Office of the
, Deputy Clerk / Deputy Registrar
Patricia Van Clef, Senior Clerk / Registrar
Diane Festino, Principal Clerk
Lawrence Sealy, P/T Mail Clerk
95 W. Veterans Hwy
Jackson, NJ 08527
The Municipal Clerk's Office holds one ofthe most important and exacting positions in municipal government, serving the Governing Body and the Municipality. These tasks are summarized below.
Among the many tasks related to the Office ofthe Municipal Clerk, one of the core duties is to maintain custody of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts, ordinances, resolutions and archive records of the municipal corporation and provide information in a timely and efficient manner and provide technical assistance to individuals and public officials. The Township Clerk's Office prepares and distributes Council meeting agendas and is also responsible for keeping the Council knowledgeable of State directives and objectives. The Township Clerk's Office records Oaths of Office as well as issues licenses/permits as authorized by the Governing
Body and New Jersey Statutes.
Within the Office ofthe Municipal Clerk is the Registrar of Vital Statistics. The Registrar records marriages, domestic partnerships, civil unions, births and deaths. The Township Clerks Office is also responsible for assisting the County with elections and voter registration.