PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council conducted the following business at its Nov. 19 meeting in city hall:
• Heard the city issued three residential building permits in October at a value of $47,750, and one commercial/industrial building permit at a value of $1,765. Year-to-date, January through October, the city has issued a total of 66 building permits at a value of $4,412,097. For the same time period in 2011, the city issued a total of 94 building permits at a value of $3,349,211. For the same time period in 2010, the city issued a total of 95 building permits at a value of $4,393,220.
• Had a first reading of an ordinance providing for the sale of a 1980 Pierce aerial pumper fire truck.
• Heard from Princeton Marketing Director Joni Hunt on upcoming events in Princeton, including Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 and the Dec. 8 holiday concert by the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra.
• Approved payment of bills as follows: $33,968 in Public Affairs and the Department of Accounts and Finances; $100,667 in the Department of Public Health, Safety and Civil Defense; $274,248 in the Department of Streets and Public Improvements; $724,903 in the Department of Public Property Utilities.