Town of Braintree, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Health — See Ch. 2.750.
Unless some other provision is made by the Charter, by ordinance or through a reorganization plan filed by the Mayor, there shall be a Director of Public Health, who shall be appointed by the Board of Health, pursuant to MGL c. 111, § 27. Pursuant to the Reorganization Plan filed by the Mayor on May 1, 2008, the powers and duties of the Director of Public Health are consolidated with and performed by the Director of Municipal Licenses and Inspections, who shall be appointed by the Mayor for an indefinite term.
The Director of Public Health shall be responsible for the performance of all public health related functions and activities of the Town and shall coordinate the local public health program with programs conducted by the commonwealth and with other municipalities.
The Director of Public Health shall be responsible for the enforcement within the Town of all state laws and regulations pertaining to public health and Town ordinances, rules and regulations affecting the public health.[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 2.575.020C, regarding powers assigned to boards of health, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1.10, Adoption of Code).