Board of Health

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This volunteer advisory board is appointed by the Mayor and meets quarterly, or more frequently if requested by the Mayor or designee. 

The City contracts with Franklin County to purchase certain services.  The Chief of the Fire Department is the liaison between the Mayor, Franklin County Public Health, and the Board. To receive notifications about meetings, opt in to receive text and email alerts.


The Board of Health will assist, to the extent requested, Franklin County Public Health in protecting the health of the community from disease and injury by considering and recommending needed services, advising the Mayor and Chief of Fire about health concerns that are not covered by the relationship with the County, and encouraging local partnerships that promote a healthy lifestyle for persons of all ages. 

The Board of Health oversees monitors the contracted health services provided to the community by Franklin County Public Health, which currently include but are not limited to:

                            •    Immunizations for adults & children

                            •    Plumbing inspections

                            •    Food service inspections

                            •    School inspections

                            •    Nuisance control