198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 | 201-387-4055

Borough Clerk's Office

Borough Clerk: Marie Quinones (ext. 6)
Deputy Borough Clerk: Hilda Tavitian (ext. 4056)
Administrative Asst.: Susan Muller (ext. 4055)
Address:

198 North Washington Avenue

Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Phone: 201-387-4055 x6
Fax: 201-387-6737
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM

 


Core Duties of the Municipal Clerk

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

  1. serve as Secretary to the Mayor and Council - prepare meeting agendas, be present at all meetings of the governing body, retain the original copies of all ordinances and resolutions, and record the minutes of every meeting.
  2. act as secretary to the municipal corporation and custodian of the municipal seal and of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts and archival records of the municipal corporation.
  3. serve as the chief administrative officer in all elections in the municipality.
  4. serve as the chief registrar of voters in the municipality, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes.
  5. serve as the administrative officer responsible for the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits.