Suffolk County Department of Health Services December Meeting Notices

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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
Following is a list of upcoming meetings that fall under the auspices of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. Note: Space may be limited at each of these meetings. Guests are asked to call in advance if they plan to attend.

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

                   Peconic Estuary Citizens Advisory Committee

                   East Hampton Town Community Building

                   159 Pantigo Rd
                         East Hampton, NY 11937

Special guest speaker Ryan Wallace will give a talk on Harmful Algal Blooms and how they affect human

health. Ryan is a PhD student in Dr. Chris Gobler’s Water Quality Lab at Stony Brook University.

The Peconic Estuary Program (PEP) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) promotes public awareness of the estuary while advising the PEP about important goals and concerns of the citizens of Long Island’s east end. This is an important opportunity for residents of the watershed to have their concerns heard, and to get involved in the management of the bays.
Members of the community are invited to speak out in support of clean water and healthy bays.

Contact Sarah Schaefer at 631- 852-5806 for more information about this meeting.

If you plan to attend this meeting, please call 631-854-0095.

 

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Subcommittee* of the Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board,

William J. Lindsay County Complex

725 Veterans Memorial Highway

P.O. Box 6100 Bldg. C016

Hauppauge, NY 11788 (Use 11787 for GPS only)

The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Subcommittee is made up of consumers, parents,   advocates, professionals and agency providers who consider developmental disabilities issues and advise the Director of Community Mental Hygiene Services as necessary through the advisory board. Members of the public who plan to attend are asked to call in advance: 631- 854-0095.

 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30p.m

          Community Mental Hygiene Planning & Advisory Board Meeting

William J. Lindsay County Complex

725 Veterans Memorial Highway

P.O. Box 6100  Bldg. C016

Hauppauge, NY 11788 (Use 11787 for GPS only)

The mission of the Division of Community Mental Hygiene Services is to enable persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse and their families to access an appropriate array of services and supports to maximize an individual’s potential within the family and community.

The Community Mental Health Planning and Advisory Board is made up of consumers, parents, advocates, professionals and agency providers who consider issues involving this community, and advises the Director of Community Mental Hygiene Services as necessary. Members of the public who plan to attend are asked to call in advance: 631-854-0095.

 

 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30p.m

          The Peconic Estuary Program Management Committee

             Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center

            20 E. Main St.
            
Riverhead, NY 11901 

     The Peconic Estuary is part of the National Estuary Program (NEP), which aims to protect and

    preserve nationally significant estuaries that are threatened by pollution, development, or overuse.

The Peconic Estuary Program is sponsored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the        New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Suffolk County Department of

Health Services (SCDHS). SCDHS operates the program office and provides the day-to-day management

functions and the technical and administrative support to the program.
Contact Sarah Schaefer, at 631-852-5806 for more information about this meeting.

         If you plan to attend this meeting, please call 631-854-0095.

 

 

 

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Environmental Quality Board of Review

360 Yaphank Ave., Suite 2C, Yaphank, NY 11980

The Board of Review hears requests for variances and waivers to the county’s requirements for water and sewage disposal for new construction, and for storage of toxic or hazardous materials, as stated in the Suffolk County Sanitary Code. A listing of each month’s scheduled hearings may be obtained in the days prior to the hearing by contacting the Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality at 631-852-5800.

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

The Board of Health  

Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Administration Building, 3500 Sunrise Highway, Building 200, Great River, NY 11739-9006

The Board of Health, at the request of the Commissioner of Health Services, considers matters relating to the preservation and improvement of public health. In the event that a quorum cannot be achieved, the meeting will be cancelled. Members of the public who plan to attend are advised to call

631-854-0100 on the day of the meeting to confirm that the meeting will take place.


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