County Board of Health to Meet January 9

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, January 9, at 12:30 p.m., at Clack Health Center, Building 7, 301 Thirty-Ninth Street, Lawrenceville.

The agenda for the meeting will include the following items:

  • Election of officers for 2013.
  • Strategic planning update.
  • Presentation by Health Department Child Death Review Team.
  • Environmental Health Fund expenditure requests -- $16,000 for two Household Hazardous Waste Collection events and $12,000 for three Hard-to-Recycle Collection events.
  • Requests for $2,500 each from the Environmental Health Fund and the Clean Air Fund to support Carnegie Science Center SciTech Days and the Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair. 
  • Request for $67,000 from the Clean Air Fund for the purchase and installation of energy-efficient windows at the Health Department’s Air Quality Program office building.
  • Request for $12,000 from the Clean Air Fund to support the Southwest Pennsylvania Air Quality Partnership’s Lawnmower Exchange Program.
  • Permission to request public comments on a coke oven soaking regulation, the EPA review period for installation permits, and an air quality plan for fine particulate matter (PM 2.5).  
  • Re-appointments to the Three Rivers Wet Weather Program’s Board of Directors.
  • Settlement with Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future.
  • Public comments on agenda and non-agenda items.