The Municipal Clerk is the custodian of all minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, deeds and archival records of the municipality. The Clerk also serves as Secretary to the Governing Body, prepares meeting agendas, attends all meetings of Mayor and Council and documents the minutes of every meeting. The Municipal Clerk’s office issues various licenses and permits such as food, liquor, raffle and street opening. The Clerk's office provides general information to the public
The Municipal Clerk serves as Secretary to the Board of Health and issues dog licenses and host an annual rabies clinic in January.
The Municipal Clerk also serves as the Registrar of Vital Statistics for birth, death, marriage, civil union, and domestic partnership. Applications for marriage, civil union, and domestic partnership are by appointment only.
The Clerk is the Chief Elections Officer in all elections held in the Borough and the Chief Registrar of the Voters in the Borough of Woodbury Heights.