Borough of Pitman, NJ

Clerk & Administrator's Office


MISSION STATEMENT

The Clerk’s Office seeks to provide timely and accessible service in response to all inquiries and requests for public information in a professional, efficient, and courteous manner. The Clerk's Office serves as the Borough's source for legislative, licensing, and election services. 

CORE DUTIES OF MUNICIPAL CLERK
(N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 e.)

The Municipal Clerk shall:

  1. Act as a secretary to the municipal corporation and custodian of the municipal seal and of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts, and archival records of the municipal corporation. The governing body may, however provide by ordinance that any other specific officer shall have custody of any specific other class of record;
  2. Act as a secretary to the governing body, prepare meeting agendas at the discretion of the governing body be present at all meetings of the governing body, keep a journal of the proceedings of every meeting, retain the original copies of all ordinances and resolutions, and record the minutes of every meeting.
  3. Serve as the Chief Executive Administrator in all elections held in the municipality, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes;
  4. Serve as the Chief Registrar of voters in the municipality, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes;
  5. Serve as the Administrative Officers responsible for the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits, except where statute or municipal ordinance has delegated that responsibility to some other municipal officer;
  6. Serve as the Custodian of Records and Coordinator Manager responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs as mandates pursuant to Title 47 of the Revised Statutes;
  7. Perform such other duties as are now or hereafter imposed by statute, regulation or municipal ordinance or regulation.

 

The Administrator is responsible to the Mayor and Council for carrying out all policies established by it and serves as liaison between the Mayor and Council and the Borough's departments and agencies. The Administrator is the official of the Borough and is responsible, among other responsibilities, for the following:

  • Supervises the preparation of and recommends annually to the Mayor and Council an operating budget, a capital budget, and a five-year capital plan. 
  • Receives and deals with requests for, and complaints about, Borough services that cannot be dealt with by the operating departments and agencies.
  • Appoints and promotes subordinate Borough officers, except as otherwise provided by law.
  • Negotiates contracts for the Borough as authorized and directed by and subject to the approval of the governing body.
  • Oversees a proper purchasing system, approves all requests for goods and services to be purchased by the Borough, and approves all bills and vouchers for payment prior to final approval by the governing body.

Election Information

Polling Locations:

VFW Memorial Post #6469- Districts 1 & 6

Church of the Nazarene: 231 N. Broadway- Districts 2, 3 & 5

Pitman United Methodist Church: 758 N. Broadway- Districts 4 & 7


*If an emergency arises- apply in person at the County Clerk's Office, 550 Grove Road (West Deptford Industrial Park) up to 3:00pm.

Office of Elections Telephone: 856-384-4500

Borough Clerk/Administrator: Sandra McCafferty
Council Liaison:  Councilman Adam Mazzola
Phone # 856-589-3522
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm

Applications and Permits

Click Here for the Borough of Pitman's online codes.