Local Assistance Board


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


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.


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.