Municipal Messenger Monthly/ March

March Meetings

View our website's Agenda Center for each respective meeting Agenda. Meetings are now in-person at the Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue(unless noted differently) and via Zoom.

Mon, March 6: Planning Board, 7 PM

Tues, March 7: Economic Development Advisory Committee, 7 PM

Wed, March 8: Transportation Advisory Committee, 7 PM

Wed, March 8: Open Public Meeting- Unveil Initial designs for recommended improvements at Collinsville Playground, 7 PM, Unity Charter School (in-person only)

Thurs, March 9: Environmental Commission,

7 PM

Wed, March 15: Board of Health, 5 PM

Wed, March 15: Township Committee,

7 PM (click here) to view the Township Committees agendas, minutes, videos, & emails)

Mon, March 20: Planning Board, 7 PM

Wed, March 22: Parks & Rec Advisory Committee, 7 PM

Mon, March 27: Senior Citizen Advisory Committee, 3 PM

Mon, March 27: Board of Adjustment, 7 PM

Wed, March 29: Swim Pool Advisory Committee, 7 PM

Thurs, March 30: Historic Preservation, 7 PM

Planning Board & Board of Adjustment only: If you wish to participate by asking questions, supporting, opposing or making comments you must attend the meeting in person. If you wish to listen to the matters being heard, you may log in via zoom. Any member of the public logged in via zoom will not be able to ask questions or comment on the apps.

March Department of

Public Works (DPW) Dates

Fri, March 3: Area 1 Large Item Collection*

Fri, March 10: Area 2 Large Item Collection*

Fri, March 17: Area 3 Large Item Collection*

Fri, March 24: Area 4 Large Item Collection*

Mon, March 27-Fri, March 31: Large Metal & Appliance Collection, request pick-up a week in advance, call 973-326-7398 or online request

*Call the DPW, 973-326-7398 or request a pick-up online (all requests should be made the week or more prior to scheduled Friday pick-up date), link

Remaining Holidays:

Mon, May 29: Memorial Day

Tues, July 4: Independence Day

Mon, Sept 4: Labor Day

Mon, Oct 9: Columbus Day

Thurs, Nov 23: Thanksgiving Day

Mon, Dec 25: Christmas Day

Due to Tues, Feb 28 collection cancellation, the trash & recycling schedule will be as follows: 

-Tuesday’s trash and recycling collection will occur on Wed, March 1

-Wed’s collection will occur on Thurs, March 2

-Thurs’s collection will occur on Fri, March, 3

2023 Township Committee Office Hours

Do you have questions, concerns, or suggestions you’d like to discuss with Township Committee members? If so, we invite you to join us the first Wednesday of each month for Office Hours. April will be the only exception, due to Passover, Office Hours for April will be held the following Tuesday, April 11th.  So mark your calendar:

1st Wednesday of each month except April

6:00-7:30 pm at Town Hall, 50 Woodland Avenue or by Zoom (click here)

2023 Pickleball Badge Registration

2023 Pickleball Badge registration opened January 5th.

In order to use our courts you must have a badge. Each badge is good for one(1) year, January 1- December 31 of the current year, and can be purchased on our CommunityPass website.

Additional Info...

2023 Swim Pool Season

Swim pool membership renewals are now open for our 2023 swim pool season.

March 1, 2023 through the End of the Season for individuals, couples and families who were members the 2022 season.

April 1, 2023 through the End of the Season for Morris Township residents seeking NEW membership.

April 17, 2023 through the End of the Season All Others seeking NEW membership.

Additional Info...

Spring Recreation Programs

Adult: line dancing, fitness class, pickleball, tennis, & yoga

Children: pickleball, tennis instruction (beginner/intermediate), parent & me sports, soccer squirts, sports for squirts, and t-ball.

Community Pass

Daylight Savings Time Begins March 12 | Turn Clocks Ahead 1 Hr.

Review this Smoke Alarm Checklist after you adjust your clocks ahead for daylight savings:

-Smoke alarms are on every level of the home

-Smoke alarms are inside & outside sleeping areas

-Smoke alarms are tested every month (makes noise when you press the test button)

-Smoke alarm batteries are changed as needed

-Smoke alarms are less than 10 yrs. old (replace every 10 yrs) 

If you need any assistance with your smoke detectors, the Morris Twp Fire Dept. offers a smoke detector program. For more information visit,

We're Hiring!

DPW /Assistant Mechanic /FT

Send application to

Health/ Community Outreach Specialist/ PT

Send resume to

Department of Parks & Recreation:

-Seasonal Part-Time Summer Recreation Program (Directors, Leaders, & Specialty Instructors)

-Seasonal Part-Time Swim Pool(lifeguard, pool attendant...)

-Seasonal Part-Time Park Maintenance Workers

Click "Employment" for applicable applications.


MCMUA Household Hazardous Waste 2023 Drop-Off Event Days

Sat, May 20/ 9 AM- 2 PM

Sat, June 17/ 9 AM- 2 PM

Sat, Sept 16/ 9 AM- 2 PM

@ Morris Co. Public Safety Training Academy

Sat, oct 21/ 9 AM- 2 PM

Pequannock Valley Park

Marvin Rd, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444


Morristown & Morris Township Library

Visit for the libraries upcoming events; services & resources; books & media; and history & genealogy resources.

Sign up to receive Morristown & Morris Township Library news directly to your inbox. Visit and scroll to the bottom left.

2023 Tri-County Junior Police Academy

7th and 8th graders are eligible to apply unless your in high school and previously attended.

Week 1: Mon, July 10 - Fri, July 14

Week 2: Mon, July 17- Fri, July 21

Graduation: July 21 at 12 PM

Application due: 4/15/23

Morris Township Seniors: We Need Your Survey Input!

-due March 15th

If you are one of the 6,835 Morris Township residents aged 60 or older, we are asking for your input as to the quality of life in the Township and the initiatives you would like to see here to make life even better. 

Morris Township's newly established Senior Citizens Advisory Committee (SCAC) has created a brief survey for you. SCAC is eager to begin serving you in new ways and needs your creative input.


Winter Farmer's Market

The Morris Winter Market is brought to you by Grow It Green Morristown @gigmotown & sponsored by our Environmental Commission.

Sundays at the Convent Train Station parking lot: Dec. 4th - Apr. 30th, 9:30am to 1pm (check social media for closure dates)

Website / Instagram / Facebook

Environmental News You Can Use

-Environmental Commission publishes Annual Report on Major accomplishments in 2022

-GSWA Pollinator Plant Sale Coming Soon

-JCP&L Electric Customers: Receive $50 by Recycling Your Working Fridge or Freezer

-Year-Round Energy Saving Tips from PSE&G

-Nature in Harmony / Meet Us at the Winters Farmers Market

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