[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Riverdale 7-20-1923; amended in its entirety 9-19-2005 by Ord. No. 15-2005. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Health legislation — See Part III of this Code.
There shall be in and for the Borough of Riverdale a Board of Health in accordance with the provisions of law.
The Board of Health shall consist of five members and two alternates. All members and alternates shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. Members shall hold said office for the term of three years and alternates for two years, except in the case of vacancies; vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term.
The Board of Health shall adopt rules and regulations for its own government and shall elect a president from among its own members.
The Board of Health shall appoint a Registrar of Vital Statistics, a Clerk, a Health Officer, and may also appoint such other officers or assistants as said Board of Health may deem necessary. All appointees of said Board of Health shall be governed by the rules and regulations of said Board and they may be removed for cause by said Board of Health. All such appointees shall not be members of said Board of Health and they shall properly report to the Board of Health every violation of the health ordinances or statutes of the State of New Jersey which may come within their observation or knowledge.
The Board of Health shall not contract any debt or debts of any kind beyond the amount of the appropriation made for its use by this Council.