[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lower Burrell as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-12-1979 by Ord. No. 4-1979]
The Council of the City of Lower Burrell shall constitute the Board of Health of the City of Lower Burrell.
The powers and duties of the Board of Health shall be those powers and duties set forth in the Third Class City Code, 1931, June 23, P.L. 932, Art. I, § 101, 1951, June 28, P.L. 662, § 1, as the same now exists or may hereafter be amended, 53 P.S. § 35101 et seq.
[Amended 12-9-1997 by Ord. No. 10-1997]
The Board of Health shall enter into a joint cooperation agreement with the Boards of Health of the Cities of Arnold and New Kensington, Pennsylvania, providing for the appointment of a health officer for the Cites of Arnold, New Kensington and Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania, who shall be one and the same person, providing for the adoption of uniform rules and regulations, rate and method of compensation payable to said health officer, and for the appointment of costs and revenues of health services between the Cites of Arnold, New Kensington and Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania.
Said agreement shall be executed by the Mayor, who shall be the Chairman of the Board of Health, and attested by the City Clerk, who shall be the Secretary for the Board of Health.
[Added 12-9-1997 by Ord. No. 10-1997]
The Councils for the Cities of Arnold, New Kensington and Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania, may change the joint cooperation agreement and rules and regulations from time to time by resolution enacted simultaneously by each City.
The Boards of Health for said cities agree to appoint and hire a Health Officer for the cites of Arnold, New Kensington and Lower Burrell, who shall be one and the same person, and such other personnel as may be from time to time required to carry out the duties of the Boards of Health of all three cities. All such appointments to be effective shall require the approval of all three Boards of Health.
The Boards of Health of said cities agree that the rate and method of compensation for said Health Officer shall be as is from time to time determined and approved by all of the Boards of Health of said cities.
It is agreed that the cost of compensating the Health Officer and any other personnel who may be necessary to carry out his duties shall be apportioned between the three cities on the basis of the number of inspections performed in each city and on an annual basis, it being the intent that each city shall bear the cost of any services performed by the Health Officer within its respective boundaries.
It is agreed that the Boards of Health for the three cities shall adopt uniform rules and regulations for their respective cities and that any and all fees, costs and/or fines received and collected on account of said rules and regulations shall be payable to the city in which the inspection or service performed the Health Officer was or is to be performed.