Town of Chilmark, MA
PO Box 119, 401 Middle Road, Chilmark, MA 02535-0119
Board of Health
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
, Administrator/Inspector
Address:
P.O. Box 119, 401 Middle Road 
Chilmark ,MA 02535-0119 
Phone:
508-645-2105
Fax:
508-645-2110
Hours:
Monday thru Friday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Meetings on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 5:00 PM,
Town Hall
 
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Board Members
NAME
TERM EXPIRES
Katherine Lees Carroll, Chair
2019
Janet L. Burhman
2018
Matthew Poole
2020
The Board of Health is responsible for safeguarding the health of the town's residents. Their specific responsibilities include: issuing permits for septic systems, dealing with safe disposal of night soil, monitoring ground water for possible contaminants, monitoring leaching from the landfill, regulating the use of underground fuel storage tanks, inspects and licensing food establishments, monitoring the quality of pond and lake water to safeguard the shellfish supply, issuing tent permits, inspect and test for lead paint, providing public information and education on common health hazards. The Board of Health is the only board that may pass a regulation without a public hearing.