[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Sandyston 3-5-1996 by Ord. No. 3-96. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be a Board of Health in and for the Township of Sandyston, consisting of five members.
Only citizens of the Township of Sandyston shall be eligible to appoint members on the local Board; nothing contained herein shall prohibit one or more members of the Township Committee from being appointed to and serving on the local Board.
Members of the local Board shall be appointed by the Township Committee.
The members of the local Board shall serve for a term of three years. The term shall be so arranged that the terms of not more than three members shall expire in any one year.
If any vacancy shall occur on the local Board, it shall be filled by appointment of the Township Committee for the unexpired portion of the term only.
The jurisdiction of the local Board shall be coextensive with the limits of the township.
The local Board shall appoint on its day of reorganization a place, day and hour for the regular meeting of the Board for the hearing of complaints, reports and general business and shall cause to be published in a newspaper circulating in the township notice of the same. At least one regular meeting shall be held in each year. Special meetings may be called at any time by the President of the Board.
The local Board of Health shall have all the powers conferred upon local Boards of Health by the statutes of the State of New Jersey and by local ordinance and shall have the power to employ and appoint to office such inspectors, sanitarians and other personnel as may be required in the administration of its duties and in the enforcement of state and local health ordinances and to pay for their services and such other expenses which may be necessary and proper, not to exceed, in all, the amount appropriated by the township for the use of the Board of Health.
Local Boards shall not appoint any person as health officer, public health laboratory technician, sanitarian inspector, food and drug inspector, milk inspector, meat inspector or plumbing inspector nor employ any person to do work ordinarily performed by a health officer, public health laboratory technician or inspector who is not the holder of a proper license as such.