PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 14, 2019
AGENDA

 

6:30 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.  RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2) – Potential Litigation

 

ADJOURN


 

7:00 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

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 1-14-19.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

Directions to view licensing applications: 1) Click on Viewpoint, 2) Click Records and then type in the record number which is listed on the agenda, 3) Click on the highlighted record to view the application
1.

Victualler License – Annual

a.  New China 5588 Inc. d/b/a New China, 3288 East Main Road (#1386)
b.  Sydney Providence LLC d/b/a Sydney Portsmouth, 8 Russo Road (#1391)
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

TCM 11/26/18 & Exec.
TCM 12/8/18
TCM 12/10/18
TCM 12/19/18

 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Voucher #20190114-01. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Prudence Island water update
2.  LED street light update
3.  Linden Lane traffic light update
4.  IT Working Group update
5.  Phelps House update
6.  Coggeshall School update
7.  Police construction update

 

REMOVALS, RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Request to separate out two applicants for the Charter Review Committee. / L. Katzman

Documents:
  1. Katzman Request.pdf
2.

Removals:

a.  Bristol Ferry Town Common Committee – R. Vickers
b.  Glen Park Working Committee – C. Gibson, B. Shamblin
c.  Melville Park Committee – G. Kinnunen, D. Sly
3.

Resignations:

a.  Design Review Board – H.W. Wilson
b.  Dog Park Operating Committee – K. Freeborn
c.  Economic Development Committee – B. Furriel
d.  Glen Manor House Authority – A. Kelly
e.  Tax Assessment Board of Review – A. Khorsand
4.

Appointments:

a.  Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (1 vacancy to finish out the term expiring 6/2020)
b.  Bristol Ferry Town Common Committee (5 Vacancies)
c.  Charter Review Committee
d.  Charter Review Committee
e.  Dog Park Operating Committee (Unlimited Membership)
f.  Glen Manor House Authority (1 Vacancy)
g.  Harbor Commission (1 Vacancy)
h.  Housing Authority (2 Vacancies)
i.  Juvenile Hearing Board (1 Vacancy, 2nd Alternate)
j.  Solid Waste and Recycling Committee (4 Vacancies)
k.  Bristol Ferry Town Common Committee (Re-Appt) – C. Weissinger, H.W. Wilson
l.  Conservation Commission (Re-Appt) – D. Reise, C. Weissinger
m.  Planning Board (Re-Appt) – K. Wilson
n.  Prudence Island Planning Commission (Re-Appt) – H. Peter
o.  Tree Commission (Re-Appt) – J. Fitzgerald, T. Pinto, S. Wheeler
p.  Tree Warden (Re-Appt) – J. Fitzgerald
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Resolution authorizing the adoption of the 2018 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. / G. Crosby (10)

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update    (find under Quick Links on the right)
2.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Proposed change of name and scope of responsibilities for the Tank Farm Development Advisory Committee. / Tank Farm Development Advisory Committee (10)

2.

Request approval of Brown House Office Space Rental Fee Structure. / W. Bulk (10)

3.

Request Council approval to submit an application to the van Beuren Charitable Foundation with letter of support from Town Council for grant funding to support efforts to develop a new aquatics complex on Aquidneck Island. / D. Abbott (15)

Documents:
  1. VBCF Grant.pdf
4.

Request letter of support for a proposal to the van Beuren Charitable Foundation for “Strengthening Neighborhood Resilience Capacity: Taking Action in Common Fence Point.” / L. Ujifusa (10)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter re: the maintenance and plowing of Mussel Bed Shoal Road. / Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

2.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

3.

Letter of “Decision and Order of Finding No Probable Cause” re: dual office holding. / D. Gleason

4.

Water Quality Certificate – Town of Portsmouth Harbor Management Plan. / Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Jan 28     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Feb 11     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Feb 25     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - (If Needed)

 

ADJOURN

 

RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

OPEN SESSION

 

ADJOURN




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POSTED 1/10/19