Plainfield Town Council approves wastewater upgrades, preps for annexations

Compiled by Nicole Davis

The Plainfield Town Council met Oct. 25 for a regular council meeting. The meeting was in person and live streamed. The council meets at 6 p.m. for a work session and 7 p.m. for a council meeting on the second and fourth Mondays each month at 591 Moon Road. Agendas and meeting minutes can be found at townofplainfield.com. The next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 8.

WHAT HAPPENED: The council approved a contract with Bowen Engineering not to exceed $7,830,596 for North Wastewater Treatment plant CSO improvements.

WHAT IT MEANS: This project includes the installation of energy conservation measures and related upgrades. The agreement states that this project will result in energy and wastewater savings in the total amount of $1.159 million and operational savings totalling $7,920,280 during the 20-year period following the project completion, for a total savings of $9,079,280

WHAT HAPPENED: The council approved a resolution setting a date for public hearing regarding annexation of property: Redbird Group Phase 1.

WHAT IT MEANS: This property contains multiple parcels along South County Road 675 East, Elm Drive, West Main Street and South County Road 600 South, consisting of 153.414 acres. The council will hold this public hearing at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 during the regularly scheduled council meeting. 

WHAT HAPPENED: The council passed six ordinances on first reading that would annex and make part of the town. 

WHAT IT MEANS: These proposed annexations include Medallion Meadows at 2478 Medallion Court and 10047 Medallion Court; Friendswood Phase 2 at 10801 E. CR 700 S.; Avalon North, Lambert Annexation Phase 2 on the north side of Gibbs Road at the intersection with Saratoga Parkway; Vanbibber Property at 5311 Gibbs Road; Willman Lake at 7297 Willman Drive; and Charter Oaks at 8954 Claren Drive.