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. Richard Steingart, Vice Chair, exp. 2023

Dr. Anastasios Angelides, Clerk, exp. 2023

Dr. Gregory Valania, exp. 2025

Dr. Michele Keane-Moore, exp. 2023

Dr. Elliott Greenberg, Associate Member, exp. 2023

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.