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11.8.22 - BOH

Meeting Highlights: 

  • $3.5M contract amended, directs $49,000 to emergency preparedness.

  • Overdose calls doubled over past year, eclipsing Covid (managable at two cases/day)

  • Tiny shelters and added space in shelters planned for homeless  this winter

  • Brainstorming over solutions to poorly protected cesspool on lakeside property brings up re-writing of rules, need for connection to existing sewer extension, and improving  inter-departmental communication (instead of ringing up lawyer bills)

  • Public health has new Board member, seeks Environmental Health specialist.​

Related Documents

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Overdose, Covid, Emergency Preparedness, Homeless Shelter, Cesspool, Sewer, Public Health

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