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Open Space Grant Applications Available

The Morris County Division of Planning and Preservation has released the application form for the 2017 funding round of municipal/non-profit open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust Fund.  Any of the 39 municipalities in the county and qualified non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funding.

The 2017 application form and list of other required application materials can be found online.

All application materials are due by 4:30 PM on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Please contact Barbara Murray in the Morris County Division of Planning and Preservation at (973) 829-8120 or [email protected] for further information on the program or application process.

ANJEC Open Space Stewardship Project Grants

The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) is now accepting applications from environmental commissions for grants of up to $1500 each for local open space stewardship projects.  For a list of eligible projects and more information, visit their website.

Application Deadline: April 7, 2017

2016 Trail Construction Grant Awards

The Trail Program Advisory Committee presented their recommendations to the Board of Chosen Freeholders on November 21.  The Board of Chosen Freeholders approved their recommendations at their meeting on December 14.

New Census Bureau 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau has released its 2011-2015 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Estimates which include demographic data for all municipalities in the nation. The 2011-2015 ACS includes estimates for various topics including income, educational attainment, housing and transportation.  Updates for this data have been posted to the Data and Statistics page of this website.

FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps Website Launched

Morris County has launched a website to inform and assist municipal officials and property owners as they begin the process of reviewing the flood hazard maps provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  Visit planning.morriscountynj.gov/firms.