Municipal Messenger Monthly/ November

November Meetings

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

Wed, Nov 9: Township Committee, 7 PM (click here) to view the Township Committees agendas, minutes, videos, & emails)

Thurs, Nov 17: Historic Preservation, 7 PM

Mon, Nov 21: Planning Board, 7 PM

Mon, Nov 28: Senior Advisory Board, 3 PM 

Mon, Nov 28: Board of Adjustment, 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 applications.

November Department of

Public Works (DPW) Dates

No *Large Item Collection & Large Metal & Appliance Collection in the month of November


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

In observance of Thanksgiving Day, November 24, the DPW will be closed, and no collection services will take place. Below you will find the trash and recycling schedule for the week of Nov 21-Nov 25.


Mon, Nov 21: Monday Trash & Recycling 

Tues, Nov 22: Tuesday Trash & Recycling

Wed, Nov 23: Wednesday Trash & Recycling

Thurs, Nov 24: No Collection

Fri, Nov 25: Thursday Trash & Recycling

Leaf Collection Program

The annual Leaf Collection Program is provided from October to December. The Township is broken up into three(3) sectors for this service; Click here to find your sector. We cannot predict specific collection days for your street(rotates thru the sectors Oct-Dec) but updates are sent out through the Municipal Messenger, the website's "News Flash" and Department of Public Works Calendar


Acceptable Materials and Guidelines for Curbside Placement:

-All materials must be placed along the curb line, not in the street, and kept 10 feet from all storm drains

-Only leaves and plant vegetation may be combined in a pile together

-All materials should be placed loosely along the curb (no bags, paper or plastic)

-Do not place brush in leaf piles


Unacceptable Materials:

-Brush, dirt, grass, logs, tree parts, tree stumps, & tree trunks

November 8th, 2022 General Election / Early Voting Locations & Drop-Box Location Map

Early Voting Locations (Oct 29-Nov 6, Monday thru Saturday, 10 AM- 8 PM & Sunday, 10 AM- 6 PM) 

Drop Box Locations (Morris Township Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue, Morristown, rear middle entrance) 


Tues, Nov 8: Polls Open from 6 AM- 8 PM 

Additional Info...

-2022 General Election Information

-Instructions for Vote by Mail Ballot

-Morris Township Election District Map

-New Jersey Division of Elections

-Polling Locations in Morris Township

-Polling Place Search

The new ExpressVote XL voting machines and e-poll books will launch countywide on General Election Day. View this Voter Experience Video to learn more.

Township Committee Office Hours

The Township Committee will be rotating committee members every first Tuesday(except holidays) of the month in 2022. Bring your questions, comments, concerns or suggestions.


Tues, Nov 1, 2022:

4:30-5:30 PM in-person open session

5:30-6:30 PM in-person, appointment only (schedule an appointment here) Township Committee member names will be posted beforehand


-Location: Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue

Property Taxes Due Nov 1

Property Tax payments may be made by mailonline, or in the drop box located outside the front door & middle entrance of the Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue.


-Notify Me (Main Calendar/ Property Tax & Sewer)

-Calendar

-Payment online using Edmund’s WIPP allows you to make a one-time payment by credit card or checking account ACH payment.

Visit our Website

Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Morris/Harding Township

11/5, 9 AM- 11 AM

New Vernon Firehouse

22 Village Road, New Vernon

Questions? Call 973-326-7390


List of Morris Co. Rabies Clinics


Daylight Savings Time Ends-Nov 6

Set clocks behind 1hr. and test your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors -- replace batteries if needed.



Also, review this Smoke Alarm Checklist after you adjust your clocks back for daylight savings. Find out how Morris Township Fire Dept. can help.

Veteran's Day Serivce 

Fri, Nov 11: Veteran's Day. Honoring all who served. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. 


Twice a year, the members of the Memorial and Veterans Day Association of Morristown and Morris Township lay wreathes at veteran’s memorial across the Town and Township. Residents are invited to join the Association this year, along with members of the governing body, on Veterans Day (Friday, November 11th) at 7:45 am at the Municipal Building. Light refreshments will be served prior to our departure to the memorials. Transportation will be provided. Sign up by emailing: administration@morristwp.com.


Following the wreath laying, residents are invited to attend the annual Veterans Day service at the Municipal Building at 10:00am followed by a service on the Green at 11:00am.

Hillside Hose Co. Annual Christmas Tree Sale!

November 25- December 24

Trees, Garland, and Wreaths

Hillside Hose Co., 132 Western Avenue


Check FacebookInstagram, or Website for hours & updated information.

Reusable Bag Donation

If you have reusable bags piling up as a result of home delivery of groceries, please consider donating them to your local food pantry/food bank. These organizations are eagerly accepting donations of reusable bags, which they then use to distribute food to those in need. 


While dropping off your reusable bags, please donate any unspoiled, healthy excess food from your household to the food pantry/food bank. recycle.nj.gov

Environmental News You Can Use

-Please Leave Some Leaves, Stems, and Sticks for Overwintering Insects

-First Phase of Butterworth Pollinator Garden Complete

-Environmental Commission Meets Public at Fall Festival

-Township Committee Member Cathy Wilson Wins Environmental Achievement Award 

-Native Plant of the Month: Wreath Goldenrod

-2022 Winter Farmers Market Coming Soon

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