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California conference of local health officers (CCLHo)

CCLHO Environmental Health Committee

March 12, 2018

Meeting:  CCLHO Environmental Health Committee

Date:  Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time:   10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location:   California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
                       1615 Capitol Avenue, Room 73.762 (Whitney Room), Sacramento, CA 95814

This meeting is scheduled as noted above and is called under Section 100925 of the Health and Safety Code.  CCLHO will conduct the March Environmental Health Committee meeting in person and through WebEx. Call Ashley Barbosa at (916) 440-7593 or Leah Northrop at (916) 440-7594 with questions at least one day prior to the meeting.

You may attend the CCLHO Environmental Health Committee meeting in person, teleconference or via WebEx.  See below for details.

1. IN PERSON:  Two parking lots are open on K Street between 15th and 16th Streets.  Please note that prior approval is required for Health Officer travel reimbursement.  Please also allow time to check in with security. 

NOTE:  Non-CDPH staff must check in with security and be escorted to the meeting room.  If you plan to attend in person, please RSVP at least one day prior by emailing the CCLHO mailbox at

 DIAL IN:  1-855-797-9485
 ACCESS CODE:  Enter Attendee access code: 924 568 990
 To “MUTE” OR “UNMUTE” your phone, PRESS *6

3. WEBEX: By joining the meeting through your computer, you will be able to view any PowerPoint presentations and other meeting documents. 

If at any point you have difficulty using WebEx, please use the support link provided in the meeting invite.

Agendas for the CCLHO Environmental Health Committee meetings are posted on the CCLHO Environmental Health Committee Website.  




10:00 am Welcome and Introductions
Ed Moreno, MD, MPH, Health Officer, Monterey County, Environmental Health Committee Chair
• Introductions
• Meeting minutes
o Action Item: Approval of prior meeting minutes
 Discussion
 Public Comment
 Vote
• Strategic Plan Update
o Action Item: Approval of Environmental Health Committee Objectives for 2018
 Discussion
 Public Comment
 Vote
• Additional Updates
o Discussion
o Public Comment

10:15 am Legislative Stakeholder Updates
• California Association of Environmental Health Administrators (CAEHA), Justin Malan, Executive Director
• Health Officers Association of California (HOAC), Kat DeBurgh, MPH, Executive Director
• Other Stakeholders
• Update on AB 626 (E. Garcia) Microenterprises: Home Kitchens;  Edward Moreno, MD, MPH, Committee Chair
o Discussion
o Public Comment


10:45 am Legislative Bills for Review and Discussion
Edward Moreno, MD, MPH, Health Officer, Monterey County, Committee Chair
• Action Item: Recommendation on AB 1789 (Salas) Occupational Health and Safety - Valley Fever
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote
• Action Item: Recommendation on AB 2178 (Limon) Charitable Feeding
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote
• Action Item: Recommendation on SB 946 (Lara) Sidewalk Vending
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote


11:30 am Presentation: Public Health Impacts of Medicine Disposal Products
Maggie Johnson, Senior Residential Toxics Reduction Coordinator, San Francisco Department of the Environment
o Discussion
o Public Comment


12:10 pm Agency/Department Updates
• California Department of Public Health – Mark Starr, DVM, Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Health, CDPH
• California Department of Food and Agriculture - Annette Jones, DVM, State Veterinarian, CDFA
• California Environmental Protection Agency – Greg Vlasek, Assistant Secretary, CalEPA
o Discussion
o Public Comment


12:40 pm Local Health Department Updates
• Health Officers – Edward Moreno, MD, MPH, Monterey County Health Officer
• Environmental Health Directors – Larry Fay, Santa Barbara County, Environmental Health Director and President, California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health, or designee
o Discussion
o Public Comment


12:50 pm Potential Agenda Items for Next Meeting
• Food safety/inspection of CDSS-licensed facilities
• Drought issues
• Valley Fever and state guidelines to protect employees
• Discussion
• Public Comment


12:55 pm Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda


1:00 pm Adjourn


CCLHO Environmental Health Committee Chair
Edward Moreno, MD, MPH, Monterey


California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH)


State and Federal Liaisons
Karen Smith, MD, MPH, Director & State Public Health Officer, CDPH
Susan Fanelli, Assistant Director, CDPH
Mark Starr, DVM, MPVM, Center for Environmental Health, CDPH
Miren Klein, Center for Environmental Health, CDPH
Dave Mazzera, PhD, Food and Drug Branch, CDPH
Rick Kreutzer, MD, MPH, Division of Environmental & Occupational Disease Control, CDPH
Gil Chavez, MD, MPH, Center for Infectious Diseases, CDPH
Paul Kimsey, PhD, State Laboratory Director, CDPH
Vicki Kramer, PhD, Vector-Borne Disease Section, CDPH
Linda Helland, Office of Health Equity, Climate and Health Team, CDPH
Jason Boetzer, California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA)
Annette Jones, DVM, State Veterinarian, CDFA
Yvette Nonato, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Yudhbir Sharma, DVM, District Manager, CA Office of Field Operations, USDA


Other Stakeholders
Kat DeBurgh, HOAC
Justin Malan, CAEHA


Please note that in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meetings Act, this meeting is open to the public. The order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.  While CCLHO intends to webcast this meeting, it may not be possible to webcast the entire meeting due to limitations on resources.

The public shall be given the opportunity to address each listed agenda item before or during discussion or consideration by CCLHO members and prior to CCLHO members taking any action on said item.  Members of the public will be provided appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before CCLHO, but the CCLHO President may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.  Individuals may appear before CCLHO to discuss items not on the agenda; however, CCLHO can neither discuss nor take official action on these items at the time of the same meeting. (Government Code sections 11125, 11125.7)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
For individuals with disabilities, CDPH will provide assistive services such as sign-language interpretation, real-time captioning, note takers, reading or writing assistance, and conversion of training or meeting materials into Braille, large print, audiocassette, or computer disk. To request such services or copies in an alternate format, please call or write:

Office of Compliance - Civil Rights Unit
1300 17th Street, MS 0504
PO Box 997377
Sacramento, CA  95899-7377

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Note: Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help to ensure availability of the requested accommodation.    ​

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