Morris Plains Borough Weekly Update
Friday, April 16, 2021

Upcoming Municipal Meetings

04/19 Planning Board Meeting
04/22 Recreation Commission Meeting

Other Upcoming Dates


4/16 MPFD Scholarship App Due
4/17 Blood Drive
4/20 Lifeguard Applications Due
4/24 Local Government Showcase
4/24 Library Shredding Event
4/25 Run It Out 5K

Meeting notices and agendas will be published

All Seasons Garden Club Seeks Volunteers
The Borough of Morris Plains “All Seasons Garden Club” is responsible for over 90 flower tubs that line Speedwell Avenue.All members take care of these tubs, but are in need of help from volunteers to help keep the tubs looking beautiful.
 
If you would like to volunteer to help keep Morris Plains beautiful, please consider volunteering to keep our tubs looking great.

Contact Pearl Law at 973-538-8189. Thank you.
Saturday, May 22nd is the next Hazardous Waste Drop Off. Mark you calendars! You can view updated information on the county website
In response to the NJ Department of Health’s request, the County temporarily suspended vaccination of homebound persons. Below is a press release which details additional information.
 
The County received J&J vaccination from the NJDOH for this initiative. Vaccinations commenced last week and all vaccinations included a post-vaccination observation period for any adverse reactions. To date, no adverse reaction have been noted in persons who received a J&J vaccination from the County.
 
The County hopes to resume vaccination once approval is granted by the FDA, CDC, and NJDOH.

Summer Theatre Program Announced
Grades 4-12
Morris Plains Fire Association Memorial Scholarship Program
The Morris Plains Fire Association wishes to recognize the academic and civic accomplishments of the young residents of the Borough of Morris Plains. This Memorial Scholarship Fund is founded in memory of the deceased members of the Morris Plains Fire Association. The Scholarship fund is established to aid qualified individuals in their desire to attend college, vocational school or to acquire other post secondary school education. 

Tom Tani
MPFA Scholarship Chairman
973 906 1508


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Morris Plains School District
Kindergarten Pre-Registration is Open

The Morris Plains School District is currently collecting information for our new Kindergarten students for the 2021-2022 school year. Any parents who have Kindergarten age children should preregister using this link. Children must be residents of Morris Plains and five years of age on or before October 1, 2021, to be eligible for a September entrance into kindergarten. A birth certificate, proof of residence, and health information are required at the registration.
Morris Plains Co-op Play School
The Morris Plains Co-op is currently enrolling for the 2021-22 school year, as well as for Summer Fun!
Resident donations are always appreciated at Interfaith Food Pantry and Resource Center - (mcifp.org).

211 is a vital service that connects millions of people to help each year. To get expert, caring help, call 211 or visit Visit 211.org
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 njmcdirect.com. 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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