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AGENDA: Board of Health SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. in the Mayor's Reception Room, 375 Merrimack St., 2nd floor, Lowell, MA 01852.

AUGUST 30, 2018 

Michael Geary, City Clerk 375 Merrimack Street Lowell, Massachusetts 01852

Dear Mr. Geary: In accordance with Chapter 303 of the Acts of 1975 you are hereby notified that a meeting of the Lowell Board of Health will be held on Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 @ 6:00 P.M. in the Mayor's Reception Room, 375 Merrimack St., 2nd floor, Lowell, MA 01852.

AGENDA:


1.

New Business

1.I.

For Acceptance: Minutes of the July 18, 2018 meeting of the Board of Health.

Motion: To approve and accept the minutes of the July 18, 2018 of the Board of Health.
1.III.

Body Art Practitioner License - New

Kayleth Iek      664 Gorham Street    Lowell, MA 01852

Motion:  To approve/deny the Body Art Practitioner Application for Kayleth Iek.
1.IV.

Communication: Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Program

Communication received from CMMCP regarding the cessation of mosquito spraying for the 2018 season.
1.V.

For Review: Lowell Sun article "Lowell mosquito spraying set Thursday after West Nile found in flying pests"

Lowell Sun Staff (2018, August 29). "Lowell mosquito spraying set Thursday after West Nile found in flying pests" Retrieved from Lowellsun.com 
1.VI.

For Review: Tobacco Control Monthly Report submitted by Cesar Pungirum, Program Director.

1.VII.

Tobacco Permit Suspension Hearing - Chelmsford Street Quick Mart/BP

Chelmsford Street Quick Mart/BP 299 Chelmsford St. Lowell, MA 01851
Sale of tobacco products to a minor - second offense

Vote: To suspend the Tobacco Product Sales Permit of Chelmsford Street Quick Mart/BP 299 Chelmsford St. Lowell MA 01851 for sale of tobacco to a minor - second offense.
1.VIII.

Tobacco Permit Suspension Hearing - Pete's Gulf 185 Woburn Street Lowell, MA

Pete's Gulf 185 Woburn Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Sale of tobacco products to a minor - second offense.

Vote: To suspend the Tobacco Product Sales Permit of Pete's Gulf, 185 Woburn St. Lowell MA 010852 for sale of tobacco to a minor - second offense.
1.IX.

Informational: Health Department Substance Abuse Division

Substance Abuse Coordinator Lainnie Emond will update the Board regarding the Substance Abuse Division outreach and programs.
1.X.

For Review: Trinity EMS, Inc Reports.

Inclusive of Monthly/Opioid Hometown Reports
1.XI.

For Review: "Opioids Have Sparked an HIV Outbreak in Massachusetts"

Erin Shumaker (2018, August 6). Opioids Have Sparked an HIV Outbreak in Massachusetts.  Retrieved from https://www.Huffingtonpost.com 
1.XII.

For Review: "HIV spike in Lowell addicts higher than first reported"

Joe Dinwell (2018, July 26). "HIV spike in Lowell addicts higher than first reported" Boston Herald.  Retrieved from www.LowellSun.com

2.

Old Business

2.I.

Update: Lowell Public School repairs

Pending availablity: DPW Commissioner James Donison will update the Board relative to ongoing repairs to Lowell Schools.
2.II.

For Review: Draft Letter of Support re: natural gas pipelines health assessment testing

Draft letter of Support re: natural gas pipeline health assessment testing for review.


Motion: to Approve and sign/modify draft of the Letter of Support.


3.

Director's Report

3.I.

Update: Divisional and Department Reports and Updates.

4.

Motion: To adjourn.

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE CITY OF LOWELL BOARD OF HEALTH WILL BE HELD ON 
OCTOBER 3, 2018 AT 6:00 PM IN THE MAYOR'S RECEPTION ROOM.