Board of Adjustment - Borough of Morris Plains
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Re-Organization Meeting of the Morris Plains Board of Adjustment scheduled for January 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm has been cancelled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for Monday, February 23, 2015, at 7:30 pm in the Council Room of the Borough Hall, 531 Speedwell Avenue, Morris Plains, NJ. The continued hearing for application BA-2-14 CSH Morris Plains, LLC, 361 Speedwell Avenue is carried to the Board's Re-Organization Meeting of the Morris Plains Board of Adjustment for Monday, February 23, 2015, at 7:30 pm in the Council Room of the Borough Hall, 531 Speedwell AVenue, Morris Plains, NJ
Karen M. Coffey, Secretary, Morris Plains Board of Adjustment
Dated: January 26, 2015
OUR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR FREE CONSULTATION, BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING AND MORE AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER 1-3 PM, THIS MONDAY,JANUARY 26, 2015:The Board of Health Public Health Nurse Cindie Bella is available at the Community Center on Jim Fear Drive on the second and fourth Monday of each month between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
Residents are asked to keep in mind that recycling of ALL Televisions, Computers, Laptops and Monitors is now MANDATED in the State of New Jersey. These items can no longer be picked up by our trash hauler and must be brought to the Morris Plains Recycling Center (Saturday mornings 8:30-Noon) or otherwise properly recycled. If you are unable to bring an item to the Center, you may contact the Morris Plains Rotary Club to see if they can assist you. (Tom Zinckgraf 973-292-0169)
REPORTING A STREET LIGHT OUTAGE
If you notice a street light is not working near your home, you may contact JCP&L to make them aware. This can be done online at www.firstenergycorp.com.
Click on "Report an Outage" and then select "Report a Lighting Problem") or call: 1-800-662-3115.
You will be asked to provide the nearest home address as well as the ID number which is located on the light pole
The Morris Plains Police Department now has a Facebook Page that all citizens can access.
The Morris Plains Co-op is proud to present a FREE WORKSHOP given by Alan J. Robinson CHS-IV, at the Morris Plains Community Center, Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 6:30pm - 9:30pm. During this program you will learn tools to prevent abduction and kidnapping, understand the safe use of technology,.be able to dispel common safety myths, gain skills to teach children to avoid kidnapping and receive an education packet with safety references and age appropriate skills
Alan Robinson is a representative of Project ALERT (“America’s Law Enforcement Retiree Team”), a division of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, funded by the Department of Justice and the Adam Walsh Foundation.
For a safer, cleaner street, brush should be placed out for pick-up no earlier than 48 HOURS prior to scheduled pick-up date.
We ask your cooperation in making Brush Pick-up more efficient by observing the following guildlines:
- NO BRANCHES OR LIMBS MORE THAN 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER WILL BE PICKED UP. Only branches, limbs and logs that can be chipped will be collected.
- SMALL LIMBS AND TWIGS should be tied in 1-FOOT ROUND BUNDLES NO LONGER THAN 6 FEET.
- ALL BRANCHES, LIMBS OR LOGS should be no longer than 6 feet, neatly stacked, all in one direction. No more than 3 inhes in diameter is allowed. CHIPPER LIMITS.
- VINES AND PRICKER BUSHES must be tied in BUNDLES.
- STUMPS are to be free of DIRT AND DEBRIS.
- NO LEAVES OR GRASS CLIPPINGS are allowed with Brush Pick-Up.
- NO LUMBER, METAL, BUILDING MATERIAL OR FOREIGN DEBRIS are allowed.
MORRIS PLAINS RECREATION AND MORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT COMMUNITY SCHOOL OFFERING 11 EXCITING DAY TRIPS THIS SPRING!
Morris Plains Recreation is teaming up with The Morris School District COmmunity School to offer a variety of exciting bus trips this spring. Reservations are Limited, so be sure and register early if you are interested!
PLEASE CLICK HERE for a flyer describing the program.
PLEASE CLICK HERE for a detailed description of each trip being offered.
Saint Virgil Academy, located at 238 Speedwell Avenue, Morris Plains, is hosting an open house for families beginning to make plans for the 2015/16 school year.
The Academy provides flexible, affordable and academically challenging preschool options for three- and four-year-olds. In addition, the school boasts a top-notch curriculum for boys and girls in kindergarten through grade eight.
The open house will be held on Friday, January 30 at 7:45 AM. Attendees will learn about the school’s impressive academic offerings, have an opportunity to meet the faculty, get to take a tour and be out the door no later than 9:00 AM. Children are welcome to accompany their parent(s).
Registration for the 2015 - 2016 school year begins in February.
PLEASE CLICK HERE for more information on about the Open House.
The Morris Plains Co-Op, located on Cleveland Avenue, offers flexible educational and enrichment programs from 8 am until 3 pm, up to five days a week, for children 18 months to 5 years old. The Co-Op is proud to announce some exciting new changes for the 2015-2016 school year, including more time in the classroom, a variety of new enrichment programs with a focus on STEM education, and flexible hours and co-op options to accommodate all families. Students come from Morris Plains and many surrounding communities.
Join us on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 9 am to 11 am for our Open House to see why the Co-Op is the right choice for your child.
The Morris Plains Police Department will begin using Everbridge, a County wide emergency notification system, to notify citizens of emergencies occurring in and around Morris Plains.
Please click on the link listed below for more information and instructions on how to sign up for the service. Also çopy and paste the same link into your browser to easily access the system.
Registration for Morris Plains Little League Baseball and Softball is underway.
Please visit the MP Sports website to register your child for the upcoming season. Early Bird registration will be open from Jan 2 through Jan 31.
While this may seem early, we need to get our numbers together now to form teams, order uniforms, etc.
The program is for children in grades K - 4 (or those reading at a 4th grade level or below). It is designed to help children who encounter difficulties with literacy or those who want to gain confidence in their existing skills.
Children must be residents of Morris Plains and five years of age on or before October 1, 2015, to be eligible for a September entrance into kindergarten. A birth certificate, proof of residence and health information are required at the registration.
Stop at the Community Center and pick up a Morris Plains Memory Album showing many beautiful sights and scenes around Morris Plains - a perfect keepsake for residents, young and old!
Books are $30. Supply is limited.
The January selection is "Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral" by Kris Radish
The 7th. annual cornhole event in memory of Mackenzie Wright to benefit Jake will be held on January 24, 2015.
Be sure to register by January 14th to insure yourself a secure spot in the competition.
The Morris Plains Recreation Commission has announced their lineup of programs for the Winter/Springl season. With all of these different activities, there is certain to be something for everyone!!
Please click on the individual programs listed below to retrieve a flyer describing that particular program in detail. The final item on the list is the Registration Form required to enroll in any of the programs.
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM, "Story Time With Jessica" is held at the Morris Plains Liabrary.
All children ages 3 - 5 are welcome.
Please call the Library directly at (973) 538-2599 for more information.
Registration for the 2015 - 2016 school year begins in January.