[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Oceanport 8-5-1920 by Ord. No. 2 (Ch. 9 of the 1970 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be established in and for the Borough of Oceanport a local Board of Health, pursuant to an act entitled "An Act to Establish in This State Boards of Health and a Bureau of Vital Statistics and Defining Their Respective Rights and Duties," approved March 31, 1887, and the supplements and amendments thereto.
The Board of Health of the Borough of Oceanport shall be composed of five members, to be selected and appointed by the said Mayor and Council at their next regular meeting after this chapter shall go into effect.
The members of said Board of Health shall be nominated by the said Mayor and confirmed by the vote of the Council, and in making said nominations the said Mayor shall designate one member who shall hold his or her office for one year from the date of his or her appointment, one member who shall hold his or her office for two years, and one member who shall hold his or her office for three years, and two members who shall hold their office for four years from the date of their appointment; and thereafter at the expiration of said respective terms, said appointments shall be made by the Mayor and Council in the same manner for the term of four years; provided that, in case a vacancy shall occur in said Board by death, resignation or removal, it shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointments were made, but for the unexpired term only.
Any member of said Board of Health may be removed from his or her office for cause, after an opportunity has been given for a hearing and upon the vote of a majority of the Council.
Within 10 days after this chapter shall go into effect, the said Board of Health shall meet and organize and appoint the necessary agents and officers of said Board, establish rules for their own government, and pass ordinances and make rules and regulations in regard to the public health in said Borough as directed by law.