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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, Plainfield Board of Education, Shade Tree, 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: 908-578-9911

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 (Alt.), Plainfield Housing Committee (Alt.), Plainfield Municipal Utility Authority, Special Improvement District (SID).

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

Councilman, 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, Administration & Finance, Shade Tree, Senior Citizens Center (Chair).

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

Councilman, Fourth Ward
Steve G. Hockaday
317 Monroe Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Cell: 908-872-0553

Email: Steve.hockaday@plainfieldnj.gov

Committees: Information Technology Committee (Chair), Public Safety Committee, Plainfield Board of Education (Alt.), Union County Community Development Revenue Sharing, Plainfield Municipal Utility Authority (Alt.).

Vice President & 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.), Special Improvement District.

Appointed January 9, 2017

President & 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, 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

Councilwoman –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 (Chair), Information Technology Committee, Mayors Citizens Advisory Committee, Cable TV Advisory Committee, Plainfield Housing Committee, Plainfield Housing Authority –PHA.

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