Executive Board


  • 7:30 pm
  • Fourth Thursday of each month
  • Howell Township Municipal Building, 4567 Rt. 9 North, second floor conference room A.
  • Meeting Schedule


Minutes are available following approval.
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The Executive Board shall consist of one primary member and one alternate elected from each district for a period of one year. The alternate is to serve in the absence of the primary member.


The primary duties of this board are to oversee the Fire Bureau, act as liaison between the Fire Bureau and the Joint Boards of Fire Commissioners and to perform all other tasks-functions assigned to the committee by the Joint Boards. A chairman will be selected by the executive board for a one year term. Upon completion of this term the chair will rotate among the districts in numerical order. A vice chairman will also be established who will be the delegate of the next up-coming district to hold the chairman position.


It shall be the responsibility of the Executive Board to approve all purchases by the Fire Bureau including those items previously budgeted. The Executive Board shall also examine all bills and approve all vouchers that are presented by the bureau for payment.

Emergency Meetings

Should the Executive Board be faced with a problem which will require a discussion and vote by the Joint Boards of Fire Commissioners, the Executive Board shall be empowered to call an emergency meeting in accordance with the New Jersey sunshine laws. It will be the responsibility of each Executive Board member to notify their respective board members.

Record Keeping

It shall be the responsibility of the bureau chief to maintain all financial records and transactions of the bureau and submit such at each monthly meeting for approval and payment authorization by the Executive Board. The disbursement of all monies or funds shall be accomplished only by the signature of the Executive Board chairman.