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Meeting Minutes
Board of Health
November 11, 2008

The regular monthly meeting of the Lansdowne Board of Health was held on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 7:00 pm. at Borough Hall. Present were Betsy Riffert, Bertha Phillips, Dr. Romney, and Al Them. Absent were Council liaison Sharon Coleman and Mike McCall.


The September minutes were approved as presented, with two minor corrections.


The Health Officer’s October invoice was not available at the time of the meeting. The invoice was, however, pre-approved. Any discrepancies will be made with the November invoice. The September invoice was reviewed. Payment was pre-approved at our October meeting for this invoice. No discrepancies found.

Health Officer’s Report:

The Health Officer’s report for October was approved as submitted. No comments.

Old Business:

1. Ardmore Avenue Elementary School and Penn Wood High School Cafeterias: Ms. Riffert will draft a letter and forward to Mr. Them for approval. This letter will outline the Health Officer’s notes of October, stating a chronic dishwasher problem at both schools, as well as a chronic problem will the food warmer at the elementary school.

New Business:

1. Ms. Riffert’s term expiration 12/31/08: The board had no issue with Ms. Riffert’s reappointment in December and recommended that this be done at the 12/17/08 council meeting.


7:27pm. Next meeting to be held on January 13, 2009 at 7:00 pm

Respectfully submitted,
Betsy Riffert

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