Local Assistance Board

Meetings

The Local Assistance Board meets 4 times a year on dates selected at the January organization meeting.

Members

The board is composed of 5 people, one of whom must be a woman. Four members are appointed for 4-year terms and 1 Township Committee member for 1 year term by the Mayor with advice and consent of the Township Committee.

Purpose

Public Assistance for needy people who meet eligibility requirements is administered by the Local Assistance Board, as set forth in Title 44 of the state statutes.