Perth District Health Unit Board

Multipurpose Rooms – Health Unit

September 18th, 2019 at 9:30 am


1. Approval of the Agenda

2. Pecuniary Interest

3. Adopt the Minutes from meeting dated June 19th and July 10th, 2019

4. Closed Meeting – personal matters

5. Business Arising

a. Randy Pettapiece, Member of Provincial Parliament, Perth-Wellington – Public Health Restructuring

b. Transition Team Update

  • Minutes – June 5th; June 26th; July 22th; August 7th; September 4th

c. Board of Health Self Evaluation

6. New Business

a. Board Policy 2-45 Code of Conduct

b. Board Policy 2-60 Complaints

c. Board Procedure 2-70 Complaints

d. Board Policy 2-80 Healthy Eating and Food Handling Guidelines

e. Board Policy 2-90 Infant Feeding

f. Board Policy 2-100 Smoke-Free/Vape-Free Policy

g. Board Policy 2-150 Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour

h. Board Policy 3-20 Rules

i. Board Policy 3-30 Use of Personal Vehicles for Health Unit Business

j. Board Policy 3-40 Expense Claims – Mileage

k. Board procedure 3-70 Continuing Education and Meetings

l. Association of Local Public Health Agencies regarding Fall 2019 Symposium

7. Business Administrator Report – Julie Pauli

a. Account Transactions – June, July and August 2019

b. Financial Report – August 31st, 2019

c. Healthy Babies Healthy Children and Prenatal and Postnatal Nurse Practitioner Program Settlements

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

9. Correspondence

a. City of Hamilton regarding Public Health in Ontario

b. Association of Local Public Health Agencies regarding Disposition of 2019 Resolutions

c. Peterborough regarding Changes to Provincial Autism Supports

d. Porcupine regarding Northeast Public Health Collaboration Project

e. Peterborough regarding Public Health Modernization

f. Municipality of Wawa regarding Proposed Changes to Public Health in Ontario

g. Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge regarding Health Promotion as a Core Function in Ontario

h. Peterborough regarding Support for Children County Task Force Recommendations

i. York Region regarding Protecting York Region’s School Children Through Immunization

j. Simcoe Muskoka regarding Public Health Modernization

k. Windsor-Essex regarding Smoke-Free-Smoke / Vape Free Outdoor Spaces

l. Windsor-Essex regarding Immunization for School Children – Seamless Immunization Registry

m. Windsor-Essex regarding Health Promotion as a Core Function of Public Health

n. Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District regarding Low Income Dental Program for Seniors

o. Southwestern regarding Delivery of Health Promotion Programs and Services in Ontario by Public Health Units

p. York Region regarding Position and Mandate for a Restructured York Region Public Health

q. North Bay Parry Sound regarding Public Health Transformation Initiative

r. Middlesex-London regarding Return on Investment – Early Childhood Development

s. Peterborough regarding Funding Cancelled for Leave the Pack Behind

t. Peterborough regarding Support for a National School Food Program

u. Niagara regarding Restructuring of Local Public Health Agencies

v. Sudbury regarding Transforming Public Health for People of Northeastern Ontario

w. Sudbury regarding Support for Bill S-228., Child Protection Act

x. Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington regarding Health Promotion as a Core Function of Public Health

y. Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington regarding Principles and Criteria

z. Middlesex-London regarding Essential Components for Strong Public Health

z-i Grey Bruce regarding Smoke-free Multi-Unit Dwelling

z-ii Grey Bruce regarding Protecting Children Through Immunization

z-iii Grey Bruce regarding Smoke / Vape Free Outdoor Space

z-iv Association of Local Public Health Agencies regarding Public Health Modernization

z-v Association of Local Public Health Agencies regarding Announcement from Ministry of Health

10. Date of next meeting – Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

11.  Adjournment

12.  Public Announcements