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Council Members

The Plainfield City Council is the governing/legislative body of the City. Composed of seven elected officials, the primary purpose is to enact municipal laws via ordinances and resolutions.

With the exception of Executive Session, all meetings are open to the public.

Councilwoman, First Ward
Diane Toliver (D)
123 Sumner Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Cell: 908-421-1425

Email: Diane.Toliver@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees: City & Neighborhood Services Committee, Public Safety Committee. Green Brook Flood Control Commission, Special Improvement District-(SID).


Elected 11-04-2014, General Election 4 Year Term ending 12-31-2018.

Councilman, Second Ward
Cory Storch (D)
705 Ravine Road 07060

Cell: 908-565-3741

Email: cory.storch@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees:Economic Development (Chair), City & Neighborhood Services Committee, Board of Education, Green Brook Flood Control Commission (Alt.), Union County Community Development Revenue Sharing, Special Improvement District (SID).


Elected 11-08-11, General Election, 4 -Year Term ending 12-31-2019.

Councilwoman, Fourth Ward
Bridget B. Rivers (D)
346 Hunter Avenue 07063

Cell: 908-202-9448

Email: bridget.rivers@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees: Information Technology Committee, Board of Education (Alt.), Union County Community Development Revenue Sharing (Alt). Plainfield Housing Authority (Alt.), Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority-PMUA, (Alt.).


Elected 11-05-13, General Election, 4 -Year Term ending 12-31-2017

Councilman-at-Large, First and Fourth Wards
Barry N. Goode (D)
935 Melrose Place 07063


Cell: 908-295-2486

Email: barry.goode@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees: City & Neighborhood Services (Chair), Recreation Committee (Alt.), Administration & Finance, Public Safety Committee (Chair), Shade Tree, Senior Citizens Center (Chair).

Elected 11-04-15, General Election 4 -Year Term ending 12-31-2019

Councilwoman-at-Large, Second and Third Wards
Joylette Mills-Ransome (D)
701 Stelle Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Cell: 908-524-9540

Email: Joylette.mills@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees: Recreation Committee (Chair), Administration & Finance Committee, Economic Development Committee, Plainfield Planning Board, Shade Tree, (Alt). 

Appointed January 9, 2017

Councilman, Third Ward
Charles McRae (D)
1228 Hazel Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Cell: 908-208-0217

Email: Charles.Mcrae@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees: Information Technology Committee (Chair), Economic & Community Development Committee, Recreation Committee, Mayor’s Citizen Advisory Committee (Alt.) Plainfield Planning Board,  Cable TV Advisory Committee (Alt.), Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority-PMUA, Muhlenberg.

Elected 11-08-16, General Election 4 -Year Term ending 12-31-2020

Council President -at-Large
Rebecca Williams (D)
1428 South Avenue, 3J
Plainfield, NJ 07062

Cell: 908-705-2282

Email:rebecca.williams@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees: Administration & Finance Committee (Chair), Public Safety Committee, Information Technology Committee, Mayors Citizens Advisory Committee, Cable TV Advisory Committee, Plainfield Housing Authority –PHA.

Elected 11-08-16, General Election 4 -Year Term ending 12-31-2020