The Administrator's office oversees and is responsible for the day-to-day activities and functions of all departments of the Township. Additionally, this office handles personnel, insurance, central purchasing and public relations. The Administrator is responsible to the Mayor and the Township Committee.
The Township Clerk's office is entrusted with numerous and diverse duties. By law, it acts as secretary to the governing body and liaison between the governing officials and the taxpayers. It also acts as the public relations office in the municipal organization. It is directly responsible to the Mayor and the Township Committee and provides them with essential information. It is also the licensing official (dogs, alcoholic beverage sales, peddlers, raffles, bingo, games of chance) and issues permits for special affairs. It is also the keeper of the Townships records and has the task of collecting and preserving them.
The Hillsborough Township Committee combined the positions of Township Administrator and Township Clerk, at a significant savings to property taxpayers, in January, 2004.
Administrator/Acting Deputy Township Clerk
Anthony Ferrera, who holds a Master of Science in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, is a private sector manager with over 20 years experience and a former Hillsborough Township Mayor and Committee member who currently serves as Township Administrator/Acting Deputy Municipal Clerk.
Mr. Ferrera previously worked for The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Department, Empower Somerset and AT&T.
Mr. Ferrera’s most notable contributions while on the Hillsborough Township Committee include the establishment of the Hillsborough Senior Center, Quiet Zones, tax exemption for 100% disable Veterans and the inclusion of all children, those with and without special needs into the Township Recreation Programs.
Mr. Ferrera, a Hillsborough resident for over twenty years, serves on the Board of Directors of Organization for Autism Research as well as their fundraising Chairman for New Jersey. He is also the 2008 recipient of the Somerset County Disability Advocate Award and has been a dedicated volunteer to this and many other organizations.