Study session to focus on response plans for avian flu

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Director Federico Cruz-Uribe and Tacoma Fire Department emergency management staff are scheduled to do a presentation March 14 on response plans and preparation for an outbreak of avian flu in our community. The presentation will include information about federal, state and local level planning. The presentation will be held in the Council Chambers, Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St., and TV Tacoma will broadcast the session live on cable Channel 12 in Tacoma. The Council is also scheduled to discuss proposed revisions to the City’s ethics code and to hear a final report from Government Relations Officer Randy Lewis on what happened during the 2006 Washington State Legislative Session. The Council will not take public comment during the study session. CityPost (Channel 85 on Click!, Channel 77 on Comcast) will air the audio portion of the session live. Replays of the study session audio may be heard Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. on CityPost (Channel 85 on Click!, Channel 77 on Comcast). On-demand audio archives are available on the Web within 24 hours of the meeting at .