Township Clerk

ELECTION 2021 NEWS

Primary Election June 8, 2021

April 26, 2021 began the mailing of the Mail in Ballots for the June Primary.

The Drop Box at the Warren Municipal Complex opened at 9:00 AM on April 29, 2021.

May 18 is Voter Registration deadline.

June 1st is deadline for requesting a Mail in Ballot.

June 2nd the Sample Ballots will be mailed.

As of now, all of our polling locations will be open for Primary Election Day.

We will continue to post the latest information as we receive it.


2021 ELECTION DATES

Primary Election is June 8, 2021

General Election is November 2, 2021

Polling Locations:

Districts 1,2,3,4 - Pilgrim Congregational Church, 105 Mountainview Road

Districts 5,6,9,10 - Stonecrest Community Church, 11 Technology Drive, N

Districts 7, 8 - Community Volunteer Fire Company, 14 Community Place

District 11 - Warren Library, 42 Mountain Blvd.

District 12, 13 - Warren Municipal Court - 44 Mountain Blvd.


Definitions of the Role

A Municipal Clerk, as defined in New Jersey Statutes Annotated (N.J.S.A.) 40A:9-133, performs many Statutory duties and serves the Governing Body and Municipal Corporation. A Municipal Clerk maintains high ethical standards and remains impartial and apolitical in dealing with Public Officials and citizens.

The goals of the Warren Township Clerk and her staff is to assist and guide all residents and the general public in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner. The Office is an excellent source of information and maintains official documents including Ordinances, Resolutions, Minutes of the Governing Body meetings as well as legal documents.

Responsibilities

Serves the Governing Body & Municipal Corporation

  • Accepts service of legal documents
  • Administer Oaths of Office
  • Advise and guide the Township Committee on the Open Public Meetings Act, Elections, Open Public Records Act and other applicable Statutes.
  • Ensure all Open Public Records Act requests are handled in a timely manner
  • Maintain custody of official documents/records, the Municipal Seal, attests to signatures of Officials and signs official documents.
  • Prepare Resolutions, Ordinances, and Meeting Agendas. Attend all Township Committee meetings and prepare Minutes. Process and publish Ordinances.

Election Official

Records Manager

  • Responsible for implementing local archives and records programs including records storage, retention and destruction according to Statute

Administrative Officer

  • Insure compliance with the Local Government Ethics Law regarding Financial Disclosure Statements
  • Maintain receipt of Landlord/Tenant Registrations
  • Receive and process Tort Claims. Please fill out  Tort Claim Form
  • Responsible for all Liquor License activities including the renewal process, transfers or any changes to Licenses
  • Review, approve and process Raffle and Bingo applications and Licenses, Block Party Permits, Parades/Walks/Run Permits, Limo licenses

Other Duties

  • Performs such other duties imposed by Statute, regulations or by municipal ordinance or regulation