PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 26, 2018
AGENDA


 

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 3-26-18.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Peddler License – Specific Event:

McGrath Clambakes, Inc., 64 Halsey Street #5, Newport, RI for the Beast of the East Rugby Tournament, April 14-15, 2018
Documents:
  1. Peddler-McGrath.pdf
2.

Request to Advertise for a Public Hearing:

Application for a Class BV Beverage License by Salsas Burrito Grill LLC, 108 Chase Rd
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES - None

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.  Update on short-term rental ordinance
2.  Update on community meeting between residents and Green Development
3.  Update on Aquidneck Island Christian Academy lease
4.  Announcement of RI Trust Achievement Award
5.  Announcement of Homeland Security Grant
6.  Report out on Leadership Matters Best Practices session
7.  Update on Police Station construction project
8.  Update on Finance Director search
 

REMOVALS, RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Removals

a.  Citizens Interested in the Comprehensive Community Planning Process Committee – B. Dees, D. Macedo
Documents:
  1. Removal-CICCPP.pdf
2.

Appointment

a.  Planning Board (Re-Appt) – D. Garceau
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Monthly Finance Report. / J. Menke (5)

2.

Discussion/Action – Request Council Approval to Enact the FY 12-13 Warrant Investigation Recommendations. / R. Rainer (5) (fr. 3/12/18)

3.

Discussion/Action – Explanation of Interfund Balance Accounting Practices. / P. Kesson (10) (fr. 2/26/18)

4.

Discussion/Action – Request Council’s Decision on Whether or Not to Hold a Public Hearing on the Proposed Short-Term Rentals Ordinance/ R. Rainer (5) (fr. 2/26/18)

5.

Discussion/Action – Request Revision of Fee Schedule for Annual Licenses. / J. West, Town Clerk (5) (fr. 3/12/18)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Introduce and Explain the Fix Our Schools RI Initiative and Request Resolution in Support. / E. Haslehurst & L. Nelson, Fix Our Schools RI (15)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Resolution Supporting School Construction General Obligation Referendum. / Smithfield School Committee

2.

Resolutions re: Binding Arbitration, Contract Continuation, Gun-Free Schools, and School Construction General Obligation Referendum. / Middletown School Committee

3.

Letter of Thanks for the Donation to the Tons of Love Food Drive. / H. Strout, Assistant Executive Director, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center

Documents:
  1. MLK CC Letter.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Mar 31       10:00 AM – Executive Session
Apr 9           7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Apr 23         7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting: Budget – Overview and Discussion on Revenue
Apr 24         7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting: Budget – Discussion of Town and School
                                     Expenditures
Apr 25         7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting: Budget – Continuation of Budget Discussion as
                                     needed
Apr 26         7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting: Budget – Continuation of Budget Discussion as
                                     needed
 

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 3/22/18