Board of health
The Tamaqua Board of Health held its May meeting with Earl Boettger, James Gormley, Shirley Becker and Health Enforcement Officer James Barron in attendance.
Barron reported making five spot check inspections: M and I deli, American Legion Post 173, Chili Dog, Tamaqua Diner and Boyer's Food Mart.
He also received and adjusted four complaints; three concerning rubbish/trash and one for a strong cat urine odor.
There were no cases of reportable diseases for the month.
The board reminds residents of borough ordinances pertaining to dog waste.