Records Management

The Division of Records Management, Department of Information Technology holds in trust the public records of the County of Burlington: one of the oldest and most vital functions of government. The Division ensures the security, integrity, and efficiency of record-keeping within the County government agencies, and insures the preservation of the rich documentary heritage of Burlington County and its people.

Records Information Management System

The Division of Records Management operates under the direction of the Burlington County Records Manager, Tony Ghaul. The Division recently implemented a "state of the art" Records Information Management System (RIMS) to enhance the operational efficiency of records creation, maintenance, storage, and accessing county records while at the same time greatly reducing operational costs. The Division maintains and operates a large county storage facility located in Westampton, New Jersey.

Needs Assessment

The Division coordinates and supports records management activities for County of Burlington municipalities. In conjunction with Burlington County's shared services strategy, the division recently implemented and successfully concluded a county wide records management needs assessment for county municipalities.

Many of the record management programs implemented and administered by the division of Records Management are supported by the New Jersey Department of Archives and Records Management PARIS Grants Program.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist municipalities in public records guideline and policies as stipulated by the New Jersey State Division of Archives and Records Management.
  • Coordinate records management shared services with municipalities and the State.
  • Consult with municipalities on electronic and paper records management issues.