Morris County Commissioners Present 2022 Capital Spending Plan – morriscountynj.gov

Published on December 21, 2021
Highlights Include Expanded Investment in Educational Facilities & Aggressive Roads and Bridges Projects
The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unveiled a $67,242,800 capital spending plan last night that expands educational programs at the Morris County School of Technology, while aggressively investing in improvements to county roads, intersections, bridges and culverts.
The board’s Capital Budget Committee, which includes Commissioner Director Stephen H. Shaw, Commissioner Thomas Mastrangelo and Commissioner Tayfun Selen, outlined the plan during a work session, additionally pointing to funds earmarked for public safety, public health, parks and improving information technology.
“This capital plan contains $14 million to resurface 25.6 miles of roads in 15 towns, $2.8 million to improve key intersections and dedicates nearly $7 million so that Morris County will continue to lead the state with its bridge and culvert upgrades,” said Commissioner Director Shaw.
“This plan also makes good on the commitment our board made this past summer for a 30 percent expansion of the Morris County Vocational School with a new Career Technical Education Center, as well as an investment in the continuing expansions and improvements at the County College of Morris,” Shaw added.
The 2022 Capital Spending Highlights Include:
$2.8 in Intersection Upgrades, including:
$14.0 million for roadway resurfacing, including:
$6.83 million for bridge and culverts projects, including:
The slide-show presented by the Capital Budget Committee may be viewed by clicking here.
The $67.2 million plan reflects a commitment of $36,875,294 million by the county, which will be offset by an anticipated $30,367,506 million in grants.
Morris County government has a massive and diverse inventory of responsibility, ranging from the Morris County Administration Building in Morristown, to Human Services and Law & Public Safety complexes in Morris Township and Parsippany.  The infrastructure includes:Trail Morris County August 2015
The County of Morris also is responsible for:
 
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