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King County Board of Health meeting May 17, 2018


The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 5/17/18. Topics on the agenda include briefings on the state of the health of King County, setting rates for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, and a Legislative update.


The King County Board of Health will hold its next meeting on May 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

The meeting will be held at:

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 19, 2018

  5. Public comments

  6. Director's report

  7. Election of King County Vice Chair


  1. BOH Briefing No. 18-B11
    Director's Annual Report: The State of the Health of King County
    Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Marguerite Ro, DrPH, Chief, Assessment, Policy Development & Evaluation, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Public Health – Seattle & King County
    Elizabeth "Tizzy" Bennett, MPH, MCHES, Seattle Children's Hospital
    Kimberly "Kim" Wicklund, MPH, Kaiser Permanente

  2. BOH Briefing No. 18-B12
    Local Hazardous Waste Management Program: Setting Rates for 2019-2020
    Lynda Ransley, Program Director, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program

  3. BOH Briefing No. 18-B13
    Legislative Update
    Stasha Dennard, Legislative Program Manager, Public Health – Seattle & King County

  4. Chair's Report

  5. Board Member Updates

  6. Administrator's Report

  7. 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.