PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
FEBRUARY 11, 2019
AGENDA

 

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 2-11-19.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.

Entertainment License

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, June 21-23, 2019 (#1408)
2.

Class F Daily Liquor License

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, June 21-23, 2019 (#1408)
3.

Victualler License – Specific Event With Fee Waiver Request

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, June 21-23, 2019 (#1409)
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

TCM 1/7/19
TCM 1/28/19

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1. Report on Police safety grant
2. Update on Coggeshall School building RFP
3. Report on Staff Disaster/Catastrophe Readiness training
4. Police building construction update

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignation:

a.  Board of Canvassers – G. Allen
2.

Appointments:

a.  Conservation Commission (1 Vacancy)
b.  Dog Park Operating Committee (Unlimited Membership)
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Request to change the date that Commercial Mooring late fees are charged from March 15 to May 1. / A. Brown, Chair, Harbor Commission (5)

2.

“Evaluation of Hurricane Preparedness Outreach Brochure” project. / D. Correia, RWU Graduate Student (15)

3.

Request approval to amend resolution #2018-02-12 – Exemption from Taxation of the Real Estate of Certain Income Eligible Senior Citizens. / M. Helfand (5)

4.

Request approval for resolutions to the Rhode Island DOT. / D. Abbott (5)

a.  Reject the cuts proposed to the Transportation Alternatives Program in Major Amendment #11 (R 2019-02-11A)
b.  Reject proposed delays to STIP Project ID 1379 and 1380 (R 2019-02-11B)
5.

Request approval of guidelines for: / L. Katzman (10)

a.  Town Council agenda items
b.  Public comment on Town Council agenda items
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Request the Town consider contracting with a parking lot in Bristol to meet the needs of visitors and residents of Prudence Island. / B. Stankelis, DEM Manager, Narragansett Bay Research Reserve

2.

Request to support soon-to-be proposed legislation re: The Energy Facility Siting Act. / L. Phaneuf, Burrillville Town Clerk

3.

Request for response re: interest in State financial support to education. / F. Landolfi, President, Hopkinton Town Council

4.

Invitation to a celebration for 125 years of Grange activities in Portsmouth on April 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm. / Portsmouth Grange # 29 Patrons of Husbandry

5.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

6.

Letter to the House Committee on Labor, RI General Assembly, re: Perpetual Contracts. / R. Silvia, President, Middletown Town Council

7.

AIPC FY19 Q1 Report. / J. Shea, Executive Director, AIPC

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Feb 25      7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Mar 11      7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Mar 25      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 2/6/19