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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: BOARD OF HEALTH Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/3/2022 5:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual
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     This is a virtual meeting. Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone using the link provided below or by calling the number provided. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99209923533?pwd=OEJ1MXRyWVk5eWtUUDBteTllYlZLZz09 Meeting ID: 992 0992 3533 Passcode: 337213 One tap mobile +13017158592,,99209923533#,,,,*337213# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,99209923533#,,,,*337213# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 992 0992 3533 Passcode: 337213     Not available Not available
   1. Call to Order    Not available Not available
     Board member President Caroline Gomez-Tom called the meeting to order at 5:32 pm.    Not available Not available
   2. Roll Call    Not available Not available
     Present: Caroline Gomez-Tom (Chair), Ruthie Burich-Weatherly (Vice Chair), Ericka Sinclair, Bria Grant, and Julia Means Absent: Wujie Zhang and JoCasta Zamarripa Excused: Dr. Ian Martin     Not available Not available
   3. Approval of September 1, 2022 Board meeting minutes    Not available Not available
     Board member Vice Chair Ruthie Burich-Weatherly motioned to approve, Board member Bria Grant seconded, the motion passed with all in favor and none opposed.    Not available Not available
   4. The Honorable Cavalier Johnson, Mayor of Milwaukee a. Board of Health correspondence b. Board of Health vacancies     Not available Not available
     Mayor Johnson discussed the process and logic behind the appointment of the current OVP Director, Ashanti Hamilton. Mayor Johnson reported his office has been reviewing several candidates to fill the current Board of Health vacancy.     Not available Not available
   5. Introduction & Welcome of Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa    Not available Not available
     This item will be held for next meeting scheduled Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 5:30 pm.    Not available Not available
   6. Communication from MHD Commissioner, Kirsten Johnson a. Presentation b. Questions     Not available Not available
     Commissioner Johnson presented a COVID-19 update including current case burden, vaccinations, CDC updates, and mask guidance. Commissioner Johnson also presented a Monkeypox update, including city of Milwaukee cases, symptoms, transmission, and treatment.    Not available Not available
211824 0 CommunicationCommunication relating to those documents submitted to the Board of Health for its meetings in 2022.    Not available Not available
   7. DHS 140 Certification a. Presentation     Not available Not available
     Chris Culotta and Angela Nimsgern, both from the Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health, Green Bay/Northeast Region, Office of Policy and Practice Alignment reported that the City of Milwaukee Health Department completed the 140 certification review process and now meets all requirements to be a Level 3 Health Department with no remaining deficiencies.     Not available Not available
   8. Strategic Plan update, Health Strategy Director, Langston Verdin    Not available Not available
     Director Verdin presented a Strategic Plan update including a list of team members, the planning process, the anti-racism approach, data collection process, the timeline of the plan, implementation, strategic goals and phases.    Not available Not available
   9. Assessment of Local Public Health System (CHIP), Public Health Strategist, Anneke Mohr    Not available Not available
     Public Health Strategist Mohr presented a CHIP update, including a brief overview, future plans, a summary of local public health system assessment, top proprieties, and timelines and next steps.    Not available Not available
   10. Discussion of Board of Health Bi-Monthly meeting schedule    Not available Not available
     This item will be held for next meeting scheduled Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 5:30 pm.    Not available Not available
     Standing Agenda Items:    Not available Not available
   11. Home Environmental Health (Lead Program), MHD Deputy Commissioner, Tyler Weber a. Questions     Not available Not available
     Deputy Commissioner Weber presented a lead update as it relates to ARPA including the timeline, progress, related data, and MHD intervention.    Not available Not available
   12. Strategic Planning, MHD Deputy Commissioner, Bailey Murph a. Questions     Not available Not available
     Deputy Commissioner Murph reported there are no further updates at this time.    Not available Not available
   13. MHD branch collaboration updates, Board of Health Members a. Board presentation & discussion     Not available Not available
     This item will be held for next meeting scheduled Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 5:30 pm.    Not available Not available
   14. Office of Violence Prevention (OVP), Director Ashanti Hamilton    Not available Not available
     Director Hamilton reported that OVP is currently in the process of filling three positions and will work on filling other vacancies in the near future. Director Hamilton also reported that OVP is currently working on recommendations and suggestions relating to building partnerships with community faith-based organizations that the Board presented during the September 2022 Board of Health meeting.     Not available Not available
   15. Future agenda items    Not available Not available
     Deputy Commissioner Erica Olivier - present a Community Health update    Not available Not available
   16. Next board meeting, Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 5:30 pm    Not available Not available
   17. Adjournment    Not available Not available
     Board member Vice Chair Ruthie Burich-Weatherly motioned to adjourn, Board member Julia Means seconded and motion passed, with all in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:17 pm.    Not available Not available
     In the event that Common Council members who are not members of this committee attend this meeting, this meeting may also simultaneously constitute a meeting of the Common Council or any of the following committees: Community and Economic Development, Finance and Personnel, Judiciary and Legislation, Licenses, Public Safety and Health, Public Works, Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development, and/or Steering and Rules. Whether a simultaneous meeting is occurring depends on whether the presence of one or more of the Common Council member results in a quorum of the Common Council or any of the above committees, and, if there is a quorum of another committee, whether any agenda items listed above involve matters within that committee’s realm of authority. In the event that a simultaneous meeting is occurring, no action other than information gathering will be taken at the simultaneous meeting.     Not available Not available
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