Township of East Amwell, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of East Amwell as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Health ordinances — See Part III of the Code.
[Adopted 2-28-1974]

§ 20-1 Statutory authority.

Pursuant to the authority granted by N.J.S.A. 26:3-9, the Township Committee does hereby adopt the provisions of N.J.S.A. 26:3-3 et seq.

§ 20-2 Membership; terms.

[Amended 5-10-1990 by Ord. No. 90-08]
The Board of Health of this township, having been previously established pursuant N.J.S.A. 26:3-3, is hereby reestablished with seven members. Said members shall be appointed by majority vote of the Township Committee, so that the terms of not more than three members shall expire in any one year, with no term exceeding four years.

§ 20-3 Alternate members.

[Amended 5-10-1990 by Ord. No. 90-08]
The Board of Health shall also have two alternate members, appointed by majority vote of the Township Committee. Alternate members shall be designated at the time of appointment as "Alternate No. 1" and "Alternate No. 2." The terms of alternate members shall be for two years, except that the terms of the alternate members first appointed shall be two years for Alternate No. 1 and one year for Alternate No. 2, so that the term of not more than one alternate member shall expire in any one year. An alternate member may participate in the discussions of the proceedings, but may not vote except in the absence or disqualification of a regular member. A vote shall not be delayed in order that a regular member may vote instead of an alternate member. In the event that a choice must be made as to which alternate member is to vote, Alternate No. 1 shall vote first.

§ 20-4 Vacancies.

In the event a vacancy shall occur, it shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made but for the unexpired portion of the term only.
[Adopted 7-13-1978 by Ord. No. 78-09]

§ 20-5 Statutory authority; purpose.

This article is being enacted pursuant to the Interlocal Services Act (N.J.S.A. 40:8A-1 et seq.) to authorize the County of Hunterdon to provide public health services of a technical and professional nature provided by the County Health Department, as agent of our Municipal Board of Health in compliance with the Local Health Services Act, P.L. 1975, c. 329 (N.J.S.A. 26:3A-2 et seq.).

§ 20-6 Authorization to execute agreement for services.

This municipality shall enter into a contract with the County of Hunterdon essentially providing that the County Health Department shall provide public health services which meet the standards of core and elective activities enumerated in "Standards of Performance," as promulgated by the Public Health Council of the State of New Jersey. The public health service activities are categorized under Administrative and Supporting Services, Environmental Health, Communicable Disease, Maternal and Child Health and Chronic Illness and are listed in said agreement. The Mayor and Clerk of this municipality are hereby authorized and directed to execute said agreement on behalf of the municipality.