Mayor & Council

Council Committees

2018 Council Committees

The Borough Council shall be organized into the following Standing Committees and be assigned to oversee the following Borough functions for 2018:

Council President Coleman: Public Safety/Court/Police/Fire/First Aid.
Councilman McHugh: Engineering/Water-Sewer/Insurance.
Councilwoman Liguori: Public Works /Administration/Legal.
Councilman Amabile: Land Use/Planning Board/Building/Zoning/Code.
Councilman DeMichele: Beach Control-Patrol/Parks/Recreation/Open Space/MuniAlliance.
Councilman Kraft: Finance/Collection of fees/Marina/Grant Management.

  1. Duties and Powers. Council Committees are appointed to expedite and facilitate the work of the Council, but only within statutory limits as the entire Council is held responsible for any or all of its acts performed within the scope of authority.
    1. A Committee shall:
      1. File notice of all committee meetings with the Mayor and Municipal Clerk.
      2. Meet when requested by the Chairman or a majority of the Committee, and all members shall participate actively in committee deliberations, performance of duties and formulation of its recommendation to Council.
      3. Plan, study, direct, and carry out the routine activities for which it has primary responsibility.
      4. Perform such acts as may be assigned by the Council.
      5. Inform the Mayor of all recommendations to the Council.
      6. Use the work session to bring forward any proposed action.
  2. Appointment. The Mayor shall be an ex-officio member of all committees but shall only participate in committee meetings when the Mayor’s involvement will not violate the provisions of the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Law.
  3. Special Committees. Special Committees shall be organized as deemed necessary by the Mayor or a majority of the members of the Borough Council. Any committee so formed will serve in an advisory capacity only.
  4. Reports. The Chairman of each Standing or Special Committee shall be prepared to report at each regular meeting on principal activities of the Committee.