Morris Plains Borough Weekly Update
Friday, January 8, 2021

Upcoming Municipal Meetings

1/11 Municipal Alliance Meeting
1/13 Shade Tree Commission Meeting
1/13 Board of Health Meeting

Meeting notices and agendas will be published

Other Key Dates This Week - read further for more info

1/9 Blood Drive
1/11 Hope One at Morris Plains Train Station
1/14 Blood Drive
1/2 - 1/19 Christmas Tree Pick Up

Job Posting - Click to Enlarge

Morris Plains School District Update

Superintendent Mark Maire and Mayor Jason Karr would like to keep you informed regarding updates to the Borough Schools. Both the Borough and Mountain Way Schools will be closed for winter break December 24 th through January 1, 2021. Following winter break both schools will be 100% virtual beginning January 4 th for two weeks. On-site learning will resume on January 19, 2020. During that period there will be no crossing guards posted.

Morris County Modifying COVID-19 Testing
Plan to Focus on CCM Center.
At-Home Testing To Be Discontinued Except for Homebound Residents

This holiday season, we can share our blessings by helping local families who are struggling due to unemployment, health risks, and food insecurity.

Link here to donate to the Interfaith Food Pantry and help make the holidays brighter for your neighbors in the Community of Caring and beyond.  

Great job Morris Plains! $2,240.23 donated so far!
Provided by the MP Business Development Committee

Check out the new Morris Plains Business Directory

Co-op Step Up Class Begins in January
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MPLL Registration Open!
Registration for the 2021 Spring Baseball and Softball season is now open, running through January 31, 2021.

Morris Plains January Rabies Clinic Cancelled 

The Morris Plains Free Rabies Clinic that is held each January has been cancelled this year due to Covid concerns. If your pet is due for its rabies vaccination, you can take it to another town within Morris County to receive a free rabies vaccination and get the paperwork that is necessary for renewing your pet’s registration. 
Please visit Morris County – Office of Health Management’s web site for dates/times/locations of additional free Rabies clinics in Morris County: 

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Municipal Court Update

In an effort to maintain public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the municipal court will continue to host remote virtual court sessions.  Please contact us to schedule a proceeding and/or provide updated personal information.   

If you are disputing a traffic ticket and do not wish to appear in court, many cases are now eligible for review through the Online Municipal Case Resolution System at You may select the option for case dispute and enter your ticket information.  Eligible traffic tickets will be reviewed by the prosecutor and you will be notified with their recommendation. 

Our office is here to serve you during the hours of 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday.   While the building is closed for public entry, you may call the court to schedule an appointment at 973-538-4019. We are committed to delivering exceptional customer service in "The Community of Caring" and strive to provide a satisfying court experience for all.   
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