PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 25, 2019
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

 

PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

1.

Proclamation of Appreciation in Recognition of Retirement of Deputy Police Chief Maryanne Perry

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 3-25-19.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.

Entertainment License – Fee Waiver Requested:

Portsmouth Youth Soccer Association, Scott Hubbell, PO Box 428, Portsmouth, for the Portsmouth Invitational Soccer Tournament, Gardner Seveney Sports Complex, June 14-16, 2019 (#1415)

2.

Peddler Licenses – Specific Event – Fee Waiver Requested:

Portsmouth Youth Soccer Association, Scott Hubbell, PO Box 428, Portsmouth, for the Portsmouth Invitational Soccer Tournament, Gardner Seveney Sports Complex, June 14-16, 2019 (#1415)
3.

Peddler Licenses – Specific Event:

Rugby Imports Ltd., 885 Warren Avenue, East Providence, RI for the Beast of the East Rugby Tournament, April 13-14, 2019 (# 1421)
4.

Peddler Licenses – Annual:

a.  Hawaiian Jim's Shave Ice & Co. II d/b/a Hawaiian Jim's Shave Ice & Co., 144 Greystone
     Terrace, Portsmouth – 2 Vehicles (#1419)
b.  Red Door Ventures Inc. d/b/a Wag Nation, 92 William St., Newport (#1420)

5.

PUBLIC HEARING: Transfer of a Class D Alcoholic Beverage License (#1412)

Application to transfer a Class D Alcoholic Beverage License from RI Abbey Golf Club Inc. d/b/a RI Abbey Gulf Club Inc. to ACC Beverage, Inc. d/b/a The Aquidneck Club, 125 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth. 

a.

Application for a Class D Alcoholic Beverage License

ACC Beverage, Inc. d/b/a The Aquidneck Club, 125 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth. President: Andrew Tuchler.

b.

Objection to the transfer of Class D Liquor License from RI Abbey Golf Club Inc. d/b/a RI Abbey Gulf Club Inc. to ACC Beverage, Inc. d/b/a The Aquidneck Club unless indebtedness is paid in full to Rhode Island Distributing Co. / G. Mancini, Sinapi Law Associates, Ltd.

6.

Victualler License – Annual:

ACC Beverage, Inc. d/b/a The Aquidneck Club, 125 Cory’s Lane (#1412)
7.

Holiday License – Annual:

ACC Beverage, Inc. d/b/a The Aquidneck Club, 125 Cory’s Lane (#1412)
 

ADJOURN


 

MINUTES

TCM 3/11/19

Documents:
  1. M 3-11-19.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Update on FEMA Hazard Mitigation Plan approval 
2.  Gull Cove Fishing Area 
3.  SafeHome annual Safe Cities ranking
4.  Fire ambulance repair 
5.  Rescheduled date for Municipal Budgeting Seminar

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

2.

Approval of Short Term Rental Compliance recommendation. / R. Rainer (5)

3.

Monthly Police Station update. / R. Rainer & T. Lee (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Summary of the function of the Newport County Prevention Coalition. / R. Elwell, Director & R. Davis, Asst. Director (20)

2.

Request approval of proclamation declaring April 2019 Alcohol Awareness Month. / Portsmouth Prevention Coalition (5)

3.

Proposed exemption to the Animal Ordinance regarding unleashed dogs in public parks (101-13). / E. Rizy, Chair, Melville Park Committee (5)

Documents:
  1. Melville Park.pdf
4.

Request Town Council support submission of RFR (Request for Response) to become a “Resilient Rhody Municipality.” / L. Ujifusa (5)

5.

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

a.  Newport Spinnakers, RI Women’s Soccer League, Liz Parvo Brown, 9 Freeborn St., Newport, for use of Gardner Seveney Field on May 19 and June 9 from 9:30am-12pm  
b.  John Tomlinson Soccer LLC, John Tomlinson, 1114 Middle Rd, Portsmouth, for use of Gardner Seveney Field for Soccer Camps, April 16-19, July 15-18, August 12-15 and August 19-22
c.  Portsmouth Music & Arts Festival to host the festival at the Leonard Brown House on Sunday, July 28 from 10am-4pm

6.

Request support of Resolution in Opposition to H-5437 and S-0512 An Act Relating To Labor And Labor Relations – Arbitration – Continuance Of Contractual Provisions. / K. Hamilton & A. Kelly (5)

7.

Request support of Resolution in Support of Safe Schools Act of 2019 H-5762, Assault Weapon Ban 2019 H-5741 and High Capacity Magazine Ban H-5739. / A. Kelly (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Resolution supporting Gov. Raimondo’s Initiative to Invest in Staffing Operations, to Increase the Financial Sustainability and Economic Potential and Protect the Assets and Infrastructure of our State by Supporting the Beach Fees and Camping Fees Included in Gov. Raimondo’s Proposed Budget for the Fiscal Year. / Westerly Town Council

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Apr 8    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Apr 22    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget – Overview and Discussion on Revenue
Apr 23    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget – Discussion of Town and School Expenditures 
Apr 24    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget – Continuation of Budget Discussion as needed
Apr 25    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget – Continuation of Budget Discussion as needed
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.  RIGL 42-46-5 (a)(5) 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.

 

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 3/20/19