The City of Northfield Hospital Board oversees the administration, operation and maintenance of all hospitals, convalescent homes, nursing homes or other medical facilities, nor or hereafter owned and operated by the City of Northfield. The board may make such rules, regulations and by-laws concerning the same entities as it may deem for the best interests of such facilities.
The board consists of seven, eight or nine members as determined by City Council. Each member serves a three-year term. The maximum number of consecutive terms is three. Members are eligible for reappointment after one year off the board. Members do not receive monetary compensation.
Special meetings are occasionally called.
For transaction of business at any meeting, a majority of members constitute a quorum. It is desired that members make every attempt to be present at all meetings.
The mayor recommends applications to the City Council based on their interest in maintaining good medical and health services and facilities in the Northfield area, along with willingness to serve and background.