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Jan. 10: San Juan Island PHD special meeting in Friday Harbor

San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday January 10, 2019 in the Frank Wilson Memorial EMS Building, 1079 Spring Street in Friday Harbor. Part of the meeting will be in executive session “To evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment or to review the performance of a public employee… final action hiring, setting the salary of an individual employee… shall be taken in a meeting open to the public.”

They may have further discussion, interviews, and/or action on candidates for the position of interim EMS Chief when they return to public session following the executive session. The current chief has not announced his resignation or retirement but is expected to retire sometime this year. EMS's 2019 budget provides for paying the Chief six months salary after he leaves. 

The board will also discuss the notice of complaints filed with the Department of Health. One is "failure to comply with the continuing education requirements in accordance with WAC 246-12-190 and 246-12-200" and the other "complaint alleges incompetence, negligence, or malpractice."

The other item on the agenda is commissioner job descriptions.

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