Morris Plains Borough Weekly Update
Friday, April 30, 2021

Upcoming Municipal Meetings

5/3 Municipal Alliance Meeting
5/5 Shade Tree Commission Meeting
5/6 Council Meeting and Public Forum - Cannabis Business Licenses


Other Upcoming Dates

4/30 Arbor Day Celebration
5/3 Camp Counselor Applications Due
5/8 Ladies' Auxiliary Flower Sale
5/8 Uncle Frank's Fishing Contest

Meeting notices and agendas will be published

Public Forum – Cannabis Business Licenses

The Borough of Morris Plains will set aside the first hour of its public meeting on Thursday, May 6, from 7:30PM to 8:30PM to provide information to residents about local action the Borough must consider regarding permitting or not permitting cannabis business licenses under the recently enacted state law legalizing marijuana. There also will be an opportunity for residents and business owners to comment.

Please click here for more information.
Social Media Policy
The Borough has updated its social media policy. You can review it here: 
Morris Plains School District
Each year the Morris County Council of Education Associations honors people who have gone above and beyond to enrich the lives of our students and/or improve the quality of services.
 
Kevin Beattie - Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds
Mohamed Soliman - Maintenance 
Daniel McCarthy - Borough School Custodian
Charlie Alexander - Borough School Custodian
Luis Feliz - Borough School Custodian
Vinaldo Grant - Borough School Custodian 
Fernando Giraldo - Mountain Way Custodian
Monica Giraldo - Mountain Way Custodian
 
Congratulations and thank you for everyone healthy and safe.

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Save the Date!
Morris Plains Board of Heath will host the Morris Plains Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Date: May 22 (Rain Date June 5)
Time: 1-3 pm
Location: Community Park (park by the Community Pool)

All participants for the event MUST pre-register on-line; Registration link and further information will be available on the town website next week (first week of May)
Borough's Bravest Project
The Borough’s Bravest Project was put forth to recognize our veterans this November. For the first time, Morris Plains will have banners of our hometown heroes that served in a branch of the military previously or currently. These banners will be mounted for the full month of November to the light poles on Speedwell Ave with a photo, name, branch affiliation, and years of service.

We also invite community individuals and businesses to sponsor a banner, In order to sponsor a banner, please fill out and return the Sponsorship Application below.

All applications must be submitted before September 1st, 2021.
Feel free to call or email with any questions.
Nick Karr
973-270-5451
nkarr51@gmail.com

Please click on the applications below. You may also fill out the application online at Borough's Bravest Project..

Sponsorship Applications must be mailed with payment (not avail online).
Please email photos to Nick Karr at nkarr51@gmail.com
Message from the Morris Plains Fire Association
Arbor Day Seedlings
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
Borough of Morris Plains Job Postings
Summer Theatre Program Announced
Grades 4-12
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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