Janice Doe, Your Town Municipal Clerk

Mailing Address:
Municipal Building
Main Street
Your Town, NJ 12345
Phone: 555-555-5566

Hours:Monday through Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Summer Hours - July and August 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Powers and Duties of the Municipal Clerk:

The Township Clerk is responsible to:

1.Keep and preserve the minutes and records of the proceedings of Council.
2.Prepare detailed written minutes and make them available to Council within ten business days following the day of meeting and upon approval of Council, the minutes shall be made available to the public.
3.Preserve and compile all ordinances and resolutions and at the end of each year, codify and bind all ordinance and resolutions.
4.Have custody of the Township Seal.
5.Have and take custody of all official books, papers and documents of the Township for which no other provision is made.
6.Provide secretarial and clerical services for the Council and all Council members in the discharge of their official duties.
7.Prepare, arrange, keep and amend the Council meeting agendas, pursuant to the direction of Council.
8.Perform the functions required by Municipal Clerks by the general election Law and any other State law or ordinance and receive the Township use the fees prescribed therefore.
9.Administer the licensing provisions of Township Ordinances where no other provision is made.
10.Perform the functions vested in the Clerk by State law and ordinances relating to bingo and raffles licensing.
11.Coordinate activities between the Council and the various boards and bodies of the Township and collect and distribute the minutes of various boards and bodies of the Township.

Further information on the duties and responsibilities of the Township Clerk may be obtained from Chapter 2 of the Code of the YourTown which is available in the Township Clerk's Office (Monday through Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., July and August 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.), at the YourTown Public Library, or on this website.