Fair Lawn Borough: Municipal Clerk 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 The Municipal Clerk oversees elections and handles voter registration in Fair Lawn, while also maintaining the records,…More contracts, agendas, resolutions and ordinances for the borough's mayor and council.
Fair Lawn's municipal facility at 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue incorporates the municipal court and borough council…More chambers, as well as the offices of the mayor, the municipal clerk, the borough manager and the departments of buildings, engineering, police, finance, health and purchasing. The public library is nearby, at 10-01 Fair Lawn Avenue. The borough manager oversees all departments, most of which are open weekdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Outside the municipal building, a plaque recognizes Fair Lawn residents serving in the Armed Forces.
The Mayor of Fair Lawn is a member of the borough council, presiding over council meetings with no separate…More policy-making power. Under the borough's Council-Manager form of government, the borough manager is appointed by five-member council as the municipal chief executive and administrative official.
Council members serve four-year terms, and the mayor is selected by the council at a re-organization meeting following each election season in odd-numbered years. Two or three council seats come up for election every other year.
Fair Lawn's current mayor is Democrat Joseph Tedeschi, whose term ends December 31, 2011. Tedeschi is also the director of the Fair Lawn Community Adult School. His office is located on the second floor of the municipal building.
This planning board reviews site plan applications for construction in Fair Lawn. It also makes recommendations…More to the mayor and borough council regarding zoning ordinances and reviews Fair Lawn's programs and plans required by state or federal laws.
Planning board meetings, mainly dealing with applications pending before the board, are open to the public and take place on a monthly basis at 7:30pm in the council chambers of the municipal building. Work sessions precede meetings at 7pm in Room 201. Peter Kortright III is the board's chairman.
The community school offers a wide array of continuing education classes for adults, as well as a set of classes for…More children. It is a non-profit enterprise sponsored and administered by the Board of Education with the cooperation of the Fair Lawn Community School Advisory Council. The school is self-sustaining and operates at no expense to taxpayers. Mayor Joseph Tedeschi is the school's director.
Classes are on weeknights during the evening hours. Offerings are in arts and crafts, business skills, community law, fitness and sports/dance, language arts, special interests, and theater, among other areas.