PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 23, 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 discussion or considerations related to the acquisition or lease of real property for public purposes wherein advanced public information would be detrimental to the public interest.

2.

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.

 

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

Documents:
  1. Bill List.pdf
 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

MINUTES

TCM 12/12/16 Exec.



 

TAX VOUCHERS


Request Approval for Tax Vouchers #20170123-01 to #20170123-05. / M. Helfand
Documents:
  1. Tax Vouchers.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1. IT Update
2. Report on Meeting RI Trust Regarding Wellness of Workforce
3. Report on RIIB Regarding the CSSLP Program
4. Report on SNP & Moody's Bond Ratings
 

REMOVALS, RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Appointments:

a.

Melville Park Committee

 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action - RFP for Legal Services for Town. / R. Rainer (10)

2.

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

3.

Finance Update. / D. Faucher (10)

Documents:
  1. Budget Update.pdf
 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Request Permission to Place an Insert, with a Dog Park Update, in the Annual Dog License Renewal Letters. / B. Miller, Chair, Dog Park Planning Committee (5)

Documents:
  1. Dog Park Insert.pdf
2.

Request Extension of Glen Manor House Manager's Contract. / B. Chase (10)

3.

Discussion/Action - Requesting a Change to the Portsmouth Zoning Ordinance, Article V (B) 9. / C. Chappell for A. Hackett (15)

4.

Town of Portsmouth 2016 Financial Statements Presentation. / J. Wilkinson, Marcum Accountants (10)

5.

Announcement of Portsmouth Prevention Coalition's Project Purple Week: January 23-27, 2017. / K. Hamilton (5)

a.

Request Approval of Project Purple Week Proclamation

6.

Discussion/Action - Recreation Department Items and Updates. / T. Dunbar (10)

a.

Recommendations for Glen Park Fees

b.

Recreation Department Spring/Summer 2016 Catalog

7.

Discussion/Action - Acceptance of Brown Terrace Extension as a Public Road & Release of Road Bond. / l. Lesinski & B. Woodhead (15)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter Requesting Support of the Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District (ERICD) and ERICD Mission Statement. / S. Churgin, ERICD

2.

Thank You Letter from the Portsmouth Garden Club for the Contribution to the Civic Beautification Program. And, Another Thank You Letter to the Garden Club for the Wreaths Placed at the Town Hall and Around Town. / C. Goetzinger, Secretary & R. Rainer

3.

Request Resolution in Opposition to the Preferred Alternative of the Northeast Corridor FUTURE, Washington, DC to Boston, MA Tier 1 Final EIS. / A. Weinreich, Charlestown Town Clerk

 

FUTURE MEETINGS


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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - (If Needed)

 

ADJOURN



 

RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

OPEN SESSION

 

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 1/19/17