The position of City Health Officer is hereby created. The City Health Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation by the council; provided, that a member of the Governing Body appointed as City Health Officer shall have no right to vote for or against his or her own confirmation. The City Clerk or a designated Assistant City Clerk shall preserve the records of the City Health Officer and shall issue all orders and notices which may be required by ordinance or order of the City Health Officer.
(Code 2001; Code 2012)
The City Health Officer shall:
(a) Cause health investigations and inspections to be made as required by the laws of Kansas and of the city;
(b) Make recommendations to the Governing Body respecting the improvement of health of the inhabitants of the city;
(c) Make all health reports required by the State Department of Health and Environment, Division of Health;
(d) Prepare an annual health report of the city for submission to the Governing Body;
(e) Perform such other duties as may be required of him or her under the laws of the State of Kansas or of the city.