Board of Health


  • 6:15 p.m.
  • Third Thursday quarterly or as called for by Chair
  • City Hall Annex
    405 Grand Avenue
    Laramie, WY 82070
  • Meetings held via Zoom due to social distancing 

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  • Council Liaison: Sharon Cumbie
  • Staff Liaison: Janine Jordan and Nancy Bartholomew

The Board shall meet quarterly, and more frequently at the discretion of the Chair. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

Agenda and Minutes

Minutes are available following approval.


Number of Members- The Board of Health shall consist of five (5) members.

Term- Each member shall hold office for a five (5) year term.

Eligibility- Any qualified elector of the city may apply. One member of the board must possess the degree of Doctor of Medicine and one member must possess the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery.

Appointment/Reappointment- Members may apply to be reappointed to the Board of Health at the end of their term by resubmitting an application to the City Council.

  • Rebecca Wambeke - Chair
    Term expires December 31, 2023
  • Beth Young
    Term expires December 31, 2025
  • Vacant - Doctor of Medicine
    Term expires December 31, 2025
  • Aaron Taff, DDS
    Term expires December 31, 2021
  • Dr. Tess Kilwein
    Term expires December 31, 2025

Board Functions

Charge or Purpose: The purpose of the Board of Health is to address issues of concern regarding health and the control of communicable diseases in the Laramie community.

Authority: Laramie Municipal Code Chapter 2.20, LMC Section 8.08, LMC 8.12 & Title 8, W.S. § 35-1-302, W.S. 35-7-110

Duties/Responsibilities: To set rules and regulations governing their own affairs, to set the duties of the City of Laramie Health Officer, to manage and control all communicable diseases, as well as to prescribe and fix penalties for violation of prescribed rules and regulations.

By-Laws Board of Health 

Chapter II. Substantive Rules for Food Service (Under revisions)
Chapter III. Substantive Rules for Swimming Pools and Spa Pools (LMC 8.08)
Chapter IV. Body Artist and Body Art Establishments 
Chapter V. Enforcement (LMC 1.28)
City Council Resolution 2018-15, Setting Environmental Health Fee Schedule 

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