City of Pittston, PA
Luzerne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Pittston 11-6-1914 by Ord. No. 1914-34. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A Board of Health in and for the City of Pittston be and the same is hereby created, to have, exercise and discharge the powers and duties given under Section 1, Article XI, of an Act of Assembly entitled "An Act providing for the incorporation, regulation and government of Cities of the Third Class," approved June 27, 1913,[2] and such other acts of Assembly of this commonwealth as relate to creation and management of boards of health. The Board will oversee and direct the Health Officer.[3]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[2]
Editor's Note: See now 53 P.S. § 37301 et seq.
[3]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 61, Art. I, Health Officer.
The Board shall be composed of five members appointed by the City Council for five-year staggered terms of office. Vacancies during a term shall be filled for the remainder of the original term.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
The City Administrator shall be ex officio Secretary of the said Board of Health. The Secretary shall keep a registry of all fees received by the Board or any officer thereof in the administration of the duties of their appointments and also all penalties which shall be recovered for the violation of any regulation of the Board, and the same shall be paid over monthly to the City Treasurer.