Section III: The Local Board of Health and the County Board of Supervisors

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The Local Board of Health and County Board of Supervisors


In this section, you will be introduced to working with the County Board of Supervisors. You will learn how the local board of health is part of the local government structure, and how you are appointed.

A. Board of Supervisors Appointment Guide

This document explains what requirements board of supervisor members have for potential new local board of health members, including board responsibilities, and information needed before appointment to the board of health. This guide also shows the oversight that boards of supervisors have over boards of health.

B. Appointment and Removal of Board of Health Members: Iowa Code Section 331.321

This statute explains the process a board must follow to appoint new members or remove members found to be in violation of state law. Board members can only be appointed to the board or removed from the board in accordance with this section of Iowa Code.




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