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.


Coming soon...

Township Manager's Employment Contract

Resolution Appointing Township Manager - Effective 2.7.22