PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 8, 2019
AGENDA

 

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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.  RIGL 42-46-5 (a)(5) – Potential Litigation

 

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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

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 4-8-19.pdf
2.

Request from the Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island to Fly the Armenian Flag on April 24, 2019. / S. Elmasian

Documents:
  1. Armenian Flag.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.

Peddler License – Annual:

Woof Woof Pet Boutique and Biscuit Bar LLC, 31 Bradford St., Bristol (#1426)
 

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MINUTES

TCM 3/25/19 & Exec.

Documents:
  1. M 3-25-19.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Status of FY 19-20 budget
2.  Appointment of new Deputy Chief of Police
3.  Sakonnet River Bridge - RIDOT Request to Rescind ROD
4.  Old Stone bridge update
5.  E-Waste collection and shredding event scheduled
6.  Summer employment opportunities
7.  Glen Farm Annual Easter Egg Hunt
8.  Tree City USA
9.  Police Station construction update

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Approval of By-Laws for the Portsmouth Dog Park Operating Committee and request name be changed to Portsmouth Dog Park Committee. / J. Regan (5) (fr. 2/25/19)

2.

Request to reschedule Public Hearing for proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment to Article XIX for a “payment in lieu” option for low and moderate income housing requirements from April 8 to May 13, 2019. / J. West (3)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Request resolution to work with RIDOT to develop East Main Road sidewalk improvements. / J. Vitkevich (5)

Documents:
  1. EMR improvement.pdf
2.

Request fee waiver of Harbormaster, Police and Fire details for 100th anniversary community celebration. / P. Rossi, President, Prudence Improvement Association (10)

3.

Request approval of the West Side Development Advisory Committee By-laws. / R. Andrews, Chair (10)

4.

Request resolution in support of the state-wide Census 2020 efforts. / J. Diossa, Mayor, Central Falls (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter of thanks for the Proclamation for the Portsmouth Garden Club’s 85th anniversary celebration. / W. Coderre, Corresponding Secretary

Documents:
  1. Garden Club.pdf
2.

Letter of congratulations on earning recognition as a 2018 Tree City USA. / D. Lambe, President, Arbor Day Foundation.

3.

Project to replace highway signs in poor condition and incorporate mileage based exit numbering. / S. Pristawa, Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation

Documents:
  1. RIDOT.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS

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
May 13       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 4/3/19