Maintain custody of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts, & archival records of the municipal corporation
Attest to the signatures of municipal officers and officials
Maintain receipt of service of legal documents
The Clerk is the Chief Administrative Officer of all Elections
Certify vacancies at a local level
Maintain receipt of nominating petitions & certifications to the County Clerk of local candidates nominated by petition
Suggest polling places
Maintain receipt of election results
Chief Registrar of Voters
Acceptance of applications for licenses, permits, & issuance of licenses
Issue assessment search certificates
Conduct business with Municipal Departments
Serve as information officer to the public and media
Certify to the municipality's Bond Counsel as to proper advertising, filing of Supplemental Debt Statement, & that no protests have been filed with the municipality as to the adoption of bond ordinances.
The Clerk is the Records Coordinator and Manager
The Clerk receives all OPRA requests and gives them to the proper departments to be fulfilled.
The New Jersey Department of Health requires that all New Jersey Residents, who own or harbor a dog or cat 7 months of age or older, are required to annually apply for and procure a license in the municipality where it is kept.