Plainfield Township Manager Robert Homan

NKSA agreement—‘We anticipate great savings’

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Townships consider cost agreements for sewer infrastructure by BETH ALTENA “What you see happening in 2012 is what we anticipated in 1997 and perhaps earlier.” During Plainfield Township’s Monday, July 2 board meeting, Plainfield Township Manager Robert Homan discussed a  proposed agreement for the North Kent Sewer Authority (NKSA) management and staff replace the [...]

Plainfield Township to increase lighting assessment across the board

September 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Move is to match real costs ‘It really is minimal,’ says assistant manager by BETH ALTENA Because Consumers Energy rates now rise so regularly and by larger amounts than in years past, Plainfield Township has been unable to match residential payment for street lighting to the residential districts who should be paying for their own lights. The difference, about [...]

Bond refunding will save township $55,000

September 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Township Manager Robert Homan talks to the Plainfield Board of Trustees regarding refunding (refinancing) water bonds. The board held a special meeting to discuss the plan along with other agenda items. Low interest rates are a pain to investors but a chance to save badly needed money for those borrowing. Plainfield Township voted Monday, August 29 at a [...]