Weekly Update - Friday, January 21, 2022

Upcoming Municipal Meetings

1/24 Board of Adjustment
1/27 Recreation Commission

Other Upcoming Dates

1/22 Blood Drive
1/26 Mental Health First Aid Training

Employment Opportunities

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Meeting agendas will be published


Morris Plains School District Kindergarten Pre-Registration
The Morris Plains School District is currently collecting information for our new Kindergarten students for the 2022-2023 school year. Any parents who have Kindergarten age children should click the following link and follow the instructions to pre-register your child as soon as possible.
 
 
Children must be residents of Morris Plains and five years of age on or before October 1, 2022, to be eligible for a September entrance into kindergarten. A birth certificate, proof of residence, and health information are required at the registration.
Mental Health First Aid Training
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

With the stress and uncertainty in the world right now, learn how you can identify the emotional needs and assist those in your community, family, or organization.

Youth Mental Health First Training is available for free, remotely.

This is an open public training and is available to anyone interested in the state of New Jersey. Visit https://www.morriscountynj.gov/Departments/Morris-County-Stigma-Free-Communities-Initiative for more information and to register.

Senior Citizen Updates
The Morris Plains Senior Citizen Transportation program resumed on Monday December 20 with new Senior Citizen Transportation Coordinator Lisa Boudreau. Please call 1-855-812-5942 between 9:00am and 10:30 am with advance notice of appointment. View Senior Citizen Services

Morris Plains Seniors will not be meeting this month due to Covid concerns.
New MHS Needlework Club Welcomes Donations

Morris Plains resident and 11th grade MHS student Shaila Joshi co-created a club for students to learn to knit, crochet, and sew items for donation to various organizations in the community. They are currently making blankets, 6x6 inch granny squares, no-sew blankets and toys to benefit Project Linus and St. Hubert’s Animal Shelter.
The students would welcome donations of these homemade items from members of the community. For more information or for drop-off locations, please email shailajoshi605@gmail.com
COVID Resources
Morris Plains homebound residents that are in need of a flu or COVID booster vaccine can call Linda, a pharmacist with Generation Pharmacy, at 862-352-5530 to schedule an in-home vaccination appointment.

COVID testing has re-opened at CCM by appointment only. Schedule an appointment here:


Free At Home Covid Test Kits can be ordered at Covidtests.gov


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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