PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 9 , 2017
AGENDA
 

6:00 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.

RIGL 42-46-5(a)(5) - Any discussions or considerations related to the disposition of publicly held property wherein advanced public information would be detrimental to the interest of the public.

2.

RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2) - Potential Litigation

 

ADJOURN

 

7:00 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

NOTICE OF HEARINGS - Energy Facility Siting Board

The Narragansett Electric Company, d/b/a National Grid, Application to Construct the Aquidneck Island Reliability Project in Portsmouth and Middletown, RI. The Energy Facility Siting Board Will Conduct Public Hearings on January 31, 2017 in Middletown and February 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM in the Portsmouth Town Council Chambers.
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Victualler License:

Jeffrey Gambrell d/b/a Patriot Nutrition, 3001 East Main Road
 

ADJOURN

 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

MINUTES

TCM 12/12/16
Documents:
  1. M 12-12-16.pdf
 

BILLS

Prepaid Bill List - 12/27/16
Bill List - 1/9/17
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.   Update on Town Website Redesign
2.   Update on Town Transfer Station Operation
3.   Report out on Quarterly Navy Community Leadership Meeting
4.   Update on Town Clerk Office Manning
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action - Commercial Mooring Fees. / D. Gleason & T. Grieb (5)

2.

Discussion/Action - Town Administrator's Goals, Priorities and Initiatives. / R. Rainer (10)

3.

Request Contract Approval for Police Station Architectural Services. / R. Talipski (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action - Portsmouth Town Council Legislative Priorities for 2017. / K. Hamilton (10)

2.

Discussion/Action - RFP for Legal Services for Town. / K. Hamilton (5)

3.

Discussion/Action - Notice of Rulemaking & Public Comment Hearing - State Planning Council. / K. Hamilton (5)

4.

Discussion/Action - Prudence Ferry Dock Repairs. / K. Hamilton (10)

5.

Discussion/Action - Bills to Pay from 12/12/2016 TC Meeting. / P. Kesson (10)

6.

Discussion/Action - Guidance for Financial Decisions Brought to the Town Council. / P. Kesson ( 10)

7.

Request Approval of Finance Director Candidate. / R. Rainer (5)

8.

Request Approval to Purchase Boat Engines for Harbormaster Boat. / T. Lee (5)

9.

Discussion/Action - 2017-2018 Town Council Liaisons for Town Boards and Committees. / K. Hamilton (10)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Invitation to Attend the 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Program, 9:30 AM January 16, 2017 at Thompson Middle School and the Luncheon Program at 12:00 PM at the Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center, Newport. / Victoria Johnson, Chair MLK Celebration Committee

2.

Thank You Letter for Participating in the Ton of Love Food Drive. / E. Donovan-Boyle, Executive Director, Newport County Chamber of Commerce

Documents:
  1. NCCC.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS

January 23        7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
January 28        9:00 AM - Town Council/School Committee Budget Stratgegy and Planning Meeting Portsmouth High School Library (Saturday)
February 13   7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
February 27   7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
 

ADJOURN

The public is welcome to any meeting of the Town's boards or its committees. If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodations to ensure equal participation, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 683-2101 at least (3) business days prior to the meeting.
POSTED 1/5/17