Borough Clerk

Office DeskOur goal is to assist all residents and members of the public in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner and to provide any necessary information to the Governing Body and Municipal Departments. If you have any questions just contact us and we will get back to you or you can stop by and see us in the Municipal Center, second floor.

Duties & Responsibilities

Serves as the 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.

Serves as secretary to the governing body, prepares meeting agendas at the discretion of the governing body, is present at all meetings of the governing body, records the minutes of every such meeting.

Serves as chief administrative officer in all elections held in the municipality and chief registrar of voters in the municipality, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statues.

Serves as the administrative officer 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.

Serves as coordinator and records manager responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs as mandated pursuant to Title 47 of the Revised Statutes.

Performs such other duties that may be imposed by state statutes and regulations or municipal ordinances or regulations.