9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Meetings on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 5:00 PM,
Katherine Lees Carroll, Chair
Janet L. Burhman
The Board of Health is responsible for safeguarding the health of the town's residents. Their specific responsibilities include: issuing permits for septic systems, dealing with safe disposal of night soil, monitoring ground water for possible contaminants, monitoring leaching from the landfill, regulating the use of underground fuel storage tanks, inspects and licensing food establishments, monitoring the quality of pond and lake water to safeguard the shellfish supply, issuing tent permits, inspect and test for lead paint, providing public information and education on common health hazards. The Board of Health is the only board that may pass a regulation without a public hearing.