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<br />JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH <br />MINUTES <br />Thursday, September 21,2000 <br /> <br />Board Members: <br />Dan Hmpole, Member - County Commissioner District # 1 <br />Glen Huntingford, Member - Coun!; CommiJJioner DiJtrid #2 <br />Richard W'w/.. Member - County Commissioner District #3 <br />GeoJ!rry Masci, Member - Port Townsend City Council <br />Jill Buhler, Vice-Chairman - Hospital Commissioner District #2 <br />Sheila lf7esterman, Citizen at Ll1:ge (City) <br />Roberta Frissell. Chairman. Citizen at Large (County) <br /> <br />5 taf[ Members: <br />Jean Baldwin, Nursing Sm,ices Dim'for <br />Larry Fqy, Environmental Health Director <br />Thomas Locke, MD, Health Officer <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. The agenda was revised to reflect <br />the following additions: New Business - Loss of MVET Funds and Old Business - Report on Jefferson <br />General Hospital. <br /> <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br /> <br />Commissioner Wojt moved to approve the minutes of the August 17,2000 meeting. The minutes were <br />corrected as follows: Page 4, paragraph 8, the words "and no conventional" should be deleted and on <br />Page 4, paragraph 2, first sentence, the word "for" should be deleted. Commissioner Wojt seconded the <br />motion to approve the minutes as corrected, which carried by unanimous vote. <br /> <br />OLD BUSINESS <br /> <br />PENINSULA SYRINGE EXCHANGE: Jean Baldwin distributed a NALBOH Newsbrief and a <br />letter sent to providers announcing the opening of the Peninsula Syringe Exchange. The program is open <br />twice a week in Jefferson County and once a week in Clallam County. A time line is being prepared for <br />outreach on infectious disease, Hepatitis C and B, testing and counseling. <br /> <br />ILLEGAL DUMPING ACTION: Larry Fay reported that due to a miscommunication with the <br />Prosecutor's Office, the order by the Board of Health regarding Linda Sexton has not yet been <br />implemented. He will be following up immediately with the Prosecutor's Office to clearly outline the <br />formal action desired by the Board of Health. He agreed to investigate whether there is an expiration <br />date on the order and will report back next month. <br /> <br />Chairman Frissell commented that a lack of action sends the wrong message. <br />