Township of Ocean
NJSA:40A:63-1 et. seq.
Township Committee 3 or 5 members, elected at-large. Staggered, 3 year terms. Partisan
ORGANIZATION OF GOVERNING BODY
First week in January
Elected by Township Committee for 1 year term. Chairs Committee with voice and vote. Head of municipal government. Has all powers vested in mayor by general law.
Legislative body of municipality. Has all executive responsibilities of the municipality not placed in office of mayor.
Executive responsibility not vested in mayor belongs to Township Committee. May delegate, by ordinance, all or a portion of executive responsibilities to an administrator. Township Committee may adopt an administrative code.