PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 27, 2017
AGENDA

 

6:00 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.

RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2) - Collective Bargaining

 

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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
 

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 22 & 23, 2017
2.

Peddler License - Specific Event:

Rugby Imports, Ltd., 885 Warren Avenue, East Providence, RI for the Beast of the East Rugby Tournament, April 22 & 23, 2017

 

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PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

MINUTES

TCM 1/23/17 (fr. 3/13/17 mtg.)
TCM 1/28/17
TCM 2/7/17
TCM 2/13/17 Exec.
TCM 2/27/17 Exec.

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1. Budget Process Update
2. Staff Wellness Initiative Update
3. Report on meeting with Director of RI Infrastructure Bank

 
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – New Police Station Owner’s Representative Selection Recommendation. / R. Talipsky (10)

2.

Monthly Finance Report. / J. Menke (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Request from the Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island to Fly the Armenian Flag on April 24, 2017. / S. Elmasian (2)

Documents:
  1. Armenian Flag.pdf
2.

Discussion/Action – FY 2015-2016 Budget Deficit of $699,863. / L. Fitzmorris, Portsmouth Concerned Citizens (5) No Backup Submitted

Documents:
  1. PCC.pdf
3.

Discussion/Action – Portsmouth Pension Funding Level of 52.5%, a Shortfall Below the State Required 60% of $6,702,110. / L. Fitzmorris, Portsmouth Concerned Citizens (5) No Backup Submitted

Documents:
  1. PCC.pdf
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Request to Attend, Purchase an Ad or Become a Sponsor/Patron of the 12th Annual Turning Around Ministries Dinner and Silent Auction on April 29, 2017. / C. Robinson, President, Turning Around Ministries, Inc.

Documents:
  1. TAM.pdf
2.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District’s Quarterly Financial Reports for the Period Ending January 31, 2017. / N. Larsen, Senior Accountant, Portsmouth Water and Fire District

3.

Burrillville Town Council Adoption of a Resolution Petitioning the Director of Revenue for the Installation of an Accounting System for the Town of Burrillville in Accordance with RIGL 45-10-1. / L. Phaneuf, Burrillville Town Clerk

Documents:
  1. Burrillville.pdf
4.

Invitation to Participate in the 33rd Annual Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, Sunday May 7, 2017. / G. George & F. Rosa, City of Newport

5.

Prudence Island Water District’s Annual Report to the Electors FY Ending Sept. 30, 2016. / PI Water District Board

6.

Resolution in Support of Governor Gina Raimondo’s Rhode Island’s Promise Program. / A. Weinreich, CMC, Charlestown Town Clerk

7.

Resolution in Support of Inadequacies of the Low and Moderate Income Housing Act as Identified by the Town of Gloucester, RI and Forwarded to the RI Legislative LMIH Study Commission. / A. Weinreich, CMC, Charlestown Town Clerk

8.

Letter re: DEM Project Priority List for State Fiscal Year 2018. / J. Manning, P.E., Principle Sanitary Engineer, RI Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources

9.

Letter re: 2017 Merritt Neighborhood Fund Grant Application. / C. Allott, Executive Director, Aquidneck Land Trust

Documents:
  1. ALT Grant Appl.pdf
10.

Letter re: Legislation for the Legalization of Marijuana for Adult Use. / P. Kilmartin, Attorney General

 

FUTURE MEETINGS


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

 

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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 3/23/17