Weekly Update - Friday, July 23, 2021

Upcoming Municipal Meetings

7/26 Board of Adjustment CANCELLED

Other Upcoming Dates

Brush Pick Up the week of 7/26
7/24 Blood Drive
7/25 Summer Concert at Robert's Garden - The Kootz Band
7/29, 7/30 Summer Theatre Peformance

Meeting agendas will be published

Third Quarter 2021 Property Tax Bills 
The Borough received the final tax rate for 2021 this week and will be mailing out tax bills the week of July 26th.  If you have any questions, please contact the Tax Office at 973-538-2444 or athomas@morrisplainsboro.org.
Rental Assistance Still Available
“Rental assistance funds are still available in Morris County and the State of New Jersey to people from low- and moderate-income households who had a substantial reduction in income, have qualified for unemployment benefits, incurred significant costs or experienced a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Kasey Errico, Director of Morris County Human Services.

Click here to view full July 15 press release on our website.
Did you get alerts regarding construction and accident delays this week? If not, sign up for RAVE alerts at the bottom of this newsletter to stay informed by the Morris Plains Police Department!
At the Market This Week
Don't want to cook? Come to the Morris Plains Farmers Market and get a week's worth of easy meals.  

Don't want to heat up the kitchen? Here's how to cook corn on the cob in the microwave. Wet a paper towel and wring it out. Wrap the husked ear of corn in the moist towel and place on dinner plate. Cook in the microwave for five minutes. Carefully remove the paper towel, and enjoy! 

You can buy fresh Amish butter at Ort Farms. Ort Farms now has their own Jersey Corn. And, if you've been waiting for cantaloupe and peaches, Ort Farms has those also. 

Pick up ready to heat and eat delicious meals from Paolo's Kitchen. Try Karen's vegetable pot pie for a change! How about fresh mozzarella and tomato - plain or on any of the fresh bread from Hoboken Farms. Ready to eat pierogies and kielbasa for the grill. Round it all out with pickles & olives. 

Our specials this week are Burning Love Organics and Eileen Bodnar. See you on Saturday morning!
PreK Clinic (Ages 3 - Kindergarten) 
8-week clinic run by professional trainers 

1st - 4th Grade Rec League 
8-week season run by volunteer coaches  

Borough's Bravest Project
We invite all veterans, families of a veteran, or current service members that resided in Morris Plains to submit an application to obtain a banner, hung from the light poles along Speedwell Ave honoring our bravest residents. Please provide the following application, along with a portrait from service. These banners will be hung during the month of November, annually, recognizing Veteran’s day. We also invite sponsors for this important project. Please visit the town website for applications.
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.   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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