ATTENTION VOTERS - Important Election Information

Municipal Clerk

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

The Clerk is responsible for all Borough Council related matters and additional statutory duties including:

  • 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.

The Office of Clerk 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.


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

Michele Whille, Deputy Municipal Clerk, 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.

You can view and obtain forms in our web site Forms Center