§ 3.08.030. District health officer — Appointment — Powers — Compensation  


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  • (a) OFFICER TO BE PHYSICIAN. The district health officer shall be appointed by the district board of health and shall be a physician who is a graduate of an approved medical school, shall be licensed to practice medicine in this state, and shall meet the minimum qualifications for the position established by the State Department of Personnel.

    (b) AUTHORITY — COMPENSATION. The district health officer shall have full authority as county health officer in the health district and shall receive sufficient compensation as may be agreed upon and fixed by the district board of health.

    (c) TERM. The district health officer shall serve as district health officer at the pleasure of the district board of health.

    (d) QUALIFICATIONS OF EMPLOYEES. Employees of the district health officer's department shall meet the minimum requirements of the State Department of Personnel.

    (e) EXECUTIVE HEALTH OFFICER. The district health officer shall be the executive health officer of the district board of health and shall be an ex officio member and secretary to the board.

    (f) APPOINTING DEPUTIES. With the approval of the district board of health, the district health officer is empowered to appoint such deputies as may be necessary, and they shall receive such compensation as shall be fixed by the district board of health.

    (g) MONTHLY REPORTS. Not later than the fifth day of each month, the deputy health officers shall file monthly reports with the district health officer. The reports shall be compiled by the district health officer and forwarded to the secretary of the State Board of Health not later than the tenth day of each month.

(Ord. 163 § 3, 1962)