Municipal Clerk

Contact Information

Memorial Municipal Building
61 Cooke Avenue
Carteret, New Jersey

Phone: 732-541-3800
Fax: 732-541-8925




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Meeting Minutes


Items for Various Meetings

Agenda Meetings

Call 732-447-9901

Access Code: 920718


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The Municipal Clerk’s Office is entrusted with many important and diverse duties offering varying services to the public.

  • Assists public on a daily basis
  • Secretary to the Governing Body – responsible for agendas, minutes, ordinances, resolutions and legal ads. Attests signatures of municipal officers and officials. Maintains receipt of legal documents.
  • Secretary to the Municipal Corporation – responsible for municipal seal, deeds, bonds, contracts, oaths of office, archival records and attends all meetings of the Governing Body.
  • Chief Administrative Officer for all elections and Chief Registrar of Voter Registration – New Registration, Name and Address changes, Absentee Ballot Applications and Political Party Affiliation Declaration Forms
  • Administrative Officer for acceptance and issuance of the following applications for licenses, permits and general information.
  • As the liaison and appointing authority for the New Jersey Department of Personnel, all personnel records are maintained at the Clerk’s Office. In addition, the office processes employment applications, pension enrollments, pension loans and beneficiary changes.
  • Coordinator and Records Manager: Public records may be reviewed and/or copied after filling out an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) form

Department Head / Staff Information

Carmela Pogorzelski – 732-541-3802
Municipal Clerk

Jennifer Otero – 732-541-3803
Clerk Typist

2024 Council Meeting Schedule

Change Meeting Notice (New Agenda Meeting Date 02-08-2024)

Special Meeting Notice 03-04-2024


Call Us at (732) 541-3801 | Open Mon-Fri 8:00a - 4:00p