As used in this chapter unless the context otherwise requires:
 1. “City board” means a city board of health in existence prior to July 1, 2010.

Terms Used In Iowa Code 137.102

  • City board: means a city board of health in existence prior to July 1, 2010. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Council: means a city council. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • County board: means a county board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Director: means the director of public health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • District: means any two or more geographically contiguous counties. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • District board: means a board of health representing at least two geographically contiguous counties formed with approval of the state department in accordance with this chapter, or any district board of health in existence prior to July 1, 2010. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Local board of health: means a city, county, or district board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Officers: means a local board of health chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary, and other officers which may be named at the discretion of the local board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • State board: means the state board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • State department: means the Iowa department of public health. See Iowa Code 137.102
 2. “City health department” refers to the personnel and property under the jurisdiction of a city board in existence prior to July 1, 2010.
 3. “Council” means a city council.
 4. “County board” means a county board of health.
 5. “County health department” refers to the personnel and property under the jurisdiction of a county board.
 6. “Director” means the director of public health.
 7. “District” means any two or more geographically contiguous counties.
 8. “District board” means a board of health representing at least two geographically contiguous counties formed with approval of the state department in accordance with this chapter, or any district board of health in existence prior to July 1, 2010.
 9. “District health department” refers to the personnel and property under the jurisdiction of a district board.
 10. “Local board of health” means a city, county, or district board of health.
 11. “Officers” means a local board of health chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary, and other officers which may be named at the discretion of the local board of health.
 12. “State board” means the state board of health.
 13. “State department” means the Iowa department of public health.