Borough of Columbia, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia 2-9-2004 by Ord. No. 728. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 5.
Health and sanitation — See Ch. 126.
The five members and two alternate members of the Board of Health of the Borough of Columbia shall be appointed, each for a five-year term, or until his or her successor is appointed and qualified, by the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia. The terms shall be fixed so that the term of not more than one member shall expire during any one calendar year. In the event that a vacancy occurs in an office other than by expiration of a term, it shall be filled by the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia by an appointment for the unexpired term.
The present members of the Board of Health shall continue in office until the end of the term for which they were appointed, or until a vacancy shall occur in their office other than by expiration of term. In the event that a vacancy occurs in an office other than by expiration of a term, it shall be filled by Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia by an appointment for the unexpired term.
The Board of Health shall not have power to obligate the Borough of Columbia for any sum or sums of money beyond that which is specifically appropriated for its uses.
A. 
The administrative officers of the Board of Health, to wit, chairperson, and secretary, shall be appointed by the Board of Health and their salaries fixed by the Board of Health, provided that such appointments and such salaries shall first be approved by resolution of the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia.
B. 
The Health Officer shall be appointed by the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia.
The meeting place of the Board of Health shall be in the Municipal Building of the Borough of Columbia located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania, provided that such meeting or meetings do not conflict with the meetings of the Borough Council.
The Board of Health shall organize by the election of one of its members as chairperson at its first regular meeting of each year and shall certify such election to the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia. The term of office of each member of the Board of Health shall begin on the first day of January and end upon the last day of December of the year in which that member's term terminates.
It shall be the duty of the Board of Health by resolution to submit to the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia before the commencement of the fiscal year, a budget setting forth the probable receipts and expenditures of the Board of Health during the ensuing year and further setting forth the amount of the appropriation which the Board of Health deems necessary for the Borough Council to make for the proper carrying out of its duties.