Borough of Paulsboro, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Paulsboro 2-17-2004 by Ord. No. 01.04[1]. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed and replaced former Ch. 17, Board of Health, adopted 6-4-1980 by Ord. No. 0.6A.80.

§ 17-1 Establishment.

There is established in and for the Borough of Paulsboro a Board of Health to be known as the "Paulsboro Board of Health." The Paulsboro Board of Health as heretofore established is abolished consistent with the provisions of this ordinance.

§ 17-2 Composition; terms of office.

The Board of Health shall consist of seven members nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by Borough Council. The term of office for each member shall be four years, except that members initially appointed by the Mayor upon passage of this ordinance shall serve as follows: two members shall each serve for one year; two members shall each serve for two years; two members shall each serve for three years; and one member shall serve a full four-year term. All appointments not made within 30 days after a vacancy, shall be made by the Borough Council as provided. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only.

§ 17-3 Compensation.

For attendance at meetings of the Board, members shall serve without compensation; provided, however, that Board members may be reimbursed for expenses incurred subject to the limits of appropriation made by the Borough annually for such reimbursement.

§ 17-4 Territorial jurisdiction.

The jurisdiction of the Paulsboro Board of Health shall be coextensive with the municipal boundaries of the Borough of Paulsboro.

§ 17-5 Meetings.

The Paulsboro Board of Health shall appoint, on the date of its organization, a place, day, and hour for the regular meeting of the Board for the conduct of its regular business and shall cause to be published in a newspaper circulating in the Borough notice of said list of meetings. At least one regular meeting shall be held in each quarter of the calendar year, but special meetings may be called at any time by the Chairman to conduct necessary business.

§ 17-6 Powers and duties.

The Paulsboro Board of Health shall have the power to:
A. 
Make rules and regulations for its internal procedures.
B. 
Recommend to the Borough Council the passage, alteration, and amendment of ordinances concerning the public health in the Borough, as well as the prescription of penalties for violations thereof.

§ 17-7 Organization.

Appointed Board members shall, as soon as possible but no later than 30 days from the date of the appointment of the last initially appointed member,[1] organize. Thereafter, the Paulsboro Board of Health shall reorganize annually as provided herein. Upon the date of organization, the prior Paulsboro Board of Health shall be deemed abolished.
[1]
Editor's Note: All members appointed upon passage of this ordinance shall be considered "initially appointed members."

§ 17-8 Limitation on debts.

The Paulsboro Board of Health shall not contract any debt or debts of any kind beyond the amount of the annual appropriation, if any, made for its use by the Borough Council.

§ 17-9 Enactment provisions.

A. 
Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
B. 
Severability. If any section of this ordinance is held illegal or unconstitutional by a court of the State of New Jersey or of the United States, such a determination shall not affect the legality of the remaining portion of this ordinance.