Sunday, April 15, 2012
TIF district money would be used to buy the building and do the roof repair and mold removal needed to make it more appealing to potential buyers.
The village of Plainfield is negotiating to buy the shuttered Baci Ristorante, with plans to make the repairs that have kept the downtown restaurant from selling since its November 2010 closure. “Yes, we’re looking at it,” Mayor Michael Collins said. “It should be finalized soon.” The purchase and renovation work, which includes roof repairs and basement mold removal, will be funded with money in the special taxing district that encompasses downtown, Mayor Michael Collins said. No money from the village’s general fund will be required. Once the work is completed, the property will go back on the market, he said. Collins would not say how much the village has tentatively agreed to pay for the former St. Mary’s Catholic Church-turned-…
Monday, August 8, 2011
The largest project call for the resurfacing of stretches of Route 126 and U.S. 30, according to the village.
State and local road work projects begin this month. No long-term road closures are expected. Work includes: For more information, call 815-436-3577.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Most of the work involves asphalt, sidewalk and drainage repairs, at a cost of $1.5 million annually.
New asphalt, improved drainage and carpet replacement are among some of the upcoming repairs identified by Plainfield School District 202. The school board on Monday approved its five-year capital development projects based on foreseeable site improvements and needs. Each of the schools submitted their requested improvements through an online database that also asked why the project was needed and how much of a priority it was, said Joel Murphy, the district’s director of facilities. Each building was also surveyed to identify deficiencies and concerns, Murphy said. The condition of the schools was analyzed to see what needed to be addressed to continue to provide a safe and healthy learning environment, safe playgrounds and sports fields …