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.

Schedule of Council Meetings

Berkeley Township Council 2017 Regular meetings will be held on Mondays, at Town Hall, 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road, Bayville, N.J. as noted below:

January 30th, February 27th, March 27th, April 24th, May 22nd, June 26th, July 24th, August 21st, September 265th, October 23rd, November 20th, December 18th

Printable Version of the Meeting dates for 2017

  • Open Caucus Meetings, same dates 6:00 p.m.
  • Immediately followed by: Special Executive Sessions, if any
  • Immediately followed by: Berkeley Township Council Meeting, same dates
  • Immediately followed by: Board of Health, same dates, if any

Messages for Council can be taken by the Clerk at (732) 244-7400 ext. 1205, 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

    3 ALBATROSS POINT

    Bayville, NJ 08721

  • 4 year Term 1/1/16 to 12/31/19
  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 1205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Vice Chair-Special Projects, Chairman-Finance, Vice Chair-Parks & Recreation Committee, Member-Mt Laurel, Vice Chair-Golf Course, Chairman-Alternate Energy, Vice Chair-Shared Services

    Council-at-Large

    L. Thomas Grosse, Jr.

    501 SOUTHERN BOULEVARD

    Bayville, NJ 08721

  • 4 year Term 1/1/16 to 12/31/19
  • Council Vice President

  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 1205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Member-Public Works, Chair-Public Safety, Member-Route 9, Vice Chair-Economic Development Council Liaison to the Berkeley School District

    Council-at-Large

    Keith A. Buscio

    2016-Vice Chairman-Board of Health

    21 Orsaf lane

    Bayville, NJ 08721

  • 4 year Term 1/01/16 to 12/31/19 to fill the unexpired term
  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 1205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Member -Finance, Member- Parks & Recreation, Member-Land Sale Committee, Member -Unimproved Roads, Member-Alternate Energy, Chairman-Economic Development Committee, Council Liaison to the Central Regional School District

    Council-Ward 1

    James J. Byrnes

    2016 Chairman-Board of Health

    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): Vice Chair-Legislation, Vice Chair-Public Works, Member-Public Safety, Vice Chair-Land Sale, Chair- Route 9 Committee, Chairman-Unimproved Roads, 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 1205
  • E-mail-townshipclerk@twp.berkeley.nj.us
  • Committees (Assigned by Council President): Chair-Parks & Recreation, Vice Chair-Route 9, Vice Chair-Unimproved Roads, Member-Economic Development.

    Council-Ward 3

    Judy Noonan

    1075 Edgebrook Drive S.

    Toms River, NJ 08757

  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 1205
  • E-mail-jdeangelis1075@comcast.net
  • 4 year Term 1/1/14 to 12/31/17
  • Districts: 1, 8, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 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, Chair-Golf Course, COUNCIL LIAISON-9th District Legislative Office

    Council-Ward 4

    Sophia Gingrich

    Council President

    737 JAMAICA BLVD

    Toms River, NJ 08757

  • Phone: 732-244-7400 ext 1205 (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 -Legislation, Vice Chair-Finance, Chair-Land Sale, Vice Chair-Alternate Energy, Member-Shared Services, Council Liaison-Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders