CORE DUTIES OF MUNICIPAL CLERK
(N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 e.)
The Municipal Clerk shall:
Act as a secretary to the municipal corporation and custodian of the municipal seal and of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts, and archival records of the municipal corporation.The governing body may, however provide by ordinance that anyother specific officer shall have custody of any specific other class of record;
Act as a secretary to the governing body, prepare meeting agendas at the discretion of the governing body be present at all meetings of the governing body, keep a journal of the proceedings of every meeting, retain the original copies of all ordinances and resolutions, and record the minutes of every meeting.
Serve as the Chief Executive Administrator in all elections held in the municipality, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes;
Serve as the Chief Registrar of voters in the municipality, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes;
Serve as the Administrative Officers responsible for the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits, except where statute or municipal ordinance has delegated that responsibility to some other municipal officer;
Serve as the Custodian of Records and Coordinator Manager responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs as mandates pursuant to Title 47 ofthe Revised Statutes;
Perform such other duties as are now or hereafter imposed by statute, regulation or municipal ordinance or regulation.
Clerk: Michelle Hack, RMC
Phone: (856) 686-2203
Fax: (856) 845-8804