The position of Borough Clerk is required by both state law, N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 and local ordinances and is. The Borough Clerk is entrusted with numerous and diverse duties. The following is a list of the functions performed by the Clerk and staff.:
serve as Secretary to the Mayor and Council - prepare meeting agendas, be present at all meetings of the governing body, retain the original copies of all ordinances and resolutions, and record the minutes of every meeting;
act as 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;
serve as the chief administrative officer in all elections in the municipality;
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 officer responsible for the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits.
furnishes documents requested under the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)
Conducts business with other municipal departments as directed by the governing body.