Board of Health

The Board of Health is comprised of three members elected annually for a three year term. The responsibilities of the Board of Health include:

  • Inspecting and Permitting Food Establishments.
  • Conducting Tobacco Compliance Checks
  • Enforcement of Title V of the State Environmental Code including examine sites, witnessing perc. testing, issuing certificates of compliances and reviewing and approving septic plans.
  • Overseeing the Town's Trash and Recycling Program
  • Collaborating with the Lake Nipmuc Task Force and the Parks & Recreation Dept. to monitor Lake Water Quality
  • Receiving and responding to complaints regarding housing, sanitary sewage disposal, hazardous materials/waste and solid waste, air quality noises and nuisances
  • Reviewing and Enforcing Mendon's Private Well Regulations
  • Reviewing and Enforcing Mendon's Dumpster Regulations
  • Issuing various licenses and permits related to health and sanitation.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jack McLellan Inspectional Services Office Coordinator | Health Administrator (508) 634-2656
Colleen Strapponi Health Agent
Danielle Edmands Animal Inspector

Board Members

Name Title
Alan Greenberg Chairman (May 2026)
Tom Fichtner Vice-Chairman (May 18, 2027)
Joyce Gilmore Member - Term expires May 16, 2025