FLORHAM PARK, NJ - All public buildings are closed in Florham Park as a precautionary strategy to prevent potential transmission of the Coronovirus.
According to Borough officials, the Borough of Florham Park, in consultation with the Department of Emergency Management, has closed all public buildings to public access until further notice in an effort to prevent social contact and potential transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Borough Hall, the Public Library, the Senior Center, the Recreation Building and the Little Red School House will all remain closed to public access until further notice. The buildings will remain staffed and contact can be made with Borough officials via telephone and/or email. Visit the Borough of Florham Park website at www.fpboro.net for Department listings, phone numbers and emails.
Construction permit applications and various paperwork have been placed on a table inside the vestibule of Borough Hall, at the Police Department entrance. The public will have access to this vestibule and any contact with Borough officials will be accomplished through the intercom system located within the vestibule.
The vestibule will also be utilized for those members of the public requiring Marriage Certificates, as well as Court, Tax, Water and Sewer payments.
Anyone needing to file police reports or in need of police assistance can utilize the Police Entrance to enter the vestibule and contact the police dispatcher via the intercom system.
Please understand the Borough is acting in an abundance of caution to proactively protect its employees and the public from transmission of the COVID-19 virus and asks that all remain patient while this pandemic runs its course and normal operations resume. Updates will continue as the situation evolves.
In regard to the schools, they will be closed beginning Monday. Distance learning will be put into effect for the two-week period ending March 27th.
The official notice issued by the Board of Education is as follows:
As a precaution and in consultation with the local health departments, the district will be closed on Friday, March 13, 2020 to allow for additional cleaning and sanitization as well as preparation for distance learning. Friday will be used as an emergency snow day for this purpose. Distance learning will begin for the Florham Park Schools starting on Monday, March 16th and will continue through Friday, March 27th. The Florham Park Schools has been prepared for this event and staff will be providing you with an email at 7:30am on each day of distance learning with assignments starting on March 16th. Office hours for staff to review emails will be taking place at 9:00am, 12:00pm, and 2:00pm. The district will reassess distance learning the week of March 23 to determine if distance learning needs to be extended. Please see communication for more information. All facility use will be canceled during this time.