Board of Health

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Elected Members

  • David R. Kominz, M.D., Chair
    Term expires: 2017
  • Karl Benedict
    Term expires: 2019
  • Elisabeth DiPietro, M.D.
    Term expires: 2018
Members of the Board of Health are elected by the voters to serve three-year terms. The elected board is responsible for the promotion and protection of public health. This is done through education and enforcement of environmental, public, medical and mental health laws and regulations. The elected board is supported by the Health Department located in Town Hall.

State Sanitary Code
The Board of Health provides enforcement of the State Sanitary Code in the areas of housing, food sales and service, pools and camps. It is also responsible for the surveillance and reporting of communicable disease and the State Environmental Code for wells, septic systems, lead and asbestos abatement, and ground water protection.