CITY OF PLAINFIELD
NOTICE OF FIRST READING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following ordinanceS haVE been introduced and passed on first reading at a of the City Council of the City of Plainfield on january 17, 2017.
An Ordinance to Amend and Supplement Chapter 11, Personnel, Article 10, Political Activity, Section 2, Political Activities.
authorizes all employees the right to engage in free speech and to engage in POLITICAL activity in accordance with the first AMENDMENT of the united states CONSTITUTION.
an Ordinance Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Article 10, Budget and Purchasing Procedures, Sections 2:19 - 22, Inclusive, of the Municipal Code of the City of Plainfield.
removes local pay to play regulations in favor of adopting state law regarding campaign contributions.
An Ordinance to Amend and Supplement Chapter 3, Agencies, Boards, Commissions and Committees, and Creating Article 42, Board of Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
establishes a Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control to exercise and perform all of the functions, powers, duties and rights to administer the provisions of Title 33 of the New Jersey Statutes in respect to the City of Plainfield and Chapter 4 of the Municipal Code of the City of Plainfield.
An Ordinance Authorizing the City of Plainfield to Implement the Five-Year Exemption and Abatement Law, Granting Tax Exemptions for Certain Improvements, Conversions and Construction of Multiple Dwellings, Certain Improvements to or Construction of Industrial Structures and Certain Improvements to or Construction of Commercial Structures, All Within the City’s Rehabilitation Area, and Superseding Any Other Ordinance Granting Such Exemptions.
Authorizes the City of Plainfield the ability to provide a short term exemption of local property taxes imposed upon eligible dwellings, commercial and industrial structures within a rehabilitation area.
An Ordinance to Amend and Supplement Chapter 2, Administration, Article 2, City Council of the Municipal Code of the City of Plainfield, 1971.
expands the duties of the city council president. establishes and creates the title of city council vice-president.
An Ordinance Repealing and Replacing the Satellite Dishes and Antennas Section 17:9-49.
repeals and replaces REQUIREMENTS for satellite dishes and ANTENNAS.
An Ordinance Adopting North Avenue Redevelopment Plan (North Avenue- Netherwood) Block 402, Lots 1 through 7; Block 344, Lots 1 through 7; Block 341, Lot 2.
authorizes the North Avenue Redevelopment Plan as recommend by the plainfield planning board.
said ordinances will be taken up for further consideration for final passage at a regular MEETING of the City Council to be held at the municipal court-council chambers, 325 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield, New Jersey on february 13, 2017, at 8:00 P.M., at which time and place all persons who may be interested will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning the same.
A COPY OF THESE ORDINANCES CAN BE OBTAINED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK WITHOUT COST TO ANY RESIDENT.
ABUBAKAR JALLOH, RMC
DATED: PLAINFIELD, NEW JERSEY
january 18, 2017