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 Council Approves Dudley House Contract

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Over objections from some residents Monday, Plainfield’s City Council approved the first step toward converting Dudley House to a transitional home for veterans.

Council members Joylette Mills-Ransome, Steve Hockaday, Barry Goode, Rebecca Williams and President Charles McRae voted “yes” for a $54,000 contract with the engineering firm Pennoni Associates Inc.

Plainfield City Council Votes Monday on Cabinet, Vet Home Contract

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp has named his cabinet for his second four-year term and seeks City Council consent on Monday, Feb. 12.

The meeting is 8 p.m. in Municipal Court, 325 Watchung Ave.

Mapp is asking advice and consent to these appointments:

Carlos N. Sanchez as city administrator.
David L. Minchello as Corporation Counsel.
Ronald E. West as director of ...

Plainfield’s Dudley House To Become Vet Home

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A city-owned Plainfield building that formerly housed men in recovery from substance abuse is now slated to become a transitional home for veterans.

The City Council will vote Monday on a resolution to award a $54,000 contract to Pennoni Associates Inc. to oversee renovations to the former Dudley House on Putnam Avenue. Funded in part by a New Jersey Department of Community ...

Plainfield Building Named For Assemblyman Jerry Green

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As the longest-serving State Assembly member, District 22’s representative Jerry Green surely deserves to be honored. But a proposed Plainfield City Council resolution was a bit off the mark Monday.

The resolution was to ask the Union County Freeholder Board to name a building for Green. It was withdrawn for two reasons: One, the downtown complex informally known as ...

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