As of November 4, 2020…
Our new Business Administrator has started, and we are all working together as a team to make our town the best it could be.
I would like to announce that Fire Chief John Lefler who has been with the Fire Department for 50 years will be our interim Battalion Fire Chief.
Aqua Water President Lawrence Carson negotiated with the Mayor’s Office and Business Administrator for $400,000.00 Dollars to re-pave roads next year. The original amount was $250,000.00. We would like to thank Aqua for their generous contribution to the Town of Phillipsburg.
Aqua is starting Monday to replace water main on Harris and the following week on Congress.
Today, a preconstruction meeting was held with Bridge Development, their contractors, town Engineer and Fire Chief Rich Hay. At the meeting Bridge Development indicated phase 2 and construction activities is scheduled to start at the end of November with the demolition phase wrapping and site improvements including grading and compaction followed by site improvements through the winter.
CVS is scheduled for opening the week of Nov. 22nd.
Paving with Tilcon will start Monday morning and Bates St. will be the first road, which is one of 12 roads which, also include Davis, Mary, John, Bowhay, Mercer between McKeen and South Main, Congress (Columbus to Hill), Columbus (Congress to dead end), Hill, Mill and Wilbur (Kent to Congress), and Kent to train bridge. Bank St. (gravel road) was completed today.
Please join us on 11/11/20 at 11:00 in Shappell Park to honor our Veterans. Colonel James C. Sikra, USAF will be our guest speaker. Colonel Sikra spent more than 23 years on active duty. The Mayor would be honored to have our Town Council to be there for this special day to honor our Veterans.
I requested the department heads give me a monthly report. I want to thank all the departments for complying with my request.
The Town employees would like to wish everyone a happy, safe and healthy Thanksgiving.
Todd M. Tersigni
Mayor of Phillipsburg