643 Washington Street
Cape May,
NJ
08204

Mayor
Clarence F. Lear III
Term Exp. 12/31/2020
Deputy Mayor
Patricia Gray Hendricks
Term Exp. 12/31/2020
Councilmember
Shaine P. Meier
Term Exp. 12/31/2022
Councilmember
Zack Mullock
Term Exp. 12/31/2022
Councilmember
Stacy D. Sheehan
Term Exp. 12/31/2022

Mayor & Council

The legislative power of the City shall be exercised by the Council, except as may be otherwise provided by general law. The Mayor shall participate and vote as other Council Member, but has no executive power. A majority of the whole number of the governing body shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a smaller number may meet and adjourn from time to time. The Mayor shall preside over all meetings of the Council. The Council shall select from among its members a Deputy Mayor who shall serve in place of the Mayor in the event of his absence, disability or refusal to act.

The Council shall have the specific duties as follows:

a. Act as legislative body;

b. Develop and act upon ordinances and resolutions;

c. Modify and adopt the municipal budget;

d. Appoint various professionals, boards and commissions as provided by the Administrative Code;

e. Investigate administration as may be needed.

The City Council has established the following schedule of work sessions on the first Tuesday and regular meetings on the third Tuesday of each month, except where indicated otherwise, all regular meetings to be held in City Hall Auditorium at 4:00 o'clock P.M., and work sessions to be held 4:00 o'clock P.M., in the Auditorium, on the dates listed.