SOUTHERN NEVADA DISTRICT BOARD OF HEALTH

Meeting Agenda

November 26, 2013 – 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

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. Recognitions:

  1. Mars Patricio PDF 37KB – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting awarded to SNHD by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR)
  2. Patricia Armour, SNPHL Laboratory Manager, Linh Nguyen, Epidemiologist, Michelle Lutman (former Intern) and Dr. John Middaugh (former CHO) PDF 342KB – Research Article “Evaluation of the Novel Respiratory Virus Surveillance Program: Pediatric Early Warning Sentinel Surveillance (PEWSS)” published in Public Health Reports, September 2013

III. Adoption of the November 26, 2013 Agenda (for possible action)

IV. 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: October 24, 2013 PDF 554KB (for possible action)
  2. Petition #29-13: PDF 471KB Ryan White CARE Act-Part A: Approval of Amendment One of the Contract with Clark County for Medical, Core and Support Services for HIV/AIDS Infected and Affected Clients in the Las Vegas Transitional Grant Area (TGA); direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)
  3. Petition #30-13: PDF 3MB Approval of Intrastate Interlocal Contract Amendment #1 with the Nevada State Division of Environmental Protection for Local Underground Storage Tank (LUST) Program for FY14 only; direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)
  4. Petition #31-13: PDF 6.5MB Approval of Amendment to Interlocal Agreement between Clark County; Clark County Water Reclamation District; University Medical Center of Southern Nevada; the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority; the Las Vegas Valley Water District; Clark County Regional Flood Control District; the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, the Southern Nevada Health District, and the Henderson District Public Libraries for Establishing New Rates and Adopting the Amended Self-Funded Health Benefits Plan, effective January 1, 2014; direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)
  5. Petition #34-13: PDF 3.3MB Approval of Interlocal Contract Between the Southern Nevada Health District and the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services to Provide Services to Support the A,B,C & D’s of Drowning Prevention Campaign; direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)
  6. Petition #35-13: PDF 4.7MB Approval of Interlocal Contract between the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada and Southern Nevada Health District to Provide an Epidemiologist for a Minimum of 7.5 hours per week for the treatment and care of SNHD Tuberculosis Prevention Program clients; direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)
  7. Petition #36-13: PDF 399KB New Classification Specification for Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System Supervisor; (direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)

V. 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.

  1. Memorandum #09-13: PDF 6MB Public Hearing to Consider/Adopt Amendments to District Emergency Medical Services Regulations; direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)

VI. Report / Discussion / Action

  1. Memorandum #10-13 FY 2013 Audit Report: PDF 12MB Receive Fiscal Year 2013 Audit Report by External Audit Firm and Receive and Accept Recommendation from the November 14, 2013 Audit Committee Meeting; direct staff accordingly or take other action as deemed necessary (for possible action)

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, October 2013 PDF 1.2MB
  2. Community Health:
    1. Monthly Activity Report, October 2013 PDF 6.7MB
  3. Environmental Health:
    1. Monthly Activity Report, October 2013 PDF 1.9MB
  4. Clinics and Nursing:
    1. Monthly Activity Report, October 2013 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