OLD Borough On The Record

A discussion of open and efficient government

Resources to Purchase

The documents listed below will help you better understand the laws, policies, and procedures that regulate the activities of your Borough.  Unless marked otherwise, these items can be purchased from the NJ League of Municipalities using this order form.

NJ Municipal Procedures

A Study Guide for NJ Municipal Clerks, prepared by the Municipal Clerk’s Association of NJ in cooperation with Rutgers, The State University, center for Government Services.  Available from Rutgers University.

To learn more about the Municipal Clerk Program, visit the Center for Government Services Municipal Clerk Program or call (732) 932-3640 x648.  To order the book below, complete the order form and mail to Center for Government Services, Attn: Maria Dabroski, 303 George St – Suite 604, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.


NJ Local Governments, Statutes, and Sunshine Laws

New Jersey’s 5 Traditional Forms of Government, published by the NJ State League of Municipalities, discusses the laws that define New Jersey’s major forms of government – including the Borough.


NJ Local Government Deskbook, 2016, by Thomas P. Scrivo, NJ Law Journal (hardcopy and ebook).  For sale by the Law Journal Press.


2015-2016 A Primer for Local Officials, published November 2015, The NJ State League of Municipalities.


Access To Public Records: A Primer, published by the NJ State League of Municipalities.


A Primer: New Jersey’s Open Public Meetings Act, published by the NJ State League of Municipalities.

a-primer-njs-open-public-meetings-actA History of Municipal Government in NJ Since 1798, published by the NJ State League of Municipalities.

a-history-of-municipal-govt-in-nj-since-1798-v2NJ Municipalities Magazine, the official publication of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities.