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Government


The City of New Brunswick's form of government is:

Faulkner Act (OMCL) Mayor-Council NJSA:40:69A-31 et. seq.

The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a Mayor–Council government.  This form of government provides for election of a mayor and five, seven, or nine council members. All council members may be elected at large, or some may be elected by wards; they may be partisan or nonpartisan, and serve four-year concurrent or staggered terms. 


Through the provided links in this section, you can access information regarding all City Council-related issues, including a Schedule of Meetings and the Vimeo channel that allows for viewing of past meetings. 

You can also access a search function of the City's Code of Ordinances.

 A listing of the Mayor's Executive Orders of 2020-2021 can be found HERE.