BOARDS & COMMITTEES

Board of Health

Monument Hall - One Monument Drive - Princeton, NJ 08540

Serving Our Community Since 1880

Healthy Living – Healthy Princeton

The nine member Board of Health has jurisdiction in all matters of environmental and public health within Princeton including all public health services. The Board is governed by State Law.  

The mission of the Board of Health is to protect and improve the public’s health through disease prevention, health education and community planning by providing competent and professional environmental and public health services to all residents of Princeton. Under the mandates of the New Jersey Public Health Practice Standards and the ordinances and policies of the Princeton Board of Health, the public’s health is protected through inspection and enforcement activities, disease prevention, and health promotion and education.

Our vision is to serve, protect and improve the public health of the community through communication, consultation, programing and cooperation with our residents and public health partners.

The Board meets every third Tuesday at the One Monument Drive Building at 7:30 pm.  Please contact us at (609) 497-7608.

Board Members:
  • George DiFerdinando, Jr. MD. MPH
  • Steve Miller, PhD
  • JoAnn Hill, RN
  • Rick Weiss, MS
  • Linda Schwimmer, JD
  • Meredith Hodach-Avalos, MD
  • Mona Shah, PhD
  • Vrunda Patel-ALT I
  • VACANT - ALT II
  • Heather Howard, JD-Council Liaison

All meeting dates are subject to change. Please check the calendar for updates.

Agendas and Minutes
Board of Health Orientation Presentation – 2017

Ordinances

Documents
Ordinance Description
Status
AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE SALE OF TOBACCO AND NICOTINE DELIVERY PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE (21) AND REPLACING BOARD OF HEALTH ORDINANCE 93-05
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
April 21, 2015
Date Adopted:
April 21, 2015
Defeated:
AN ORDINANCE BY THE PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH TO ADOPT THE NEW "REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 2016”
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
May 17, 2016
Date Adopted:
May 17, 2016
Defeated:
AN ORDINANCE BY THE PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH TO AMEND IN ITS ENTIRETY CHAPTER BH: 13 OF THE PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH CODE ENTITLED “RETAIL SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS” TO INCLUDE REGULATION AND LICENSING OF THE SALE OF ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES, AND TO AMEND RELATED SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 13.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
September 20, 2016
Date Adopted:
September 20, 2016
Defeated:
PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH ORDINANCE 2013-01- PROHIBITION OF SMOKING ON PUBLIC PROPERTY
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
Public Hearing:
Date Adopted:
Defeated:
AN ORDINANCE BY THE PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH TO AMEND IN ITS ENTIRETY CHAPTER BH: 4 OF THE PRINCETON BOARD OF HEALTH CODE ENTITLED “FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS” TO INCLUDE UPDATING RETAIL FOOD LICENSING FEES AND TO AMEND RELATED SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 4, OF BOARD OF HEALTH CODE 2016-01, REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH OF PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, 2016.
Status:
Adopted
Introduced:
April 17, 2018
Public Hearing:
May 15, 2018
Date Adopted:
May 15, 2018
Defeated:

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