[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Riverton during codification; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Article II. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Health legislation — See Part III of this Code.
There shall be, in and for the Borough of Riverton, in the County of Burlington, a Board of Health, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of the Legislature of the State 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.
Editor's Note: L. 1887, c. 68. See N.J.S.A. 26:3.
The said Board of Health shall consist of five (5) members to be appointed by the Mayor and Council. All members of said Board, except when appointed to fill vacancies, shall hold office for a term of three (3) years. Vacancies shall be filled for an unexpired term.
Said Board of Health shall adopt rules and regulations for its government and shall elect a President from its members and shall appoint a Registrar of Vital Statistics, which officer, however, need not be a member of said Board.
Said Board of Health may also appoint such other officers or assistants as said Board may deem necessary. All appointees of said Board of Health shall be governed by the rules of said Board, and they may be removed for cause by said Board.
The said 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 Mayor and Council.