The Official Site of the Borough of Freehold, New Jersey

Freehold Borough is governed by six council members and a mayor. Council members are elected for a three year term and the mayor is elected for a four year term. The governing body is empowered to adopt local ordinances and pass resolutions. The governing body conducts all of its business during monthly meetings open to the public.

Mayor J. Nolan Higgins

Dear Freehold Resident:

Welcome to Freehold Borough’s newly established web site. Information concerning your town is now only a click away. This web site provides essential information in a useful and easy format about the services your town provides. We have even included a few pictures of various landmarks that you will enjoy. Additionally, links have been provided to other important areas such as our Police Department, local newspapers, weather reports, schools, etc.

Take your time in navigating this site. If you still have questions concerning any issue or service, please feel free to call any of the telephone numbers listed in this directory.

Welcome to another new beginning in Freehold Borough!

Mayor J. Nolan Higgins


Left to Right: Councilman Ronald Griffiths, Councilman Kevin Kane, Councilman Michael DiBenedetto, Mayor J. Nolan Higgins, Councilman George Schnurr, Councilman Jaye Sims, Councilwoman Sharon Shutzer

51 West Main Street Freehold, NJ 07728

Governing Body 2013 – Click Here

Contact Information
Please contact the Borough Clerk’s office at 732-462-1259
Fax: 732-409-1453

To send an e-mail to the governing body, please use the following addresses:

Mayor Nolan

Councilwoman Sharon

Councilman Michael

Councilman George

Councilman Kevin

Councilman Jaye

Councilman Ron


Council Meetings, Agendas and Minutes
Regular Council Meetings are scheduled for 7: 00 pm. in Council chambers on the first Monday of the month.  The agenda is available for public inspection before each Council meeting. The minutes are available to the public following approval by Mayor and Council.


BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Freehold thatthe Council Meetings for the Year 2014 shall be held at 7:00 p.m. as follows:

January 21 (Tuesday)                                                     • June 16

February 3                                                                           July 21

 February 18 (Tuesday)                                                      August 4

March 3                                                                               September -2 (Tuesday)

March 17                                                                             September 15

April 7                                                                                 October 6

April 21                                                                               November  3

May 5                                                                                  November 17

 May 19                                                                                December 1

June 2                                                                                 December 15

At these meetings., formal action will be taken upon any and all business of the Borough:

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Agenda Review and Executive Sessions of the Mayor and Council will be held thirty minutes prior to the start of each council meeting.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Reorganization Meeting shall be held on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 1:00 P.M.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all meetings of the Mayor and Council will be held on the top floor of Borough Hall  at 51 West Main- St., Freehold, New Jersey.


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