The Finance Department is responsible for maintaining the financial well-being of the Township. This is accomplished through a variety of functions, ensuring that all monies received and disbursed by the Township are properly accounted for and are safeguarded in a fiscally responsible manner.
All municipal employees' payroll files are handled by the Finance Department including pensions, employee health and dental insurances, labor contract dues, and all voluntary deductions for various programs offered by the Township.
The Finance Department approves all purchase orders for the Township. The Township Committee must adopt a resolution at each Committee meeting approving the bill list for the specific period. Bills approved at these meetings are generally mailed within two days following the meeting. The Township Committee meetings are held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, except for June, July, and August which only have one meeting, the second Wednesday.
All W2's and 1099's are mailed by January 31st of each year. Any W9 issued to a vendor must be completed and returned as soon as possible. The name and federal ID number listed on the W9 must match exactly what is listed with the IRS.
Egg Harbor Township participates in the following contracts or national co-op suppliers:
Atlantic County Purchasing Cooperative Pricing System
Middlesex County Cooperative Pricing System
Somerset County Cooperative Pricing System
New Jersey State Contract Vendors
National Approved Cooperative Purchasing Contracts
Houston-Galvston Area Council Vendors
National Joint Powers Alliance Vendors
U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance