Board of Health

Agendas & Minutes

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The board consists of 5 voting members and 1 associate non-voting member appointed by the Select Board for 3-year, staggered terms. Members serve without compensation.

Dr. Robert Baevsky, Chair, exp. 2024

Dr. Anastasios Angelides, Clerk, exp. 2026

Dr. Gregory Valania, exp. 2025

Dr. Michele Keane-Moore, exp. 2026

Dr. Elliott Greenberg, exp. 2026

Vacant, Associate Non-Voting Member, exp. 2024

Mission & Responsibilities

The Board of Health is responsible for:

  • Addressing the health concerns of town residents
  • Administering state health laws
  • Adopting town health regulations
  • Conducting inspections
  • Developing and enforcing tobacco related policies
  • Enforcing sanitary codes and regulations
  • Enforcing stat regulations regarding TitleV: Septic Tanks and Home Sewers
  • Issuing permits for various food establishments, businesses, and institutions
  • Recording, reporting, and following up on communicable diseases within the community

The Board of Health sponsors a flu clinic and a rabies clinic each year, and serves as a resource for the town for health promotion activities and technical assistance.