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SANITARY SUPERINTENDENT'S DEPARTMENT.
ELISHA HARRIS, M.D., Sanitary Superintendent.
ASSISTANT SANITARY SUPERINTENDENT'S DEPART
Office, No. 7 New Court-House, Brooklyn.
R. CRESSON STILES, Assistant Sanitary Superintendent.
STEPHEN SMITH, M.D., Chairman.
BENJAMIN F. MANIERRE, Chairman.
RULES, REGULATIONS, ETC.,
METROPOLITAN BOARD OF HEALTH.
Meetings. 1. The regular adjourned meetings of this Board shall be held on Wednesday in each week, at one o'clock, P, M., unless otherwise ordered.
2. Special meetings of the Board may be held at three o'clock P. v. on Monday and Saturday of each week, for the transaction of business requiring prompt attention. At such special meetings no ordinance or regulation shall be made, repealed, or changed; no officer, clerk, or agent, shall be dismissed, employed, or have his term extended, or his compensation diminished or increased; no final order (under the first clause of Section 14, relating to orders) or order of arrest shall be made; no money or compensation exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars shall be voted or allowed, and no action shall be taken upon any measure or matter touching the general policy or duty of the Board, or of its officers, except to refer the same to the next meeting of the Board, unless eight members are present, and all the members of the Board shall have been specially notified of such meeting, and the intention to take action on some matter aforesaid.
3. Special meetings may be called at any time by the Secretary, when requested by the President, or a majority of the members, specifying the object of the meeting.
4. No notice shall be required for meetings referred to
in sections one and two, but three hours' notice of special meetings shall be given personally, or left at such place as the members may severally designate.
Elections and Appointments. 5. No appointment or election shall be made of any agent or officer, other than the President of the Board, until after a report upon the same from an appropriate committee, except by the concurring vote of at least seven members of the Board.
6. No appointment or transfer of any clerk or subordinate shall be made, except by the Board.
Committees. 7. Standing and special committees shall (unless otherwise ordered by the Board) be appointed by the President, and shall, with the exception of the Committee on Inspection, each consist of three members. 8. The standing committees shall be as follows:
1st. Sanitary Committee.
5th. Committee on Supplies. To the Sanitary Committee shall be referred all subjects requiring medical knowledge.
To the Finance Committee shall be referred all questions in respect to expenses and salaries, and the Committee shall audit all bills.
To the Committee on Law and Ordinances shall be referred all matters and subjects of law and ordinances.
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Inspection to oversee all the departments of the Board, and to visit the same twice a month, and from time to time to report any changes they think would promote economy or efficiency in