PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
FEBRUARY 12, 2018
AGENDA (Amended)

 

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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.  RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(2) Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining: DPW

2.  RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(2) Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining: Police

3.  RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(3)  and RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(2) Discussion regarding the matter of security
     including, but not limited to, the deployment of security personnel or devices as well as potential
     litigation.

4.  RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(2) Litigation: Updates

 

ADJOURN


 

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Request to Advertise for a Public Hearing:

Application to Transfer a Class BV Beverage License from R and M 506 LLC d/b/a The Beachcomber to KW Nelson, Inc., 506 Park Avenue
Documents:
  1. Liquor Transfer.pdf
2.

Holiday Licenses - Annual:

a)  Walgreen Eastern Co. d/b/a Rite Aid #10232, 3034 East Main Road
b)  Walgreen Eastern Co. d/b/a Rite Aid #10233, 2456 East Main Road
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES


TCM 1/22/18 & Exec.
Documents:
  1. M 1-22-18.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.  Report on Critical Incident Training for Town Hall Staff
2.  Report on RI League of Cities and Towns
3.  Facility Condition Assessment Initiative
4.  Report on Fire Department Awards Ceremony
5.  StormReady Rhode Island Ceremony
6.  Next showing of Portsmouth Compact
7.  Announcement of School Vacation Camp
8.  Update on status of Weaver Cove Boat Ramp
9.  Police Building Construction Update
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Appointments:

a.  Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (1 vacancy to finish out the term expiring 6/2020)
b.  Bristol Ferry Town Common Committee (Re-Appt.) – A. Brown
c.  Glen Manor House Authority (Re-Appt.) – K. Menezes
d.  Melville Park Committee (Re-Appt.) – W. White
e.  Prudence Island Planning Commission (Re-Appt.) – C. Homan, T. Snell
f.  Solid Waste/Recycling Committee (4 Vacancies)
g.  Tax Assessment Board of Review (2 Alternate Vacancies)
h.  Tree Warden (Re-Appt.) – J. Fitzgerald
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Update on the Success of Rail Explorers, Seeking Support for Sign Placement on West Main Rd at the Corner of Stringham Rd, and Possible Collaboration for Future Activities. / J. Primiano, Operations Manager, Rail Explorers (5)

Documents:
  1. Rail Explorers.pdf
2.

Discussion/Action – Request Approval for Prudence Island Mill Creek Culvert Engineering Services. / B. Woodhead (10)

Documents:
  1. PI Mill Creek.pdf
 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Proposal for a New Sign at the Turnpike Avenue Entrance to the High School. / Portsmouth High School Student Council (10)

Documents:
  1. PHS Sign.pdf
2.

Discussion/Action – Request for Ordinance Regarding Snow Removal and Ice Mitigation on Town Sidewalks. / T. Peitz (10)

Documents:
  1. Snow and Ice.pdf
3.

Discussion/Action – Resolution to the Noise and Flicker Problems to the Nearby Residents Caused by the Wind Turbine. / D. Souza (10)

Documents:
  1. Wind Turbine.pdf
4.

Request Approval of Glen Farm Special Events Fields Applications. / W. Bulk (5)

a.  Beach Dogs Lacrosse, Marshall Huggins, 52 General Sullivan Circle, Portsmouth for Youth   
     Lacrosse Games, July 14-15, 2018
b.  Beach Dogs Lacrosse, Marshall Huggins, 52 General Sullivan Circle, Portsmouth for Youth 
     Lacrosse Camp, to reschedule from July 23-27, 2018 to July 16-20, 2018
5.

Request Approval to Use the Sandy Point Beach Parking Lot During the Beast of the East Rugby Tournament. / W. Bulk (5)

6.

Request Approval to Amend Resolution #2017-02-13 – Exemption From Taxation of the Real Estate of Certain Income Eligible Senior Citizens. / M. Helfand (5)

7.

Discussion/Action – Resolution Concerning the RI Uniformed Controlled Substances Act (2018). / L. Ujifusa (15)

8.

Request Approval of a Sublease Agreement to Allow the Sale of Excess Wind Energy to the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority. / R. Rainer (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter re: Agritourism. / D. Booth

 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Feb 26      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Mar 12      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Mar 26      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 2/8/18