PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 13, 2017
AGENDA


 

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bill List.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Request to Advertise for a Public Hearing:

Application to Transfer a Class BV Beverage License from Jonathan Martins, Inc. d/b/a Jonathans Scampi to Localz, Inc., 657 Park Ave., Portsmouth, RI
Documents:
  1. Scampi TRANSFER.pdf
2.

Request to Advertise for a Public Hearing:

Request for a Permanent Expansion of the Service Area for The Gulf Stream Bar & Grille, 1 Lagoon Road, Portsmouth, RI

3.

Entertainment License:

Rhode Island Rugby Football Foundation, Beast of the East Collegiate Rugby Tournament, Gardner Seveney Sports Complex, April 22 & 23, 2017

4.

Entertainment License:

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival and Carnival, 1697 East Main Road, June 23- 25, 2017
5.

Class F Daily Liquor License:

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival and Carnival, 1697 East Main Road, June 23-25, 2017

6.

Victualler License - Specific Event With Fee Waiver Request:

St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival and Carnival, 1697 East Main Road, June 23-25, 2017

 

ADJOURN


 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

MINUTES


TCM 1/9/17
TCM 1/23/17


 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1. Update on Town's Working Relationship with the Potter League
2. Comprehensive Plan Update
3. Fire Department Update Regarding RI Trust Grant and Portsmouth Volunteer Fire Department Donation
4. Report on Meeting with Norman Birenbaum, Principle Policy & Economic Analyst RI Dept. of Business Regulation

 
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Appointments:

a.

Economic Development Committee (2 Vacancies)

Documents:
  1. B Furriel EDC.pdf
b.

Design Review Board (Re-Appt.) - L. Costa

Documents:
  1. DRB L Costa.pdf
c.

Melville Park Committee (Unlimited Membership)

d.

Zoning Board of Review (1 Vancancy as 2nd Alternate)

 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed Amendment to Chapter 352 of the Portsmouth Town Code - Taxation §352-47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52 Historical Cemetery Preservation Property Tax Abatement. / K. Gavin

2.

PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed Amendment to the Portsmouth Zoning Ordinance - Article V USE REGULATIONS, Section B INSTITUTIONAL, RECREATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL USES, Subsection. 9 "Day Care Center". / C. Chappell

3.

Request Approval for Bid for Spring Paving. / B. Woodhead (5)

Documents:
  1. Spring Paving.pdf
4.

Request Approval to Collaborate with Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NBNERR) to Seek Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Funding for Coastal Hazard Mitigation on Prudence Island, Mill Creek Restoration. / B. Woodhead & R. Weber (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS


1.

Request for Donation to Further High School Experience. / B. Crain, PHS Junior (10)

Documents:
  1. Brianna Crain.pdf
2.

Request Town Council Permission to Change the Name of the Upper Melville Pond to the "Thurston Gray Pond" in Honor of Mr. Gray. / K. Hamilton (5)

3.

Presentation of the Plan for the Rail Explorers. / M. Lu, CEO, Rail Explorers (10)

Documents:
  1. Rail Explorers.pdf
4.

Request Approval of Glen Farm Special Events Fields Applications. / T. Dunbar (10)

a.

UK Elite Soccer, Adam Corlett, 62 Main Street, Kingston, MA, for Youth Soccer Camp/Program July 31 - August 4, 2017

Documents:
  1. UK Elite Soccer.pdf
b.

John Tomlinson Soccer LLC, John Tomlinson, 1114 Middle Road, Portsmouth, RI for Soccer Camp April 17-20, July 10-13 and August 14-17, 2017

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Invitation to Attend the Upcoming Restoration Advisory Board on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Courtyard by Marriot - Newport Middletown for a Presentation Regarding the Navy's Fence Removal Project at Tank Farm 4. / Department of the Navy

Documents:
  1. Tank Farm.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS

March 27          7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
April 10             7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
April 24             7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget Overview and Discussion on Revenue
April 25             7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget - Town Hall, Police, Fire, Public Works
April 26             7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget - All Other Departments
April 27             7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget - If Needed
 

ADJOURN




The public is welcome to any meeting of the Town's boards or 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 3/9/17