In November, 1966, Piscataway voters, under the Faulkner Act, approved a Charter Study bookcoverand elected a Charter Study Commission to recommend the form of Government best suited to Piscataway's needs. The Commission recommended Mayor Council Plan F and in November 1967, the voters approved, and the new form of government was inaugurated on January 1, 1969. Under Plan F the Mayor is the administrator and the Council is the legislative body. A full time business administrator, appointed by the Mayor with advice and consent of the Council, and responsible to the Mayor, supervises the day-by-day operation of municipal government. Terms of office for the Mayor and Council members are four years, on a staggered schedule. There are seven Council members, four representing Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4, and three At-Large members.