Lynn Sweeney, RMC City Clerk (609) 266-7600 ext. 220 email@example.com
As City Clerk, Lynn Sweeney assists with administering the affairs of the City, including attending Council meetings and providing for the taking and preparation of minutes therefore; compilation, preservation, indexing and publication of all ordinances and resolutions, and numerous other duties as specified in the City Code.
Among the many tasks related to the Office of the Municipal Clerk, one of the core duties is to maintain custody of all minutes, books, deeds, bonds, contracts, ordinances, resolutions and archive records of the municipal corporation and provide information in a timely and efficient manner and provide technical assistance to individuals and public officials. The City Clerk’s Office prepares and distributes Council meeting agendas and is also responsible for keeping the Council knowledgeable of State directives and objectives. The Clerk’s Office records Oaths of Office as well as issues licenses/permits as authorized by the Governing Body and New Jersey Statutes.
Within the Office of the Municipal Clerk is the Registrar of Vital Statistics. The Registrar records marriages, domestic partnerships, civil unions, births and deaths. The Township Clerks Office is also responsible for assisting the County with elections and voter registration
The Municipal Clerk’s responsibilities as defined by New Jersey Statutes include: Secretary to the Governing Body, Secretary to the Municipal Corporation, Administrative and Licensing Officer, Election Administrator, and Records Coordinator and Manager.
The City Clerk’s Office is the place to go for:
- Voter Registration Information
- Elections, School Board/Primary/General/Municipal
- Copies of Resolutions and Local Ordinances
- Marriage Licenses
- Marriage, Birth and Death Records
- Dog Licenses
- Archival Information
- Dog Park Fees : prior to June 1st $25.00 : as of June 1st $35.00
- Yard Sale Fee : $12.00
- Dog License: Spayed or Neutered $7.00
- Non Spayed or Neutered $10.00
- Cat License: $7.00
Many questions will be answered in the Frequently Asked Questions below, so please check there first.
Lynn Sweeney 1417 West Brigantine Avenue Brigantine , NJ ,08203 (609-266-7600)
How can I obtain a certified copy of a Vital Record? [Marriage, Birth or Death]
In the State of New Jersey, Vital Records are retained in the Municipality where the event occurred. In order to obtain the record, an Application must be completed and ID is required. The fee is $10.00 per copy.
Download the form you need below:
When are council meetings and when is the Agenda available?
Council Meeting and Workshop dates are adopted by Resolution at the beginning of the year. Date changes are routine and a current list is always available in the Clerk’s office. Agendas are generally available on Monday afternoon prior to a Wednesday Regular Meeting.
-How can I obtain a copy of an Ordinance, Resolution or other City Records?
The New Jersey State Open Public Records Act (OPRA) provides that most government records are available to the public, however, the request must be in writing and there is an associated cost: 1-20 pages – no charge; 21 tor more pages – $0.05. Data supplied on Compact Disk: 1-4 CDs – no charge; 5 or more CDs – $0.25; Preprinted/publiched documents: City’s Cost for Blue Print Copies (persheet) $1.00; DVD’s (video of Council meetings) $3.00. Documents available in electronic format when supplied as an e-mail attachment – no charge
Local Government Records Request Form
-What are the name, address and telephone numbers of the Council members?
Click here for Council Contact Information
-How soon before an election must I register to be eligible to vote in that election?
A voter must register to vote at least 21 days prior to an election.
-Where are the City of Brigantine Beach Polling Places?
Click HERE for 2012 Polling Locations
-How do I obtain a Marriage License?
Download both of the following forms for guidance: