Princeton city council

Below are summaries of news that occurred during the June 6, 2013 meeting of the Princeton City Council. They were compiled by Joel Stottrup. Architect bill The council approved paying a bill of $43,350 from David Linner Architects, Bloomington, for providing architectural, structural engineering, landscape architecture and electrical design services for the city public safety [...]

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The city of Princeton is considering a cost-share project that would access state and federal money to build a second roundabout intersection in Princeton. If financially feasible, it would be located at the intersection of Highway 95 and 21st Avenue, just north of the Rivertown Crossing development where a Walmart opened in February. Consideration of [...]

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Princeton’s downtown parking debate is getting heated. An emotional exchange erupted during the March 28 meeting of the Princeton City Council in a  debate over downtown parking. Princeton has had discussions about downtown parking issues on and off over the years. Coming out of those discussions was the construction of parking lots in front of [...]

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Should people be able to park all day in front of downtown businesses? That’s a question that downtown merchant Kelly Guptil and chamber president Scott Berry brought before the Princeton City Council on Thursday, March 7. Guptil and Berry pleaded with the city to do something about all-day parking. Guptil suggested the city have a [...]

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Princeton’s “It Starts Here” program has received 14 applications. The program is a partnership of the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce and the city and is designed to fill the city’s downtown vacant spots by running a competition that awards three grand prizes worth as much as $20,000 each. The city’s Economic Development Authority board [...]

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It’s still up in the air when the appointment will be made to fill the two-year vacancy on the city council. Council member Paul Whitcomb will be installed as mayor, possibly on about Jan. 7, according to City Administrator Mark Karnowski. Whitcomb is the council member who ran successfully in the November 2012 election for [...]

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In one case during the annual appointments to Princeton city advisory boards on Dec. 27, 2012, there were more applicants than slots to fill, while in some other instances there were no applicants for an opening. The city’s economic development authority board had a situation where two slots were opening up and three applicants had [...]

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