October Updates

Mayor's Message 10/2

Good afternoon Millburn Township Residents, today is Friday, October 2, 2020.

Essex County is reporting 21,126 residents having tested positive for COVID-19. There are currently 181 residents of Millburn Township who have tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed cases in Millburn are cumulative and residents are not removed from this count once they recover.  At times these numbers can change when contact tracing is complete and it is verified that a positive result should be counted in another community or county. 

 Please keep in mind the following important items;

 The November 3rd General Election is a primarily Vote by Mail Election as per Governor’s Orders.  Essex County has begun sending out a Vote By Mail Ballot to every registered voter so please check your mailbox. Once you complete your ballot, voters will have 4 options for returning their own completed ballots to Essex County:

  1. Drop Box in front of the Milburn Township Municipal Building at 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn (American Flag drop box is monitored by a security camera and the County will collect the ballots daily and bring them to Newark for processing)
  2. Mail the ballot via the United States Postal Service (ballots must be postmarked no later than November 3rd and be received by the County Clerk no later than 8:00pm on November 10th)
  3. Another option is to hand deliver your ballot to the Board of Elections in Newark at 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
  4. Additionally, you may hand deliver your completed Vote by Mail ballot to a poll worker at your polling location on Election Day, November 3rd from 6 AM-8 PM.  

PLEASE REMEMBER - DO NOT DETACH THE CERTIFICATION FLAP!

 The Millburn Township Senior bus is available for residents 62 and older for transportation for you to bring your completed Vote By Mail Ballot to the Millburn Town Hall Drop Box. Please call 973-564-7076 or visit HERE  for further details.  

Voters who choose to cast their vote in-person may do so on a provisional ballot (paper) only at the Township’s designated polling sites on election day.  Information will be forthcoming regarding the designated polling locations in Millburn Township. Individuals who require access to ADA-conforming voting machines may also vote at the Township’s designated polling sites on the day of the election. Millburn Township Seniors may request transportation to the Drop Box in front of Millburn Town Hall.

General Election information and updates are available at:
Township of Millburn
Essex County Clerk
New Jersey Division of Elections

  • Main Street will remain closed beyond September 27.  The Township will be evaluating the closure on a weekly basis to determine the efficacy as the weather cools and our elementary schools (K-4) open to in person instruction on October 5.  Unless communicated otherwise, the street will remain closed.    
  • Indoor dining for restaurants is now permitted at 25% of their capacity and in accordance with guidance outlined in Executive Order 183.  Best of luck to our restaurants, please remember to shop local, eat local and support Millburn’s small business community. https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-183.pdf
  • Please be sure to sign up for Swift911, the Township’s reverse 911 notification system.  We communicate frequently through swift and residents can sign up for the type of information that they wish to receive from road closures to the Township’s monthly newsletter that is delivered by email.  Click on the following link to sign up.   http://twp.millburn.nj.us/swift911

Enjoy your weekend.  REMEMBER to wear your masks at all times when social distancing is not possible.  Do the RIGHT thing and discard your used masks and gloves in the trash, not on our streets.

Residents – it has been brought to our attention that some individuals are not adequately observing mask policy and social distance guidelines.  Some of our elderly residents are quite concerned about their health.  Please, please be respectful - mask up in public and keep your distance. #RespectEachother #TakeCareofOneAnother #MillburnStrong

Mayor's Message, 10/9

Good afternoon Millburn Township Residents, today is Friday, October 9, 2020.

 Essex County is reporting 21,603 residents having tested positive for COVID-19. There are currently 185 residents of Millburn Township who have tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed cases in Millburn are cumulative and residents are not removed from this count once they recover.  This number represents an increase of 4 cases since last week’s message.  At times these numbers can change when contact tracing is complete and it is verified that a positive result should be counted in another community or county. 

