PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council conducted the following business at its April 7 meeting in Princeton City Hall:
• Appointed Chuck Woolley to the Princeton Fire Pension Board and Ami Chamberlain to the Princeton Public Library Board.
• Heard from Princeton City Manager Jeff Clawson that plans are progressing for the local BuEComm office to handle the city’s utility emergency calls once its new water treatment plant goes into full operation. The current water treatment plant is staffed around the clock, but the new water treatment plant will be automated and not manned around the clock. The agreement with the city has been approved by the BuEComm board and the needed new equipment has been ordered. The transition should take this summer, Clawson said.
• Heard the city issued three residential building permits in March, for a total value of $111,324, and one commercial/industrial building permit, for a value of $700.To date for 2014, the city has issued a total of eight building permits for the year, at a value of $215,024. For the same time period in 2013, the city had issued a total of four permits, at a value of $202,500. For the same time period in 2012, the city issued a total of 11 building permits, at a value of $67,950.
• Approved payment of bills as follows: $71,824 in Public Affairs and Department of Accounts and Finances; $89,867 in Streets and Public Improvements; $105,503 in Public Health, Safety and Civil Defense; $162,654 in Public Property/Utilities.