MAY 12, 2005



President Doyle Webster called the Board of Health to order onMay 12, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.


Attendees:†††† Rita Hart, Lynn Jones, George Kellner, Dr. Kevin Ketring, Pam Willis,

Jane Messer, Margie Pollitt, Cammie Mitrione, Dr. Barry Webb and Mayor

Doyle Webster


The minutes of April 14, 2005 were approved.




Public Health Infrastructure Grant

Mrs. Mitrione said Springdaleís portion of the new public health infrastructure grant will be $5642.




Childrenís Health Fair

Mrs. Mitrione said the teacher/parent evaluations of the fair were good.She said the fair will be held at the Springdale Community Center next year.Home schooled children will be invited and the seniors will be asked to volunteer.


The Willows

Mrs. Mitrione stated there was a bad flood in the pool area of The Willows a few years ago.She said they submitted building plans for new pool bathroom facilities.Mrs. Mitrione said they asked to open the pool without restroom facilities.They asked if it would be okay to use port-a-lets and a sanitizer.


Food Sampling Program

Mrs. Mitrione reported that all the cold foods and half of the soft serve samples had been taken and tested.She said she would like to correlate the sampling program with inspections.


FSO Problem at Perkins

Mrs. Mitrione said there is a new owner at Perkins and that they have been having some critical violations.She said the Health Department had an administrative meeting with them and fifteen employees had been trained.


SOS Program

Mrs. Mitrione stated they are making progress with the SOS program.She said the Health Department had received two requests for help with prescriptions.



Mrs. Mitrione showed the group her new MARCS radio that will allow her to communicate with ODH and other health departments during emergency situations.


Coyote Sightings

Mrs. Mitrione said coyotes in the Cleveland area attacked a person and a dog.Mayor Webster said there have been three sightings here at I-275 and the Pentecostal Church.


Summer Activities

Mrs. Mitrione said some of the activities scheduled for this summer are MVRMA supervisory training for her, mammography van at the Community Center, hazmat training and a ServSafe class.


Sanitarian Resignation

Mrs. Mitrione reported that Leslie Dow has resigned as part-time pool and food establishment sanitarian.Mrs. Mitrione said she had talked with someone who had applied two years ago and she is interested in the job.This person is a retired Cincinnati sanitarian and will be reinstated next month.




Complaint at The Willows

Ms. Messer stated that she had a complaint about a great grandmother living in a filthy apartment with two young boys.Ms. Messer said the woman is raising the two boys by herself and is moving out of the apartment.


Meningitis Vaccine

Dr. Webb reported that there is a new meningitis vaccine out that has been approved down to age eleven.



Respectfully submitted,




Cammie Mitrione, RS

Health Commissioner