Mayor and Township Committee

Angel Sauro, Confidential Aide to the Mayor
(609)-298-2800 ext. 2109

Jim Cann, Mayor
j.cann@bordentowntwp.org
Jill Popko, Deputy Mayor
j.popko@bordentowntwp.org 
Stephen Benowitz, Committeeman
Richard Carson, Committeeman
John Moynihan, Committeeman

 Departmental Liaison Responsibilities:

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2014 Introduced Budget

Township Committee Meeting Dates and Agendas

Recently Adopted Ordinances

Mayor's Corner

Notice: Change in Township Committee Meeting Format

Effective March 24, 2014 the Township Committee will meet in a closed session beginning at 7:00 pm. The open session to the public will commence at the conclusion of the closed session at 7:30 pm. This change will be effective for any and all Township Committee meetings on and after the 24th. Thank You. 

The Township of Bordentown is a community that prides itself on having great businesses, good neighbors and many wonderful residents. Bordentown Township is a great place to live, work, play and raise your family. We are very happy to share that many residents have roots here for generations. We are dedicated as a Township Committee to focus on the concerns and challenges that we face in this community and economy. We strive for excellence in serving our community to build better neighborhoods. We would like to welcome any new families with open arms and our current residents and thank each of you for being a part of the warm and friendly family of Bordentown Township.

The Township form of government is the oldest form of municipal government in New Jersey. The original act of 1798 incorporated 104 towns. The Township Committee remains the backbone of the municipality's government under the township government laws. Voters elect the township committee's five members. The elections are partisan and the committee members serve three-year staggered terms. The Township Committee elects the mayor for a one-year term. The Mayor is the liasion for Administration.

The Township Committee is the Legislative Branch of our government and establishes policies for the administration of the various departments. The Committee appoints the Township Administrator who is responsible for carrying out those policies and overseeing the day to day operations.

Township Committee meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month excluding holidays at 7:00 PM, in the Municipal BuiIding. Check the Township Meetings Calendar for changes, cancellations and special meetings.

 

 

2015 Bordentown Township Legal Holidays

  • Thursdy, January 1st, News Years Day
  • Monday, January 19th, Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday, February 16th, Presidents’ Day
  • Friday, April 3rd, Good Friday
  • Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3rd, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7th, Labor Day
  • Monday, October 12th, Columbus Day
  • Wednesday, November 11th, Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 26th, Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, November 27th, Day after Thanksgiving
  • Friday, December 25th, Christmas Day

 

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