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10 Mansfield Drive
Byram Township, NJ 07874
T: 973.347.2500 | F: 973.347.0502
Township Hours

Administrative M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Court M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Tax Office is open M-F 8:30am-3:30pm
Construction is open M-F 8:30am-1:30pm
Animal Pound is open M-F 10am-12pm


© 2013 Byram Township

Township Council


Click here for Resolution 181-2013 - 2014 Calendar Council Meeting Resolution.

Municipal Elections – Byram Township will hold a Municipal Election during the General Election on November 4, 2014 to fill a vacancy on the Council.  Byram Township registered voters will have the opportunity to vote for one (1) Council candidate in November, and the term expires on 12/31/2015.  Potential candidates can pick up a petition packet from clerk’s office Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  The deadline for filing petitions is August 28, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.  

Byram Township has a Mayor and 4 Council members. The Mayor and all Council Members are elected at-large in Non-Partisan elections for 4-year staggered terms. Elected Officials enter office on January 1 following the Election Year.

The Township Council meets on the First and Third Tuesdays of every month starting with executive session at 7:00 p.m. followed by regular session at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building. 

Upcoming meetings along with minutes and agendas are available here.

Byram Township's elections are typically held every two years. These elections will now be held at the General Election, which is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.  Elected officials enter office on January 1 following the election year.


Responsibilities / Term Lengths


Mayor

The Mayor of the Township is a member of the Town Council.  He presides over all Council Meetings.  He has the same vote as all Council Members.

The Mayor serves for 4 years.

Council Members

Council Members serve for 4 years.


Members

Email all of the Council Members


James Oscovitch (Mayor)

Elected: 01/01/2014

(973) 691-1516
joscovitch@byramtwp.org

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4 year term - Expires 12/31/17


Scott Olson

Elected: 01/01/2012

(973) 726-8867
solson@byramtwp.org

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4 year term - Expires 12/31/15


Marie Raffay

Elected: 01/01/2014

973-347-7303
mraffay@byramtwp.org

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4 year term - Expires 12/31/17


Nisha Kash

Elected: 01/01/2012

973-224-6590
NKash@byramtwp.org

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4 year term - Expires 12/31/15


David Gray



973-945-9917
dgray@byramtwp.org

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4 year term - expires 12/31/2015



Township Consultants


  • Township Attorney - Thomas Collins
  • Township Engineer - Cory Stoner of Harold Pellow & Associates
  • Township Planners - Paul Gleitz, P.P. AICP, Principal