Municipal Messenger Monthly/ May
May Zoom Meetings
Mon, May 2: Planning Board, 7 PM
Tues, May 3: Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC), 7 PM
Thurs, May 5: Parks & Rec Advisory Committee Park Tour, 5:30 PM
Wed, May 11: Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), 7 PM
Thurs, May 12: Environmental Commission, 7 PM
Mon, May 16: Planning Board, 7 PM
Wed, May 18: Township Committee, 7 PM (click here to view the Township Committees agendas, minutes, videos, & emails)
Mon, May 23: Board of Adjustment, 7 PM
Thurs, May 28: Historic Preservation Commission,
7 PM
View our website's Agenda Center for each respective meeting Agenda with Zoom Information
May Department of
Public Works (DPW) Dates
Fri, May 6: *Large Item Collection for Area 1
Fri, May 13: *Large Item Collection for Area 2
Sat, May 14: Yardwaste Collection, Zone 1
Fri, May 20: *Large Item Collection for Area 3
Sat, May 21: Yardwaste Collection, Zone 2
Fri, May 27:*Large Item Collection for Area 4
Mon, May 23- Fri, May 27: Large Metal & Appliance Collection, call the DPW, 973-326-7398 or request a pick-up online in advance, link
Mon, May 30: Memorial Day, No Collection Services, please see schedule below

*Call the DPW, 973-326-7398 or request a pick-up online in advance (all requests should be made the week prior to scheduled Friday pick-up date), link
No Collection Services, Mon, May 30
All Township of Morris non-emergency offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day.

Please see the Collection Service Schedule below.

Mon, May 30: No Collection
Tues, May 31: Monday Trash & Recycling
Wed, June 1: Tuesday Trash & Recycling
Thurs, June 2: Wednesday Trash & Recycling
Fri, June 3: Thursday Trash & Recycling
Memorial Day Service
Memorial and Veteran's Day Association of Morristown & Morris Township will be hosting their annual Memorial Day Service.

When: Monday, May 30, 10 AM
Where: Township of Morris Municipal Building,
50 Woodland Avenue & 11 AM Morristown Green Service

In the event of rain, services will be held in the Township of Morris Municipal Building at 11 AM. 
Curbside Yardwaste Collection
1. Curbside pickup of grass clippings, leaves, plant waste, and light brush takes place on the scheduled Saturday dates listed beginning in April and ending in September. Please review the street listing to find out your zone and scheduled collection dates. 
2. Place in 32 gallon standard garbage cans with lid and handles
3. Grass clippings, leaves, plant waste, and light brush can be mixed together during this period. Light brush should be tied with string in bundles no longer than 4 ft., or placed in 32 gallon standard garbage cans cut to the height of the garbage can. 
4. Fifty(50) pound limit per can or bundle
6. RESIDENTS ONLY (no contractors) may bring grass clipping and light brush to the Department of Public Works located on Jane Way off West Hanover Avenue during business hours, Monday thru Saturday, 6 AM to 1:45 PM. 
May 14th, June 11th, July 9th, Aug 13th, Sept 10th 
May 21st, June 18th, July 16th, Aug 20th, Sept 17th 
May 1 Property Taxes Due
Property tax payments may be made by mailonline, or in the drop box located outside the front door & middle entrance of the Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue.

-Notify Me (Main Calendar/ Property Tax & Sewer)
-Payment online using Edmund’s WIPP allows you to make a one-time payment by credit card or checking account ACH payment.

Township Committee Office Hours
The Township Committee will be rotating Committee Members every first Tuesday of the month in 2022.

Tuesday, May 3:
-4:30- 5:30 PM Open Session via Zoom with Deputy Mayor Catherine "Cathy" Wilson. (Zoom info will be posted to "Township Highlights" closer to the date)
- 6-7 PM(note time difference) by phone, appointment only (schedule an appointment here) Township Committee member names will be posted beforehand

Bring your questions, comments, concerns or suggestions.
MCMUA Household Hazardous Waste 2022 Drop-Off Event Days
Sat, May 21 / 9 AM- 2 PM/ County College of Morris

Click here for more dates & information including acceptable and unacceptable materials list
Annual Town-Wide Garage Sale
The Morris Township Annual Town-Wide Garage Sale is returning on May 21st & May 22nd

Please sign up via Community Pass by May 18th to be listed for free on the Township Website. 

Dept. of Parks & Recreation Summer Brochure!
Adults' & seniors' summer programs; Special events; Outdoor concerts & movies; Children's summer recreation programs; & Summer playground programs!

Now Hiring!
Now hiring the following Seasonal Part-Time Positions:

-Park/Pool Maintenance Workers

Plastic Bag Ban Starts May 4
Single-use plastic bags are no longer available from grocery stores, retailers, and restaurants throughout the state of New Jersey. Most of your questions about this new state law can be found in this comprehensive Q&A from the NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection.

-NJ Business Action Center "Ask Our NJ Business Experts - Chat":
-NJ Department of Environmental Protection: and
-NJ Clean Communities:
Environmental News You Can Use
-Morris Township Supports Conservation of Drew Forest
-Let's Reduce Single-Use Plastic: Disposable Cutlery
-Watch a Fun & Important Video about Pollinators
-Tip of the Month: Drop-Off and Pick-Up Composting Services Available in Our Area
-Mosquito Spraying Kills Bees and Other Beneficial Insects
-Events Calendar!