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Cando, North Dakota 58324

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Meeting Minutes

Towner County Public Health District

SPECIAL MEETING

MINUTES

March 21st, 2018

A special meeting of the board of directors of the Towner County Public Health District was held in the Towner County Memorial Building in Cando, ND at 7:30am, Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.

The following directors were present: Valerie Pederson, Troy Senger, Matt Odermann and David Lagein.

Absent was Dr. Petty.

Dave Lagein, Preside called the meeting to order.

Discussion was held on the Environmental Health Services agreement. We would like to see some updating of the on site sewer ordinance, to see clearer definition of a failed system, and to also review the current appeals process to ensure that it is clear and is a local based process.

Matt Odermann made a motion to approve the Memorandum of Understanding To Provide Environmental Health Services with LR Health District Agreement. Troy Senger 2nd it. Motion Carried.

It was also brought up that there is an on site sewer septic review board, we would like to know what this group's function is.

Valerie Pederson made a motion to adjorn.

 

 

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David Lagein, President                                                                 Valerie Pederson, Secretary

REGULAR MEETING

MINUTES

February 21st, 2018

A regular board meeting of the board of directors of the Towner County Public Health District was held in the Towner County Memorial Building in Cando, ND at 7:30am, Wednesday, February 21st, 2018.

The following directors were present: Valerie Pederson, Troy Senger and Matt Odermann. Absent were David Lagein and Dr. Petty.

Troy Senger, Vice President called the meeting to order.

We welcomed Matt Odermann as new board member.

Valerie Pederson made a motion to approve the agenda. Matt Odermann 2nd it. Motion Carried.

Minutes of the last meeting were presented. Valerie Pederson mad a motion to approve the minutes. Matt Odermann 2nd it. Motion Carried.

Review of the financials. Matt Odermann made a motion to approve writing off a bill of $80.00 as uncollectable. Valerie Pederson 2nd it. Motion Carried.

Valerie Pederson made a motion to adjust the 2017 Budget by $1069.78. Matt Odermann 2nd it. Motion Carried.

Valerie Pederson made a motion to approve paying the bills from November 15th, 2017 to February 8th, 2018. Matt Odermann 2nd it. Motion Carried.

Sherry had a copy of the audit that was complete.

The administrator report was given by Sherry. Denice and Sherry attended the Tobacco Free ND meeting. The EPR meeting was just held in Cando on February 13th, there are some upcoming training's and laptop exercises sponsored by the ND Department of Health. The community prevention grand is up and running, a coordinator has been hired and media campaign has been finalized. There is a prevention video that has been shown to the North Star staff. There was not enough time for it to be shown to the Health District board at this time. The emergency response entities have all benn trained in administring Nasal Narcan/Naloxone. Discussion was held on using TCPHD funds to purchase initial doses for first responders. Matt Odermann mad a motion to approve with Sherry proceeding with execution with purchasing Narcan through Neumann Drug for the First Responders. Valerie Pederson 2nd it. Motion Carried.

They have done vision screening 2nd and 4th graders and preschool screening is scheduled for February 21st. The school vaccination requirements have changed and are going to require MCV4 vaccine when entering 11th grade. The foot care income and expense budgets were presented for 2017 for Towner and Ramsey County.

Old Business

The environmental health service agreement was discussed. We will table until we can hold a special meeting and more discussion can be held before approving.

Office remodeling has restarted.

New Business

Review of Hi Tech and Fraud policies.

Next meeting will be held on May 16th, 2018 at 7:30am.

Valerie Pederson made a motion to adjourn.

 

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Troy Senger, Vice President                                                          Valerie Pederson, Secretary