NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township of Jackson will hold a special meeting on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., at Jackson Township Municipal Building, 95 West Veterans Highway, Jackson, NJ, 08527.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss personnel and legal issues along with conducting any other business Township Council may deem appropriate. Formal action may be taken. 

Mary Moss, RMC 

Municipal Clerk 

Ordinance 14-23:

Ordinance 14-23 entitled an Ordinance of the Township of Jackson, County of Ocean, State of New Jersey Amending Chapter 244-115 entitled “Churches and Places of Worship” of the Township Code of the Township of Jackson is “to be tabled indefinitely” and will not be heard until notice is advertised in accordance with law.  

General Duties

The Municipal Clerk’s Office holds one of the 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 of the Municipal Clerk, one of the core duties is to maintain custody of all of the following:

  • Bonds
  • Books
  • Contracts
  • Deeds
  • Minutes
  • Ordinances
  • Resolutions

The clerk is required to 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 Clerks Office is also responsible for assisting the County with elections and voter registration. 


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.

Vital Statistics

Within the Office of the Municipal Clerk is the Registrar of Vital Statistics. The Registrar records marriages, domestic partnerships, civil unions, births and deaths.