Municipal Clerk

Lauren Staats
 Municipal Clerk, RMC
Email:  ldarr@dunellenborough.com

Briana DeCandia
Administrative Assistant
Email: bdecandia@dunellenborough.com

Hours

Monday through Friday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours
Monday through Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
732-968-3033

732-968-8605 (fax)

The Municipal Clerk, by virtue of the position, serves as liaison officer between the governing officials and the public.

The Clerk Serves as:

  • Secretary to the Governing Body
    Prepares Council Meeting Agendas
    Prepares and retains original copies of all Minutes, Ordinances and Resolutions
    Administers and Records Oaths of Office

  • Secretary of the Municipal Corporation
    Custodian of the Municipal Seal
    Maintains custody of all Minutes Books, Bonds, Contracts and Archival records
    Attests to the signatures of municipal officers and officials

  • Chief Administrative Officer of all Elections held in the Municipality
    Certifies vacancies at the local level
    Maintains receipt of nominating petitions
    Certifies to the County Clerk the local candidates nominated by petition
    Maintains receipt of election results
    Suggests Polling Places to be used during elections

  • Chief Registrar of Voters in the Municipality
    Voter Registration Forms
    Party Affiliation Declaration Forms
    Absentee Ballot Application Forms
  • Administrative Officer
    Accepts the applications and issues licenses and permits
    Serves as the information officer to the public
    Maintains personnel records when required
  • Records Coordinator and Manager
    Responsible for implementing local archives
    Records retention as mandated


The following is the list of the Official Borough Council Meeting dates for the year 2024:

Monday,  January 1, 2024
Tuesday,  January 16, 2024
Monday,  February 5, 2024
Tuesday,  February 20, 2024
Monday,  March 4, 2024
Monday,  March 18, 2024
Monday,  April 1, 2024
Monday,  April 15, 2024
Monday,  May 6, 2024
Monday,  May 20, 2024
Monday,  June 3, 2024
Monday,  June 17, 2024
Monday,  July 1, 2024
Monday,  August 5, 2024
Tuesday,  September 3, 2024
Monday,  September 16, 2024
Monday,  October 7, 2024
Monday,  October 21, 2024
Monday,  November 4, 2024
Monday,  November 18, 2024
Monday,  December 2, 2024
Monday,  December 16, 2024
Wednesday,  January 1, 2025 -- Reorganization Meeting -- Noon