About the Board of Health
# of Members:
Party Balance Required?:
Four Years (Two Term Limit)
Board of Selectmen, Board of Education, Human Services Commission
Town Charter - Article X
The Board of Health is the policy-making body for the Health Department.
Powers and Duties
- Making and amending rules for the promotion and preservation of the public health, health services in public schools, and sanitatation as required, in accordance with the General Statutes, the state public health code and other state and town regulations and ordinances.
- Advising the Director of Health in all matters related to public health, and health services in the town schools
- Appointing school and Well Child Clinic medical advisors