Sheila A. Williams, R.M.C
Maryann Lang, Deputy Clerk, Registrar, Board of Health Secretary
Lisa Gaeta, Assistant to the Borough Clerk, Deputy Registrar
Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Municipal Clerk’s Office
The “core” duties of the Municipal Clerk are very diverse and are governed by statutes of the State of New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 40A:9-135).
The Clerk’s Office is known as the “gateway to the community” and is always available to assist the public. The Clerk’s statutory duties are as follows:
- Secretary to the Governing Body
- Secretary to the Municipal Corporation
- Custodian of The Municipal Seal
- Election Adminstrator and Registrar of Elections
- Custodian of all official Borough Records
- Adminstrative Officer and Licensing Officer
Miscellaneous Duties of the Municipal Clerk:
- Landlord Registration
- Notary Public
- Tort Claims
- Public Information
- Website Administration
- New Resident Information Packets
- Social Media Coordinator
If you wish to register to vote you may follow the links below. Please note that you must register to vote 21 days before any election. The Morris County Board of Elections can be reached at: 973-285-6715.
Information on Morris County Elections: http://www.morriselections.org/
- Register to Vote: Voter Registration Form
The Municipal Clerk’s Office processes applications and executes approval of the following licenses:
All applications are available by clicking on FORMS.
- Raffle & Bingo http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/lgccc.htm
- Sidewalk Café
- Alcoholic Beverage Control
- Social Affairs Permits (Social Affairs permits must be applied for online by clicking the link below)
- Swimming Pool
- Garage Sales
- Film Permits
Custodian of Records/OPRA Requests for Public Records
The Municipal Clerk has been designated as the official custodian of records within the Municipality; therefore, all requests for public records must go through the Clerk’s Office. The Clerk is required to fill all open public records requests as well as maintain all official records of the municipality. If you would like to submit an OPRA request please email the form to email@example.com.
All requests for Open Public Records should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on Obtaining Public Records (OPRA)
Secretary to the Governing Body:
The Municipal Clerk acts as Secretary to the Governing Body. The Clerk coordinates meetings, prepares legal notices, meeting agendas and prepares Resolutions for approval by the Governing Body. The Clerk codifies all Ordinances to incorporate them into the Borough Code. The Clerk also attends all meetings of the Governing Body and keeps minutes of all meetings which are required to be held in perpetuity. All Meeting agendas and minutes of the Governing Body can be viewed by the public by following the link below, which also contain minutes of Planning Board, Zoning Board and Board of Health Minutes.