Plainfield Planning Board Session Brings Surprises

March 16, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Midway through testimony on changes to a major Plainfield Avenue project, the Planning Board heard a challenge to ownership of one of three lots involved.

Engineer Daniel S. Davies had just finished explaining changes to plans for a new early childhood education and after-school care facility when in public comment Jaime Abril said his parents believed they had purchased one ...

Plainfield Authority Approves New Rates

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority commissioners approved 2018 rates Tuesday and also passed budgets for solid waste and sewer services.

Jeffrey Bliss of the auditing firm Lerch, Higgins & Vinci explained changes affecting rates, such as an increase in solid waste disposal costs at the Union County Utilities Authority. Rates had not changed since 2010, he said, and a ...

Plainfield Authority To Adjust Sewer, Solid Waste Rates

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority will hold a public hearing Tuesday on proposed rate changes.

As explained in a legal notice, “The Authority shall provide evidence at the hearing showing that the proposed adjustments of the Solid Waste Rates, Transfer Station Charges, and Sanitary Sewer Connection Fee are necessary and reasonable and shall provide the ...

Plainfield School District Financial Overview at Tues. Board of Ed Meeting

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Business Administrator Gary Ottmann of the Plainfield School District gave an overview of the district's finances at Tuesday's Work & Study Meeting.

Ottmann began by sharing slides from a meeting he, along with Attorney Phil Stern, then Board of Education President Emily Morgan, and board member Carmencita Pile had had in Trenton in June 2017 with the Commissioner ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: Mar 5-11

PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.


The Plainfield City Council Agenda Fixing Session will take place at 7:30 p.m. in municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave.  Read more, and download the agenda.


The second of two seminars on How to Write a ...

PSE&G Request, More on Plainfield City Council Agenda

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A city-owned lot used four years ago by PSE&G to stage a power station upgrade may be used to store PSE&G materials and vehicles for another Plainfield project.

The company is asking City Council permission to use the lot at the corner of Madison Avenue and West Second Street, this time for only a month and a half for a utility supply project “in the vicinity of ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Nor’easter Wreaks Havoc, PDCC Picks Slate, and more

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Union County Hosts First LGBTQ Roundtable

Bernice Paglia: Plainfield Cabinet Salaries Set For Mapp’s New Term

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Present Creative Movement Showcase

Sky Zone on Rt. 22 in Springfield Opened Saturday

Bear Sighting in ...

Plainfield Planning Board Approves Dudley House Capital Review

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Engineer Drew Di Sessa was back in City Hall Library Thursday for the second time this week, finalizing approvals for a Plainfield vets’ transitional residence. On Tuesday, the Historic Preservation Commission granted a “certificate of appropriateness” for exterior improvements and on Thursday the Planning Board approved a capital review. 

Di Sessa, of ...

Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority Reorganizes

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority, which provides solid waste and sewer services to the city, held its annual reorganization Tuesday, selecting Commissioner Miguel Edghill as chairman.

Also serving for a year are Commissioner Henry V. Robinson as vice chairman, Commissioner Michelle Graham-Lyons as treasurer and Commissioner Robin Bright as secretary. The board also ...

Third Annual Long Beach Island Job Fair Set for Saturday, March 31

SURF CITY, NJ - Need a job this summer? Look no further. Shore Fire Grille again has teamed up with local businesses in the area for a special summer 2018 Job Fair event. 

The Third Annual LBI Job Fair will take place Saturday, March 31.  pril 15.  Employers will be looking to hire help for the summer season on busy Long Beach Island.  The event will be held at the ...

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