Borough of Dumont, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted as part of Appendix A of the 1970 Revised Ordinances; amended by the Board of Health at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 465, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Health — See Ch. 41.
Board of Health administration — See Ch. 469.

§ A547-1 Regular meetings.

The regular meetings shall be held on the days set by the Board of Health at its annual reorganization meeting and held each quarterly at the Borough Hall at 7:30 p.m. and at such other times and places as the Board may direct.

§ A547-2 Special meetings.

Special meetings may be called at any time by the President or upon request of four members of the Board.

§ A547-3 Quorum.

Four members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business by the Board.

§ A547-4 Officers.

The officers of the Board of Health shall be the President, Vice President and Secretary.

§ A547-5 Standing committees.

At the annual reorganization meeting, or as soon thereafter as possible, the president will appoint the following committees and any other committee he or she feels necessary to carry out the proper functioning of his or her office, each to serve for one year:
A. 
Finance.
B. 
Law and Ordinance.

§ A547-6 Duties of officers.

The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board and appoint all committees and offer all appointments for confirmation by the Board of Health. In the absence of the President, the Vice President shall preside. During the intervals between regular meetings, the President will represent the Board in all judicial matters; in his or her absence, the Vice President.

§ A547-7 Secretary; Clerk.

A. 
The Secretary, assisted by the Clerk of the Board, shall keep the minutes of the proceedings of the Board. The Clerk of the Board shall conduct all correspondence of the Board, keeping proper copies of same. He or she shall tabulate and make out all reports called for by the state authorities, or other reports that may be directed by the Board.
B. 
The Clerk shall keep a record of all permits granted and of all applications, in case of a refusal, including the name and residence or place of business of each applicant, the date of the applications, the business, matter or thing for which the permit is asked, and the action of the Board, if any, thereon, and such facts as may be necessary for a complete record of each application.

§ A547-8 Health Officer, Sanitary and Plumbing Inspector.

The Health Officer, Sanitary and Plumbing Inspector, shall make a written report at each regular meeting. It shall be the duty of the Health Officer to bring to the attention of the Board any matter that may be prejudicial to the health of the Borough. He or she shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Board.

§ A547-9 Counsel.

The counsel shall be the legal advisor of the Board, shall represent the Board in all litigation in which the Board may be a party and perform all other such services as shall from time to time be required of him or her by the Board or Health Officer in the performance of his or her duty.

§ A547-10 Employment of additional services.

The Board shall have the power to employ such additional services as it may deem necessary and shall also delegate discretionary authority to the Health Officer to employ such services as may be needed in case of emergency.

§ A547-11 Order of business at meetings.

At the meetings of the Board, the order of business shall be as follows:
A. 
Roll call.
B. 
Reading of the minutes of the previous meeting.
C. 
Communications.
D. 
Report of committees.
E. 
Report of Health Officer.
F. 
Hearings.
G. 
Unfinished business.
H. 
New business.
I. 
Open meeting to public.
J. 
Close meeting to public.
K. 
Adjournment.