The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has ordered the closure of all non-essential Monmouth County offices for Wednesday, October 31. The county’s essential functions including public works and law enforcement will continue to operate with essential employees reporting to work on Wednesday as scheduled.
The Election Offices at 300 Halls Mills Road expect to be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to process Vote By Mail applications.
The county declared a state of emergency on Saturday to allow the Office of Emergency Management to mobilize all county resources and direct them where they are needed to protect life and property.
Hurricane Sandy is expected to arrive Monday evening and continue with high winds, torrential rain and the potential for major flooding through Tuesday.