7:00pm Mayor & Council Mtg



Please be advised that the Mayor & Council of the Borough of South Plainfield will hold all their regularly scheduled meetings, until further notice, virtually at Borough Hall located at 2480 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ.  Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 10:4-8(b), these meetings will be held by means of the use of electronic communications equipment whereby formal action by the Mayor & Council will take place. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no members of the public shall be permitted to physically attend the meeting. The Borough is using this format in an effort to mitigate the chance of exposure to COVID-19 as part of the Borough’s ongoing effort to slow the rate of transmission.  The public is invited to attend the meeting electronically by following the below instructions: 


  1. Open a Web Browser: Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge or Chrome.
  2. IPAD must have IOS 10.0 or better.
  3. Type in the following. https:\\meetingsamer.webex.com, press enter.
  4. You can join the meeting by entering the code, (624 688 327). Press Enter.
  5. Click the arrow at the end of the join meeting box.
  6. You can join the meeting or download the desktop application.
  7. After joining, you will see the call-in box.
  8. Please call the number listed with the access code.
  9. 1-408-418-9388
  10. Access Code 624 688 327 followed by #
  11. Enter Attendee ID which is 624 688 327
  12. By downloading the desktop app, you will have the option to virtually raise your hand only at such time the Mayor opens the floor for public comment.
  13. Choose use desktop app or web app.
  14. If you choose web app, click on Join Meeting. The next screen will ask for your name and email address. Please enter the information and press Next.
  15. Press Skip if you do not want to check out the Audio & Video preview window.
  16. Click on Join Meeting.
  17. You can close this dialogue box.
  18. You will see the meeting video show up.
  19. If you wish to ask a question you must download the desktop app! Go back to step #3 and start over. Follow instructions listed.
  20. At the appropriate time the Mayor will notify you by chat or over the phone that the floor is open for public comment.
  21. If you choose the desktop app you will see the download button in the center of the screen.
  22. Please click on it to download the free software.
  23. Run the free software install.
  24. You will be asked to sign in, click on use as guest press enter.
  25. On the window that opens, put in the meeting ID.
  26. ID is (624 688 327), press enter.
  27. Click on the green button, Join.
  28. Click on green button, Join Meeting.
  29. This brings you to the meeting room.
  30. When finished with the meeting just hit the red “x” and choose exit meeting and you will be logged out.
Contact Information
Mon, June 15
Add to My Calendar 06/15/2020 12:00am 06/16/2020 12:00am America/New_York 7:00pm Mayor & Council Mtg


Please be advised that the Mayor & Council of the Borough of South Plainfield will hold all their regularly scheduled meetings, until further notice, virtually at Borough Hall located at 2480 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ. Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 10:4-8(b), these meetings will be held by means of the use of electronic communications equipment whereby ...

2480 Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080 true

2480 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Sign Up for E-Calendar

South Plainfield


TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

South Plainfield

Community Conversation: What We Now Know About Coronavirus

Every day more and more crucial information about COVID-19 surfaces. So what’s the most important guidance for you and your family? Join Jason Kessler, MD, on our Community Conversation, as he separates fact from fiction when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.



Kathryn Hyduk, 89, died Thursday, July 2, 2020 at the Foothill Acres Nursing Home in ...
Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor Regarding the Community Pool

July 10, 2020

Dear Editor

A thank you to Christine Faustini for keeping us updated on the progress of the remodeling of our township pool.
I live close to the pool and can see the workers laboring diligently to finish, seems almost every day of the week. Even though we are anxious to enjoy the pool, I can understand.
Thank you

Annette Hall

FLAG Thank You Letter

Dear Editor,

I wanted to take the time and personally thank the Front Line Appreciation Group of South Plainfield for coming together during difficult and uncertain times. 

Our community members witnessed something that most of us would not expect to see during our lifetime. As Covid-19 began spreading across the world, and then the United States, our state was ...

Community Happenings

Plainfields' UNICO Celebrate Scholars

July 7, 2020

Plainfields' UNICO members Debbie Boyle, Francesca Rosa Merendino, Chapter President Bob Bengivenga, John G DeAndrea and Anthony Bengivenga of Westfield UNICO and District X UNICO Governor, celebrated the graduations of Julianne Ferraro, who is going to Rowan University, and Joseph Walker, who is going to Moravian University. Both are South Plainfield seniors and both ...

The Countdown Begins for the South Plainfield Chick-fil-A August Grand Opening

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The much-anticipated opening of Chick-fil-A in South Plainfield is set for late August. Owner William Bridges says the restaurant will hire between 80 and 100 employees.   Ground for construction of the popular eatery was first broken in late November 2019 at 4801 Stelton Road in South Plainfield.  The 5,000 square foot restaurant will be ...

Warplanes to Conduct Flyover Along the Hudson River on July 4th

July 4, 2020

HOBOKEN - The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has announced the scheduled July 4th flyover of New York City and the Hudson River, as part of its "salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution."

Reportedly led by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the flyover will also consist of F-15 and F-22 fighters U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighters, as well as USAF B-1, B-2, and B-52 ...


The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni (William Morris/Harper Collins, 2020)

In writing a contemporary novel in the Gothic tradition, it is impossible not to compare aspects of great Gothic novels that have come before. The excellent, new book, The Ancestor, by Danielle Trussoni fits the description of a Neo-Gothic. However, drawing comparisons between previously written novels is half the fun ...


You want books and we are so happy to be lending them to you!   People are loving our contactless pickup – it's easy, safe and you get all the books you’ve been waiting to read. 

You can request books through the library catalog, using your library card number and PIN.  There is no interlibrary delivery service, so be sure to select items that are held by ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Kathy Cryan of TAPinto Union

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of July 2020 is Kathy Cryan, who owns and operates TAPinto Union.  With a background in business, Cryan has amassed a very large readership, routinely breaking 150,000 pageviews per month with more than 3,500 residents subscribed to the free daily newsletter and almost 5,000 followers on Facebook, while building a profitable online ...

Press Releases

2020 General Election Policies

July 8, 2020

TAPinto is a network of more than 80 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues.  We do not endorse candidates.

Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and other media, TAPinto provides opportunities for candidates to advertise.  Such advertising ...

New Chief Development Officer Named by No. 1 Hospital in New Jersey

Morristown, New Jersey– Jennifer Smith has been named chief development officer for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, which supports both Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital with $20 million in philanthropy annually. Smith will join the Foundation on August 10.
Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN, president for Morristown ...

Ciccone Sworn in as Middlesex County Prosecutor

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Yolanda Ciccone, of Metuchen, the former Assignment Judge of Somerset County, was sworn in today as Prosecutor of Middlesex County during a brief ceremony officiated by retired Judge and former Prosecutor Alan A. Rockoff.

 In June 2020, Governor Phil Murphy nominated Yolanda Ciccone to be the Prosecutor of Middlesex County. She was confirmed by the Senate on ...