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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: 4/11/2024 5:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, 200 E Wells St, Rm 303
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   1. Call to order    Not available Not available
     Chair Caroline Gomez-Tom called the meeting to order at 5:35 pm.    Not available Not available
   2. Roll call, Welcome to new members    Not available Not available
   3. Approval of meeting minutes from January 4, 2024    Not available Not available
     Ald. JoCasta Zamarripa motioned to approve, Board Member Wujie Zhang seconded, and the motion passed with all in favor and none opposed.    Not available Not available
   4. Communication from Health Commissioner Dr. Mike Totoraitis    Not available Not available
     Commissioner Totoraitis presented a health department update regarding the Back to School Health Fair, respiratory season (hospitalizations, wastewater surveillance dashboard), departmental overview (essential services, successes, challenges, goals, budget, branches, and racial equity efforts), Well Woman Program update, and Substance Use Disorder updates (fatal overdose factors and demographics, staffing, and future efforts).    Not available Not available
231422 0 CommunicationCommunication relating to those documents submitted to the Board of Health for its meetings in 2024.    Not available Not available
   5. Home Environmental Health (Lead Program)    Not available Not available
     Environmental Health Deputy Commissioner Tyler Weber presented a Lead Program update including an overview of Lead Program work (scope of authority, challenges, successes) and new performance data (predicted number of referrals, number of units abated by project, and time to inspection from referral).    Not available Not available
   6. MHD Board Member and Branch Collaboration Updates    Not available Not available
     Chair Gomez-Tom directed attention to the Board of Health’s letter for the annual report and opted to delay discussion of branch collaboration until the May 2 meeting. Ald. JoCasta Zamarripa, Vice Chair Ruthie Burich-Weatherly, and Chair Caroline Gomez-Tom noted technical corrections to the letter related to their names. Vice Chair Ruthie Burich-Weatherly moved to approve the letter, Board Member Malik seconded, and the motion passed with all in favor.    Not available Not available
   7. Future agenda items [Next Board Meeting, Thursday, May 2, 2024 @ 5:30pm]    Not available Not available
     Orientation for new Board of Health members    Not available Not available
   8. Adjournment    Not available Not available
     Chair Gomez-Tom motioned to adjourn, Vice member Ruthie seconded the motion, and it passed with all in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 7:18 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
     Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities through sign language interpreters or auxiliary aids. For additional information or to request this service, contact the City Clerk's Office ADA Coordinator at 286-2998, (FAX)286-3456, (TDD)286-2025 or by writing to the Coordinator at Room 205, City Hall, 200 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.    Not available Not available
     City Hall and the Zeidler Municipal Building are accessible by "The Hop" City Hall Stations, the MCTS Green Line, Connect 1, 14, 15, 18, 19, 30, 33, and 57 bus routes. Visit https://www.ridemcts.com/ for more information. Bike racks are available on Water Street, Market Street, and Broadway, and a Bublr Bike Share station is located on the northeast corner of Kilbourn Avenue and Water Street. Limited parking for persons attending meetings during normal business hours is available at reduced rates (5 hour limit) at the Milwaukee Center on the southwest corner of Kilbourn Avenue and Water Street. You must present a copy of the meeting notice to the parking cashier.    Not available Not available
     Persons engaged in lobbying as defined in s. 305-43-4 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances are required to register with the City Clerk's Office License Division. Registered lobbyists appearing before a Common Council committee are required to identify themselves as such. More information is available at http://city.milwaukee.gov/Lobbying.    Not available Not available