FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

 


 Interested Individuals Must Submit Completed Application to DCA by October 13

Trenton, NJ – The Christie Administration today announced that, as required by existing law, it is seeking individuals to fill vacancies on the Greenwich Township Committee.

The Township of Greenwich, located in Warren County, presently has three vacancies on its five-member Township Committee. Whenever a majority of the members of a municipality’s governing body have vacated their positions, state statute (N.J.S.A. 40A:16-9) grants the Governor the sole power and responsibility to appoint the successors.

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Division of Local Government Services, on behalf of the Governor, is collecting applications. Applicants must be Greenwich Township residents who are currently registered to vote in the Township. Applicants must also consent to a criminal background check as well as access to their credit history, judgments and driving record.

Individuals interested in being appointed to the Greenwich Township Committee should electronically submit a brief letter of interest, resume, completed questionnaire and background check authorization no later than the close of business Tuesday, October 13, 2015 to dlgs@dca.nj.gov with "Greenwich Township Committee Vacancy" in the subject heading. Further information, along with the questionnaire and background check authorization form, can be found on the Division’s website at:

http://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dlgs/resources/misc_docs/Greenwich%20Twp%20Committee%20Appointee%20Questionnaire.docx

and 

http://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dlgs/resources/misc_docs/Greenwich%20Twp%20Authorization%20for%20the%20Release%20of%20Information.docx

Prospective applicants may contact the Division with any questions at dlgs@dca.nj.gov with the subject heading "Greenwich Township Questions" or by contacting Jason Martucci at 609-292-6110. The letters of interest and resumes of those individuals appointed to the Township Committee are subject to public disclosure.

The Division of Local Government Services works with local governments throughout the state to ensure their fiscal integrity and to support their efforts to comply with state laws and regulations.

 

CONTACT:
Tammori Petty
or Emike Omogbai
(609) 292-6055