Chapter 2.24


2.24.010    Health Officer – Appointment.

2.24.020    Health Officer – Powers and duties.

Prior legislation: Ord. 76-21.

2.24.010 Health Officer – Appointment.

Pursuant to AS 18.10.020, the City Manager or his designee shall serve as the City Health Officer. [Ord. 91-7 § 1, 1991. Code 1967 § 5-100.5; Code 1981 § 1.36.010].

2.24.020 Health Officer – Powers and duties.

The City Health Officer shall:

a. Insofar as it may be appropriate, administer State law and the rules and regulations of the State Commissioner of the Department of Health and Social Services and any City ordinances pertaining to health;

b. Make recommendations to the State and the City Council regarding matters relating to health, which may include suggested ordinances;

c. Perform such duties, have such powers and fulfill such responsibilities as may be prescribed by ordinance, law and the rules and regulations of the State Department of Health and Social Services. [Ord. 91-7 § 1, 1991. Code 1981 § 1.36.020].


For statutory provisions authorizing incorporated cities to establish the office of health officer, see AS 18.10.020.