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2009 Council Priorities Prepared by: Council President Rashid Burney Updated: 1/26/2009

Transparency Jan-09 Feb-09 Mar-09 Apr-09 May-09 Jun-09 Jul-09 Aug-09 Sep-09 Oct-09 Nov-09 Dec-09

All Council
All council meetings will be broadcast on Council meeting meetings
Ch 74 are on Ch 74 on TV

Council First meeting


By the end of the year, we will have the Financial Determiniation - Execution of broadcast on
Council meetings on web also feasability Yes or No contract Web
Documents on web - by the end of the
year, we will have the council meeting Council
documents on our city web-site for citizens Financial Determiniation - Execution of Meeting on
to be able to see feasability Yes or No contract Web
Council web presence - the council will
have it's own web-page. That web-space
will be used to convey council messages Draft of web-
and documents the council will want to page to Council web
share Council page goes live

Legislative Agenda Jan-09 Feb-09 Mar-09 Apr-09 May-09 Jun-09 Jul-09 Aug-09 Sep-09 Oct-09 Nov-09 Dec-09
McWilliams and other past mayors Resolution
memorial designation scheduled for
Council
discussion on Adoption of
1/26 resolution
Ordinance against dropping litter mailers
(baggies) - we will look into an ordinance Complete
against the weekly trash that is put in our legal review
driveways. of proposed Introduction of
ordinance ordinance

Working meetings
PMUA
Awaiting PMUA PMUA
response Meeting
Economic Development Economic
Growth
Scheduled Meeting
Info Technology
Scheduled Info tech meeting
Public Safety
Public Safety
Scheduled meeting

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2009 Council Priorities Prepared by: Council President Rashid Burney Updated: 1/26/2009

Economics and Economic Revitalization Jan-09 Feb-09 Mar-09 Apr-09 May-09 Jun-09 Jul-09 Aug-09 Sep-09 Oct-09 Nov-09 Dec-09
Visioning for downtown and Netherwood -
we need a shared vision for the
development that will take place around Met with
Netherwood Station. We will bring in Rutgers and
professionals from Rutgers and or NJIT to NJIT. Received
help lead community visioning for these preliminary Proposal
areas. proposal. from
Awaiting final Rutgers/NJI
proposal. T

Quality of Life Unit in Police department -


we need a full quality-of-life crime unit in
Plainfield. Our Public Safety Director has
implemented a community policing
program, which supplements his crackdown To be
on traffic violators and speeders. Is this reviewed as
enough? Is this really getting to the quality- Assign to Public part of Public
of-life issues facing our city? We will do a Safety Safety
deep review of these materials. committee meeting
Preliminary
meeting
Energy Audit for City/Solar panels for city attended. Budget estimate
Shared Services – we should be able to
reach out to our neighboring towns and see
what shared services we can do with them.
I have to believe that the PMUA, public
works, courts are all areas of great
collaboration opportunity. In Morristown, a Identify Initiate
regional court system was setup – a shared discussions with
combination of courts from several services neighboring
municipalities. opportunity towns
Assign to Econ
Growth
Economic growth plan Committee
Assign
Council approx Adopt
2010 Census plan - next year will be a agrees upon budget Review action
national census. goals costs proposal(s) plan
Market/buyer
Buyer for Muhlenberg dependent

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