Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.430
City board of health: Members; appointments; qualifications and compensation of city health officer.


The city board of health shall be composed of three members appointed by the mayor, at least one of whom may be learned in sanitary science and public health practice and experienced in the diagnosis of infectious diseases, in which case that member shall be the city health officer and the executive officer of the city board of health.


If no member, or if more than one member, is experienced in the diagnosis of infectious diseases and learned in sanitary science, the city board of health shall appoint the city health officer.


The compensation of the city health officer shall be prescribed by the city council and the compensation, together with his or her necessary expenses, shall be paid by the municipality in which the city health officer serves.
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