Council Members

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.
2024 Council Meeting Audio
01-22-2024 Meeting Audio
01-01-2024
Reorganization meeting ( Partial Audio due to Equipment Failure

12-18-23 Minutes
01-01-2024 Reorganization  Minutes
Schedule of Council Meetings

Berkeley Township Council 2024 Regular meetings will be held on the 3rd Monday of the month, except as noted, at 6 pm in Town Hall, 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road, Bayville, N.J. as noted below

 

January 22
4th Monday
March 18 May 20 July 15 Septem6er   16 November 18

February 26 4th Monday April 15 June 17 August 19 October 21 December 16

    
Printable Version of Council Meetings

Open Caucus Meetings,  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
January 6, 2023 Reorganization Minutes
January 24, 2023 Minutes
February 27, 2023 Minutes


Council Members

Messages for Council can be taken by the Clerk at (732) 244-7443 or 
Email the Council.

January 6, 2023 Reorg MinutesJanuary 24, 2023 Minutes

      Council-at-Large                                                                                         Douglas Bowens                                                                                           1-Douglas-Bowens 6                                                          
23 Pelican Drive
Bayville, NJ 08721                                                                                                                                                               
4 year Term 1/1/20 to 12/31/227
Committees: (Assigned by Council President): Chair-Legislation, Chairman-Finance,   Member Personnel Committee, Capital Projects Committee, Vice Chair-Shared Services, . 

      Council-at-LargeL. Thomas Grosse, Jr. - 
501 Southern Boulevard
Bayville, NJ 08721

4 year Term 1/1/20  to 12/31/23
Committees (Assigned by Council President):Vice Chair- Legislative Committee,  Vice Chair-Public Works, Chair-Public Safety, Vice Chair Parks & Recreation, Vice Chair-Economic Development, 

      Council-at-LargeKeith A. Buscio -Council PresidentKeith
31 Osprey Lane
Bayville, NJ 08721

4 year Term 1/01/20 to 12/31/23 
Committees :(Assigned by Council President): Vice Chair -Finance, Member -Route 9, Chairman-Economic Development Committee, Chair- Personnel,  Member -Beachwood Mall,

      Council-Ward 1James J. Byrnes - 2024 Chairman Board of HealthJim

219 Dogwood Drive
Bayville, NJ 08721

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)
4 year Term 1/1/22 to 12/31/25
Committees:  (Assigned by Council President):  Chairman - Special Projects/Building, Chair-Public Works,  Parks & Recreation Committee, Vice Chair- Route 9 ,  Vice Chair -  Beachwood Mall, Vice Chair - Personnel, Chairman-Capital Projects.

      Council-Ward 2Angelo Guadagno-2024 Vice PresidentAngelo
14 Brentwood Drive
Bayville, NJ 08721

Districts: 5, 6, 11, 33, 35, 36 & 40 including Sandpiper, Sylvan Lakes, Sonata Bay, Bayville Park, and most of Pinewald.
4 year Term 1/1/22 to 12/31/25
Committees:   (Assigned by Council President): Chair-Parks & Recreation, Chair-Route 9,  Member-Economic Development, Member - Shared Services, 

      Council-Ward 3Michael Signorile - 
185 Freeport Boulevard, Berkeley Township, NJ 08757
Districts: 1, 8, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, & 32
4 year Term 1/1/22 to 12/31/25
Committees :    (Assigned by Council President): Member-Special Projects,  Member - Legislation, Member-Public Works, Vice Chair -Public Safety, Vice Chair Capital Projects

Sophia    Council-Ward 4Sophia Gingrich -
737 Jamaica Blvd.
Berkeley Township, NJ 08757

Districts: 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28 & 38
4 year Term 1/1/22 to 12/31/25
Committees:
   (Assigned by Council President): Vice Chair-Special Projects, Member - Finance, Member- Public Safety, Chair -Shared Services,  Chair- Beachwood Mall.