City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 33-1979. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board regulations effective as ordinances: see 3rd Class Code § 2309 (53 P.S. § 37309).
Creation of Board: see 3rd Class Code § 2301 (53 P.S. § 37301).
Department of Building and Housing Development: see § 2-301.1C.
Duties of Board: see 3rd Class Code § 2307 (53 P.S. § 37307).
Health Officer: see 3rd Class Code § 2305 et seq. (53 P.S. § 37305 et seq.).
Powers of Board: see 3rd Class Code § 2308 (53 P.S. § 37308).
The Board of Health, so appointed, shall have all power and authority and perform the duties now or hereafter conferred and prescribed by law upon Boards of Health of cities. Further, the Board will serve as an advisory panel to the Mayor, Council and the Health Officer. The Board of Health shall function as a Board of Review of the administrative decisions of the Health Officer and his/her employees.
[Amended 10-22-1996 by Ord. No. 19-1996]
The Board shall be composed of five members who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of Council. The members of the Board of Health shall be residents of the City, except in the case of physicians, who shall be residents of or have an office in the City.
[Amended 10-22-1996 by Ord. No. 19-1996]
At least one and, whenever possible, two Board members shall be currently licensed or certified by the State Board of Medicine, the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, the State Board of Podiatry, the State Board of Veterinary Medicine, the State Board of Occupational Therapy Education and Licensure, the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, the State Board of Pharmacy, the State Board of Physical Therapy or the State Board of Nursing to be engaged in a medical, medically related or health care profession or business. One Board member shall be a qualified food inspector. Upon the creation of the Board, Council shall designate for one appointee a term of one year, for another a term of two years, and so on up to five; thereafter, one member of the Board shall be appointed annually to serve a term of five years from the first Monday of April succeeding his appointment. Council may remove members of the Board for official misconduct or neglect of duty. All vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term.