Amherst Board of Health The Board of Health is responsible for the protection and promotion of public health, the control of disease, and the promotion of sanitary living conditions for the Town of Amherst. The Board of Health oversees health policies for the Town of Amherst including:
Creating new policy
Review of existing policy
Holding public hearings on existing policies
Review and determination regarding variance requests for existing policies
The Board of Health is comprised of 5 appointed members each serving a 3 year term. The Board of Health is represented by the Amherst Health Department in day-to-day activities. The Amherst Health Department is responsible for implementation of the Board of Health policies including enforcement, inspection and fines if necessary.
Current Board of Health Members
Marco Boscardin - Chair
Diane Amsterdam, MD
Each of the 5 members is appointed by the Town Manager for 3-year terms.
The Board of Health meetings are held monthly. Meetings are posted on the Event Calendar on the Town of Amherst website, as well as posted with the Amherst Town Clerk.