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Jefferson Township, N.J. • 1033 Weldon Rd, Lake Hopatcong NJ.
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Clerk's Office

 
Office Hours
 Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 Friday, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

CLOSED
Friday, December 2nd after 11 am
Wednesday, December 14th from 12 - 2 pm
Friday, December 23rd after 1 pm

CLOSED Monday & Tuesday, December 26th & 27th
-Christmas
CLOSED Monday, January 2nd, 2017
-New Years




 
 
Office Phone Numbers
 
Michele Reilly, Clerk, (973) 208-6133
Maria Pivirotto, Deputy Clerk, (973) 208-6132
 
 
Office Staff Email
 
Mreilly@jeffersontownship.net
mpivirotto@jeffersontownship.net
 
 

Core Duties of the Municipal Clerk

The position of Municipal Clerk is required by New Jersey statute (N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133) to:
  1. Act as Secretary to the Municipal Corporation and custodian of municipal seal and of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts of municipal corporation.
  2. Act as secretary to the Governing Body, prepare meeting agenda at discretion of governing body, be present at all meetings of governing body, keep minutes of every meeting, retain original copies of all ordinances and resolutions.
  3. Serve as the chief administrative officer in all elections in the municipality.
  4. Serve as the chief registrar of voters in the municipality, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes.
  5. Serve as the administrative officer responsible for the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits.
  6. Serve as coordinator and records manager responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs mandated pursuant to Title 47 of the Revised Statutes.


 

 


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