Clerk of the Board

Administration & Records Building
Court St.
Morristown
(973) 285-6010

Responsible for administrative and supervisory functions of the board of freeholders. Handles all official correspondence, advertising, legal notices, and prepares and distributes agendas, resolutions, contracts, minutes, etc. Appointed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

County Counsel

Administration & Records Building
Court St.
Morristown
(973) 829-8060

Manages all legal matters for the county, and represents the county in litigation. Participates in discussions of major projects requiring a legal perspective. Appointed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

County Administrator

Administration & Records Building
Court St.
Morristown
(973) 285-6040

Responsible for the day-to-day operation and supervision of the six county departments, their divisions and projects. Also includes Labor Relations, Public Information, Information Services, Telephone Services, Library Information Systems, and the Morris County Library.

    • Library Services
      MCLib.info
      30 E. Hanover Ave.
      Whippany
      (973) 285-6930
      Maintains and loans  books, audio books, DVDs, and music CDs. Provides service to the homebound, reference, children’s programs, films, art exhibits, book discussions, computer classes and career seminars.
    • Communications and Digital Media
      Administration & Records Building
      Court St.
      Morristown
      (973) 285-6015
      The Communications and Digital Media office writes and distributes media releases, produces videos and radio shows, manages all public-facing websites, the county’s intranet, and all social media channels.
    • Planning & Preservation
      planning.morriscountynj.gov
      30 Schuyler Place
      Morristown
      (973) 829-8120
      Responsible for developing county master plan, reviewing subdivisions of land and site plans, advising freeholders on planning matters, and providing information for individual citizens, industries, public service groups and government officials. Maintains aerial photographs of the county and acts as the depository for U.S. Census data. Coordinates the process of cross acceptance planning with state and municipalities.

      The Preservation Trust administers programs in accordance with the rules and regulations of the county’s Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund that are designed to preserve farmland, open space, historic resources, assist in the buyout of flood-prone residential properties and fund trail construction projects in Morris County. Funds are approved by the Board of Chosen Freeholders based upon the recommendations of various Morris County agencies including the Open Space Committee, Agriculture Development Board, Park Commission, Municipal Utilities Authority, Historic Preservation Trust Fund Review Board, Flood Mitigation Committee and Trail Program Advisory Committee.