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Borough Clerk

Borough Clerk

wlbseal.jpg Lori Cole, RMC
Borough Clerk
965 Broadway
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
(732)571-5986 
lcole@westlongbranch.org


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
• Election Administrator
• Chief Registrar of Voters
• Custodian of the Municipal Seal
• Records Custodian
Additionally, the Municipal Clerk’s 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
• Landlord Registration
• Assessment Searches


To get a document NOTARIZED the following documents are required:
• Valid Proof of Identification
• UNSIGNED document needing notarization
This service is free.