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Victoria L. Kleiner
Acting Municpal Clerk
(908) 454-5500, Ext. 309

Town Clerk

The Municipal Clerk is a statutory position appointed by the Town Council. The Municipal Clerk's duties are secretary to the Municipal Corporation and the Governing Body, Chief Administrative Officer in all elections, coordinator and records manager of local archives and record retention, provide for codification of ordinances, licensing official for licenses including alcoholic beverages, mercantile, dogs, cats, raffles, bingo and other games of chance, and other duties as imposed by state statutes & regulations.

 

 

Open Public Records Act
P.L. 2001, CHAPTER 404
N.J.S. 47:1A-1 et seq.
The Legislature finds and declares it to be the public policy of this State that:

All records shall be accessible

Government records shall be readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination by the citizens of this State, with certain exceptions, for the protection of the public interest, and any limitations on the right of access accorded by P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.) as amended and supplemented, shall be construed in favor of the public's right of access;…

To see the entire OPRA law, click here: OPRA

To obtain public records from the Town of Phillipsburg, the OPRA form (download the PDF file below) must be completed and submitted to the appropriate department.

Cost of Document Copies:

State Statute NJSA 47:1A-2 sets forth the following costs for copies of documents requested through the Town Clerk's office:

.05 cents/page for all 8.5 x 11 (letter)
.10 cents/page for all 8.5 x 14 (legal)

Town of Phillipsburg OPRA Form: PDF File

 

Open Public Records Act (OPRA)

 

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