 Please keep in mind the following important items: 

  • The November 3rd General Election is a primarily Vote by Mail Election as per Governor’s Orders.  Please know that there will be no traditional voting machines at polling locations on election day. Voters who choose to cast their vote in-person may do so on a provisional ballot (paper) only at the Township’s designated polling sites on election day.  Information will be forthcoming regarding the designated polling locations in Millburn Township. Individuals who require access to ADA-conforming voting machines may also vote at the Township’s designated polling sites on the day of the election. Millburn Township Seniors may request transportation to the Drop Box in front of Millburn Town Hall. 
  • Essex County has begun sending out a Vote By Mail Ballot to every registered voter so please check your mailbox. Once you complete your ballot, voters will have 4 options for returning their own completed ballots to Essex County:
  1. Drop Box in front of the Milburn Township Municipal Building at 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn (American Flag drop box is monitored by a security camera and the County will collect the ballots daily and bring them to Newark for processing)
  2. Mail the ballot via the United States Postal Service (ballots must be postmarked no later than November 3rd and be received by the County Clerk no later than 8:00pm on November 10th)
  3. Another option is to hand deliver your ballot to the Board of Elections in Newark at 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
  4. Additionally, you may hand deliver your completed Vote by Mail ballot to a poll worker at your polling location on Election Day, November 3rd from 6 AM-8 PM.  If you do not bring your vote by mail ballot you will be given a provisional paper ballot.   

PLEASE REMEMBER - DO NOT DETACH THE CERTIFICATION FLAP! 

The Millburn Township Senior bus is available for residents 62 and older for transportation for you to bring your completed Vote By Mail Ballot to the Millburn Town Hall Drop Box. Please call 973-564-7076 or visit HERE  for further details.  

General Election information and updates are available at:
Township of Millburn
Essex County Clerk
New Jersey Division of Elections 

  • Please be sure to sign up for Swift911, the Township’s reverse 911 notification system.  We communicate frequently through swift and residents can sign up for the type of information that they wish to receive from road closures to the Township’s monthly newsletter that is delivered by email.  Click on the following link to sign up.   http://twp.millburn.nj.us/swift911 

Enjoy your weekend.  REMEMBER to mask up Millburn. Stay safe, stay strong. 

Mayor's Message, 10/16

Good afternoon Millburn Township Residents, today is Friday, October 16, 2020.

 Essex County is reporting 22,209 residents having tested positive for COVID-19. There are currently 189 residents of Millburn Township who have tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed cases in Millburn are cumulative and residents are not removed from this count once they recover.  This number represents an increase of 4 cases since last week’s message.   At times these numbers can change when contact tracing is complete and it is verified that a positive result should be counted in another community or county. 

 Please keep in mind the following important items; 

  • The November 3rd General Election is a primarily Vote by Mail Election as per Governor’s Orders.  Please know that there will be no traditional voting machines at polling locations on election day. Voters who choose to cast their vote in-person may do so on a provisional ballot (paper) only at the Township’s designated polling sites on election day.  Information will be forthcoming regarding the designated polling locations in Millburn Township. Individuals who require access to ADA-conforming voting machines may also vote at the Township’s designated polling sites on the day of the election. Millburn Township Seniors may request transportation to the Drop Box in front of Millburn Town Hall. 
  • Essex County has begun sending out a Vote By Mail Ballot to every registered voter so please check your mailbox. Once you complete your ballot, voters will have options for returning their own completed ballots to Essex County:
  • Drop Box in front of the Milburn Township Municipal Building at 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn (American Flag drop box is monitored by a security camera and the County will collect the ballots daily and bring them to Newark for processing)
  • Mail the ballot via the United States Postal Service (ballots must be postmarked no later than November 3rd and be received by the County Clerk no later than 8:00pm on November 10th)
  • Another option is to hand deliver your ballot to the Board of Elections in Newark at 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
  • Additionally, you may hand deliver your completed Vote by Mail ballot to a poll worker at your polling location on Election Day, November 3rd from 6 AM-8 PM.  If you do not bring your vote by mail ballot you will be given a provisional paper ballot.   

PLEASE REMEMBER - DO NOT DETACH THE CERTIFICATION FLAP! 

The Millburn Township Senior bus is available for residents 62 and older for transportation for you to bring your completed Vote By Mail Ballot to the Millburn Town Hall Drop Box. Please call 973-564-7076 or visit HERE  for further details.  

General Election information and updates are available at:
Township of Millburn
Essex County Clerk
New Jersey Division of Elections

  • The NJ Department of Health has released Halloween 2020 safety guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Details of the Halloween safety guidelines can be found here: https://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=972
      
  • Residents - the days are getting shorter.   When walking or cycling on our streets, and in particular the early evening/evening hours, be sure to wear reflective gear and obey the rules of the road.    At dusk, it is VERY difficult to see people and the wet leaves add to potentially dangerous roadways. PLEASE wear light colored or reflective clothing and use a flashlight.  Drivers - PLEASE.  SLOW. DOWN. 

