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The Borough Clerk serves as the Clerk of the Council to keep its minutes and records of proceedings.  The Clerk's office also compiles its ordinances and resolutions.  In addition, the Clerk provides secretarial and clerical services for Council Members in the discharge of their official duties.

The Clerk's office also serves as Secretary to the Municipal Corporation, Administrative Official and Election Official.

 June 5 -- Primary Election
November 6 -- School Board &
General Election
Polls Open 6am - 8pm

2018 Voter Registration Deadlines
*May 15  --  Primary Election
*October 16  --  School Board & General Election
(Borough Clerk's office open until 9pm)

Landlord Registration Form -Enacted by the State of New Jersey,N.J.S.A. 46:8-28, all landlords of a one or two family dwelling shall at the time of the creation of the first tenancy in any newly constructed or reconstructed building, file with the Borough Clerk of the municipality, in which the residential property is located, a certificate of registration.

In accordance with the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law(3 families or more), C.55:13A-3, landlords must file with the Bureau of Housing Inspection in the Department of Community Affairs, P.O. Box 803, Trenton, NJ 08625.

Lori DiBella, RMC, Borough Clerk
(973) 427-5555 x246

Nancy Salisbury, Deputy Borough Clerk
(973) 427-5555 x247

Codified Ordinances - Borough Code

Pending & Recently Adopted Ordinances  

(meetings, public hearings, ordinances, etc):