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Board of Commissioners Business Meeting Agenda
September 22, 2020 ~ 8:30am ~ Room 219










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2.

Call to Order & Those Present

3.

Public Comment

4.

Agenda Deletions/Additions

5.

Approve Minutes from last meeting

1.

In the matter of approving the Minutes from the September 15th, 2020 Business Meeting. - BOCC

Background: Approve the Minutes which summarize all business by the Board of Commissioners for the Business Meeting held on the date stated above.

Fiscal Impact: None

Recommended Motion: Approve the Minutes as presented.

6.

Orders

1.

In the matter of appointing Dorothy Walker to the Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee. - BOCC

Background: The Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee has a vacancy and has recommended the appointment of the above-named individual who is willing able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing this day and expiring December 31, 2022.

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion:  Approve and sign the attached Order appointing Dorothy Walker to the Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee.

7.

Resolutions

1.

In the matter of signing a Resolution approving a request for variance from Bonanza Ambulance Service. - BOCC

Background: On September 16, 2020, Bonanza Ambulance Service submitted a letter asking the Board of Commissioners to approve a request for variance to OAR 333-255-0070 (2)(b) Ground Ambulance Staffing and Response Requirements.  

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Resolution approving a request for variance to OAR 333-255-0070 (2)(b) for Bonanza Ambulance Service.

8.

Agreements

1.

In the Matter of requesting approval to accept and sign for Grant awarded by Oregon Health Authority- Chris Kaber Sheriff

Background:  This no match Grant in the amount of $27,117.00 assists in hosting ICS 300/400 classes to promote NIMS compliance with multi county areas as well as host table top activities to evaluate resource gaps in emergencies. It will allow for conducting of exercises to evaluate health care system vulnerability and mitigation strategies. 

Fiscal Impact:  Revenue of $27,117.00 into General Fund Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management 

Recommended Motion:   Approve and authorize the department head to sign the no match grant in the amount of $27,117.00 to the General Fund Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management, allowing for Emergency Management to host and participate in training, identify resource gaps and coordinate training with our Emergency Services partners throughout Klamath County. 

2.

In the matter of Approval of Amendment #12 to Agreement #159817 Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for the provision of Environmental Health Services between the State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority (OHA), and Klamath County Public Health (KCPH). – Jennifer Little, Director

Background:  On March 17, 2020 the Board of County Commissioners approved KCPH’s request to apply for overdose prevention funding available through Oregon Health Authority. Funded through Program Element 62, this work focuses on strategies to prevent drug misuse, substance use disorder, overdose, and opioid-related harms. Since October 2019 KCPH has been in partnership with Lake County Health District (LCHD) on the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Planning Grant. Through this work the two counties completed a needs assessment, strategic plan, workforce development plan, and sustainability plan. This funding allows the regional partnership with LCHD continue to achieve implementation of these plans. This amendment adds the Program Element Description for PE 62 as well as awards funding for the period of October 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  Additionally, this amendment updates the program descriptions for Program Element 01 State Support, and Program Element 12 Public Health Emergency Preparedness. 

Fiscal Impact:  Fiscal impact is grant revenue of $69,915 for FY 20/21 to Public Health Promotion Disease Prevention, sub dept 4049.

Recommended Motion:  Move to approve of Amendment #12 to Agreement #159817 Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for the provision of Environmental Health Services between the State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority (OHA), and Klamath County Public Health. Fiscal impact is grant revenue of $69,915 for FY 20/21 to Public Health Promotion Disease Prevention, sub dept 4049. Authorize Department Head to sign. 

Documents:
  1. 159817-12.pdf
3.

