Lori Cole, RMC
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
The position of Municipal Clerk is required by New Jersey Law (N.J.S.A.40A:9-133). In New Jersey, the Municipal Clerk must possess his or her Registered Municipal Clerk (RMC) designation, which is obtained by taking five courses through Rutgers University and passing an examination given by the State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs.
The Municipal Clerk, regardless of the form of government, is charged with the following statutory duties:
Secretary to the Governing Body
Secretary to the Municipal Corporation
Chief Registrar of Voters
Custodian of the Municipal Seal
Additionally, the Municipal Clerks Office is responsible for a myriad of ancillary duties, including:
Legalized Games of Chance, including raffle and bingo licensing
Maintenance of all Borough Ordinances, Resolutions, and Minutes
Alcoholic Beverage Control Licensing
To get a document NOTARIZED the following documents are required:
Valid Proof of Identification
UNSIGNED document needing notarization
This service is free.