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Meeting Minutes


Date: December 2, 2015 - Place: CHD - Health & Human Services Bldg., District Administration Conference Room

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

        Others Present: Beverley A. Townsend, MD, Mr. Steve Gunby, Karon Bush, Tori Endres, Joanne Strickland, Jerome Deal, Sheila Mayfield, Pamela Kirkland, Carol Popwell, Secretary

        Special Guest: Mr. Larry Young
Agenda Topic
Discussion
Decision
Responsibility
Call to orderDr. Wise called the Columbus Board of Health to order at 1:00pm.NoneNone
Approval of MinutesDr. Wise asked if there were any questions or comments on the previous minutes received (October 28, 2015).Dr. Wise asked for a motion to approve the minutes. A motion was made by Dr. Chhokar, seconded by Dr. Lopez and approved by all members present.None
PresentationDr. Wise opened the floor for the presentation;
      1. Larry Young from Albright, Fortenberry & Ninas was introduced to present the FY15 Audit Review.
      An unqualified opinion was issued this year on the Columbus Board of Health, which means the Financial Statements are fairly presented in all material respects.
      On the single audit opinion, we did not find any findings or internal control issues that warranted mentioning in the financial statement.
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District Health Director’s ReportDr. Wise called on Dr. Townsend to give the Director’s Report;
      1. Things are going smooth with the Interim IT Director.

      2. Contractors are providing some touch up – will be moving into new area soon.

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Financial ReportDr. 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 FY16 budget is $5,677,814 with one revision.

      2. Expenses were $1,859,005 which is $324,378 more that the same time last year, which is on target for 4 months of operation.

      3. Fees collected are $460,794 which is up from same time last year by $7,774.

      4. All other programs on target for 4 months of operation.

      5. Provided handout for the FY15 Audit Summary as presented by Mr. Larry Young

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Dr. Wise asked for a motion to approve the audit report. A motion was made by Dr. Chhokar, seconded by Dr. Agarwal and approved by all members present.

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Program ReportsDr. Wise asked if there were any Program reports;

Jerome Deal, District Environmental Health Manager reported;
      1. Provided Environmental Health numbers from October 16 to November 15 which included a number of permitted establishments and routine inspections.

Pam Kirkland, PIO reported;
      1. Media interviews in past month included; New SafeKids regulation in Oklahoma, Great American Smoke Out, World Aids Day, Lead Awareness.
      2. PSA’s and Radio announcements are out for WIC on Wheels and working on Family Planning

Sheila Mayfield, County Nurse Manager reported;
      1. Provided data on clients from July 1 – November 30;
          a. HD 85% - return visits 20%
      2. Flu outreach information was provided to Commissioner Fitzgerald to present to 1st Lady Deal.

      3. Sill performing Scoliosis and Immunization clinic.

      4. Recently held fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness, raised $303 for West Central Cancer Coalition donation through fundraising activities within the health department.

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AdjournedWith no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned by Dr. Wise. NoneNone

Columbus Board of Health NEXT BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING TO BE HELD:
Respectfully submitted by: Carol Popwell, Secretary JANUARY 27, 2016