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City Contact: Public Health Administrator Scott

Municipal Code Reference
§ 17-6. Board of Health.

A. How constituted. The Board of Health shall consist of four citizen members serving two-year terms. Members will include the Health Officer/Public Health Administrator, Medical Advisor and an Alderperson.

B. Powers and duties. The Board of Health shall have all such powers and duties as are prescribed to it by law, by the state statutes, by the rules and regulations of the State Department of Health and Family Services and by this Code and amendments thereto.
(1) The Board of Health shall assume the general administration of health and sanitation laws and regulations in the City, supervise the work of the Health Officer/Public Health Administrator and attend to the administration and enforcement of the health laws of the state and the rules and regulations prescribed by the State Department of Health and Family Services and the ordinances of the City.
(2) The Board may take such measures and make such rules and regulations as are necessary and effectual for the preservation and promotion of the public health in the City. All orders and regulations of the Board shall be published in the official newspaper and, after publication, shall have the force and effect of ordinances, including penalty for violation.

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