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Board of Health / Advisory Board Minutes for May 14, 2007


Members present: Joyce Russell, Gaylen Hicok Dr. Lisa Kapler, Pat McDonnell

Others Present: Jeff Sherman, Pat Zwanziger


Meeting called to order by Board Chair Pat McDonnell at 7:03 p.m.

Agenda Approved Motion by Hicok, Second by Russell - Motion Carried

Minutes approved- Motion by Quam, Second by Russell - Motion Carried


Pat Zwanziger Home Health/ Public Health Report.

A.                 The two table top Exercises for Disaster Preparedness went well.

B.                 IDPH state Grant for FY2008 Amount of money is $81,740. The amount for state grant is determined by population. Motion by Hicok was made to accept activities to utilize IDPH state grant. Seconded by Russell-Motion carried

C.                 Budget/Staff/wages

      1.  The PH budget is below expenditures for the year, revenues are greater than expected.

      2.  Local BOH is responsible for the Positions, programs, wages and budget of the PH                              department.

      3. Wages- Pat reminded the Board that in January they agreed to increase wages for six of the                    employees in order to bring them in line with others in the Court House and in the private                      sector that hold similar positions. A motion was made to Increase wages for the following                      employees beginning June 1st, 2007.  They will also receive the 3% increase on July 1st, 2007

Mary Augustin at a 11% increase and a 6% increase for the following. Janice Brahn, Lori Cajthaml, Kim Schrage, Cathy Shatek and Bonie Sneed. Motion By Dr. Kapler-Seconded by Hicok-Motion Carried

This Motion will be presented to the Board of Supervisors to be noted at their meeting

      3. Chart Audits were reviewed.

      4. Redesigning of Public Health Standards were presented. Every Person should receive the                      same standard of care throughout the state. Pat Z. is surveying our Department to see if we                           meet these standards.

Jeff Sherman-Sanitarian

D.        Budget- Still under for the year

E.         Time of transfer insp. Report. Will table at this time to see if becomes part                                       of  Iowa Code.

F.         Nuisance Ordinance Discussion. Motion to recommend nuisance statute as                                            stated to the Board of Supervisors.  Motion By Russell- Seconded by Dr.                                               Kapler Motion Carried

New Business

1.      Grants to County Budget for wells is $18,500 for 2008

2.      Legislators Guide to IDPH Fliers where passed out.      

Old Business- None

Next meeting July 9, 2007

Meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m.

                                                                                                Respectfully Submitted,

                                                                                                            Dr. Lisa Kapler


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