SOUTHERN NEVADA DISTRICT BOARD OF HEALTH

Meeting Agenda

February 27, 2014 – 8:30 a.m.

Southern Nevada Health District
280 S. Decatur Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Red Rock Trail Room A and B

NOTICE

Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 241.020 requires that written notice of all meetings of the Southern Nevada District Board of Health be given at least three working days before the meetings. The notice shall include the time, place, location, and agenda of the meeting. Individuals may request notice, but a request for notice lapses six months after it is made. The Southern Nevada District Board of Health informs each requester of this fact by this notation on this copy of the notice mailed to them.


Note:

  • Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chair
  • The Board may combine two or more agenda items for consideration
  • The Board may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time

Southern Nevada Health District
Conference Room 2
330 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107

Notice

Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 241.020 requires that written notice of all meetings of the Southern Nevada District Board of Health be given at least three working days before the meetings. The notice shall include the time, place, location, and agenda of the meeting. Individuals may request notice, but a request for notice lapses six months after it is made. The Southern Nevada District Board of Health informs each requester of this fact by this notation on this copy of the notice mailed to them.


Note:

  • Agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chair.
  • The Board may combine two or more agenda items for consideration.
  • The Board may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.

Call to Order
Pledge Of Allegiance
Recognitions:

  • Amanda Reichert/Jill Perlstein/Madlyn Sparks: Collaborative work to introduce evidence-based physical activity & nutrition curriculum into local child care centers and encourage the adoption of site-based policies to increase access to healthy foods and physical activity at the centers was recognized in a new Health Equity Resource guide from CDC: “A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity – Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease”. SNHD’s work is highlighted on page 64. http://www.cdc.gov/healthequityguide/
  • Mindy Meacham (with community partners at UNLV): Staff and partners developed and submitted a manuscript on the CPPW Trails Initiative and evaluation findings. In September, the manuscript was accepted for publication in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health. The paper is currently in press and will be published in 2014. Citation: Clark, S., Bungum, T.J., Coker, L., & Meacham, M. (In press.) Happy Trails: The Effect of a Media Campaign on Urban Trail Use in Southern Nevada. Journal of Physical Activity and Health.
  • Rayleen Earney: Recently completed a 48 hour course and achieved Level 2 Diabetes Career Path Certification from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).

I. Public Comment: A period devoted to comments by the general public about those items appearing on the agenda. Comments will be limited to five (5) minutes per speaker. Please step up to the speaker’s podium, clearly state your name and address, and spell your last name for the record. If any member of the Board wishes to extend the length of a presentation, this may be done by the Chairman or the Board by majority vote.

II. Adoption of the February 27, 2014 Agenda (for possible action)

III. Consent Agenda: Items for action to be considered by the Southern Nevada District Board of Health which may be enacted by one motion. Any item may be discussed separately per Board Member request before action. Any exceptions to the Consent Agenda must be stated prior to approval.

  1. Approve Minutes / Board of Health Meetings: January 23, 2014 PDF 204KB (for possible action)

IV. Public Hearing/Action: Members of the public are allowed to speak on Public Hearing / Action items after the Board’s discussion and prior to their vote. Each speaker will be given five (5) minutes to address the Board on the pending topic. No person may yield his or her time to another person. In those situations where large groups of people desire to address the Board on the same matter, the Chair may request that those groups select only one or two speakers from the group to address the Board on behalf of the group. Once the public hearing is closed, no additional public comment will be accepted.

There are no items to be heard.

V. CLOSED SESSION – To Be Held Following the Public Hearings

Go into closed session pursuant to NRS 241.015(2)(b)(2), to receive information from the Southern Nevada Health District’s attorney regarding potential or existing litigation involving matters over which the Board has supervision, control, jurisdiction or advisory power and to deliberate toward a decision on the matter; (for possible action)

VI. Report / Discussion / Action

  1. Mandated Services: PDF 109KB Receive information regarding mandated public health services; and direct staff accordingly or take other action deemed appropriate (for possible action)
  2. FY 2015 Budget: PDF 75KB Receive budget information for Fiscal Year 2015; and direct staff accordingly or take other action deemed appropriate (for possible action)
  3. Public Records: Receive presentation regarding Nevada’s public records law and the District’s public records program.

VII. Board Reports: The Southern Nevada District Board of Health members may identify emerging issues to be addressed by staff or by the Board at future meetings, and direct staff accordingly. Comments made by individual Board members during this portion of the agenda will not be acted upon by the Southern Nevada District Board of Health unless that subject is on the agenda and scheduled for action.

VIII. Health Officer & Staff Reports

IX. Informational Items

  1. Chief Health Officer and Administration:
    1. Monthly Activity Report, January 2014 PDF 1.2MB
  2. Community Health:
    1. Monthly Activity Report, January 2014 PDF 2.3MB
  3. Environmental Health:
    1. Monthly Activity Report, January 2014 PDF 1.7MB
  4. Clinics and Nursing:
    1. Monthly Activity Report, January 2014 PDF 1.3MB

X. Public Comment: A period devoted to comments by the general public, if any, and discussion of those comments, about matters relevant to the Board’s jurisdiction will be held. No action may be taken upon a matter raised under this item of this Agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken pursuant to NRS 241.020. Comments will be limited to five (5) minutes per speaker. Please step up to the speaker’s podium, clearly state your name and address, and spell your last name for the record. If any member of the Board wishes to extend the length of a presentation, this may be done by the Chairman or the Board by majority vote.

XI. Adjournment

Note: Disabled members of the public who require special accommodations or assistance at the meeting are requested to notify Valery Klaric or Jacqueline Wells in Administration at the Southern Nevada Health District by calling (702) 759-1201.

This agenda has been posted in the main lobby of the following locations:

  • Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV
  • Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV
  • North Las Vegas City Hall, 2250 Las Vegas Blvd. North, North Las Vegas, NV
  • Henderson City Hall, 200 Water St., Henderson, NV
  • Boulder City, City Hall, 401 California Ave., Boulder City, NV
  • Mesquite City Hall, 10 E. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV
  • Southern Nevada Health District, 330 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

Contact Information

Phone:
(702) 759-1201