PLAINFIELD, NJ - Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers spoke with Mayor Adrian O. Mapp of Plainfield about redevelopment and public safety at the annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJLM) conference in Atlantic City earlier this month.
Topics included the $30 million mixed use redevelopment project in the Fourth Ward, which has not seen redevelopment activity in years.
Additionally, Mapp said the $50 million South Avenue Gateway project, which will consist of residential units and be targeted to Millenials, is the "gateway into our city." This project is especially attractive because of the transportation options available, including train service from the Netherwood station to and from New York City.
The NJLM is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job of self-government through pooling information resources and brain power. It is authorized by State Statute and since 1915, has been serving local officials throughout the Garden State. All 565 municipalities are members of the League. Over 560 mayors and 13,000 elected and appointed officials of member municipalities are entitled to all of the services and privil