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<br />JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH <br />MINUTES <br />Thursday, August 17, 2000 <br /> <br />Board Members: <br />Dall Ha¡pole, lvlember - COllllty Commissioller District #1 <br />Glen HlIlltillgfòrd, Member - COIIllty CommÙJÍOller DÙtrict #2 <br />Richard IPq¡i, lvlember - COUllty Commissioller District #3 <br />GeoJfrry Ma.rd, Member - Port Towll.rend City COllmil <br />Jill Buhler, Vice-Chairmall - Hospital Commissioner District #2 <br />Sheila Westermall, Citizell at Lat;ge (City) <br />Roberta Fri.rsell, Chairmall, Citizen at Large (COUllty) <br /> <br />Staff Members: <br />Jeall Baldwill, Nursillg Services Director <br />Larry Fqy, Ellvirollmental Health Director <br />Thomas Locke, MD, Health O.flicer <br /> <br />Chairman Frissell called the meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. All Board and staff members were present, <br />with the exception of Member Masci and Commissioner Huntingford. <br /> <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br /> <br />Commissioner Wojt moved to approve the minutes of the June 15, 2000 meeting. Chairman Frissell <br />noted one correction to be made to Page 6, paragraph 5, second sentence. Dr. Tom Locke revised the <br />sentence to read "He agreed that even though the single most effective solution to infectious disease <br />transmission is hand washing, infections transmitted by needles and sexual means are among the most <br />deadly of microbes." Vice-Chairman Buhler seconded the motion. The motion carried by unanimous <br />vote. <br /> <br />OLD BUSINESS <br /> <br />FOLLOW-UP REPORT -- BOARD OF HEALTH MISSION STATEMENT: Chairman Frissell <br />read the Mission Statement developed at the Board of Health Retreat last month. Commissioner <br />Harpole moved for approval of the Mission Statement as presented. Commissioner W ojt seconded <br />the motion which carried by a unanimous vote. <br /> <br />FOLLOW-UP REPORT -- AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT YEAR: There was a brief discussion <br />about the list of agenda items. Since 12 items were listed, there was Board support for looking at one <br />item per month. Jean Baldwin indicated that many of the issues listed are consistent with the <br />Departments' work plan. Regarding the Methamphetamine Summit, Commissioner Harpole encouraged <br />staff to obtain information from Pierce County. Linda Atkins agreed to notify Board members about the <br />Department's six-hour training in October focusing on Methamphetamine law enforcement and health <br />effects. <br /> <br />The meeting agenda was revised to include the following items under New Business: Transit, <br />Immunizations, and Jefferson General Hospital. <br />