Municipal Clerk/Administrator

The position of Municipal Clerk is required by New Jersey law (N.J.S.A. 40A: 9-133).

The Clerk/Administrator is responsible for all Borough Council related matters such as recording minutes, processing applications and more. The Borough of Bradley Beach has combined the responsibilities of the Borough Clerk and Borough Administrator into one single position.

Kelly Barrett is responsible for the statutory duties of Borough Clerk and the daily administrative operations as Borough Administrator.

The Clerk-Administrator is responsible for all Borough Council related matters and additional statutory duties include:

  • Preparation of the introduction and adoption publications of all Borough Ordinances.
  • To provide official notification of all Borough Council meetings.
  • To recording official minutes of all Borough Council meetings.
  • To process all license applications including; vendor, liquor, and raffle.
  • To serve as the election officer for all local and special elections.
  • To complete and execute contracts on behalf of the Borough of Bradley Beach.
  • The handling of all personnel matters regarding Borough employees.
  • The sending and receiving of official correspondence and communications for the Mayor and Borough Council.

The Administration Department is also responsible for issuing vital records (Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses).

Applications for a Marriage/Civil Union License are taken from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.


Kelly Barrett, Municipal Clerk/Administrator, RMC, CMR
Phone 732 776-2983 - Email

Erica Kostyz, Deputy Municipal Clerk, Alternate Deputy Registrar Vital Statstics
732-776-2999 ext 1026 - Email

Michele Whille, CMR Deputy Registrar Vital Statistics
Phone 732 776-2999 ext 1029 - Email






The public can review and obtain copies of Council meeting minutes, ordinances, resolutions and other public records permitted by law at the Office of the Municipal Clerk located in Borough Hall. Under the Open Public Records Act ("OPRA"), there is a charge for copies of public records that is set by State Statute (N.J.S.A. 47: 1A-2) and a requirement that requests be made in writing when requesting access to or copies of public records. A formal "Borough Request for Access to Public Records" form is available for downloading, and details on the processing of all OPRA requests are included on the form.

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