Monday's City Council meeting included a presentation on preparations for the 2010 Census. Plaintalker's full report will follow later. Census Partnership Specialist Kevin Derricotte
outlined actions taken since June and more to come to assure an accurate count. Plainfield fell short of a 50,000 count in 2000 that would have allowed direct access to federal funding and this time officials are determined to overcome obstacles that led to what they feel was an undercount.