Joseph A. Giorgio

Administration Department
Title: Business Administrator
Phone: 973-428-2467


The chief administrative officer of the Township is the Business Administrator.  As chief of staff, he is responsible for the execution of all laws, ordinances, and policy decisions of the Township Committee. He supervises the operations of all departments, bureaus, and offices as well as the delivery of services. The Township’s Code enumerates the duties and responsibilities of the Administrator including but not limited to the following: the development of sound administrative, budgetary, personnel, and purchasing practices and procedures; serves as personnel officer, purchasing agent, and public information officer. He is the recipient of complaints for follow-up and disposition; participates in all collective bargaining negotiations; coordinates the annual preparation of the current fund and capital budgets and performs other duties as assigned by the governing body. In addition, Mr. Giorgio prepares ordinances and resolutions, serves as the editor of the Township’s newsletter, and attends all public meetings of the governing body and other meetings when so requested.

Work History

Between January 1, 1982, through December 31, 2021, Mr. Giorgio served in a dual capacity as Business Administrator and Township Clerk. However, in 2021, the Township Committee decided to bifurcate the positions in order for Mr. Giorgio to devote more time to administrative responsibilities and the pursuit of grants. In terms of educational background and training, Mr. Giorgio possesses a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from Jersey City State College (now New Jersey City University) and a Master of Public Administration degree from Rutgers University. He is a licensed Registered Municipal Clerk and Qualified Purchasing Agent.


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