[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown 1-4-1897 as Ord. No. 21. Section 14-2 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Be it ordained by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown, in the County of Salem and State of New Jersey:
There shall be in and for this borough a Board of Health in accordance with "An Act to Establish, in This State, Boards of Health and a Bureau of Vital Statistics and to Define Their Respective Powers and Duties, " approved March 31, 1887, and the several supplements thereto. The members of said Board are to be appointed by the Mayor and Council as hereinafter provided.
The said Board of Health shall consist of six members. Two (2) members shall hold office for one year, two members shall hold office for two years and two members shall hold office for three (3) years. At the expiration of their terms, the same members or other members shall be appointed in their stead.
All members of said Board hereafter appointed shall hold said office for a term of three years, except in the case of vacancies, which shall be filled for the unexpired term only, by appointment of Council only.
The Board of Health shall adopt rules and regulations for its own government and shall elect a President from among its own members.
Said Board of Health shall appoint a Registrar of Vital Statistics, Clerk and Sanitary Inspector. It 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 of said Board, and they may be removed for cause by said Board.
Said Board shall have and exercise all the powers and duties conferred on local boards of health under the laws of this state.
The said Board of Health shall not contract any debts of any kind beyond the amount of the appropriations from time to time made for its use by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown.