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Borough Clerk

The Borough Clerk is one of four statutory municipal positions required by New Jersey State Law. The Borough (Municipal) Clerk’s responsibilities as defined by New Jersey Statutes are:

Secretary to the Mayor and Borough Council: Responsible for the following: preparing, recording, processing, retaining the original copies, and when necessary advertising meeting agendas, resolutions, ordinances, meeting notices, and municipal budgets; administering oaths of office; acting as liaison to the public and correspondent on behalf of the Mayor and Borough Council.

Secretary to the Municipal Corporation: Responsible for: the municipal seal; maintaining custody of all minutes, deeds, bonds, books, contracts, archival records; attesting to the signatures of municipal officers and officials; and receipt of service of legal documents.

Chief Administrative Officer of Municipal Elections and Chief Registrar of Voter Registration: Responsibilities include issuing, receiving, processing and certifying the following...


  • New voter registration
  • Voter name and/or address change
  • Absentee ballot application
  • Political party affiliation declaration
  • Nominating petitions of candidates for office
  • Results of local elections

General Administrative and Licensing Officer:

Responsible For:

Conducting business with other borough departments; serving as information officer to the public and media; certifying that the proper documentation has been completed and advertising of same to the Borough’s Bond Counsel with respect to adoption of Bond Ordinances; and, responsible for the receipt and processing of applications for the following licenses and permits and for the issuance of these licenses and permits:


  • Alcoholic Beverage Control Licenses
  • Automatic Amusements and Games Licenses
  • Block Party Permits (temporarily closing access to a street)
  • Can Shake Permits
  • Canvassers Licenses
  • Dog Licenses
  • Garage Sale Permits
  • Limo/Livery Owners & Operators Licenses
  • Loudspeaker & Sound Amplifier Permits
  • Newspaper Rack Licenses
  • Peddlers Licenses
  • Raffles & Bingo & Games of Chance Licenses
  • Taxi Owners & Operators Licenses
  • Towing Licenses
  • Please refer to our Online Forms section to download any needed forms

Additional Public Information Processed By The Borough Clerk:

  • Assessment Search Certificates
  • Tort Claims Applications

Custodian of Records – Coordinator & Records Manager (Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”):

Responsible for implementing the Borough’s archives and records retention system programs and for providing the public with access to or copies of the Borough’s public government records.

The Borough Clerk’s Office also maintains the Borough’s Cable TV34 Roselle channel information and announcements, which includes: Municipal and County News and Events, Board of Education News and Events, Community and Recreation Events, and Church Events.

The Borough Clerk’s Office accepts announcements for broadcasting from non-profit organizations only and reserves the authority to edit and limit the contents of any information that is requested for airing.

Non-profit organizations should submit their requests for announcements to the Borough Clerk at least three weeks prior to the desired “air start date” and include the contact person’s name and phone number along with the who, what, when and where of the announcement. [A form is in process and will be available soon.]

Notice of Special Council Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Roselle have scheduled a Special Meeting on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Roselle Borough Hall, Council Chambers, 210 Chestnut Street, Roselle, New Jersey for consideration of the following:

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes of the Mayor and Council Regular Meeting – May 18, 2016    

RESOLUTION(S)

2016-275    Authorizing Renewal of A.B.C. Licenses and Authorizing
                   the Borough Clerk to Issue Same

2016-276    A Resolution Requesting the County of Union Provide a
                   Debt Guarantee Relative to the Bonds to be Issued by the
                   UCIA on Behalf of the Borough For the Mind & Body
                   Complex Project

2016-277    Amending Resolution 2016-271 Regarding the Appointment
                   of Temporary Employees Assigned to the 2016 Summer Camp

2016-278    Approving the Change in Medical & Prescription Benefit
                   Insurance Services Provider From Horizon to Oxford Effective
                   August 1, 2016 by Terminating the Contract With Horizon and
                   Awarding the 2016/2017 Contract to Oxford

Any other matters that may come before the Council. Formal action may be taken at this meeting.  Portions of the meeting may be held in executive session, if necessary.

This is an open public meeting.  Notice of this meeting was sent via fax to the Union County Local Source, the Star Ledger and Home News Tribune on June 22, 2016. In addition, copies of this notice were posted on the Bulletin Board in Borough Hall and the Borough of Roselle Website.

Lydia D. Agbejimi, Deputy Municipal Clerk

View Official Notice Here

 

SBA Disaster Loans for New Sandy Declaration Tops $30 Million

Last December, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the application filing period for Superstorm Sandy survivors making federal disaster loans available until 
Dec. 1, 2016. In three months, SBA has approved loans in excess of $30 million dollars for survivors in the affected states....

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
 
Information on the locations of recovery centers and the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov/disaster.  Completed applications should be mailed to: 
U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.  

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage and for economic injury is Dec. 1, 2016