Perth District Health Unit Board

Multipurpose Rooms – Health Unit

March 20th, 2019 at 9:30 am


1. Approval of the Agenda

2. Pecuniary Interest

3. Adopt the Minutes from meeting dated February 20th, 2019

4. Closed Meeting if necessary

5. Business Arising.

a. Transition Team Update

  • Minutes – February 6th, 2019
  • Minutes – March 6th, 2019

6. New Business

a. Ontario Public Health Standards – Program Standards at Perth District Health Unit – presented by Annette Hoyles, Public Health Manager

b. Emergency Response Preparedness Report and Board Training – presented by Dale Lyttle, Senior Public Health Inspector

c. Staff Report – Vision Screening

d. Board Policy 1-20 Role of the Board of Health

e. Board Policy 1-30 Acts, Regulations and Bylaws

f. Board Policy 1-40 Standing Rules for Board of Health Meetings, Minutes and Reports

g. Board Policy 1-50 Board of Health Members

7. Business Administrator Report – Julie Pauli

a. Account Transactions – February 2019

b. Financial Report – February 28th, 2019

c. Annual Service Plan

8. Medical Officer of Health Report – Dr. Miriam Klassen

9. Correspondence

a. Association of Local Public Health Agencies regarding Bill S-228, Child Protection Act

b. Simcoe Muskoka regarding Public and Environmental Health Implications of Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018

c. Windsor-Essex regarding Mandatory Food Literacy Curricula in Ontario Schools

d. Windsor-Essex regarding Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 and Cannabis Legislation

e. Windsor-Essex regarding Universal Healthy School Food Program

f. Windsor-Essex regarding Ontario’s Basic Income Pilot

g. Windsor-Essex regarding Funding for Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program

h. Association of Local Public Health Agencies regarding 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference

i. Peterborough regarding Oral Health Program for Low Income Adults and Seniors

j. North Bay Parry Sound regarding Food Insecurity

k. Association of Local Public Health Agencies Winter Symposium

l. Renfrew regarding Smoke-Free Ontario 2017

m. Renfrew regarding Oral Health Program for Low Income Adults and Seniors

n. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care regarding Health Care System

o. Association of Local Public Health Agencies regarding Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine

p. Toronto regarding Expanding Opioid Substitution Treatment with Managed Opioid Programs

10. Date of next meeting – Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

11. Adjournment

12. Public Announcements