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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Update: Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 -March 25, 2020

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  • UPDATE: Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    For Immediate Release
    March 25, 2020

    Effective immediately, based upon the direction of the Montville Township Office of Emergency Management Coordinator, in conjunction with the Montville Township Health Department, the following actions shall be instituted to address the safety and well-being of our residents as it relates to the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

    • Indoor and Outdoor Facilities for Recreation Sponsored Programs/Activities
    All indoor and outdoor facilities where recreation sponsored programs or activities are held, are closed to the public until further notice.

    • Senior House
    The Senior House will be closed to the public until further notice.  The only exception is the Morris County Nutrition Program. Pickup for the Meals on Wheels program will be coordinated by Nancy Mertz, Director of Social Services – (973) 331-3378.

    • Meetings of Township Boards/Commissions/Committees (with the exception of the Township Committee)
    All Montville Township official meetings of the boards/commissions/committees shall be canceled until further notice with the exception of the Township Committee who held their March 24 meeting via telephone and will continue to monitor the situation and reassess as necessary.

    March 25, 2020

    • Outside Organizations
    All activities held by outside Montville Township organizations in Township buildings and facilities are canceled until further notice.

    • Montville Township Library
    The Library will remain closed until further notice.

    • Montville Township Town Hall
    Town Hall will remain closed until further notice.  However, the Township continues to provide necessary services to the public.  The essential services – Administration, Clerk, Construction, Engineering, Finance, Health, Land Use, Public Safety, Social Services, Tax Assessment, Tax Collection, and Water & Sewer Utilities - still function and are available through email, the website, telephone, through the Construction Department boxes located outside Town Hall front door, and through the yellow mailbox located in the parking lot at Town Hall. This request shall remain in effect until further notice.

    At this point, it would be most beneficial to shelter in place, maintain your social distancing, practice proper hand washing, and stay calm and rational.

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