Responsible for the meetings of the mayor and council and, as keeper of the Borough Seal, certifies all municipal documents and is custodian of Borough records. The clerk is Ellen McGovern. The phone number is 908-322-8236.
Responsible for the billing, enforcement and collection of municipal property taxes, county taxes, school taxes, special assessments and sewer charges. The phone number is (908) 322-8236.
Member of the Westfield Regional Board of Health in Westfield, which represents eight Union County towns. The department coordinates public health programs along with enforcing the state sanitary code and the local health codes of the eight communities. The Health Officer is Megan Avallone. The phone number is 908-789-4070.
Provides 24-hour emergency service and handles traffic safety, parking enforcement and safety education. The police chief is Donald F. Domanoski. The phone number is 908-322-5000.
Handles bulk waste, recycling, signage, road repairs and other similar work around town. The director is Clinton Dicksen. The phone number is 908-322-7404.
Provides emergency fire protection to Fanwood residents, and also provides mutual aid to Scotch Plains, Plainfield and other communities in Union County. The chief is Dave Ziegler. The phone number is (908) 322-5000.
In charge of different programs and athletics in town. It is also responsible for renting public facilities for use. Contact 908-370-7092.