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Meet the Mayor


Mayor Medany is a lifelong resident of Deptford Township. His wife, Joan, is also a lifelong resident and proud graduate of Deptford High School. The Mayor is a retired member of UA Local 322 Pipefitters and spent most of his career as a project manager.  He also holds a NJ State Plumber’s license.

The mayor is very active in the community. He has coached in practically every youth sports organization and he is a past vice president of Deptford Little League. He is a two-time member of the Deptford Township Volunteer Hall of Fame. He is a Rutgers Certified Safety Instructor and has taught over a thousand volunteer coaches in the last 20 years. He is a 35-year member of the Deptford Elks Lodge and holds a fourth degree black belt in the art of Tang Soo Do Karate.

The Mayor has served on Township Council for over 24 years.  He has served on the Deptford Planning Board for over 20 years. He is a member of the Deptford Library Board, the Deptford Veteran’s Advisory Committee and the Deptford Recreation Committee. He also founded the Deptford Public Safety Committee. The mayor is a published author on local municipal issues in several state and nation magazines.

He is a member of the Southern New Jersey Development Council, the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey, and a Commissioner on the Gloucester County Improvement Authority.  He serves on the Legislative Committee of the New Jersey League of Municipalities and is on the Board of Directors, as Vice President of the New Jersey Conference of Mayor’s Association Legislative Committee.

He has sponsored many NJ State Legislative initiatives and is active lobbying the state representatives for issues concerning local municipalities. The mayor was awarded the State NJLM Leadership Program Award for achieving the level of Municipal Leadership and continues working towards Municipal Innovator.

The residents of Deptford are fortunate to have a great volunteer community.  Our firefighters, scout organizations, recreation, youth sports and various Township Committees and Boards all combine to make this a great place to live. The success of our community is due to a true team effort, which includes you.

If you have a question or concern, residents may complete an Online Citizens Request Form to submit a formal complaint about any municipal service or program, or to inform the Township about the need for improvements in their neighborhood area, such as road or sidewalk repairs, street lighting, litter, etc.


Contact Our Mayor

1011 Cooper Street,
Deptford, NJ 08096

Phone: (856)845-5300
Email: Mayor Paul Medany

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