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Office of Municipal Clerk

The Municipal Clerk is one of four positions required in all municipalities by state statute, and requires a state certification which must be maintained through continuing education. The position of Municipal Clerk is required by New Jersey statute (N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133) to function as:
  • Secretary of the Municipal Corporation
  • Secretary to the governing body
  • Chief Administrative Officer of all elections held in the municipality
  • Chief registrar of voters in the municipality
  • Administrative officer with responsibilities pertaining to the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits
  • Records custodian, manager, and coordinator
  • Other duties that may be imposed by state statutes and regulations or municipal ordinances or regulations.
Additionally, the Municipal Clerk’s Office often serves as a link between the municipality’s residents and local government officials.

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Victoria Ann Kupsch, RMC
Department Phone Number
(732) 826-0290 Ext. 4018
Department Hours
Mon. to Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Department Address
260 High Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861