Welcome to Salem County NJ

zikaLocated in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, Salem County is the Gateway to New Jersey. Visit us and Discover the Possibilities that exist in our County. I consider it an honor to serve as Freeholder Director. This website is another step toward making Salem County government open, accessible and responsible, one of my key priorities. ♦

Congratulations Julie Acton for being named “Freeholder of the Year”!
Read the entire press release here.

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Julie A. Acton Message from Julie A. Acton, Director, Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Welcome to the Salem County website.  On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I encourage residents, visitors, and business’ to explore the many resources, programs, and services Salem County government offers.  You will find useful information; documents and forms to download; links to various government entities; and news announcements.  We are honored to have qualified and dedicated employees who provide friendly and exceptional service to those we serve.  Salem County is a wonderful place to live, work, and visit. I consider it an honor to serve the residents of this great county as your Freeholder Director.  This website serves as another avenue toward this Administration’s priorities: making Salem County government open, accessible, and responsible.

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GOVERNMENT 101 Classes start this Wednesday, May 4. We still have space available, call or email today! ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Salutes our Armed Forces Enlistees! Calling all Armed Forces enlistee's to be recognized on June 1. Residents are encourage to help give Salem County Armed Forces enlistees a hometown send off! ... See MoreSee Less

The Department of Health & Human Services staff distributed 451 pills to 86 households at KI Distribution event in LAC. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County resident, Caitlyn, saving animals one at a time. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County resident follows her passion to rescue mistreated farm animals. Watch this SNJ Today report below or at:

Salem County Government shared SNJ Today's video. ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Director Julie Acton will be honored this week as the New Jersey Freeholder of the Year. Watch this SNJ Today report below or at the link:

Today: Monday, April 25 from 4-6pm! ... See MoreSee Less

FREE KI Distrubution Monday April 25, 2016 LAC Municipal Building

Did You Know..... The County Freeholder Board has a Education/ Employment Committee?

Freeholder Doug Painter serves as the Freeholder Chair/ Liaison to the Education/ Employment Committee. The committee meets once a month to discuss what each entity is doing and to collaborate in areas to further the missions of education and employment. We will begin to share their projects as they have been working hard and developing initiatives to implement. They have already visited a few businesses and toured the facilities, discussed employment opportunities and education needs.

Who serves on this committee? Freeholder Painter, Dr. Michael Gorman (SCC President), John Swain (Superintendent of SCVTS and Special School District), Peggy Nicolosi (County Superintendent of Schools), Jennifer Jones (Director of Chamber of Commerce), Kathy Lockbaum (Director of Board of Social Services), Dave Zeck (Director of One Stop Career Center), Carleen Dipaola-Greco (Department of Labor), and Christy DiLeonardo (Director of the Workforce Development Board).
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Julie Acton named Freeholder of the Year 2016 by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors. Director Julie Acton will be honored on Thursday at the conference award reception. Congratulations Director Acton on a well deserved honor! ... See MoreSee Less

Today, April 25, 2016 is World Malaria Day. The Freeholder Board signed a Proclamation designating April 25, 2016 World Malaria Day. The Mosquito Control was on hand accepted the proclamation and Biologist Autumn Angelus spoke a few minutes to the auidence.

Do you know what World Malaria Day is? It is an international observance commemorated every year on April 25 and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. The 2016 theme is "End Malaria for Good."
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The Freeholder Board signed a Proclamation declaring April 2016 National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Lower Alloways Creek Police Department accepted the Proclamation from Dale Cross, Deputy Freeholder Director. ... See MoreSee Less

The Lower Alloways Creek Middle School Choir performed the National Anthem and Do Re Mi at the last Salem County Freeholder Board meeting. They did an amazing job! Thank you to the LAC School and the students for sharing their talent!

The Freeholder Board Meeting was held in LAC Township that evening.
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The Election Board has upgraded their voting machines!

The Board of Elections recently completed an upgrade of the voting machines to the EDGE II Electronic Voting System. This will enable the Election Board to run the newest version of WinEDS 4.0 ballot counting software. The Board, through an agreement with the Software Vender, was able to do an even exchange of the existing voting machines to the newer model at no cost to the county. As an additional benefit, this upgrade will postpone, by a few additional years, the need for capital expenditure to purchase new voting equipment.
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Today, Meals on Wheels of Salem County held their 38th Annual Volunteer Luncheon! They recognized Winifred Coney on her retirement from Meals on Wheels as a volunteer for 33 dedicated years! Congratulations to Winifred and a thank you to all the Meals on Wheels Volunteers. ... See MoreSee Less