Pepperell Board of Health

December 01, 2009 Meeting Minutes



Call to order:   Mr. Lambert, Chairman opened the meeting at 7:00 pm

Members Present:         Robert Lambert Chairman, John Marriner, Member Alfred Buckley, Member

Members Absent:                                                                                                                                                              

Staff Present:              Kalene Garbarz RS, Health Agent, Sandra Grogan, Board Secretary,

Guests Present:            

Minutes to be approved:   Mr. Marriner made a motion to accept October 27, 2009 minutes. Mr. Lambert seconded it. Mr. Buckley abstained as he was not present at the meeting. A vote was taken. Two were in favor. Mr. Marriner made a motion to accept the November 17, 2009 minutes. Mr. Buckley seconded it. A vote was taken. All were in favor.


Topic of Discussion

Relevant Discussion

Action taken

Vote taken


Business: A

H1N1 Grant

·         Region 2 Emergency Preparedness Coalition is allocating PHER III grant money to the Pepperell Board of Health for the purpose of planning and organizing the H1N1 vaccination clinics. H1N1 clinics are being conducted through out Massachusetts communities.

·         Mr. Lambert suggested the grant money may be used for purchasing items that are related to the H1N1 virus.




Other Items:

2011 Budget














·         Mr. Lambert mentioned to the other Board members that as a Board, they will have to start thinking about next year’s budget.

·         Health Agent Garbarz mentioned that she was told verbally that Nashoba Boards of Health budget will not increase for fiscal year 2011.

·         Mr. Buckley asked Ms. Garbarz if the Board could see a break down list of the Nursing side of the contract.

·         Mr. Marriner thought this would be a good idea. He is still concerned about the high cost for the nursing contract.

·         Health Agent Garbarz suggested to the Board that they meet with the Director and nursing agent of Nashoba Boards of Health to answer any and all concerns.








·         Upgrade permit for 18 Lakin St.

·         5 Winslow Court, new sewage disposal permit

·         Upgrade permit for 90 South Rd.



The Board signed permits








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

Meeting was adjourned at 8:04 PM

Next Meeting:  December 15, 2009

Respectfully submitted by:   Sandra Grogan



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  Robert Lambert, Chairperson               John Marriner                               Alfred Buckley