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Posted Thursday, February 22nd, 2018


The Morris County Board of Freeholders will introduce their 2018 county budget at the board’s Wednesday evening (Feb. 28) meeting, at 7 p.m., at the county government complex in Morristown.

Morris County sealFreeholders Christine Myers, Kathy DeFillippo, and Deborah Smith, who comprise the board’s budget committee, will be joined by the county’s professional staff at the session, to unveil and outline the proposed fiscal package.

Freeholder Christine Myers

Morris County Deputy Freeholder Director Christine Myers

“We have worked hard to ensure that we offer a fiscally responsible 2018 budget, one that adequately finances key programs and services, deals with our responsibility to help our less-fortunate residents, but also looks to set the county us on a long-term path to fiscal stability through strategic planning,’’ said Deputy Freeholder Director Myers, who chairs the committee.

Key budget documents and financial information, including the 2015, 2016 and 2017 operating and capital budgets, can be found at: https://morriscountynj.gov/transparency/finance/.

The freeholders will meet at 7 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room on the 5th floor in the Morris County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street, Morristown, N.J. 07960.

The board will hold its work session at 4:30 p.m. in the Knox Room on the 5th floor in the Administration Building. Residents should be aware they must go through a first floor security screening process to enter the building.