Hopewell Borough Departments

Appointment Only

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Borough Hall is currently closed to the public and by appointment only. Please find the contact information on this page and set up an appointment by phone or email.

Looking for a particular department or contact at Hopewell Borough?  Below you can find phone numbers, emails and links to some of the most frequently requested Hopewell Borough contacts.  In the coming weeks, additional information will be added to this site as the Borough transitions from its prior internet provider. 

The Borough Administrator is appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of Council and is responsible for the proper and efficient administration of the local government.  The Administrator manages the day-to-day operations, overseeing personnel and departments and coordinates interdepartmental operations, including those of the Borough Attorney, Engineer and Auditor.  The Administrator advises and consults with the governing body on policy decisions, executes laws of the State and ordinances and resolutions of the Borough, recommends improvements, contracts, and prepares, administers and recommends the annual budget, and maintains a continuing analysis of programs, operations and services.  The Borough Administrator also serves as the purchasing agent of the municipality.

Borough Administrator, Michele Hovan

Phone: (609) 466-2636
Email: michele.hovan@hopewellboro-nj.us

Borough Clerk, Michele Hovan, RMC

Email:  michele.hovan@hopewellboro-nj.us

Deputy Borough Clerk, Regina M. Toth, RMC 

Email: regina.toth@hopewellboro-nj.us

Hopewell Borough is served by the Montgomery Township health department. For more information visit their website or the Borough’s COVID-19 page.

Phone: (908) 359-8211 x. 2227


The Tax Collector is responsible for the billing, collection and recording of all taxes levied upon properties in the Borough and is required to be licensed by the State of New Jersey to hold the position.

Regina Toth, CTC, RMC, Borough Tax Collector

Phone: (609) 466-2636
Email: regina.toth@hopewellboro-nj.us

The NJ State Office of Local Code Enforcement provides code services to the Borough.  The main number for the Southern Office is 609-567-3653.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all permitting and inspections are arranged by appointment.

Facility Hours

Court Administrator – Susan M. Keeth, C.M.C.A              susan.keeth@njcourts.gov

Judge Eric Perkins, J.M.C.

Prosecutor        Christopher Malikschmitt

Court is held each 2nd Thursday of the month, 6:30 pm

For more information contact the Borough at (609-466-2636)

The Tax Assessor is responsible for the fair assessment of all real property in the Borough to ensure that the tax burden is distributed equally.  The law requires that the Assessor evaluate property as of October 1st in each tear to determine the full and fair value of each parcel.  Assessment Notice postcards are mailed each February to each property owner.

Consultations with the Tax Assessor are arranged by appointment.

Tax Assessor – Christopher Fuges, CTA               christopher.fuges@hopewellboro-nj.us

For questions about water and sewer billing, call Regina Toth at 609-466-2636 or pay online using the quick links at the top of the page. For system or service questions, contact Department Director Dave Misiolek 609-466-0168 or

For more information on garbage and leaf/brush pickup, visit the Public Works page or contact public works:

Phone: 609-466-0168
Acting Director: Alan Fiel


Services offered via contract with Montgomery Township Animal Control
Phone 908-359-8211 ext. 247

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm and Saturday and Sunday 8am – 2pm. For emergencies outside of these hours, please call Hopewell Township Police at 609-737-3100.

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