The Board of Health shall be composed of seven (7) members, to be appointed by City Council, each to serve without compensation for a term of five (5) years from the date of appointment. A majority of such members shall be a quorum.
   Such Board of Health shall exercise all the powers now or hereafter conferred by general law upon boards of health or by ordinance of the City of Middletown.
   The present members of the Board of Health shall continue in office until their terms expire and the two (2) new members shall be appointed for terms commencing January 1, 1973.
(Amended 11-7-1972; 11-7-2000)