Municipal Clerk / Finance

Contact:
Ryan Giles, RMC/CMFO/CMR
856-456-0750 Ext. 106
boroclerk@brooklawn-nj.com

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm
Open until 7:00pm on the second Wednesday of every month

The Municipal Clerk is responsible for several aspects of the Municipal Government including Chief Administrative Officer of all elections, Chief Registrar of Voters for the municipality and Registrar of Vital Statistics (for town population under 5,000).

The State of New Jersey requires municipalities to have an official custodian of public records so information can be obtained upon request (Open Public Records Act, OPRA). The Clerk serves as the town’s records manager.

The Clerk serves as the secretary to the elected officials, preparing agendas and minutes for all meetings, and serves as the town’s Public Relations Officer handling citizen complaints and acting as a liaison between the elected officials and municipal employees and the public.

The Clerk is also the Chief Financial Officer in the Borough of Brooklawn. The CFO is responsible for maintaining the general ledger, bank and cash reconciliation, financial reports and preparing the Borough’s yearly budget.

Access the financial reports and budget here

Resources:
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