Township Manager's Office

Joseph D'Arco -  Township Manager

Kristine Gould -  Executive Assistant

Office Location:  Municipal Building, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, 2  nd  Floor, Verona, NJ 07044

Phone:  (973) 857-4767

Fax:  (973) 857-4270

Email:     Contact the Township Manager  

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Township Manager serves as both the Chief Executive and Chief Administrative Officer of the Township. The Manager oversees the operations of all municipal departments, coordinates the day-to-day operations of the community and carries out the policies as set by the elected Mayor and Council.

The Township Manager oversees a broad spectrum of Township functions including:

  • preparation of Mayor and Council meeting agendas;
  • execution and enforcement of Township ordinances, resolutions and other council policies;
  • selection and appointment of all Department Head and Township personnel;
  • conducts labor negotiations with employee bargaining units in coordination with the Township Attorney;
  • oversight of all Township purchasing and capital improvement projects;
  • preparation and presentation of the Township’s annual budget;
  • coordination of municipal property and open space purchases;
  • research and make applications for grants for community projects and programs
  • coordination of all Township communications;
  • representing the Township and its best interests to the Verona Board of Education, neighboring municipalities, the County of Essex and the State of New Jersey.


Joseph D'Arco, M.P.A, IPMA-CP  - 55 years of Municipal Service

Resolution Appointing Township Manager - Effective 2.7.22