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Cape May Point is governed under the Walsh Act, in which each elected official has a specific area of responsibility which combines executive and legislative responsibilities. The Walsh Act, enacted in 1911, requires that commissioners be elected at large in nonpartisan elections and serve four-year, concurrent terms of office.

The Borough Commission is composed of three members and, as a group, have complete control over all affairs of the municipality. The Mayor is chosen by the three Commissioners immediately following the election. Mayoral duties include chairing municipal meetings and general oversight of community affairs. Our currently serving officials and their responsibilities are shown below.

Borough Meetings are held at 6:00 P.M. the second Thursday of each month in the Firehall on Yale Avenue.

The Borough Commission also meets on Tuesday before the Thursday evening meeting and fourth Tuesday each month (unless otherwise noted on the schedule) at 12:00 P.M. in the Municipal Building on Lighthouse Avenue.

Robert Moffatt, Mayor, Commissioner of Public Safety & Public Affairs
Police Department
Volunteer Fire Department
Code Enforcement & Rental Insp
Beach Director

Health Department
Animal Control
Municipal Prosecutor
Municipal Public Defender

Anita VanHeeswyk, Deputy Mayor, Commissioner of Revenue & Finance
Borough Clerk / Administrator
Financial Officer
Information Technology
Tax Assessor
Tax Collection
Planning & Zoning Board

Construction Code and Zoning
Borough Auditor
Borough Attorney
Sub-code Officials
Floodplain Coordinator

Catherine Busch , Commissioner of Public Works, Parks & Public Property

Public Works Supervisor
Borough Engineer
Recycle Coordinator
Clean Communities Coordinator

Beach Protection Coordinator
Water & Sewer Utility
Emergency Management
Environmental Commission

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