PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
FEBRUARY 13, 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 Discussions 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.
 

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

 

PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

1.

Presentation to Award the Portsmouth Police Department with the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission's (RIPAC) Accreditation. / C. Crocker, RIPAC Executive Director

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Documents:
  1. Bills.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Entertainment License:

a.  New England Softball Club, Jose Frias, Coach, 54 Easton Ave., Portsmouth, Tournament for the Troops, Portsmouth High School and Portsmouth Middle School, May 21-22, 2017
 

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PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

TAX VOUCHERS

1.  Request Approval for Tax Vouchers 20170213-01 to 20170213-02. / M. Helfand

Documents:
  1. Tax Voucher.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.  Welcome Aboard to the New Finance Director
2.  Report on RI League of Cities and Towns Convention
3.  Budget Process Update
 
 

REMOVALS, RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Removal/Rescind Previous Appointment:

a.  Zoning Board of Review - P. Henriques
Documents:
  1. Zoning Removal.pdf
2.

Resignations:

a.  Melville Park Committee - S. Luce
Documents:
  1. S Luce.pdf
3.

Appointments:

a.  Harbor Commission (Re-Appt.) - D. Anderson
Documents:
  1. D Anderson.pdf
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Request Approval of a Resolution Requesting a Non-Restoring Line of Credit in the Amount of $2,500,000 to be Allocated in $300,000 Installments as needed to Continue Funding the Community Septic System Loan Program (CSSLP). / G. Crosby (10)

Documents:
  1. CSSLP.pdf
2.

Discussion/Action - Lower Glen Farm Operation and Concession Agreement. / R. Talipsky (15)

3.

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

4.

Request Acceptance of Randolph Way as a Public Road and Release of Road Bond. / B. Woodhead (5)

Documents:
  1. Road Bond.pdf
5.

Discussion/Action - Memorandum of Agreement By and Between the Town of Portsmouth and the Town of Bristol for the Ferry Service To and From Prudence Island. / R. Rainer (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS


1.

Letter Requesting Support of the Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District (ERICD) and ERICD Mission Statement. / S. Churgin, ERICD (FR: 1/23/17) (10)

2.

Request Approval to Amend Resolution #2016-02-10 - Exemption from Taxation of the Real Estate of Certain Income Eligible Senior Citizens. / M. Helfand (5)

3.

Presentation of OPEB Commission Findings. / J. Harris, ChFC, Black Point Wealth (30)

a.

Retiree Healthcare Update and Alternative Designs, FY Ending 6/30/15

b.

OPEB Commission Meeting Minutes 10/6/16

6.

Discussion/Action - Request Resolution in Opposition to the Preferred Alternative of the Northeast Corridor FUTURE, Washington, DC to Boston, MA Tier 1 EIS. / D. Gleason

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Portsmouth Historical Society is Requesting Support for an Annual Appropriation of $10,000 for the Unrestricted Use of the Society. / J. Garman, President, Portsmouth Historical Society

2.

Summary of RIDOT Evaluation and Traffic Analysis Results for East Main Road ADA Improvement Project. / D. Fish, P.E., Chief Engineer of Infrastructure, RIDOT

Documents:
  1. RIDOT Letter.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS


February 27     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
March 13          7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
March 27          7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
April    10          7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
 

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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 2/8/17