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CONSEIL DE SANTÉ D’OTTAWA

Ottawa Board of Health
AGENDA 22
Monday, April 16, 2018, 5:00 PM
Champlain Room, 110 Laurier Avenue West
Contact for the Ottawa Board of Health:
Diane Blais, Board of Health Secretary
613-580-2424 ext. 21544
Diane.Blais@Ottawa.ca

Board Members:
Chair: S. Qadri
Vice-Chair: J. Poirier
Members: D. Chernushenko, M. Fleury, A. Kapur, L. Leikin, C. McKenney, S. Pinel, M. Qaqish, M. Taylor, P. Tilley

Simultaneous interpretation in both official languages is available for any specific agenda item by calling the Board of Health contact at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.


 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES

 

ROLL CALL

 

REGRETS

 

Member Leikin has sent regrets.

 

DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST (INCLUDING THOSE ORIGINALLY ARISING FROM PRIOR MEETINGS)

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

Confirmation of the minutes of the meeting of February 5, 2018

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Thirteen communication items have been received (held on file with Board of Health Secretary)

 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE REPORTS

 

1

CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH VERBAL REPORT

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit receive this report for information.

 

2

MEDICAL OFFICER OF  HEALTH VERBAL REPORT

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit receive this report for information.

 

3

OTTAWA PUBLIC HEALTH’S 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit:

1.         Receive Ottawa Public Health’s 2017 Annual Report; and

2.         Approve that it be forwarded to Ottawa City Council for information, in accordance with the City of Ottawa Act, 1999.

 

4

A PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH TO REDUCING HARMS FROM GAMBLING IN OTTAWA

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit:

1.         Approve Ottawa Public Health’s collaborative four-point plan to reduce harms from gambling in Ottawa, conditional upon receiving funding outside of the current revenue-sharing agreement, as described in this report;

2.         Authorize the Board of Health Chair to make a funding application to the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to fund the proposed four-point plan; and

3.         Direct that this report be forwarded to Council for information.

 

5

THE ACTING MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH SUBMISSIONS TO PROPOSED PROVINCIAL REGULATIONS UNDER THE SMOKE FREE ONTARIO ACT, 2017 AND CANNABIS ACT, 2017.

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit receive the Acting Medical Officer of Health’s submission to the Province of Ontario in response to proposed regulations for the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 and for places of use under the Cannabis Act, 2017, as outlined in Documents 1 and 2 respectively, and approve the recommendations contained therein.

 

6

OTTAWA PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit receive this report for information.

 

7

PLANNING APPROACH FOR NEW OTTAWA PUBLIC HEALTH STRATEGIC PLAN (2019-2022)

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit approve Ottawa Public Health’s planning approach for the development of a new Strategic Plan (2019 – 2022), as outlined in this report and attached documents.

 

8

2017 OPERATING BUDGET YEAR-END RESULTS – BOARD OF HEALTH FOR THE CITY OF OTTAWA HEALTH UNIT STATUS REPORT

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit:

1.         Receive the 2017 operating budget year-end results for information; and

2.         Approve the transfer of $345K from the Ottawa Board of Health Technology Fund for the development of the Electronic Public Health Records project.

 

9

DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY – CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 2017

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit receive this report for information.

 

10

ATTENDANCE AT THE ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES’ (ALPHA) 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit approve the attendance of Members Kapur and Leikin at the Association of Local Public Health Agencies’ (alPHa) 2018 Annual General Meeting and Conference, to be held from June 10 to 12, 2018 in Toronto.

 

11

ELECTION-RELATED RESOURCES POLICY

 

 

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That the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit adopt the City of Ottawa’s Election-Related Resources Policy, as described in this report

 

IN CAMERA ITEMS*

12.

REPORT FROM THE SPONSORS’ GROUP ON THE RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION OF A NEW MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH – IN CAMERA - PERSONAL MATTERS ABOUT AN IDENTIFIABLE INDIVIDUAL – REPORTING OUT DATE: FOLLOWING COUNCIL APPROVAL

 

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INFORMATION PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED

A.

IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW ELECTRONIC PUBLIC HEALTH RECORDS SYSTEM

 

MOTION TO ADOPT REPORTS

 

MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN GIVEN PREVIOUSLY

 

MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

 

NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT SUBSEQUENT MEETING)

 

CONFIRMATION BY-LAW

 

INQUIRIES AND ANSWERS

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

NEXT MEETING

Regular Meeting

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 5:00 PM – Champlain Room

* NOTICE

In Camera Items are not subject to public discussion or audience. Any person has a right to request an independent investigation of the propriety of dealing with matters in a closed session. A form requesting such a review may be obtained, without charge, from the City’s website or in person from the Chair of this meeting. Requests are kept confidential pending any report by the Meetings Investigator and are conducted without charge to the Requestor.

 

Note: Please note that any written or verbal submissions (including your name but excluding personal contact information) will form part of the public record and be made available to the Board of Health and the public.