The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 2002, Volume 48, Number 4
Gregg Hennessey, Editor
Michael Kelly, M.D., Guest Editor
Ordinance 180 ~ Ordinance 193 ~ Ordinance 258 ~ Ordinance 265
Ordinance of the City of San Diego, California
ORDINANCE NO. 180.
Approved January 13th, 1888.
An ordinance establishing a Health Board, and in Relation to the Appointment of a Health Officer.
The Mayor and City Council of the City of San Diego, do ordain as follows:
Section 1. A Board of Health of the City of San Diego, California, is hereby created and established.
Sec. 2. A Board of Health of the City of San Diego shall consist of five practicing physicians, graduates of a medical college of recognized respectability, who shall be elected by said Council and shall hold office for one year, and until their successors are elected and qualified.
Sec. 3. The said Board of Health shall make such rules and regulations for their government as are not in conflict with law.
Sec. 4. The members of said Board of Health shall serve without any compensation.
Sec. 5. The Board of Health shall recommend to the said Council some suitable person who must be a practicing physician and a resident of said City, for the position of Health officer of said City.
Sec. 6. The said Council shall elect the person so recommended, or some other suitable person, Health Officer of said City, for the term of one year, and until the election and qualification of his successor.
Sec. 7. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval and publication as required by law.
Passed, approved and ordered published by the City Council of the City of San Diego, California, this 10th day of January 1888. [Seal] J.A. Thomas, City Clerk.
The foregoing ordinance approved by me this 13th day of January, 1888.
W.J. Hunsaker, Mayor of the City of San Diego, California.