Board of Health

The Harding Township Board of Health oversees the Health Department and has the authority to adopt ordinances related to public health.  The powers and duties of the Board are described in N.J.S.A. 26:3-1 to 26:3-91 which covers every thing from organization and structure to procedures for passing ordinances and rules.  The Board ensures that the provisions of Minimum Standards of Performance for Health Department, a series of State regulations, are being met.

The Board has adopted strict environmental regulations governing the design and placement of septic systems and drinking water wells in addition to rules governing sanitation, public health nuisances, and noise.  The Board hears applications for waivers to these standards.  The Board also establishes policies relating to public health services such as health screening clinics, flu immunization clinics, and services to the senior community. 

In Harding the Board of Health has a scheduled meeting once a month, with an occasional special meeting set at a mutually convenient time.  The scheduled meetings are on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM and generally last between one and two hours.  The meetings are advertised and open to the public.

Board of Health Roster

The Harding Board of Health consists of five members and two alternate members, who are residents of the township, at least one of whom is a member of the Township Committee.  The Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Committee, appoints the members.  Full members have three year terms and one alternate has a two year term while the other alternate has a one year turn.

Name Term Position
Libero Saraceno 12/31/2018
Joseph Cervone 12/31/2019 Chairman
Nanette DiTosto
12/31/2017 TC Liaison
Nicolas Platt 12/31/2019 
Christina McKittrick 12/31/2018 Vice Chairwoman
Nicole Lacz
12/31/2018 Alternate #1
Stephen Kao
12/31/2017 Alternate #2

The Board of Health meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM at the Township Hall.

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Contact Information

Lisa Sharp
Board Secretary
Phone: (973) 267-8000 ext. 1968