§16-2-6. Appointment to and composition of municipal boards of
health; qualifications; number of appointees.
A municipal board of health is composed of five members
selected and appointed by vote of the governing body of the
municipality. Each member appointed to a municipal board of health
shall be a resident of the municipality. No more than two members
who reside in the same municipal ward may be appointed and no more
than two members may be appointed who are personally licensed or
certified in, engaged in, or actively participating in the same
business, profession or occupation. No more than three members of
a municipal board of health may belong to the same political party.