Pepperell Board of Health

November 17, 2009 Meeting Minutes



Call to order:   The Pepperell Board of Health was called to order at 7:00 PM by Mr. Lambert

Members Present:         Robert Lambert Chairman, John Marriner, Member

Members Absent:       Alfred Buckley                                                                                                                                 

Staff Present:              Kalene Garbarz RS, Health Agent,

Guests Present:             Paul McDonald, Nashoba Publications,

Minutes to be approved:   Mr. Marriner made a motion to accept the minutes of November 06, 2009 as written. Mr. Lambert seconded it. A vote was taken. All were in favor.

Topic of Discussion

Relevant Discussion

Action taken

Vote taken


Update of H1N1 Clinics



·         Health Agent Garbarz informed the Board, Nashoba Associated Boards of Health is expecting a huge shipment of the H1N1 vaccine in early December with half of the supply going to the local Boards of Health. The small quantity of vaccine that Nashoba received earlier this month was already allocated out. “Hopefully in early December, we can hold a clinic” said Garbarz.



Other Item:

·         Mr. Marriner spoke about next year’s budget concerning the nursing and dental services provided by Nashoba Boards of Health. He would like to know why it’s costing Pepperell $30,000 or thereabout for the medical portion. He asked if there “is anything in there that we can cut to reduce the amount funded?”

·         Health Agent Garbarz suggested having the representatives from Nashoba Board of Health come to a future meeting to explain what they provide for services.

·         Mr. Lambert said it would be nice to have them in.

·         Ms. Garbarz read a letter from HomeCare Elite, which named Nashoba Nursing Service and Hospice to its 2009 list of the top-performing home care agencies in the United States.




·         Sewage Disposal System Permit for 2 Fairchild Court

Board signed permit.


Mr. Marriner made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Lambert seconded it. A vote was taken. All were in favor.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:30 PM

Next Meeting:  December 1, 2009

Respectfully submitted by:   Sandra Grogan


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  Robert Lambert, Chairperson               John Marriner                               Alfred Buckley