Township of Kingwood, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Kingwood 4-9-1958 retroactive to 1-1-1958; amended in its entirety 2-21-1984 by Ord. No. 5-1-84. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Health ordinances — See Part III.

§ 24-1 Adoption of statutory provisions.

Pursuant to the authority of N.J.S.A. 26:3-9, the Township of Kingwood hereby adopts the provisions of Subdivision B, N.J.S.A. 26:3-3 to 3-8.1, inclusive, and shall hereafter be subject to the provisions thereof and shall not be subject to the provisions of Subdivision C, N.J.S.A. 26:3-9 to 3-16.

§ 24-2 Membership of Board.

The members constituting the Board of Health of the Township of Kingwood shall consist of the following:
A. 
One member of the governing body to be appointed by the governing body.
B. 
One municipal official, not a member of the governing body, to be appointed by the governing body.
[Amended 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 16-03-2010]
C. 
Three citizens of the Township of Kingwood to be appointed by the governing body. The term of any such citizen member shall terminate if he or she becomes a member of the governing body.
[Amended 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 16-03-2010]
D. 
At the option of the governing body, one of the members, other than the governing body member, may be a school nurse or physician who may or may not be a resident of the municipality.
[Amended 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 16-03-2010]
E. 
There shall be two alternate members, as set forth in § 24-4 below.
[Amended 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 16-03-2010]

§ 24-3 Terms of office.

[Amended 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 16-03-2010]
The term of the member of the governing body shall be for one year. The respective terms of the remaining six members shall be for four years.

§ 24-4 Alternate members.

[Added 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 16-03-2010]
A. 
The Board of Health shall have two alternate members to be appointed by the governing body. Alternate members shall be designated at the time of their appointment as "Alternate No. 1" and "Alternate No. 2" at the time of their appointment.
B. 
The terms of the alternate members shall be for two years, except that the terms of the alternate members first appointed shall be two years for Alternate No. 1 and one year for Alternate No. 2, so that the term of not more than one alternate member shall expire in any one year. A vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be filled by the appointing authority for the unexpired term only.
C. 
An alternate member shall not be permitted to act on any matter in which he or she has either directly or indirectly any personal or financial interest. An alternate member may, after public hearing if he or she requests one, be removed by the governing body for cause.
D. 
An alternate member may participate in discussions of the proceedings but may not vote except in the absence or disqualification of a regular member. A vote shall not be delayed in order that a regular member may vote instead of an alternate member. In the event that a choice must be made as to which alternate member is to vote, Alternate No. 1 shall vote first.