Mayor & Council

Council Committees

2022 Borough Council Committees

The Borough Council shall be organized into the following standing committees and be assigned to oversee the indicated Borough functions for 2021. No official action shall be taken during Committee Meetings.

  1. Public Works, (Public Works, Water & Sewer)

Chairperson: Dr. Fritz McHugh

Members: Marty Wilk Jr., Ray Amabile

      2. Administration & Legal (Administration, Personnel and Law)

Chairperson: Faith Liguori

Members: Matt DeMichele, Karen Kroon,

       3. Labor/Negotiation/ Contracts

Chairperson: Mayor Peterson

Members: Matt DeMichele, Faith Liguori

       4. Land Use (Building, Zoning, Land Use Board)

Chairperson: Marty Wilk Jr.

Members: Matt DeMichele, Karen Kroon

       5. Recreation (Tourism, Recreation and Beach Operation)

Chairperson: Ray Amabile

Members: Dr. Fritz McHugh, Faith Liguori

       6. Finance (Budget, Reports and Grants, & Insurance)

Chairperson: Karen Kroon

Members: Dr. Fritz McHugh, Matt DeMichele

        7. Public Safety (Police, Fire, First Aid, Court)

Chairperson: Matt DeMichele

Members: Ray Amabile, Faith Liguori

        8. Bayfront

Chairperson: Mayor Peterson

Members: (2 of the 3 at any given meeting depending on availability):

Alternate- Matt DeMichele, Alternate-Faith Liguori, Alternate Marty Wilk Jr.

       9. Marina Utility

Chairperson: Karen Kroon

Members: Dr. Fritz McHugh, Matt DeMichele

These committees are subject to change upon further research and input from the council, with committee assignments contemplated to be a topic of discussion at first available work session for the 2022 calendar year.

Engineering: All members of the Governing Body deal with engineering, and no authorization for fees, engineering costs, or estimates may be made, except by the entire council, at a full meeting of the governing body.

Duties and Powers. Council Committees are organized 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.

Appointment. The Mayor shall be an ex-officio member of all committees but shall participate in committee meetings when the Mayor’s involvement will not violate the provisions of the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Law.