Enjoy your weekend.   REMEMBER to mask up Millburn. Stay safe, stay strong.

Mayor's Message, 10/23

Good afternoon Millburn Township Residents, today is Friday, October 23, 2020.

Essex County is reporting 23,232 residents having tested positive for COVID-19. There are currently 195 residents of Millburn Township who have tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed cases in Millburn are cumulative and residents are not removed from this count once they recover.  This number represents an increase of 6 cases since last week’s message.  At times these numbers can change when contact tracing is complete and it is verified that a positive result should be counted in another community or county.

Please keep in mind the following important items:

  • There will be NO Electronic Voting Machines at your Polling Place on Election Day!

You can only vote 3 ways at your polling place on Election Day:

  1. Vote on a provisional paper ballot.
  2. Vote utilizing the audio component to listen to the ballot and make selections on a hand-held device (only if you are disabled)
  3. Bring your Vote by Mail Ballot to your polling place and drop your voted ballot in a Secure Drop Box inside your polling place.

You can go to the Hall of Records in Newark to request a ballot in person and vote that ballot Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm or at the Essex County Educational Center at 560 Northfield Ave West Orange on Thursday October 29 from 9:00am - 2:00pm Friday October 30 from 9:00am - 2:00pm and Saturday October 31 from 9:00am - 12noon

The deadline to request a replacement Vote-by Mail-Ballot by mail is today, October 23rd.

For more information please visit www.essexclerk.com

  • The November 3rd General Election is a primarily Vote by Mail Election as per Governor’s Orders.  Please know that there will be no traditional voting machines at polling locations on Election Day. Voters who choose to cast their vote in-person may do so on a provisional ballot (paper) only at the Township’s designated polling sites on Election Day.  Information will be forthcoming regarding the designated polling locations in Millburn Township. Individuals who require access to ADA-conforming voting machines may also vote at the Township’s designated polling sites on the day of the election. Millburn Township Seniors may request transportation to the Drop Box in front of Millburn Town Hall.
  • Once you complete your ballot, voters will have options for returning their own completed ballots to Essex County:
  • Drop Box in front of the Milburn Township Municipal Building at 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn (American Flag drop box is monitored by a security camera and the County will collect the ballots daily and bring them to Newark for processing)
  • Mail the ballot via the United States Postal Service (ballots must be postmarked no later than November 3rd and be received by the County Clerk no later than 8:00pm on November 10th)
  • Another option is to hand deliver your ballot to the Board of Elections in Newark at 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
  • Additionally, you may hand deliver your completed Vote by Mail ballot to a poll worker at your polling location on Election Day, November 3rd from 6 AM-8 PM.  If you do not bring your vote by mail ballot you will be given a provisional paper ballot. 

PLEASE REMEMBER - DO NOT DETACH THE CERTIFICATION FLAP!

The Millburn Township Senior bus is available for residents 62 and older for transportation for you to bring your completed Vote By Mail Ballot to the Millburn Town Hall Drop Box. Please call 973-564-7076 or visit HERE for further details.  

General Election information and updates are available at:

Township of Millburn

Essex County Clerk

New Jersey Division of Elections

  • The NJ Department of Health has released Halloween 2020 safety guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Details of the Halloween safety guidelines can be found here: https://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/halloween.
  • The Millburn Short Hills Special Improvement District will be hosting a trick or treat, in accordance with NJDOH guidelines, on Main Street Friday, October 30 from 3:00 to 6:00pm. Click here for more details: https://twp.millburn.nj.us/trickortreat.
  • Residents - the days are getting shorter.   When walking or cycling on our streets, and in particular the early evening/evening hours, be sure to wear reflective gear and obey the rules of the road.  At dusk, it is VERY difficult to see people and the wet leaves add to potentially dangerous roadways. PLEASE wear light colored or reflective clothing and use a flashlight.  Drivers - PLEASE.  SLOW. DOWN.

Enjoy your weekend. REMEMBER to mask up Millburn. Stay safe, stay strong.

Mayor's Message, 10/30

Good afternoon Millburn Township Residents, today is Friday, October 30, 2020.

