PLAINFIELD, NJ - Now that summer is over, Plainfield's City Council will once again be in session twice a month. On Tuesday, the governing body will hold its agenda fixing session. So what's on TAP?
An Economic Development resolution on the council's agenda would award a professional services contract to CME Associates not to exceed $25K, and to Nishuane Group LLC of Montclair for $65K, as planning consultants for redevelopment and planning services for the city.
The Nishuane Group prepared the condemnation area in need of redevelopment investigation report the Planning Board will consider on Thursday, September 5; the meeting will be held in the library at City Hall., and is open to the public.
Another resolution would direct the Planning Board to review the previously adopted North Avenue Redevelpment Area plan for possible amendments, to direct the board to hold a pubic hearing, and to report back to the council. The plan includes 100-215 North Avenue, 100-168 East Second Street, 201-239 Park Avenue, 200-219 Gavett Place, and 200-224 Watchung Avenue.
A Public Works resolution would rescind the award of a contract to Fox Fence Enterprises for the installation of a fence at Seidler Field for almost $410K, and an award to Brennan Bros. Contracting for $240K for a fence at the field.
The agenda does not indicate who the contract recipient would be for a Hannah Atkins basketball court restoration project totaling $117,012.50.
The council will consider a resolution to authorize the approval to submit and accept a grant for $75K from the County of Union for the 2019 Kids Recreation Trust Fund for upgrades to playgrounds and youth athletic facilities.
A Department of Health & Social Services resolution would authorize the mayor to enter into an agreement with the Neighborhood Health Services Corporation to ensure public health services for a 12-month period starting July 1, 2019.
Discussion and action items include deer management.
The mayor is also nominating Victoria Williams Brown to succeed Jim Perry on the Alcohol Beverage Control Board.
The City Council will meet in Municipal Court, 325 Watchung Avenue, at 7 p.m.