The Township of Aberdeen is chartered under the “Faulkner Act" (OMCL) Council-Manager plan. (NJSA 40:69A-81 et. seq.) Aberdeen Township has a Mayor and six other Council Members. The Mayor and all Council Members are elected at-large in for 4-year staggered terms. The Town Council passes ordinances and resolutions. It maintains the Administrative Code. The Council appoints the Township Manager. It appoints the Municipal Clerk, the Tax Assessor and Members of all boards and commissions. It votes on the municipal budget after the Township Manager has prepared it.