Frankford Township seal
Frankford Township New Jersey


151 Route 206
973-948-5566
clerk@frankfordtwp-nj.com


Office of the Municipal Clerk

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Municipal Clerk

Lori Nienstedt, MBA, RMC
Phone Number: 973-948-5566
email: clerk@frankfordtwp-nj.com


Core Duties of the
Municipal Clerk

(NJSA 40A:9-133)

SECRETARY OF THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION

  • Maintains custody of the Township Seal
  • Maintains custody of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts and archival records of the municipal corporation.
  • Serves as a Notary Public, attesting to the signatures of municipal officers, officials and committee/boards members; Administering and recording oaths of office.

SECRETARY OF THE GOVERNING BODY

  • Agenda preparation for the officials meeting of the governing body.
  • Maintain and inform on the Rules of Order during Committee Meetings.
  • Drafting and maintain meetings minutes, legal notices and resolutions.

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER FOR ALL ELECTIONS held in the municipality.

  • Certify vacancies at the local level
  • Exercise quasi-judicial authority in determining validity of petitions.
  • Provide a list of potential polling locations to the County Clerk.
  • Maintain receipt of election results.
  • Certify to the County Clerk persons elected to partisan county committee offices in each election district.

CHIEF REGISTRAR OF VOTERS IN THE MUNICIPALITY

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER WITH RESPONSIBILITIES AS FOLLOWS:

  • Accepts applications for license and permits.
  • Serves as the public information officer to the public and to the media.
  • Maintains personnel records for employees, elected officials and members of the various boards and commissions.

RECORDS CUSTODIAN AND MANAGER

being responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs as mandated.

OTHER DUTIES

that may be imposed by state statutes and regulations or municipal ordinances or regulations.

Deputy Municipal Clerk

Diane M. Brauchle, CMR
Phone Number: 973-948-5566
email: deputyclerk@frankfordtwp-nj.com


Core Duties of the
Deputy Municipal Clerk

(NJSA 40A:9-135)

In the absence or disability of the Municipal Clerk, the Deputy shall have all the powers of the Municipal Clerk and shall perform the functions and duties of the office. 10/31/05

Administative Assistant

Katie Radler
Phone Number: 973-948-5566
email: adminassistant@frankfordtwp-nj.com


Core Duties of the
Administrative Assistant

Receptionist

All incoming calls and in-person counter assistance

Assistant

Assist various departments with their needs


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