Municipal Clerk

The Municipal Clerk’s Office is entrusted with many important and diverse duties offering varying services to the public.
  • Assists public on a daily basis
  • Secretary to the Governing Body – responsible for agendas, minutes, ordinances, resolutions and legal ads. Attests signatures of municipal officers and officials. Maintains receipt of legal documents.
  • Secretary to the Municipal Corporation – responsible for municipal seal, deeds, bonds, contracts, oaths of office, archival records and attends all meetings of the Governing Body.
  • Chief Administrative Officer for all elections and Chief Registrar of Voter Registration – New Registration, Name and Address changes, Absentee Ballot Applications and Political Party Affiliation Declaration Forms
  • Administrative Officer for acceptance and issuance of the following applications for licenses, permits and general information.
  • As the liaison and appointing authority for the New Jersey Department of Personnel, all personnel records are maintained at the Clerk’s Office. In addition, the office processes employment applications, pension enrollments, pension loans and beneficiary changes.
  • Coordinator and Records Manager: Public records may be reviewed and/or copied after filling out an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) form.

2018 Borough Council Meeting Schedule

2016 General Election Results

Department Head / Staff Information

Kathleen M. Barney - 732-541-3802
MMC - Municipal Clerk

Carmela Pogorzelski - 732-541-3804
Assistant Municipal Clerk

Angela P. Mitterando - 732-541-3805
Senior Clerk Transcriber

Jennifer Otero - 732-541-3803
Clerk Typist

Municipal Clerk Information
(Agendas, Resolutions, Ordinances, Forms, Permits and Applications)


Contact Information

Memorial Municipal Building 
61 Cooke Avenue
Carteret, New Jersey

Phone: 732-541-3800 
Fax: 732-541-8925

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