Princeton city council

It’s not always easy deciding how to spend $325,000 in a surplus fund, especially when there are so many places it could be spent. The Princeton City Council last Thursday discussed just that, how to use a $325,000 surplus in a tax increment financing (TIF) project fund. They didn’t come up with an answer. Each [...]

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The city of Princeton plans to refinance four bonds on March 22 as one package to save an estimated $126,926. Three are general obligation improvement bonds and the fourth is a general obligation sewer revenue bond. The four bonds in their original amounts totaled $3,790,000 and the remaining unpaid principal after their call date, is [...]

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The question on whether there is a future for a crosswind runway at the Princeton airport is still being blown about in city hall and it seems like it might finally get answered. The most buffeting of this topic was during last Thursday’s monthly city council study session. Crosswind runways are installed at some airports [...]

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The Princeton City Council motion this past Feb. 2 that dissolved a nearly three-year-old agreement on the use of sports-related facilities at Mark Park has continued to have ramifications, this time with the Princeton Jaycees. Jaycees president Adam Burke said that the new fees that the city established this past December for the use of [...]

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The council passed ordinance no. 680 which sets fees for high-strength wastewater going into the city’s wastewater collection system. The ordinance was passed in recognition that certain types of effluent require extra cost to process at the city’s wastewater treatment plant. High-strength wastewater would be effluent that exceeds certain levels of biochemical oxygen demand, nitrogen, [...]

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A conflict has arisen over whether the city of Princeton should charge the school district to use any of the athletic facilities at Mark Park. Superintendent Rick Lahn told the city council last Thursday that he didn’t think the city should do that. He emphasized that the district has spent more than $216,000 on improvements [...]

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