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To make policies and decisions that will help promote health and prevent disease in Jefferson County. 


Board Information

Meetings are typically held monthly on the third Tuesday at 3:30pm.

Jefferson County Public Health
Lindsey Gonzales, Administrative Coordinator Supervisor
645 Parfet Street
Lakewood, CO 80215

(303) 271-5716

The Board of Health has five members.

Provides, equips and maintains suitable offices and necessary facilities for the proper administration and operation of the Jefferson County Public Health.  

Determines general policies to be followed by the public health director in administrating and enforcing the public health laws, the orders, rules and regulations of the board, and the orders, rules, regulations and standards of the State Board of Health.

Acts in an advisory capacity to the public health administrator on all matters pertaining to public health.

Issues orders and adopt rules and regulations.

Holds hearings, administer oaths and take testimony relating to powers and duties of Board of Health.

To accept, and through the public health director, uses, disburses, and administers all federal aid, state aid, or other property, services, and moneys allotted to the department.

Establishes fees for public health services; and to provide environmental health services and to assess fees for such services, including sewage disposal regulation.

Provides environmental health services of which some are related to water quality control, sewage disposal, air pollution control, solid waste disposal, drinking water quality monitoring, food inspection and sanitation, etc.

Name Position Term Start Term End Status Appointed By
Drager, Lane Citizen-At Large 30 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2025 Active BCC
Gehrke, Hilda Citizen-At Large 09 Feb 2022 30 Sep 2024 Active BCC
Hall, Harriett Citizen-At Large 30 Sep 2022 30 Sep 2027 Active BCC
Jahn, Cheri Citizen-At Large 30 Sep 2019 30 Sep 2023 Expired BCC
Woods, Rachelle Citizen-At Large 01 Nov 2022 30 Sep 2023 Expired BCC