The City Council shall appoint a Board of Health.  The Board of Health shall consist of four members.  The members of the Board shall include the Mayor, who shall serve as Chairperson; the Police Chief, who shall serve as Secretary and Quarantine Officer; a physician who shall serve as the Medical Advisor; and the President of the City Council.  The members of the Board shall serve, without compensation, a one-year term of office, unless reappointed, and shall reorganize at the first meeting in June of each year.  It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep the full and correct minutes and records of all meetings and to file the same with the City Clerk/Treasurer where they shall be available for public inspection at any reasonable time.  The Board of Health shall be funded by the City Council from time to time out of the General Fund.  A majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of doing business.  The Board shall meet at any times as the City Council may designate.  Special meetings may be held upon the call of the Chairperson, or any two members of the Board.  It shall be the duty of the Board to enact rules and regulations which shall have the full force and effect of law, to safeguard the health of the residents of the city.  Included in the duties of the Board shall be to enforce the rules and regulations, and to provide fines and punishments for any violations thereof.  It may regulate, suppress, and prevent the occurrence of nuisances and shall actively enforce all laws of the state and ordinances of the city relating to matters of sanitation which affect the health and safety of the people.  The Board shall regularly inspect the premises and businesses as the City Council may direct.  All members of the Board shall be responsible for making the reports and performing any other duties as the City Council may, from time to time, designate.  No member of the Board of Health shall hold more than one Board of Health position.
(Neb. RS 17-121)  (1973 Code, § 2-103)