[HISTORY: Derived from Ch. II, Sec. 2-9, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Borough of Fort Lee, 1978, adopted 3-1-1979. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be in and for the borough a Board of Health in accordance with the provisions of the Act of the Legislature of New Jersey, entitled "An act to establish in this state boards of health and a bureau of vital statistics, and to define their respective powers and duties," approved March 31, 1887, and the several supplements thereto.
The Board of Health shall consist of seven members. All members of the Board hereafter appointed shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Council, and shall hold the office for the term of three years, except in case of vacancies; vacancies shall be filled for unexpired term.
The Board of Health shall adopt rules and regulations for its own government and shall elect a President from among its own members.
The Board of Health shall appoint a Registrar of Vital Statistics, Clerk and Sanitary Inspector, and may also appoint such other officers or assistants as the Board of Health may deem necessary.
All appointees of the Board of Health shall be governed by the rules of the Board, and they may be removed for cause by the Board; the Marshals of the borough, when on police duty, shall be Special Sanitary Inspectors, and they shall promptly report to the Board of Health every violation of the health ordinance of the borough which may come within their observation or knowledge.
The Board of Health shall not contract any debt or debts of any kind beyond the amount of the appropriation made for its use by the Council.