In the matter of approving Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Central Oregon Disability Support Network and Klamath County Public Health (KCPH). – Jennifer Little, Public Health

Background:  In an effort to increase capacity for local public health authorities (LPHA) to provide culturally/linguistically appropriate contact tracing (active surveillance) and wraparound services for individuals in quarantine/isolation, the Oregon Health Authority extended funding to community-based organizations (CBOs) throughout Oregon, including Klamath County. Though funding for CBOs comes directly from OHA, coordination and communication between CBOs and LPHA will be critical to the success of this model. This MOU establishes roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the CBO and LPHA to help facilitate an effective partnership to best meet the needs of the community.  

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.  

Recommended Motion:  Move to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Central Oregon Disability Support Network and Klamath County Public Health. No fiscal impact. Authorize Department Head to sign.

4.

In the matter of approving Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Friends of the Children – Klamath Basin and Klamath County Public Health (KCPH). – Jennifer Little, Public Health

Background:  In an effort to increase capacity for local public health authorities (LPHA) to provide culturally/linguistically appropriate contact tracing (active surveillance) and wraparound services for individuals in quarantine/isolation, the Oregon Health Authority extended funding to community-based organizations (CBOs) throughout Oregon, including Klamath County. Though funding for CBOs comes directly from OHA, coordination and communication between CBOs and LPHA will be critical to the success of this model. This MOU establishes roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the CBO and LPHA to help facilitate an effective partnership to best meet the needs of the community.  

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.  

Recommended Motion:  Move to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Friends of the Children – Klamath Basin and Klamath County Public Health. No fiscal impact. Authorize Department Head to sign.

5.

In the matter of approving Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Klamath Health Partnership and Klamath County Public Health (KCPH). – Jennifer Little, Public Health

Background:  In an effort to increase capacity for local public health authorities (LPHA) to provide culturally/linguistically appropriate contact tracing (active surveillance) and wraparound services for individuals in quarantine/isolation, the Oregon Health Authority extended funding to community-based organizations (CBOs) throughout Oregon, including Klamath County. Though funding for CBOs comes directly from OHA, coordination and communication between CBOs and LPHA will be critical to the success of this model. This MOU establishes roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the CBO and LPHA to help facilitate an effective partnership to best meet the needs of the community.  

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.  

Recommended Motion:  Move to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Klamath Health Partnership and Klamath County Public Health. No fiscal impact. Authorize Department Head to sign.

Documents:
  1. KHP MOU_updated.pdf
6.

In the matter of approving Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Chinese Friendship Association of Portland and Klamath County Public Health (KCPH). – Jennifer Little, Public Health

Background:  In an effort to increase capacity for local public health authorities (LPHA) to provide culturally/linguistically appropriate contact tracing (active surveillance) and wraparound services for individuals in quarantine/isolation, the Oregon Health Authority extended funding to community-based organizations (CBOs) throughout Oregon, including Klamath County. Though funding for CBOs comes directly from OHA, coordination and communication between CBOs and LPHA will be critical to the success of this model. This MOU establishes roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the CBO and LPHA to help facilitate an effective partnership to best meet the needs of the community.  

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.  

Recommended Motion:  Move to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Chinese Friendship Association of Portland and Klamath County Public Health. No fiscal impact. Authorize Department Head to sign.

7.

In the matter of approving Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Lomakatsi Restoration Project and Klamath County Public Health (KCPH). – Jennifer Little, Public Health

Background:  In an effort to increase capacity for local public health authorities (LPHA) to provide culturally/linguistically appropriate contact tracing (active surveillance) and wraparound services for individuals in quarantine/isolation, the Oregon Health Authority extended funding to community-based organizations (CBOs) throughout Oregon, including Klamath County. Though funding for CBOs comes directly from OHA, coordination and communication between CBOs and LPHA will be critical to the success of this model. This MOU establishes roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the CBO and LPHA to help facilitate an effective partnership to best meet the needs of the community.  

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.  

Recommended Motion:  Move to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Lomakatsi Restoration Project and Klamath County Public Health. No fiscal impact. Authorize Department Head to sign.

Documents:
  1. Lomakatsi MOU.pdf
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Commissioner Reports

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Adjournment




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