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Board of Health

Fargo Cass Public Health's Board of Health oversees the operations of the Health Department. The Board's responsibilities include:

  • investigating nuisances, sources of filth and causes of sickness, and establishing regulations to prevent them.
  • adopting quarantine and sanitary measures when infections or contagious disease exist in Fargo and/or Cass County.
  • inspecting buildings, lots and other areas to ensure that public health and safety are protected.
  • making recommendations to the Fargo City Commission and Cass County Commission about ordinances needed to protect public health and safety.
  • maintaining required records and reports for the Department of Health.
  • preparing a budget for Fargo Cass Public Health which is submitted to the City Commission for approval.   

2017 Board Members:

      Chip Ammerman, alternate board member

      John Strand, Fargo City Commissioner.

      Christopher Anderson, M.D.

      Dinah Goldenberg, Fargo School Board

      Mike Thorstad, West Fargo City Commissioner

      Chelsey Matter, business representative

      Arland H. Rasmussen, Cass County Commissioner

      Vern Bennet, Cass County representative