Town of Millsboro, DE
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Millsboro 2-7-1966 by Ord. No. 10. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Sewers — See Ch. 161.
Water — See Ch. 206.
[Amended 7-6-1998; 10-5-1998]
The Mayor of the Town of Millsboro, with the advice and consent of the majority of the elected members of the Town Council, at the annual meeting of the Town Council, shall appoint a Board of Health consisting of four members, one of whom shall be a practicing physician. The members of the Board of Health shall serve for one year or until their successors are duly appointed and qualified.
The Board of Health shall have cognizance of and interest in the life and health of the people of the town. The Board shall report to the Town Council, in writing, whatever is deemed by the Board to be injurious to the health of the people of the town and shall make recommendations to the Town Council concerning whatever may contribute to the health and sanitation of the citizens of the Town of Millsboro.
The Board shall organize by the election of a Chairman and Secretary within 10 days after notice of its appointment and shall keep a record of its proceeding and acts. The Secretary shall be the executive officer of the Board.
It shall be the duty of the Board of Health to investigate and report to the Town Council any violations of ordinances pertaining to the general health of the community, specifically but not confined to those ordinances compelling mandatory connection to the available sewer and water systems and to reported complaints of persons pumping, pouring, draining or otherwise introducing onto the streets of the town slops, filth, unclean water or anything that is unwholesome or injurious to the health of the residents.[1]
Editor's Note: Former Section 3, regarding disposal of human excreta, former Section 4, regarding maintenance of privies, former Section 5, regarding disposing of waste material, and former Section 6, which provided penalties for the violation of these sections, which immediately followed this section, were deleted 7-6-1998. See now Ch. 161, Sewers.