The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 005 : DEPARTMENTS AND BOARDS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 1, § 512)
§ 1-512. Formation; duties
The Board of Health shall consist of the Health Officer and three legal voters of the City. The Health Officer shall be the Secretary and Executive Officer of the Board, and shall hold office for three years, and until a successor is appointed. The Board of Health created as herein provided shall be for the City in lieu of the local board of health provided for by the Vermont statutes and shall have all the powers vested in local boards of health for the preservation of health and abatement of nuisances and the removal of other causes injuriously affecting health, and shall have powers to adopt such rules and regulations as they deem wise for the regulation of the work of the Board and concerning health in the City. Said Board shall be subject, at all times, to the direction of the City Manager. All rules and regulations of said Board, when the same are approved by the City Manager and duly published as herein prescribed for ordinances, shall have the force and effect of ordinances of the City. Any person who shall refuse to obey a lawful order of such Board or the Health Officer shall be punished not more than $500.00. Said Board shall make in duplicate a record of all its doings and reports and a copy of such shall be placed on file with the City Clerk.