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Monday, February 8, 2016

Council set to do some heavy lifting tonight

¡Si se puede!

Plainfield City Council is set to do some heavy lifting tonight.

Up for passage on final reading are ordinances to --
  • Establish a Plainfield Community ID card
  • Settle the question of who appoints members to PARSA (Plainfield Area Sewerage Authority"
Up for first reading are ordinances that will --
  • Establish two PILOT programs covering the "Oliver Brown property" on South Second Street
  • Establish paid sick leave for private employees
Resolutions will --
  • Award 17 contracts to various firm for legal services, totalling $290,000
  • Establish the 2016 tax rate for Plainfield's Open Space Trust Fund
  • Execution of deeds and easements for the South Avenue Gateway project
  • Award a contract to study a parking deck on East 2nd Street
  • Request the Planing Board to study the block bounded by Madison and Central Avenues between Front and Second Streets
  • Authorize Planning Board study of several North Avenue parcels
Whew! (You can views the complete agenda and print out individual items here.)

Most items were forwarded for action at last week's meeting without discussion. Does this mean tonight's meeting will be short and sweet?

In Plainfield?

  -- Dan Damon [follow]

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