The Board of Health shall consist of the Mayor and five (5) electors of the City not holding other Municipal office or employment, to be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by a vote of at least a majority of the members of Council. The Mayor shall be President of the Board of Health by virtue of his office. A vacancy occurring during the term of any member of the Board of Health shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner authorized for an original appointment. The term of office of the members of the Board of Health shall be five (5) years from the date of appointment and until their successors are appointed and qualified, except that of the five (5) first appointed, one (1) shall serve for a term of one (1) year, one (1) for a term of two (2) years, one (1) for a term of three (3) years, one (1) for a term of four (4) years, and one (1) for a term of five (5) years.
   B.    DUTIES.
   The Board of Health shall have such powers and authority and perform such duties as shall be granted or imposed upon it and the members thereof by ordinance of the Council and the laws of the State of Ohio.