Borough of Sharon Hill, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Sharon Hill 12-15-1953; adopted and approved by the Council of the Borough 1-12-1954 as part of Ord. No. 772[1](Ch. 9 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Health and sanitation — See Ch. 195.
Restaurants and food establishments — See Ch. 276.
Editor's Note: Adopted in compliance with provisions of the Act of Assembly of May 4, 1927, P.L. 519, Article XXXII, Section 3206, added July 10, 1947, P.L. 1621, paragraph 92. For remaining provisions of this ordinance, see Ch. 195, Health and Sanitation.
[Amended 12-28-1972 by Ord. No. 1019]
The stated meetings of this Board shall be held on the first Monday of each month at 9:00 p.m., unless otherwise designated by the President one week in advance. The annual meeting shall be held on the first Monday of December at 9:00 p.m. of each and every year.
Three members present shall constitute a quorum.
The duties of the officers and the members of the Board shall be those set forth in the Borough Code.[1]
Editor's Note: See 8 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.
The salary of the Secretary and the Health Officer shall be such as may be from time to time fixed by the Board and ratified by Borough Council, and the said Secretary and Health Officer shall serve for a period of one year or until such time thereafter as their successors may be elected and qualified.
The Secretary and Health Officer shall severally give bond to the Borough, in such sum as may be fixed by ordinance, for the faithful discharge of their duties, and shall also take and subscribe to the oath required of members of the Board.
Amendments, additions or deletions may be made upon motion adopted by a majority vote of the Board at two regular meetings.
[Amended 12-28-1972 by Ord. No. 1019]
It shall be the duty of the Board's designated Health Officer to attend all stated and special meetings of the Board of Health and at all times to be ready and available for the prompt performance of his official duties. He shall placard and quarantine all premises in which cases of communicable disease exist, which have been reported to the Board of Health or of which he or the Board of Health may have knowledge, which are required by law or by regulation of the State Department of Health or of the local Board of Health to be placarded and quarantined, and shall see that such premises are disinfected upon the expiration of the quarantine period and the recovery of the last person therein suffering from such disease. He shall serve written notice on teachers and persons in charge of public, parochial, Sunday and other schools, requiring the exclusion from school of children who are suffering from communicable diseases or who reside in the same premises with other persons who are suffering from communicable diseases, and shall make sanitary inspections and shall execute the orders of the Board of Health, and shall, in the performance of his duties, have the power and authority of a policeman.