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Board of Health

The Fargo Cass Public Health Board of Health is an advisory board appointed by the City of Fargo Commission. The Board of Health meets on a monthly basis. Duties of the Board of Health include:

  • Be a community advocate for public health. Assist the department in maintaining a positive public image.
  • Set the direction for effective organizational planning.
  • Approve goals and objectives developed by health department staff. Ensure that the programs planned support the health department mission and philosophy.
  • Assist in prioritizing programs with regard to community needs.
  • Approve and review the annual budget and financial reports. Make recommendations as necessary to the appropriate commission.
  • Recommend health department policies and procedures.
  • Attend Board of Health meetings. Ask questions, bring up community issues, and provide suggestions to staff.
  • Make recommendations to Fargo City Commission, West Fargo City Commission, and Cass County Commission regarding enforcement issuers necessary to maintain the health of the public.