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Your governing body, the Mayor and Council, consists of a mayor and six council members elected at large. Two council members are elected each year for three-year terms and the Mayor is elected for four years. The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer for the Borough.

Glen Rock operates under the Mayor/Council form of government with the annual appointment of a full time professional borough administrator who is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Borough, responsible to the Mayor and Council.

The Mayor, appoints the Planning Board and with the advice and consent of the Council, all other Borough officials committees and boards of the Borough.

By statute, the Mayor and Council are charged with the complete responsibility of all municipal functions and operations as previously established and funded through appropriations in the annual budget. Council meets in public session at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month in the Council Chambers. In addition, the Council holds work sessions at 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Under the Open Public meetings Act, or "Sunshine Law," all meetings not advertised as closed to the public for certain prescribed purposes, are open to the public. Residents are urged to attend council meetings.