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2016-10-04 SPECIAL MEETING HEALTH BOARD MINUTES JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH BOARD MINUTES October 4, 2016 Special Meeting ATTENDANCE: Board: Sherrel Rhys, Kay Bills-Kazimi, Kathy Rux, Jennifer Dodge, and Bob Mullen. Staff: Joan VanDuynhoven and Molly Carey. Others: No others present. I. CALL TO ORDER: 6:28 pm II.AGENDA: The agenda was approved. III. MINUTES: Kathy made a motion to accept the minutes as presented from the September 13, 2016 regular meeting. Kay seconded. All in favor, motion carried. IV. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS: None at this time. V. NEW BUSINESS: a. Health Department Mill Levy—Discussion was held about the action that needs to be taken to advertise for the upcoming mill levy on the November ballot. Molly requested clarification from the Jefferson County Attorney on what the board members could and couldn't do to publicly support the mill levy. Bob explained the attorney's response and reported to the board that they could write letters in support of the mill levy as long as they signed them as individuals, not as a board. There are three weeks remaining in which letters can be submitted to the two county newspapers for publication. Sherrel will write a letter explaining the role of the Sanitarian.Joan will write a letter explaining the role of the School Nurse and immunizations. Kathy will write a letter explaining the role of the health department. Molly will contact Noel and ask him to write a letter explaining Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Chronic Disease. Board members were also encouraged to find community members who would be interested in writing letters. VI. PUBLIC COMMENT: None at this. Sherrel moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:08 pm. Kathy seconded. All in favor, motion carried. VII. MEETING EVALUATION a. Meeting started on time: Yes b. Meeting ended on time:Yes c.Addressed all items on the agenda:Yes d. Discussed issues and came to decisions:Yes e. Gave everyone an opportunity to express themselves:Yes Minutes approvedjby/efferson County Health Board. • t.0 • !7- Sherrel Rhys, Co-Health Board Chair Date