Township Council - General Info

Under the optional Municipal Charter Law (Faulkner Act) effective July 1, 1983, the Township is governed by a Mayor who is elected for a four year term and a seven member Council elected on a staggered basis for terms of four years, with the respective terms commencing on January 1st.

Printable Version of the Meeting dates for 2014

Messages for Council can be taken by the Clerk at (732) 244-7400 ext. 205, or townshipclerk @twp.berkeley.nj.us.

  • Voting District & Ward Map East Eastern Side Of Berkeley Township Including Pinewald-Bayville-Pelican Island and South Seaside Park
  • Voting District & Ward Map West Holiday City, Silver Ridge Park and Manitou Park
  • Council Members

    Council-at-Large

    John Bacchione

    2014-Vice Chairperson-Board of Health

    3 ALBATROSS POINT

    Bayville, NJ 08721

  • 4 year Term 1/1/12 to 12/31/15
  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Vice Chair-Special Projects/Buildings & Grounds, Chairman-Finance, Member-Public Works, Vice Chair-Parks & Recreation, Chairman-Mt Laurel, Vice Chair-Golf Course, Vice Chair-Alternate Energy, Vice Chair-Shared Services, Chair-Economic Development

    Council-at-Large

    L. Thomas Grosse, Jr.

    501 SOUTHERN BOULEVARD

    Bayville, NJ 08721

  • 4 year Term 1/1/12 to 12/31/15
  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Vice Chair-Legislation, Chair-Public Safety, Member Parks & Recreation, Member-Route 9, Council Liaison to the Berkeley School District

    Council-at-Large

    Robert G. Ray

    91 NOSTRAND DRIVE

    Toms River, NJ 08757

  • 4 year Term 1/1/12 to 12/31/15
  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Vice Chair-Finance, Vice Chair-Land Sale, Vice Chair-Unimproved Roads, Chair-Alternate Energy, Council Liaison to the Central Regional School District.

    Council-Ward 1

    James J. Byrnes

    Council President

    219 Dogwood Drive

    Bayville, NJ 08721

  • 4 year Term 1/1/14 to 12/31/17
  • Districts: 2, 3, 4, 7, 16, 34, 37 & 39 including, South Seaside Park, Pelican Island, Riverbank Area, Toms River Shores, Millcreek, Berkeley Shores, Holly Park, Ocean Gate, Glen Cove, Dockage and Moorage (anything East of Route 9)
  • Phone: 732-710-5060
  • E-mail-jbyrnes1969@gmail.com
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Member-Legislation, Vice Chair-Public Works, Member-Public Safety, Member-Land Sale, Member-Mt Laurel, Member-Golf Course, Chair-Shared Services, Council Liaison to the Governor's Office

    Council-Ward 2

    Angelo Guadagno

    392 TRENTON AVE N,

    Bayville, NJ 08721

  • 4 year Term 1/1/14 to 12/31/17
  • Districts: 5, 6, 11, 33, 35, 36 & 40 including Sandpiper, Sylvan Lakes, Sonata Bay, Bayville Park, and most of Pinewald.
  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Chair-Parks & Recreation, Vice Chair-Route 9, Chair-Unimproved Roads, Member-Economic Development

    Council-Ward 3

    Judy Noonan

    Council Vice President

    2014-Chairperson-Board of Health

    1075 Edgebrook Drive S.

    Toms River, NJ 08757

  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 205
  • E-mail-jdeangelis1075@comcast.net
  • 4 year Term 1/1/14 to 12/31/17
  • Districts: 1, 8, 13, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, & 32
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Chair-Special Projects, Chair-Legislation, Chair-Public Works, Vice Chair-Public Safety, Vice Chair-Mt Laurel, Member-Unimproved Roads, Chair-Golf Course, Vice Chair-Economic Development, COUNCIL LIAISON-9th District Legislative Office

    Council-Ward 4

    Sophia Gingrich

    737 JAMAICA BLVD 737 JAMAICA BLVD

    Toms River, NJ 08757

  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 205 (Town Hall)
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • 4 year Term 1/1/14 to 12/31/17
  • Districts: 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28 & 38
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Member-Special Projects, Member-Finance, Chair-Land Sale, Member-Alternate Energy, Member-Shared Services, Council Liaison-Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders