[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Rockaway 10-14-1971 by Ord. No. 5-71 as Ch. 15, Art. II, of the 1971 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Health general provisions — See Ch. 252.
A local Board of Health in and for the Borough is hereby established in accordance with N.J.S.A. 26:3-1.
[Amended 10-28-1982 by Ord. No. 31-82; 11-14-1991 by Ord. No. 22-91]
The local Board of Health shall consist of seven members who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. Such members of the Board shall hold office for terms of three years.
If any vacancy shall occur in the Board by the death, resignation or inability of any member to serve or from any other cause, the appointment to fill such vacancy shall be made in the same manner in which the original appointments are to be made, but for the unexpired term only.
The local Board of Health shall elect a President from among its members and shall adopt rules and regulations for its government.
[Amended 11-14-1991 by Ord. No. 22-91]
The local Board of Health shall appoint a local Registrar of Vital Statistics, Clerk and Sanitary Inspector and may appoint such other officers or assistants as it may deem necessary or as may be provided by law.
The term of office of the local Registrar of Vital Statistics shall be one year and until his successor has been appointed and qualified, and any vacancy occurring in such office shall be filled for the unexpired term only.
All appointees to the local Board of Health shall be governed by the rules of the Board and be subject to all laws, rules and regulations governing such officers, and they may be removed for cause by the Board.
The Sanitary Inspector shall promptly report to the local Board of Health every violation of the health ordinances of the Borough, coming to his view or knowledge, and any police officer or officers of the Borough when on duty shall serve as special sanitary inspectors.