PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 9, 2020
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 3-9-20.pdf
2.

CRMC – PUBLIC NOTICE:

An Application of Jessica House, 175 Narragansett Blvd, Portsmouth, RI for a State of RI Assent to construct and maintain a hybrid shoreline protection facility. Armor stone will be installed up the first 6’ (+/-) of the existing bluff. The remainder of the bluff above the 6’ will be stabilized with native vegetation. Project Location: 175 Narragansett Blvd.
Documents:
  1. CRMC-House.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.

PUBLIC HEARING: Permanent Expansion of Service Area (#1570)

Request approval for the permanent expansion of the service area for CJ’s Pub, 568 Park Avenue, Allen Mason, President, to allow food and alcohol service in a fenced outdoor area to include a maximum 25’ x 30’ patio, comprising approximately 750 sq. ft. area located on the West side of the building, weekdays until 10pm and weekend and holiday eves until 11pm, year round. Also to include a 328 sq. ft. L-shaped wood deck located on the street side of the building, weekdays until 9pm and weekend and holiday eves until 10pm, March 15 to December 15, weather permitting.      
Documents:
  1. CJs Expansion.pdf
2.

Daily Liquor License, Class F1:

Community String Project, 220 High Street, Bristol, for a gala at Glen Manor House, 3 Frank Coelho Drive on April 4, 2020 from 5:00-10:00 pm (#1683)
 

ADJOURN


 

MINUTES

TCM 2/24/20 & Exec.

Documents:
  1. M 2-24-20.pdf
 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20200309-01 to #20200309-27. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Audit update
2.  Budget update
3.  Update National Grid Old Mill Lane, Portsmouth LNG facility
4.  Grant awards
5.  Ethics training

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Appointment:

a.  Board of Canvassers (1 Vacancy for Republican Alternate)
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Three year paving plan. / B. Woodhead (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Symmetry Partners Report. / J. Gentile & D. D'Auria, Symmetry Partners (20)

2.

Consideration and approval of the installation of two volleyball sand courts at Glen Park. / D. Abbott & S. MacDonald (15)

3.

Portsmouth School Bond Memorializing Resolution. / R. Rainer (5)

4.

PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed Amendment to Chapter 392 of the Portsmouth Town Code – Wastewater Management District §392-6 B(2)(b) OWTS inspection and maintenance

5.

Resolution requesting and supporting legislation to amend the Rhode Island Zoning Enabling Act of 1991. / K. Gavin (5)

6.

Resolution in support of participation in the 2020 Census. / J. West (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District’s Quarterly Financial Reports for the period ending January 31, 2020. / N. Larsen, Senior Accountant, Portsmouth Water and Fire District

2.

The Office of Water Resources requesting FY2021 Project Priority List for water pollution abatement projects. / J. Manning, P.E., Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

3.

Invitation to participate in the 64th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Saturday March 14, 2020. / J. Bova, Mayor, City of Newport

4.

Letter regarding the current leadership transition at AIPC. / S. Churgin, Chair of the Board

5.

Overview of "A Roadmap to Fiber Optics Internet in Portsmouth" and a case study of a successful municipal deployment in Islesboro, ME. / T. Pietz and A. Gonzalez, Aquidneck Light

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Mar 23       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Apr 6       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Apr 20       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 3/4/20