PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council took the following action at its April 15 meeting in city hall:
• Heard City Manager Jeff Clawson has scheduled a meeting for 6:30 p.m. April 29 as a Government 101-type meeting for the public, explaining how city government functions. All current and new council members, city staff and the general public are invited to the meeting, Clawson said.
• Heard the city issued three residential building permits in March, at a value of $62,500, and one commercial building permit, at a value of $140,000. So far in 2013, January through March, the city has issued a total of four building permits at a value of $202,500. For the same time period in 2012, the city had issued a total of 11 building permits at a value of $67,950. For the same time period in 2011, the city issued a total of 10 building permits at a value of $1,209,571.
• Reappointed Bill Cass to the Princeton Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals with his term to expire April 30, 2016.
• Appointed James Scruggs to the Princeton Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals to replace Terry Himes with Scrugg's term to expire April 30, 2016.
• Approved payment of bills as follows: $79,544 in Public Affairs and Department of Accounts and Finances; $141,155 in the Department of Public Health, Safety and Civil Defense; $421,039 in the Department of Streets and Public Improvements; $860,350 in the Department of Public Property Utilities.
• Proclaimed April 26 as Arbor Day in Princeton; May 3-11 as National Travel and Tourism Week; and May as Motorcycle Awareness Month.