Division, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  3. BOH Briefing No. 18-B08
    Legislative Update
    Stasha Dennard, Legislative Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 18-06
    A Resolution supporting efforts for sanitation and hygiene infrastructure for homeless and unsheltered populations.

  2. Chair's Report

  3. Board Member Updates

  4. Administrator's Report

  5. 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.