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”!
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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 businesses 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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Take a moment to watch the Salem County Vo-Tech School ROTC in action as they place the flags at the Veterans Cemetery. Director Acton stopped to personally thank the students for helping to honor our deceased veterans this Memorial Day There will be a Memorial Day Ceremony at the County Veterans Cemetery on Monday, May 30, Noon. Bring you own chair. ... See MoreSee Less

Kevin Crouch spoke to the Government 101 participants about the County Clerk of the Board's role and the Freeholder appointed authorities, commissions, and committees. ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Vocational School ROTC students were placing the flags at the Veterans Cemetery. See if you know any of the students! Thank you SCVTS ROTC! ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Director Julie Acton, Freeholders Ben Laury and Doug Painter participated in the Salem Community College Convocation on April 19. The ceremony featured the inauguration of President Michael R. Gorman. Also pictured (far left) is SCC Board of Trustees Chair John Ashcraft. The Convocation opened with the Presentation of the Colors by the Salem County Career & Technical High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC Cadet Color Guard. Pictured with Freeholders Acton and Painter is Hannah Gibbs, a freshman in the Academy of Medical Sciences. ... See MoreSee Less

Julie Acton, Freeholder Director, was honored as Freeholder of the Year by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors at their 53rd Annual Spring Conference Legislative Reception on Thursday, April 28. Congratulations Julie! ... See MoreSee Less

Friends Helping Friends of South Jersey, Inc. held a fundraiser to benefit Hubie Layton. Director Julie Acton and Freeholder Ben Laury are pictured with Mr. Layton and Mr. Foote. ... See MoreSee Less

Calling all Salem County Armed Forces Enlistees! ... See MoreSee Less

Eagle Scouts Troop 38 held their Eagle Scout Ceremony on Sunday, May 22 at the Reliance Fire Company. Three young men received their Eagle Scout achievement award, Chase Nelson, Chance VanDover, Jack Hooper - Congratulations! Director Julie Acton and Freeholder Ben Laury presented a Board of Chosen Freeholders Citation. ... See MoreSee Less

Enjoy the 8th Arts in Bloom self guided driving tour of artist's studios in Salem County. ... See MoreSee Less

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Why not discover Salem County and all our hidden treasurer's! Note: visit the individual websites for more information! ... See MoreSee Less

Discover the Road Less Traveled...Salem County Weekends! May 20 - 22, 2016

The Freeholder Board presented a Proclamation Observing Older Americans Month- May 2016 to Office on Aging Staff Marikay Green and Julie McCoy. Ms. McCoy also serves on the Office on Aging Advisory Board. ... See MoreSee Less

The Freeholder Board signed a Proclamation Observing National Physical Fitness and Sports Month-May 2016. The Proclamation was presented to Kyle Spears (Monroeville) and Jennifer Mulford (Pilesgrove) who are both certified trainers at Crossfit NP (No Pressure) located in Pilesgrove, NJ. They spoke about the importance of fitness and activities for both adults and children, as well as their Crossfit gym concept. ... See MoreSee Less

Last evening, the Salem County Freeholder Board and Assemblyman Taliaferro attended the Graduation Ceremony at Salem Community College. Freeholder Ware was unable to attend due to a family emergency.

The entire Freeholder Board congratulates the SCC Class of 2016 graduates!
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Salem County Requests for Proposal , 911 Call Center Operations and Salem County Correctional Facility Medical Services Division.

The Board of Chosen Freeholders seek your comments and questions. Comments and questions may be submitted for consideration and reply to the Board via email:
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