Welcome to the Clerk’s Corner!
Municipal Clerk Amanda G. Macchia is a Registered Municipal Clerk licensed by the State of New Jersey. She is currently pursuing the educational requirements to become a Certified Municipal Clerk licensed by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. Mrs. Macchia has been with the Township since October of 2011, and was appointed as Municipal Clerk effective December 1, 2011. The Statutory Duties of the Municipal Clerk are as follows:
- Secretary to the Municipal Corporation
The Clerk maintains custody of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts and archival records of the Municipality.
- Secretary to the Governing Body
The Clerk is present at all Township Council meetings to maintain a record of the proceedings and retain original copies of all minutes, ordinances and resolutions.
- Chief Administrative Officer of Elections
The Clerk validates petitions for local office, manages Election Day proceedings, and certifies to the County Clerk persons elected to local office.
- Chief Registrar of Voters
The Clerk can assist residents with matters of Voter Registration.
- Administrative Officer
The Clerk accepts applications and issues licenses and permits for various functions, including Retail Food Handlers Licenses, Legalized Games of Chance Licenses, Dog and Cat Licenses, Beach and Boat Passes, etc.
- Records Coordinator and Manager
The Clerk is responsible for the retention and/or proper destruction of all municipal records.
In addition to these statutory duties, the Clerk also serves as the Registrar of Vital Statistics. Mrs. Macchia is licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Certified Municipal Registrar, and her office can assist residents with matters of marriage, birth and death.