Coronavirus Information Update
Posted: June 16, 2020
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On Saturday, June 13, 2020, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 154 permitting personal care services to open effective 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22 provided that the facility complies with standards issued by the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs and NJ Department of Health.
On Saturday, June 13, 2020, Administrative Order No. 2020-15 was issued concerning the reopening of libraries under certain circumstance. This order also provides additional guidance on schools, real estate open houses, essential retail businesses, car washes, yard sales, special events and private tutoring facilities.
The NJ Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is pleased to announce the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP), which will provide temporary rental assistance to selected low and moderate income households who have experienced unemployment or reduced income due to the pandemic. Enrollment opens July 6th and runs through July 10th. More information on the program and how to apply
Primary Election Information
The county has mailed out the vote-by-mail ballots to all Democratic & Republican voters. All unaffiliated voters will receive a special vote-by-mail application which requires the voter to complete, select a party and return the application to the Morris County Clerk’s Office before a ballot is issued. DO NOT THROW AWAY THE VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOTS. The primary election will be held by vote-by-mail ballots.
Each municipality will have 1 consolidated polling location; the Randolph location is the municipal building at 502 Millbrook Avenue. Voters who appear at the polling location will be permitted to vote ONLY on a provisional paper ballot. ONLY voters with a disability will be able to vote via an ADA device. Voters with a disability must sign an affidavit prior to voting. Vote-by-mail ballots cannot be dropped off at the polling location on Election Day, they must be mailed back to the county or placed in one of the specified drop boxes. The drop boxes will be at the following locations: Mt. Olive, Montville, Madison, Rockaway Township and the Morris County Board of Elections. The drop boxes are locked, under 24/7 video surveillance, and will be emptied daily. They will be completely locked at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day and no other ballots will be accepted.
Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before July 7th and received at the Morris County Clerk’s Office by July 14th. Vote-by-mail frequently asked questions »