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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.

Presidents Day, Monday, February 19th
Good Friday, Friday, March 30th
Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th
Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4th
Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd
Columbus Day, Monday, October 8th
Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22nd & Friday, November 23rd
Christmas, Tuesday, December 25th & Wednesday, December 26th

Office Phone Numbers
Michele Reilly, Clerk, (973) 208-6133
Maria Pivirotto, Deputy Clerk, (973) 208-6132
Office Staff Email

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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