Primary Election - July 7, 2020 -- VOTE BY MAIL!!
On April 8, 2020, Executive Order 120 was signed changing the date of the Primary Election from June 2, to July 7. As per Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 144, the upcoming Primary Election will be mainly conducted by Vote By Mail. In-person voting will only be by provisional (paper) ballot. There will be no voting by machine. Please see information from Middlesex County Board of Elections.
OPRA During COVID-19
Please note that due COVID-19, the Township may need to request extensions to fulfill requests due to personnel working remotely.
Vital Statistic Information During COVID-19
At this time Town Hall is closed to the public. Marriage licenses, by State Statute, must be issued in person and are therefore not being issued until the office reopens.
Requests for certified copies of vital records should be made directly to the State. The fee for a vital record is $25.00 for the first copy and $2.00 for each additional copy (on the same order).
Office of the Municipal Clerk
Secretary of the Municipal Government
- Custodian of the municipal seal
- Maintains custody of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts and archival records of the municipal corporation
- Attest to the signatures of municipal officers and officials
- Maintain receipt of service of legal documents
Secretary to the Governing Body
- Prepares and files Township Committee Agendas and Minutes
- Maintains Township Code Book, ordinances, resolutions and contracts
- Administer and record oaths of office
- Process, record, file and when necessary, advertise ordinances, resolutions and the municipal budget
- Keep an official record of the proceedings of every meeting, retain the original copies of all minutes, ordinances and resolutions.
Chief Administrative Officer of All Elections Held in the Municipality
- Certify vacancies at a local level
- Maintain receipt of nominating petitions and certification to the County Clerk of local candidates nominated by petition
- Exercise quasi-judicial authority in determining the validity of petitions.
- Furnish material for local elections
- Suggest polling places
- Maintain receipt of election results
- Certify to the County Clerk persons elected to partisan county committee offices in each election.
Chief Registrar of Voters in the Municipality
- Issues various permits and licenses required under state statute and local ordinance
- Serves as the Registrar of Vital Statistics
- Maintain custody of all official records not specifically handled by other departments.
Records Coordinator & Manager responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs as mandated
Other duties that may be imposed by state statutes and regulations or municipal ordinances or regulations