Christie Administration Seeks Applicants to Fill Vacancies on

Farmingdale Borough Council

Interested Individuals Must Submit Completed Application to
DCA by August 24


TRENTON, NJ – The Christie Administration today announced that, as required by existing law, it is seeking individuals to fill vacancies on the Farmingdale Borough Council.

The Borough of Farmingdale, located in Monmouth County, presently has five vacancies on its six-member Borough Council. Whenever the offices of all or a majority of the members of a municipality's governing body become vacant, state statute (N.J.S.A. 40A:16-9) grants the Governor the sole power and responsibility to appoint the successors. 

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs' Division of Local Government Services, on behalf of the Governor, is collecting the applications. All applicants must be Farmingdale residents and registered to vote in the Borough. Applicants must consent to a background check with respect to criminal history, credit history, judgments and driving record. 

Individuals interested in being appointed to the Farmingdale Borough Council should electronically submit a brief letter of interest, resume, and completed questionnaire no later than August 24, 2012 to with "Farmingdale" in the subject heading. The questionnaire can be found on the Division's website at Aug. 16, 2012 - Applicants Sought for Farmingdale Borough Council Vacancies.

Prospective applicants may contact the Division with any questions at

The Division of Local Government Services works with local governments throughout the state to ensure their fiscal integrity and to support their efforts to comply with state laws and regulations.