Board of Health

About the Board of Health:

The Board of Health is comprised of three elected citizens from the Town of Brookfield. Terms are for three years. Terms are for three years.

The Board of Heath oversees the town's transfer station. It also implements and oversees policies and regulations as mandated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Department of Environmental Protection.

As part of its responsibility for protecting the public health, safety and environment of the community, the Health Department issues permits, licenses and conducts inspections. These are issued/conducted for the following: Retail Food Establishments, Mobile Food & Ice Cream, Food Service Establishments, Septic Systems, Septic Haulers, Septic Installers, Solid Waste Haulers, Children's Recreational Camps, Cabins, Trailers, Parks & Camps, Private Drinking Water Wells, Burial Permits, Funeral Directors, Stable Permits, Body Massage, Body Tanning.

Additionally, the Health Department addresses concerns of air quality, noise control, indoor air quality, animal & insect control, food protection, tobacco control, communicable disease reporting and any issues that affect the public's health.

Important about recycling: We now paticipate in Single Stream Recycling with our waste hauler. All paper, cardboard, cartons, plastics, glass, cans, and aluminum foil go in one bin.

Board Members

Name Title
Ronald Wassmer Jr. Member
Michael P. Seery Member
Daniel Leahy Chair