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About

The Board of Health performs on the local level many important duties relative to the protection of public health, the control of disease, the promotion of sanitary living conditions, and the protection of the environment from damage and pollution.

Mandated duties include:
  • health care and disease control
  • enforcement of housing and dwelling codes
  • monitoring of, and providing for, hazardous waste disposal
  • monitoring the sanitary landfill
  • enforcement of Title 5 (the State Environmental Code relative to septage and garbage)
  • investigating nuisances which in the board's opinion may be injurious to health
  • enforcing MGL Chapter 2 of the State Sanitary Code involving food service establishments
  • enforcing Title 5 of the State Environmental Code regarding safety and sanitation of pools and beaches
Under the subdivision control law, the Board of Health has important responsibilities with regard to subdivision plan review and, under Title 5, inspections of septic system installation and maintenance. The board also investigates citizen complaints. In addition to its elected Board of Health, the Town is also a member of the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health. One member of the Groton Board of Health serves on the Board of Directors of the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health Association. This organization, made up of surrounding towns and with offices in Ayer, acts as agent for the performance of many of the above duties under the supervision of the local Board. One arm of the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, the Nashoba Nursing Service, provides communicable disease investigation and follow-up; tuberculosis monitoring; high risk, mother-infant follow-up; immunization and screen clinics; health promotion; and disease prevention.

The Groton Board of Health is served by a paid, full-time office administrator with an office in the Town Hall.

Contact Information

Email: health@townofgroton.org
Phone: (978) 448-1120
Fax: (978) 448-1113
Office: Town Hall, 173 Main St
Hours: M 8:00am - 7:00pm; T-TH 8:00am - 4:00pm; F 8:00am - 1:00pm
Members: 3
Selection: Elected
Term In Years: 3
Remuneration: None

Members

Jason Weber
Jason Weber

Term Start: 2017-05-16
Term End: 2020-05-19
Robert J. Fleischer
Robert J. Fleischer
Term Start: 2019-05-22
Term End: 2022-05-17
Susan Horowitz
Susan Horowitz
Term Start: 2018-05-22
Term End: 2021-05-18

Board of Health Documents

    1. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2019-05-07_id-9908.pdf
    2. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2019-04-01_id-9816.pdf
    3. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2019-03-18_id-9760.pdf
    4. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2019-03-04_id-9717.pdf
    5. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2019-02-04_id-9627.pdf
    6. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2019-01-07_id-9510.pdf
    7. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2018-12-17_id-9476.pdf
    8. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2018-12-03_id-9427.pdf
    9. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2018-11-05_id-9333.pdf
    10. Board_of_Health_approved_minutes_2018-10-02_id-9238.pdf
    11. Access additional meeting minutes and agendas at the Meeting Center
  1. Preventing_Mosquito_Bites.pdf
  2. Portable_Toilet_-_Temporary_Permit_Application.pdf
  3. Lyme_Disease_FAQ.pdf
  4. Board_of_Health_Fees.pdf
  5. 2019_Stable_License_and_Right_to_Farm_Notice.pdf
  6. 2019_Nashoba_Rabies_Clinic_Schedule.pdf

 

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