Board of Health

The Board of Health consists of five elected members serving three-year, staggered terms.

The Role of the Board of Health

The Board performs duties relative to the protection of the environment from damage and pollution. Mandated duties include health care and disease control; enforcement of housing and dwelling codes; monitoring of and providing for hazardous waste disposal; monitoring the Transfer Station; enforcement of Title 5; investigating nuisances which may be injurious to health; enforcing the State Sanitary code involving food service establishments and enforcing the State Environmental Code regarding safety and sanitation of pools and beaches.

On February 12, 2009, the Northfield Board of Health voted to rescind it's regulations regarding the moratorium on Outdoor Wood Boiler installations, and will now abide by the current prevailing State regulations, adopted on December 28, 2008: 310 CMR 7.26(50) through (54): Outdoor Hydronic Heaters (Wood-Fired Boilers)


Staff Contacts

Name Title
Caty Kostecki Administrative Assistant

Board Members

NameTitleTerm Expires
Robert MacEwen



David Balk


Dan Gray


Philip Baker


Flora Sadri, MD