Finance Office Staff:

Chief Financial Officer  –  Robert J Merlo   x311

Sr. Account Clerk –  Brenda Papovich  x308

Assistant Municipal Treasurer – Shannon Quick  x435

The Finance Department is responsible for handling all general financial matters of the Town. This includes assisting the Mayor DSCN3324 (640x480)with the preparation of the Town’s annual budget, preparing financial statements as required by the State of New Jersey and investments of all Town funds. Other activities include depositing all funds received by the Town from all departments, oversight of purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, managing the Town’s debt which includes issuing new and payment of existing, managing the Town’s capital plan, fixed asset (inventory) accounting, and various analyses of expenditures and revenues as requested by the Mayor or Town Council.

Town Bond Rating   AA- with a stable outlook   S&P  11/17/23

Town Audits

Town Budgets

Town’s Annual Debt Statement

Town’s Annual Financial Statements


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