The Borough Manager serves as the chief executive and administrative official of the Borough of Medford Lakes. Working under the supervision of the Borough Council, the Borough Manager is responsible for appointing and removing department heads and other officials, negotiating contracts, and preparing the tentative budget with the approval of the Council.
It is the duty of the Borough Manager to report all activities and recommendations to the Council. The Borough Manager also makes formal reports of her work to the Council annually and upon their request. Other duties may be required of the Borough Manager by ordinance or resolution of the Council. The Borough Manger attends meetings of the Municipal Council with the right to participate in discussion, but without the right to vote on ordinances and resolutions.
The Borough Manager is also responsible for executing all laws and ordinances of the Borough and assuring that all terms and conditions of contracts are kept and performed as to protect the interests of the Borough and its residents. The Borough Manager is required to report any violation of such terms to the Borough Council.