The Community Services Department is responsible for engineering, public works and code administration. Each of these…More functional areas is led by a division head, with all three divisions working together to provide a single point of contact for property and land development issues. Located on the second floor of City Hall, the department's staff assists residents, property owners, businesses and the general public obtain answers to property use and infrastructure questions.
Beth Kinney is the department director. Gary Lewis heads code administration, Andrew Hipolit is in charge of engineering and Paul Cascais manages public works.
The Summit Health Department is in charge of a wide range of health-related issues, and is also home to the Office of…More Vital Statistics, which certifies marriage, birth and death certificates, and the Animal Licensing Office.
Health Department programs include:
Community health education
Participation in local health fairs
Emergency management functions for public health issues
Public health nursing services:
Infant and preschool children program (well baby clinic)
Childhood lead poisoning prevention and abatement program
School immunization audits
Adult immunization program (influenza)
Sexually transmitted diseases
Cancer screening program
Cardiovascular disease screening program
Communicable and infectious disease epidemiology
Rabies and zoonosis control
Environmental health programs and activities:
Recreational bathing, campgrounds, youth camps
Restaurant and food service inspections
Public health nuisances, wild animal issues, insect and rodent control, animal bite investigations
Radon and lead poisoning abatement
Cross connections, hospital-school-nursery school - sanitation; air, water, noise and solid waste pollution, indoor air quality issues
Dumping, property maintenance
Lack of heat complaints
Infectious and communicable disease investigations, epidemiological investigations, West Nile Virus surveillance, noxious growths, odor complaints, potable water
Tobacco Age of Sale enforcement
The Summit Health Department shares a health director with nearby Westfield. The current acting director and health officer is Megan Avallone.