Essex County is reporting 24,946 residents having tested positive for COVID-19. There are currently 200 residents of Millburn Township who have tested positive for COVID-19. The confirmed cases in Millburn are cumulative and residents are not removed from this count once they recover.  This number represents an increase of 5 cases since last week’s message.  At times these numbers can change when contact tracing is complete and it is verified that a positive result should be counted in another community or county. 

Please keep in mind the following important items:

  • There will be NO Electronic Voting Machines at your Polling Place on Election Day! 

You can only vote 3 ways at your polling place on Election Day.

  1. Vote on a provisional paper ballot.
  2. Vote utilizing the audio component to listen to the ballot and make selections on a hand-held device (only if you are disabled)
  3. Bring your Vote by Mail Ballot to your polling place and drop your ballot in a Secure Drop Box inside your polling place.

Polling Locations with voting districts are as follows; 

  1. Casa Colombo – Districts 1, 7 and 10 – 189 Main Street, Millburn
  2. Gero Park Recreation Building - District 4, 13 – 335 White Oak Ridge Road, Short Hills
  3. Board of Education Center – Districts 2,6, and 12 – 434 Millburn Avenue, Millburn 
  4. Community Congregation Church – Districts 5,8,11,14,15 and 16 – 200 Hartshorn Drive, Short Hills
  5. Glenwood School – Districts 3 and 9 – 325 Taylor Road South, Short Hills 

You can go to the Hall of Records in Newark to request a ballot in person and vote that ballot Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm or at the Essex County Educational Center at 560 Northfield Ave West Orange TOMORROW, Saturday October 31 from 9:00am - 12noon

For more information please visit www.essexclerk.com

  • The November 3rd General Election is a primarily Vote by Mail Election as per Governor’s Orders. Please know that there will be no traditional voting machines at polling locations on Election Day. Voters who choose to cast their vote in-person may do so on a provisional ballot (paper) only at the Township’s designated polling sites on Election Day. Individuals who require access to ADA-conforming voting machines may also vote at the Township’s designated polling sites on the day of the election. Millburn Township Seniors may request transportation to the Drop Box in front of Millburn Town Hall.

Once you complete your ballot, voters will have options for returning their own completed ballots to Essex County—

  1. Drop Box in front of the Millburn Township Municipal Building at 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn (American Flag drop box is monitored by a security camera and the County will collect the ballots daily and bring them to Newark for processing)
  2. Mail the ballot via the United States Postal Service (ballots must be postmarked no later than November 3rd and be received by the County Clerk no later than 8:00pm on November 10th)
  3. Another option is to hand deliver your ballot to the Board of Elections in Newark at 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
  4. Additionally, you may hand deliver your completed Vote by Mail ballot to a poll worker at your polling location on Election Day, November 3rd from 6 AM-8 PM.  If you do not bring your vote by mail ballot you will be given a provisional paper ballot.   

PLEASE REMEMBER - DO NOT DETACH THE CERTIFICATION FLAP!

The Millburn Township Senior bus is available for residents 62 and older for transportation for you to bring your completed Vote by Mail Ballot to the Millburn Town Hall Drop Box. Please call 973-564-7076 or visit HERE  for further details.  

General Election information and updates are available at:
Township of Millburn
Essex County Clerk
New Jersey Division of Elections

  • Halloween is tomorrow!   The NJ Department of Health has released Halloween 2020 safety guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please remember to actively participate and clearly display your desire to participate in trick or treating. Details of the Halloween safety guidelines can be found here, https://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=972
  • The Millburn Short Hills Special Improvement District will be hosting a trick or treat, in accordance with NJDOH guidelines, on Main Street – TODAY, Friday, October 30 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Hurry down for some cider, donuts and a goody bag while supplies last!
  • Residents - When walking or cycling on our streets, and in particular the early evening/evening hours, be sure to wear reflective gear and obey the rules of the road. At dusk, it is VERY difficult to see people and the wet leaves add to potentially dangerous roadways. PLEASE wear light colored or reflective clothing and use a flashlight. Drivers - PLEASE.  SLOW. DOWN.
  • Daylight savings begins on Sunday. Please remember to “Fall Back” and turn your clocks back 1   hour on Saturday night.

Enjoy your weekend. Be safe and have fun if you are trick or treating. REMEMBER to mask up Millburn. IT IS FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL CITIZENS. Stay safe, stay strong.