Board of Health to hold special meeting
The Washington County Board of Health will meet on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 8 a.m. in the fifth floor conference room at Federation Bank in Washington.
Agenda items include: Public Health Administrator search process — Pat Callahan, consultant, with review of interview schedule and consultant’s general comments; temporary recess; return to open session; motion to go into closed session in accordance with Chapter 21.5(i) of the Code of Iowa, which reads: “To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.” After the closed session, the chairperson will announce that the closed session has been concluded, the board will return to open session, and the time is noted.
Also on the agenda is the consultant review of next steps in search process: discussion authorizing the consultant to negotiate an offer of employment to the preferred candidate with all terms and conditions of such employment subject to approval of the Board of Health at the next regular or special meeting.
The next meeting date will be Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7:15 a.m.