Clerk

The Township Clerk/Administrator is a professional appointed by the Township Committee to manage the day-to-day operation of the municipality. As liaison between the Mayor and Township Committee and Township offices and departments, the Clerk/Administrator ensures Township policies are carried out.

The Clerk/Administrator prepares and presents the annual budget to the governing body for their consideration; serves as Personnel Officer, and supervises all departments and employees as provided by law; and has oversight of all employment practices. The Clerk/Administrator receives requests, questions and complaints about Township services not addressed by other departments.

The Clerk/Administrator serves as Secretary to the Township Committee. In that capacity she prepares agendas, records minutes of meetings, sends and receives legal notices. The Clerk/Administrator is the custodian of all official documents.

Under State and local laws, the Clerk/Administrator handles licenses and license applications: Municipal liquor licenses, as well as raffle and Special Event applications.

Open Public Record Act requests are submitted to the Clerk/Administrator for action.

The Clerk/Administrator is the Chief Election Official for the Township, and follows the procedures of the State and County Boards of Elections as prescribed by Statute.

The Clerk/Administrator provides: Voter registration forms, receives and verifies petitions, and oversees the operation of any declared municipal election.

Judith A. Sullivan, Registered Municipal Clerk/Administrator,
908 212-7000, Ext. 402 or 403
jsullivan@bedminster.us
Diane F.Gibson, Deputy Municipal Clerk,
908 212-7000, Ext. 401
dgibson@bedminster.us