[Ord. No. 254 §§1 — 3, 5-27-1958]
There is hereby established a Department of Public Health and Sanitation, the head of which shall be the Health Commissioner who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of Aldermen.
The Director of Public Health and Sanitation shall have charge of the administration of public health and sanitation in the City of Woodson Terrace and to that end he/she shall have the authority and be required to:
See that Chapter 215 and all other laws and ordinances relating to public health, garbage and rubbish disposal, and sanitation are observed and enforced.
Establish and maintain such activities and clinics as are needed to promote the public health of the City including, but not limited to:
Control of communicable diseases.
Control of rodents and mosquitoes.
Control of dogs and rabies.
Inspection of the water supply and water supply facilities, and sewers and sewage treatment facilities, and plumbing facilities to see that they conform with established principles of public health.
Control of refuse collection and disposal.
Control of public health nuisances.
Control of milk and food sanitation.
Perform such other duties with reference to public health and sanitation as may be prescribed by the Mayor.
The Mayor may appoint the St. Louis County Health Commissioner as Health Commissioner provided for in Subsection (A) of this Section, and may contract with the County of St. Louis for the services of said Commissioner and the County Department of Health to perform the duties of the Health Commissioner of the City of Woodson Terrace, and to carry out the provisions of this Section.