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Meeting Minutes


Date: March 25, 2015 - Place: CHD - Health & Human Services Bldg., District Administration Conference Room

Presiding: Carlos Wise MD
            Attending Members: Ms. Judy Tucker for Mayor’s Office, Mr. Isaiah Hugley, Ms. Yasmin Cathright, , James Lopez, DDS,
            Excused Absence: Ravindra Agarwal, MD, Rajinder Chhokar MD

        Others Present: Beverley A. Townsend, MD, Karon Bush, Joanne Strickland, Mr. Steve Gunby, Brenda Forman, Jack Lockwood, Carol Popwell, Secretary
Agenda Topic
Discussion
Decision
Responsibility
    I. Call to order
Dr. Wise called the Columbus Board of Health to order at 1:00pm.NoneNone
    II. Approval of Minutes
Dr. Wise asked if there were any questions or comments on the previous minutes received (February 25, 2015).Dr. Wise asked for a motion to approve the minutes. A motion was made by Ms. Cathright seconded by Dr. Lopez and approved by all members present.None
    III. District Health Director’s Report
Dr. Wise called on Dr. Townsend to give the Director’s Report;
      1. Dr. Townsend thanked the Board for their service.
      2. The Georgia Public Health Association meeting will be held on April 13 – 14, 2015 in Atlanta.
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      IV. Financial Report
Dr. Wise called on Joanne Strickland to present the financial report to the Board. Ms. Strickland presented the following;
      1. Written copy of the financial report and overview for FY15 budget is $5,281,396 with two revisions.
      2. Expenses were $3,138,536 with an increase of $64,478 from same time last year due to the incentive check given to staff in November.
      3. Fees collected are $887,283 which is up from same time last year of $34,046.
      4. All other program grants are on target for 8 months of operation.
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      V. Excused Absences
Dr. Wise stated there is two excused absences for the meeting, Dr. Agarwal and Dr. ChhokarDr. Wise asked for motion for the excused absences of Dr. Agarwal and Dr. Chhokar. A motion was made by Dr. Lopez seconded by Ms. Cathright and approved by all members present.None
    VI. Program Reports
Dr. Wise asked if there were any Program reports.
Brenda Forman, WIC Nutrition Manager
      1. WIC on Wheels started last week, visited 4 neighborhoods; resulting in 11 new clients to WIC services
      2. WIC on Wheels (WOW) will visit the same locations during the same times as the Columbus Regional Mobile Unit.

Jack Lockwood, Deputy Public Information Officer;
      1. Annual Rabies clinic will be held on April 21st at the Civic Center parking lot. Animal control will also be on location. Rabies vaccination is $5.00 and City Permit is $10.00 (price increase this year) There are 190 people pre- registered.
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      VII. Adjourned
With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned by Dr. WiseNoneNone

Columbus Board of Health NEXT BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING TO BE HELD:
Respectfully submitted by: Carol Popwell, Secretary APRIL 22, 2015