Lakewood Township Government
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Albert Akerman

Albert Akerman
Committeeman

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Albert Akerman

Albert Akerman
Committeeman

Political party: Republican

First Elected: 1/1/2011

Mayor Year: 2013, 2015

Liaison Appointments:
  • Budget Management
  • Civil Rights Commission
  • Community Center
  • Engineering Department
  • Inspection Department
  • Lakewood Development Corporation
  • Mayor's Council of Presidents of Adult Communities
  • Planning Board
  • Public Relations
  • Tax Assessor
Deborah Fuentes

Deborah Fuentes
Committeewoman

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Deborah Fuentes

Deborah Fuentes
Committeewoman

Political party: Republican

First Elected: 1/1/2024

Year: 2024

Liaison Appointments:
  • Advertising and Civic Display
  • Budget Management
  • Finance Department
  • Legal Department
  • Shade Tree Commission
  • Special Community Events
  • Tax Collector
  • Zoning Board
Raymond G. Coles

Raymond G. Coles
Mayor

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Raymond G. Coles

Raymond G. Coles
Mayor

Political party: Democrat

First Elected: 12/18/2001

Mayor Year: 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Liaison Appointments:
  • ADA Compliance & Disabilities
  • Community Development Block Grants
  • Department of Public Works
  • Heritage Commission
  • Housing Authority
  • Lakewood Development Corporation
  • Municipal Utilities Authority
  • Planning Board
  • Social Service Agencies
Meir Lichtenstein

Meir Lichtenstein
Committeeman

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Meir Lichtenstein

Meir Lichtenstein
Committeeman

Political party: Democrat

First Elected: 1/1/2004

Mayor Year: 2006

Liaison Appointments:
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire Department
  • First Aid & EMT
  • Mayor's Council of Presidents of Adult Communities
  • Municipal Court
  • Municipal Utilites Authority
  • Planning Department
  • Police Commissioner
  • Street Lighting
  • Township Emergency Services
Menashe Miller

Menashe Miller
Deputy Mayor

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Menashe Miller

Menashe Miller
Deputy Mayor

Political party: Republican

First Elected: 1/1/2004

Mayor Year: 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016

Liaison Appointments:
  • Airport
  • Board of Health
  • Community Development Block Grants
  • Complete Count Committee
  • Industrial Commission
  • Purchasing Department
  • Registrar
  • Township Clerk
  • Transportation
  • Veterans Advisory Commission

Latest Updates

Lakewood Township's Annual Independence Day Fireworks - Sunday, 7/7/24 (see the attached flyer for more information)
DRAFT Meeting Agenda - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 6/20/24
SAVE THE TRIP! List of services & how you can accomplish without making a trip to any Township Building
Meeting Minutes - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 4/11/24
DRAFT Meeting Agenda - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 5/16/24
Meeting Minutes - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 3/14/24
DRAFT Meeting Agenda - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 4/11/24
Meeting Minutes - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 2/15/24
DRAFT Meeting Agenda - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 3/14/24
Meeting Minutes - Lakewood Township Committee Meeting 1/18/24
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FAQS

How do I request to purchase Township land?
Complete and submit the Township Land Request Form, located in the Related Resources section of the Lakewood Township Government page of the website.

Submission instructions are located on the form.
How do I report a street light outage?
If you notice a street light or public area light is out, please complete a report by clicking here: JCP&Ls website
How do I reserve Lakewood Town Square?
Please send your inquiry, including the date, the time of the event, details of the event, organization information (name, address, contact person & phone) by email to: managersoffice@lakewoodnj.gov or by mail: Township of Lakewood ATTN: Manager's Office, 231 3rd Street, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Once received, the request will be reviewed and you will be notified with the approval or denial of the request.
How do I apply for a Marriage License?
Please visit the Registrar/Vital Statistics page of the Township's website. Click here
How do I obtain a Birth Certificate?
Please visit the Registrar/Vital Statistics page of the Township's website. Click here
How do I obtain a Death Certificate?
Please visit the Registrar/Vital Statistics page of the Township's website. Click here

Contact
The Lakewood Township Government

231 Third Street
Municipal Building
Lakewood, NJ 08701
732.364.2500
848-207-2109
Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM
Note: If this is an OPRA request it must be sent to the Township Clerk
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