Form of Government

Form of Government

NJSA:40A:63-1 et. seq.

Voters Elect

Township Committee 5 members, elected at-large. Staggered, 3 year terms. Partisan.


Elected by Township Committee for 1 year term at the Annual Reorganization Meeting. The Mayor chairs Committee with voice and vote and is the head of municipal government. The Mayor has all powers vested in Mayor by general law.


The Committe is the legislative body of municipality and has all executive responsibilities of the municipality not placed in office of Mayor.


Executive responsibility not vested in mayor belongs to Township Committee. May delegate, by ordinance, all or a portion of executive responsibilities to an administrator. Township Committee may adopt an administrative code.