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City of Absecon is a Mayor and Council form of government.

NJSA:40A:61-1 et. seq. 

VOTERS ELECT 
Mayor and Council. Partisan 

ORGANIZATION OF GOVERNING BODY 
First week in January 

MAYOR 
Chief Executive. May participate in Council deliberations. May vote to break ties on ordinances or resolutions. Can veto ordinances subject to a 2/3 override by Council. Heads police department. Appoints police chief, captains and sergeants with Council approval. 

COUNCIL 
Legislative body of municipality. Overrides mayor's veto by 2/3 majority of all members. Appoints subordinate officials of municipality, except as provided elsewhere by law. 

ADMINISTRATION 
Mayor is the chief executive. City may delegate, by ordinance, all or a portion of executive responsibility to an administrator. City may adopt administrative code.