PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 13, 2020
AGENDA


 

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

 

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PLAN

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Joint Town Council/School Committee budget presentation. / R. Rainer & A. Riley (20)

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Presentation of the School Department’s 5-year Capital Improvement Plan. / P. Conte, President, StudioJAED (30)

Documents:
  1. SD Presentation.pdf
 

CONSENT AGENDA

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1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 1-13-20.pdf
2.

CRMC – PUBLIC NOTICE:

An Application of Peter W. Brennan, 28 Cliff Avenue, Portsmouth, RI 02871, for a State of RI Assent to construct and maintain: residential boating facility consisting of a 4x59’ fixed pier to a ramp and 18’x4’ float, extending 75 feet beyond Mean Low Water (MLW). Facility requests Variances to 650RICR 200-00-01.3.1(D)(11)(k) 25 foot property line setback for both property lines, and 1.3.1(D)(11)(l) 50 foot beyond MLW Standard. Project Location: 28 Cliff Avenue.
Documents:
  1. CRMC Brennan.pdf
3.

Peddler License – Mobile Food Establishment (MFE):

a.  Amano LLC d/b/a A Mano Pizza & Gelato, 181 Bellevue Ave #315, Newport (#1660)
b.  Diegos Middletown d/b/a Diegos Barrio Cantina, 116 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown (#1656)
c.  Baby Duck LLC d/b/a HG80, 78 Harrison St, Providence (#1663)
d.  GG’s Pretzels d/b/a GG’s Pretzels, 691 Main St, Warren (#1664)
e.  Pete’s Ice Cream d/b/a Pete’s Ice Cream, 122 Viking Dr, Portsmouth (#1665)
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

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1.

Daily Liquor License, Class F1

Island Park Preservation Society, 21 Beach Street, for a Fundraiser at 706 Park Avenue on February 15, 2020 from 4:00-10:00 pm (#1662)
 

ADJOURN


 

MINUTES

TCM 12/9/19

Documents:
  1. M 12-9-19.pdf
 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20200113-01 to #20200113-09. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Status of the Comprehensive Plan
2.  Senior Center update
3.  RIIB Municipal Resilience Program grant status
4.  Island Park Resiliency meeting

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Resignation:

a.  Juvenile Hearing Board – R. Craft
2.

Appointments:

a.  Economic Development Committee (9 Vacancies)
b.  Housing Authority (2 Vacancies)
c.  Juvenile Hearing Board (1 Vacancy, 2nd Alternate)
d.  Solid Waste and Recycling Committee (2 Vacancies)
e.  Zoning Board of Review (Re-Appt.) – J. Nott
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action) - CONTINUED


1.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action) - CONTINUED

1.

Report regarding the Island Park Preservation Society 2020 Polar Dive. / J. Vitkevich (5) No backup

2.

PUBLIC HEARING:

To consider the proposed amendment to the Portsmouth Code of Ordinances Chapter 15: Emergency Management, Section 3: Declaration of local disaster emergency
3.

Request approval to submit a grant application to the Van Buren Charitable Foundation requesting funds to complete site assessments, feasibility study, conceptual design, and public workshops to support development of the design for a Multi-Use Community Recreation Center in Portsmouth. / D. Abbott (5)

4.

Request resolution in support of fully funded E-911 statewide and municipal services. / R. Rainer (5)

5.

Request change to April Town Council meeting dates. / J. West (3) No backup

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

Resolution in support of fully funded E-911 statewide and municipal services. / Charlestown Town Council

3.

Resolution regarding field trip funding law. / North Smithfield Public Schools District School Committee

4.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District’s quarterly financial reports for the period ending October 31, 2019. / N. Larsen, Senior Accountant, Portsmouth Water and Fire District

5.

Newport and Bristol County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau and Subsidiary, Independent Auditors’ Report for the year ended June 30, 2019. / A. Adkins, VP of Finance and Human Resources

6.

Letter of thanks for donation. / Portsmouth Public Education Foundation Board of Directors

Documents:
  1. Corr-PPEF.pdf
7.

Letter regarding concerns with contamination of Tank Farm 1. / T. Grieb

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Jan 27       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Feb 10       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Feb 24       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 accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 683-2101 at least (3) business days prior to the meeting.

POSTED 1/9/20