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Clerk's Office

Effective April 1, 2008, the regular hours of the Clerk's Office are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM.

The Municipal Clerk's Office is the information and communication center of local government. The Municipal Clerk serves as the secretary to the Mayor and Council and maintains all ordinances, resolutions, and minutes of all Council meetings.  Legal Notices are placed in The Free Press.

The Clerk's Office serves as a general clearinghouse and receiving office for a variety of municipal transactions.  The following are some of the services provided:  liquor licenses, bingo and raffle permits, food handlers licenses, road opening permits, receipt of bids, assessment search certificates.  Vital Statistic functions include birth, death and marriage certificates.  The Clerk's Office provides notary service as requested.

The State Bureau of Vital Statistics and Registration's site can be accessed here.

Deborah M. Hrebenak, RMC, Municipal Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics
(908) 637-4133, ext 1009
dhrebenak@independencenj.com

Michele Adamaitis, Deputy Clerk
(908) 637-4133, ext 1012
madamaitis@independencenj.com

Kevin Lifer, CFO
(908) 637-4133, ext 1011
klifer@independencenj.com


Township of Independence • 286 Route 46 West • Great Meadows, New Jersey 07838 • Tel 908-637-4133 • Fax 908-637-8844