SCDHS October Meeting Notices

Space may be limited at each of these meetings. Guests are asked to call in advance if they plan to attend.

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The public has the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. Upcoming meetings under the auspices of SCDHS announced.

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Suffolk County, NY - September 26, 2016 - 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.
 
Thursday, October 6, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Subcommittee of the Mental Hygiene Services Advisory Board
725 Veterans Memorial Highway (North County Complex), Building C-928
Hauppauge, NY 11788
The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Subcommittee of the Community Mental Hygiene Advisory Board includes consumers, parents, advocates, professionals and agency providers who consider alcohol and substance abuse 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: 854-0095.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 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, the day of the meeting, to find out if the meeting will take place.
 
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 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 852-5800.