Passaic County New Jersey

Office of the Township Clerk

Township Clerk

News

Joint Outreach Event in Little Falls

The Office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), and the Office of the Passaic County Clerk Danielle Ireland-Imhof, announce another jointly hosted outreach event to bring services to the residents of Little Falls and the surrounding area.

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Paul V. Margiotta, RMC, CMC, MMC
Township Clerk
Certified Public Manager

The Township Clerk and support staff serve as liaisons between the governing officials and the taxpayers. The Township Clerk is charged with the following statutory duties:

Secretary to the Governing Body

  • Prepares meeting agenda at the discretion of the Governing Body
  • Attends all meetings of the Governing Body
  • Keeps an official record of the proceedings of every meeting
  • Retains the original copies of all minutes, ordinances and resolutions
  • Processes, records, files, advertises 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 of the Municipal Corporation

  • Custodian of Municipal Seal
  • Maintains custody of  the municipal corporation records
  • Maintains receipt of service of legal documents
  • Attests to the signatures of municipal officers and officials

Chief Administrative Officer of Municipal Elections

  • Certifies vacancies of elected office
  • Certifies nominating petitions of local candidates
  • Exercises quasi-judicial authority in determining the validity of petitions
  • Suggests polling sites to the Board of Elections
  • Maintains custody of election results
  • Certifies persons elected to partisan County Committee offices in each election district

Chief Registrar of Voters

Administrative Officer

  • Issues Business, Alcohol Beverage Control, and Legalized Games of Chance Licenses Applications
  • Issues assessment search certificates
  • Coordinates special projects
  • Serves as information officer to the public and to the media
  • Directs correspondence and inquiries to administrative departments for action
  • Conducts business with Administration as needed and as directed by the Governing Body
  • Prepares bond certifications

Records Coordinator and Manager

  • Responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs
  • Custodian of Government Records
  • Processes all Open Public Records Requests (OPRA Request)

Other Services include, but not limited to

FOR INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE SERVICES, OR ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING OUR TOWNSHIP, PLEASE CALL THE TOWNSHIP CLERK’S OFFICE AT 973-694-1800 EXT. 3208 OR 3207 OR BY EMAIL.