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Posted on: November 6, 2014

[ARCHIVED] VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BOARD OF HEALTH

The City of Brookings has two vacancies on the Board of Health effective January 1, 2015 to fill a term through January 1, 2018. The purpose of the Board of Health is to provide a general supervision of the health of the city with full powers to take all steps and measures necessary to promote the cleanliness and healthfulness and to prevent and arrest the spread of any contagious or infectious diseases and harmful environmental conditions, and to quarantine any person or evacuate any area contaminated by such condition or disease. In addition, the Board is to provide public education for the need of all phases of an integrated solid waste management system;
o Establish a comprehensive realistic solid waste plan for the city.
o Develop a financial policy that would be used for raising funds required to build and operate an integrated solid waste program.
o Develop and promote pilot programs for recycling and collection of household hazardous waste and reducing solid waste.

The Board, totaling 9 members (8 city, 1 county), meets biannually. Members serve three year terms, and residency is required (two members may live outside Brookings city limits, but must reside in Brookings County).

Applications for Appointment are available at the link below, at City Hall, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, or by calling (605) 692-6281. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk not later than November 28, 2014.

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