Municipal Building, 60 Margaret King Ave., Ringwood, NJ 07456 | (973) 962-7037 | Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

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What We Do

 Secretary of the Governing Body

  • Prepare meeting agenda at the discretion of the Governing Body, be present at all meetings of the Governing Body
  • Keep an official record of the proceedings of every meeting, retain the original copies of all minutes, ordinances and resolutions
  • Process, record, file and when necessary, advertise ordinances, resolutions and municipal budget
  • Handles municipal correspondence
  • Administers and records Oaths of Office
  • Maintains custody of all official records that are not specifically handled by other departments
  • Acts as a liaison to the public and correspondent on behalf of the Governing Body
Secretary to the Municipal Corporation
  • Custodian of Municipal Seal
  • Maintain custody of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts and archival records of the municipal corporation
  • Maintain receipt of service of legal documents
Chief Administrative Officer of All Elections (held in municipality)
  • Certifies vacancies existing on the local level
  • Maintains receipt of nominating petitions and certification to the County Clerk of local candidates nominated by petition
  • Exercises quasi-judicial authority in determining the validity of petitions
  • Furnishes material for local elections
  • Suggests polling places to Board of Elections
  • Maintains receipt of election results
  • Certifies to County Clerk persons elected to partisan County Committee offices in each election district
  • Tallies the votes and certifies election results for local School Board election, Primary and General Elections
Chief Registrar of Voters
  • Registers voters
  • Polling districts
Administrative Officer
  • Issues licenses (ABC liquor, bingo, raffles, peddlers, limousine, amusement games etc.)
  • Handles resident inquiries
  • Serve as information officer to the public and to the media
  • Purchases supplies and equipment when required
  • Directs correspondence and inquiries to various departments for action
  • Conducts business with other municipal departments as needed and as directed by Governing Body
Records Coordinator
  • Responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs as mandated by law
  • Custodian of Government Records
  • Provide copies of Ordinances / Resolutions and other information as requested by public under OPRA Request for Open Public Records Application
Other Services include, but not limited to
  • Coordinate Special Projects
  • Public inquiries
  • Landlord Rental Registration
  • Provide street/zoning maps
For information on any of these services, or any questions you may have regarding our Borough, please call the Municipal Clerk’s office at (973) 475-7102.

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