Board of Health Meeting Minutes July 26, 2017 | Print |

SUMMARY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH (BOH)


Fulton County Board of Health
Regular Board Meeting,
10 Park Place South SE
6TH Floor, Johan P. Garner Conference Room
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10:30 AM


The following is a general summary of actions taken by the Fulton Board of Health at their July 26, 2017 regular meeting.


Members Present
Dr. Otis Brawley, Chairman John H. Eaves, Renay Blumenthal, Jack Hardin, Council Member Carla Smith, Lynne P. Meadows.
Members Absent
None


I. CALL TO ORDER
The meeting of the Fulton County Board of Health was called to order by Vice Chair, Mr. Jack Hardin, Esq. at 10:35 am. Vice Chair Hardin opened the meeting acknowledging the presence of the Board Members in attendance. He introduced Dr. Otis Brawley as the newly elected Chair of the BOH.


II. SWEARING IN OF DR. OTIS BRAWLEY, M.D., BY NIKKI PETERSON, FULTON COUNTY DEPUTY CLERK.


County Deputy Clerk to the Commission Nikki Peterson swore in Dr. Otis Brawley as Chair of Fulton County Board of Health.


III. ACCEPTANCE OF POSITION AS CHAIR AND ASSUMPTION OF DUTIES DR. OTIS BRAWLEY


Dr. Brawley accepted his nomination as Chair and continued with the meeting in his new role.


IV. OLD BUSINESS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Inaugural Called Board Meeting of May 10, 2017
Chair Dr. Brawley asked if there were any questions or corrections to the
minutes of May 10, 2017, Inaugural Board Meeting. With no questions,
Chairman Brawley entertained the motion to approve the minutes as is.
Councilwoman Carla Smith seconded the motion.
All Members in Favor: Eaves, Blumenthal, Hardin, Smith, Meadows.
All Members Against: None.
Abstentions: Brawley.

V. NEW BUSINESS


A. DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S BOARD REPORT
KATHLEEN E. TOOMEY, M.D., M.P.H. DISTRICT HEALTH DIRECTOR


1. TRANSITION SUMMARY


Dr. Kathleen E. Toomey presented a brief summary of the transition of
the Health and Wellness Department to the Fulton County Board of
Health. See the full District Director’s Board Presentation Report –
7/26/17.


2. WEST NILE VIRUS PREVENTION


Wendy Smith, Emergency Preparedness Administrator made a
presentation regarding the status of Zika and West Nile virus in Fulton
County. See the full West Nile Virus/Zika Prevention Presentation Report
– 7/26/17.


3. BOH GOVERNANCE


a. REQUEST ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION TO DELEGATE AND
CONFIRM SIGNATORY POWERS AND AUTHORIZATION TO THE
DIRECTOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
All Members in Favor: Brawley, Eaves, Blumenthal, Hardin, Smith,
Meadows.
All Members Against: None.
Abstentions: None.
This Resolution Passed Unanimously.


b. REQUEST ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT
REGULATIONS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF ON-SITE SEWAGE
MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND FOR PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL
REUSE OF GREY WATER AS REQUIRED BY LAW

All Members in Favor: Brawley, Eaves, Blumenthal, Hardin, Smith, Meadows.
All Members Against: None.
Abstentions: None.
This Resolution Passed Unanimously.


c. REQUEST ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE FULTON COUNTY PURCHASING AND PROCUREMENT CODE WITH CERTAIN REVISIONS


All Members in Favor: Brawley, Eaves, Blumenthal, Hardin, Smith, Meadows.
All Members Against: None.
Abstentions: None.
This Resolution Passed Unanimously.


d. REQUEST ADOPTION THE FULTON COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WITH MODIFICATIONS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


All Members in Favor: Brawley, Eaves, Blumenthal, Hardin, Smith, Meadows.
All Members Against: None.
Abstentions: None.
This Resolution Passed Unanimously.


e. REQUEST TO APPROVE MINOR MODIFICATIONS IN THE IGA BETWEEN FULTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH AS DISCUSSED AND AGREED WITH FULTON COUNTY.


All Members in Favor: Brawley, Eaves, Blumenthal, Hardin, Smith, Meadows.
All Members Against: None.
Abstentions: None.


A summary of the modifications was provided to the Board. This Request Passed Unanimously.

B. FINANCIAL STATUS REPORT


BEVERLY STANLEY, DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR


Beverly Stanley, District Administrator made a brief presentation about the composition of the revenue in the Board of Health, including State, County, Grants and projected fees. See the full Financial Status Report Presentation Report – 7/26/17.


C. Board Comment


Ms. Lynne Meadows expressed her thanks to Fulton County Board of Health for the support during the Back to School pep really coordinated by the Fulton County School System. The event was a huge success.


D. Adjournment


The meeting was adjourned by Chair Dr. Brawley at 11:39 am.