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Morrisville 101

(Fall)

Morrisville 101 is our annual citizen's academy held for the residents of Morrisville. This is a free class for citizens 16 years of age and up.

What's in it for you?

  • A "behind-the-scenes" look at community services.
  • The chance to meet and make connections with other civic-minded residents.
  • Knowledge and personal contacts to help you become an effective leader in your community.
  • A clearer understanding of the big picture that's needed to run for elected office in Morrisville.

The class is packed with activities and information, and is designed to be interactive with opportunities to ask questions and give feedback.

2018 Morrisville 101 Dates Coming Soon!

Registration for the 2017 session of Morrisville 101 is now closed. Check back in 2018 for the next session of Morrisville 101!

What Do Past Students Have to Say?

"I feel so lucky that I was able to participate in this class. It is so amazing that our town provides a service like this. My hat goes off to everyone involved! This is an amazing effort."

"Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed the classes and I am very glad that I participated. I will be recommending the course to my neighbors."

"Very well organized and very well conducted with very knowledgeable instructors. It has given me an appreciation and even more confidence in a well run Town and Town Government."


Teen Morrisville 101

(Spring) 

Teen Morrisville 101 is an annual citizen's academy geared towards Teens interested in local government, specifically in Morrisville. This is a free program for 9 - 12th graders. The program will be held after school hours, from 4 - 6 pm once a week for 4 weeks, and will take place at Morrisville Town Hall, located at 100 Town Hall Drive. While the program is open to all high school students, preference will be given to those who live in Morrisville.

What's in it for you?

  • A "behind-the-scenes" look at how local government works, specifically in Morrisville.
  • A better understanding of what it takes to be a civil servant with a close up look at different career options in local government.
  • A chance to get a hands-on approach to learning through group activities like designing a park and presenting at a Mock Town Council meeting.
  • A great opportunity to talk to local government employees about what they do every day for the citizens in Morrisville.
  • The class is packed with activities and information, and is perfect for High School students interested in pursuing a career in government, or are just looking for more insight into what it takes to run a Town!

2018 Teen Morrisville 101 Dates

Session 1
Wednesday, May 2
4 - 6 pm

Session 2
Wednesday, May 9
4 - 6 pm

Session 3
Wednesday, May 16
4 - 6 pm

Session 4
Wednesday, May 23
4 - 6 pm

Graduation (held at the Morrisville Town Council Meeting)
Tuesday, June 19
6:30 pm

Please Note: Students are required to attend all 4 sessions or will not be eligible for graduation.

Click here to register for the 2018 session of Teen Morrisville 101!


Green Day 

(Spring & Fall) 

Green Day is an held in the Spring and Fall which promotes natural environment, conservation and green initiatives. The event includes document shredding, electronics recycling and cooking oil recycling.

Schedule

Litter Sweep: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Document Shredding, Electronics Recycling, and Cooking Oil Recycling: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Stream Clean: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location
Green Day is held in the parking lot of Morrisville Town Hall (100 Town Hall Drive).

Parking
Parking is available in the lot behind 260 Town Hall Drive and at Indian Creek Greenway Trailhead. All parking locations will be noted with signs.

Rain Date
There are no rain dates for this event. We will go on rain or shine!

Litter Sweep
Litter Sweep is a volunteer event that involves getting the community together to gather litter from the sidewalks, roads, parks, etc. Gloves, trash bags, safety vests, and litter sweep routes are provided for volunteers as well as light refreshments. The Public Works and Planning Departments coordinate to make this event happen. Call 919-463-7072 for more information to get involved.

Document Shredding
Secure document shredding gives individuals the opportunity to have their confidential documents destroyed on site. Whether it's small business documents that are no longer needed or personal papers that need to be safely disposed of, Shredding trucks contain cutting-edge proprietary paper shredding technology that can handle the job.

Electronics Recycling
Got something with a cord? Drop it off and we'll recycle it for you!

Cooking Oil Recycling
Oil must be free from food particles and needs to be in a container with a screw on lid.

Stream Clean
Volunteer to clean one of Morrisville's stream areas.  Supplies are provided.  Call 919-463-6172 for more information or to get involved.

 


 

“Grow With Me” Tree

(Spring)

Grow with Me Tree is a program in which Morrisville parents who have a child under 12 months of age may receive a free sapling to plant in their yard to honor their newborn and commemorate Arbor Day. Pick up your free sapling at the Planning Department's table at Springfest. No registration is required; saplings will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.  Questions about this program? Contact Kari Grace at kgrace@townofmorrisville.org or 919-463-6194.

 

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