Board of Health

The Board of Health is the elected public body responsible for assuring access to public health services as defined by state law and regulations. Massachusetts local boards of health are charged with a complex set of responsibilities including enforcement of state sanitary, environmental, housing, and health codes. The Board of Health in this role generally promulgates guidelines and regulations concerning public health, and issues permits and conducts inspections relating to public health matters such as the sale of food, tobacco, regulation of septic installation and hauling, and conducting perc and soil tests.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Matthew Fortier Health Agent (978) 544-9673
Jake K. Voelker Clerk

Board Members

Name Title
Jenny Potee Chair
Patrick Temple Member
Lynn Layton Member