The Business Administrator oversees preparation of the annual operating budget and the Capital Plan, and supervises the administration of each of the departments within the City. The Business Administrator is responsible for review of the organization and operation of all City departments, and prescribes standards and rules of administrative practice and procedure, in consultation with the heads of the departments under his jurisdiction. The Business Administrator reports directly to the Mayor, and is the City administration’s primary liaison with City Council.
Engineering functions and the duties of the City Engineer (not including work on behalf of applicants to the Planning and Zoning Boards) are overseen by the Business Administrator. In accordance with State law, municipal engineering projects are required to be designed by, and constructed under, the supervision of a New Jersey licensed engineer. The City Engineer is Andrew Previti.