Faulkner Act
(OMCL) Council - Manager

NJSA:40:69A-81 et. seq.

Exercises legislative power of the municipality. Appoints the Municipal Manager and Municipal clerk.

Manager is chief executive and administrative official of municipality. Prepares budget. Appoints and removes department heads. Attends Council meetings with voice, but no vote.

Council Election

2nd Tuesday in May. There are 7 Council members, elected at large. They serve 4 year staggered terms. The next election will be for 4 council seats in May 2018.

Organization of Governing Body

Coucil reorganizes every two years on July 1st. Council selects the Mayor and Deputy Mayor. At the reorganization meeting, Council appoints the Municipal Attorney, Municipal Prosecutor, and class I and II members of the Planning Board. At that time Council adopts the meeting schedule for the rest of the year. The next reorganization meeting is scheduled for July 1, 2018.