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King County Board of Health meeting on October 21, 2021

Summary

The King County Board of Health will meet on October 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes potential policy changes regarding King County's bicycle helmet law and discussion of gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Story

The King County Board of Health will hold a meeting on October 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Board members and staff will be participating remotely.

To watch or listen in to the meeting:

Join online: www.kingcounty.gov/boh/zoom

Join by phone:

  1. Dial: US : 1-253-215-8782
  2. Meeting ID: 966 8174 7554
  3. Password: 706083

There are two ways to watch or listen in to the meeting:

  1. Stream online at www.kingcounty.gov/boh/livestream
  2. Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322 (HD), Wave Broadband Channel 22)

Download meeting packet

  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Announcement of any alternates serving in place of regular members

  4. Approval of minutes of the meetings of September 16, 2021

  5. Public comments

  6. Chair's Report

  7. Director's Report

Briefings

  1. BOH Briefing No. 21-B17
    Gender based violence in the impacts of COVID 19
    • Mary Ellen Stone, Executive Director, King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
    • Merril Cousin, Executive Director, Coalition Ending Gender Based Violence
    • Abigail Echo Hawk, Director, Urban Indian Health Institute, Chief Research Officer, Seattle Indian Health Board

Discussion and possible action

  1. Resolution No. 21-07
    A Resolution recognizing October 2021 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, supporting funding for survivor led services, and committing to model nonviolent norms, support survivors and continue shared work on addressing racism and gender based violence as public health issues.
    • Susie Levy, Board of Health Administrator, Public Health — Seattle & King County

  2. Rule and Regulation No. BOH 21-01
    A Rule and Regulation, King County bicycle helmet regulation requiring helmet use by all age cyclists; amending R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.04.010 and repealing R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.01.010, R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.01.020, R&R 03 05, Section 1 (part), and BOH 9.01.030, R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.01.100, R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.07.005, R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.07.010, R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.07.020, R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.10.010, R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.15.010 and R&R 84, Section 1 (part), as amended, and BOH 9.16.010.
    • Susie Levy, Board of Health Administrator, Public Health — Seattle & King County

Public Hearing required

  1. Resolution No. 21-08
    A Resolution in support of helmet use as a tool to prevent injuries and fatalities associated with head injuries to bicycle and other wheeled device riders of all ages and a comprehensive approach to bicycle safety.
    • Susie Levy, Board of Health Administrator, Public Health — Seattle & King County

  1. Chair's report

  2. Board member updates

  3. Administrator's report

  4. Other business

Adjournment