PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 12, 2018
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 acquisition or lease of
real property for public purposes wherein advanced public information would be detrimental to the public interest.

3.  RIGL §42-46-5 (a)(2) Potential Litigation

 

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

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 3-12-18.pdf
2.

CRMC – PUBLIC NOTICE:

The Application of Mellissa Taylor & Manuel Lopes, 1184 Bulgarmarsh Road, Tiverton, RI for a State of Rhode Island Assent to Create and Maintain a Three Acre Oyster Farm Using Bottom Cages.
Documents:
  1. CRMC.pdf
3.

Request from the Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island to Fly the Armenian Flag on April 24, 2018. / S. Elmasian

Documents:
  1. Armenian Flag.pdf
4.

Final Approval of Plastic Bag Regulations Ordinance

 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Transfer of a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License

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

Application for a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License: KW Nelson, Inc. d/b/a Park Avenue Pub, 506 Park Avenue, Portsmouth. Owner: Karl W. Nelson, 25 Bartlett Rd, Middletown, RI 02842

Documents:
  1. Liquor New.pdf
b.

Objection to the Transfer of Class BV Liquor License from R and M 506, LLC d/b/a The Beachcomber to KW Nelson, Inc. d/b/a Park Avenue Pub Unless Indebtedness is Paid in Full to Rhode Island Distributing Co. / G. Mancini, Sinapi Law Associates, Ltd.

c.

Objection to the Transfer of Class BV Liquor License from R and M 506, LLC d/b/a The Beachcomber to KW Nelson, Inc. d/b/a Park Avenue Pub Unless Indebtedness is Paid in Full to McLaughlin & Moran, Inc. / D. Silva, Credit Manager, McLaughlin & Moran, Inc.

2.

Victualler License – Annual

KW Nelson, Inc. d/b/a Park Avenue Pub, 506 Park Avenue
Documents:
  1. Victualler-PAP.pdf
3.

Amusement Games License – Annual

KW Nelson, Inc. d/b/a Park Avenue Pub, 506 Park Avenue (1 game)
Documents:
  1. Amusement-PAP.pdf
4.

Entertainment License

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, June 22-24, 2018
5.

Class F Daily Liquor License

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, June 22-24, 2018
6.

Victualler License – Specific Event With Fee Waiver Request

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, June 22-24, 2018
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES


TCM 2/12/18
TCM 2/26/18

 

TAX VOUCHERS


Request Approval for Tax Voucher #20183012-01. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.  Report on nor'easter storm damage
2.  Announcement of grant to Veterans Honor Roll Committee
3.  Update on request to RI State Traffic Commission to study a Road Diet on East Main Road
4.  Short-term rentals working group update
5.  Update on search for new Finance Director
6.  Police Station construction project update
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignations:

a.  Glen Park Working Committee – A. Bonome
2.

Appointments:

a.  Harbor Commission (1 Vacancy)
Documents:
  1. Appt-Harbor.pdf
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Update on the Mitigation Efforts for the Flicker and Noise Issues from the Wind Turbine. / M. DiPasquale, CEO, Green Development LLC (15) No Backup (fr. 2/12/18)

2.

Discussion/Action – Request Revision of the By-Laws and Rules of Procedure for the Tank Farm Development Advisory Committee. / K. Humphries (5)

3.

Discussion/Action – Release of Impact Funds for School Safety Capital Budget. / K. Hamilton & R. Rainer (5) No Backup

4.

Discussion – Investigation Conducted to Inquire into the Circumstances Surrounding the FY 12-13 Warrants Fund Deficit Balance. / R. Rainer (25)

(The full report is available for viewing at the Town Clerk’s Office)
 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Request Revision of Fee Schedules for:

a.  Annual Licenses. / J. West, Town Clerk (5)
b.  Building Permits. / G. Crosby, Town Planner (5)
c.  Gardner Seveney Special Events Field. / W. Bulk, Recreation Director (5)
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter Requesting Modification to the Design Review Board Guidelines. / D. Goetzinger

2.

Letter of Thanks from Project ReGive. / M. Hadfield, Founder

Documents:
  1. Project ReGive.pdf
3.

Letter re: 2018 Merritt Neighborhood Fund Grant Application. / C. Allott, Executive Director, Aquidneck Land Trust

4.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District’s Quarterly Financial Reports for the Period Ending January 31, 2018. / N. Larsen, Senior Accountant, Portsmouth Water and Fire District

5.

Gray Matter Marketing is Holding Two Events that will Impact Portsmouth: The Mount Hope Bridge 5K on Saturday August 11, 2018 and the 4 Bridges Ride on Sunday September 16, 2018. / M. Gray, President

Documents:
  1. Bridge Run.pdf
6.

Invitation to Participate in the 62nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Saturday March 17, 2018. / H. Winthrop, Mayor, City of Newport

Documents:
  1. St Patty Parade.pdf
7.

Invitation to Attend a Community Information Session on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm Regarding the National Grid OnIsland Project’s Progress. / S. Blundell, Stakeholder Relations

Documents:
  1. National Grid.pdf
8.

Request to Attend, Purchase an Ad or Become a Sponsor/Patron of the 13th Annual Turning Around Ministries Dinner and Silent Auction on April 28, 2018. / C. Robinson, President, Turning Around Ministries, Inc.

Documents:
  1. TAM.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Mar 26      7:00 PM   – Town Council Meeting
Mar 31      10:00 AM – Executive Session
Apr 9         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 3/8/18