Township of Union, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Union 12-24-1946 by Ord. No. 1105 (Ch. 50 of the 1986 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Health legislation — See Part III of this Code.
Adoption of Code by Board of Health — See Ch. 550.

§ 70-1 Board established.

There shall be established and there is hereby created an appointive Board of Health in and for the Township of Union, in the County of Union, pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 26:3-10.

§ 70-2 Composition.

[Amended 12-11-1984 by Ord. No. 3766]
Said Board of Health shall consist of seven members, appointed by the Township Committee of the Township of Union in the County of Union.

§ 70-3 Terms of office.

[Amended 12-11-1984 by Ord. No. 3766]
The term of office for said members for said Board of Health shall be for three years, provided that the terms of not more than three members thereof shall expire in any one year.

§ 70-4 Rules and regulations.

Said Board of Health shall adopt rules and regulations for its government and, from its members, shall elect a President thereof.

§ 70-5 Appointments.

Said Board of Health shall appoint such officers and employees as may now be provided for by ordinance and such other officers and employees as may from time to time be necessary.

§ 70-6 Contracting debts restricted; annual appropriations.

Said Board of Health shall not contract any debt or debts of any kind beyond the amount of the appropriation allocated for said Board in the annual budget adopted by the Township Committee.

§ 70-7 Existing rules and regulations.

All existing rules, regulations and ordinances adopted by the present Board of Health of the Township of Union, in the County of Union, shall remain in full force and effect, unless amended or repealed by the Board of Health, created by this chapter.

§ 70-8 Recording, taping or photography.

[Added 2-8-2017]
The Board of Health will permit the videotaping, audio recording and/or still photography ("recording") of Board of Health meetings, provided the following guidelines are complied with:
All recording is to be conducted from designated locations. The Board Clerk shall designate an area for recording within the Bonnell Room, Town Hall, 1976 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ based upon the availability of space as to prevent disruption of the business of the Board of Health or other citizens' right of access. The area designated by the Board Clerk shall be clearly marked alerting any member of the public who wishes to record a meeting that such videotaping must be conducted from this designated location.
All video cameras or other recording devices must be privately owned and have self-contained recording devices with built-in lighting and power sources.
A person shall not operate more than one video camera at a time.
Unrestricted recording, subject to the limitations herein will be permitted prior to the start of the approval of minutes at the Board of Health Regular Meeting.
The Board Clerk reserves the right to have any recording device inspected prior to use by any person making application to record a meeting.
Any person intending to record under the provisions herein shall provide written notice to the Board Clerk no later than 10 days prior to the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Health.
The Board Clerk, for good cause, may deny any such application. Should such application be denied, the reasons for the denial shall be stated in writing and provided to the applicant no more than five days prior to the regular meeting of the Board of Health. Any applicant so denied may appeal the Board Clerk's decision to the President of the Board of Health, in writing, no less than three days prior to the regular meeting of the Board of Health.