May 6, 1998
LANE COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING
Harris Hall Main Floor - Following HACSA
Commissioner Steve Cornacchia presided with Commissioners Ellie Dumdi, Bobby Green,
Sr., Peter Sorenson, and Cindy Weeldreyer present. County Administrator Bill Van Vactor,
County Counsel Teresa Wilson, and Recording Secretary C. Daniel Lindstrom were also
1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Cornacchia stated that the date of one set of minutes to be approved was
incorrectly identified on the as March 18, 1997, and should be changed to September 7,
MOTION: to approve the minutes of the November 5, 1997, and September 7, 1998,
meetings of the Board of Health.
Commissioner Dumdi MOVED, Commissioner Green SECONDED.
2. SEMI-ANNUAL BOARD OF HEALTH REPORT
Public Health Services Manager Karen Gillette reviewed elements of the Semi-Annual
Board of Health Report related to public health programs distributed with the agenda of
Health and Human Services Director Rob Rockstroh stated that he would answer questions
regarding the report. He commented on the retirement of Developmental Disabilities Manager
In response to a question from Commissioner Green, Mr. Rockstroh explained that the
Community Safety Net was a prevention program for children and families experiencing
difficulties and at risk of child abuse or neglect. He said community-based service
providers were utilized and that the program relied on referrals from Services to Children
and Families. He explained that it partially restored services to children previously
identified as "Level 7."
In response to a request from Commissioner Sorenson, Mr. Rockstroh identified program
areas currently unable to meet needs for service, as follows: Maternal Child Health
Services Unit; DUII/Corrections Unit; domestic violence anger management, referral system,
and victim assistance programs; and the Sex Offender Treatment Program.
Mr. Rockstroh described the work of a Governor's Task Force on the ability of LaneCare
to provide managed care for clients requiring a high level mental health services. He said
commissioners would receive recommendations in the near future regarding the final
administrative location for Parole and Probation. He described the need for a Day
Reporting Center to provide a missing link in the County corrections system.
There being no further business, Commissioner Cornacchia adjourned the meeting at 9:40
C. Daniel Lindstrom, Recording Secretary
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