PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 10, 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
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Permanent Expansion of Service Area

Request for a Permanent Expansion of the Service Area for The Gulf Stream Bar &
Grille, 1 Lagoon Road, Portsmouth, RI
2.

PUBLIC HEARING: Transfer of a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License

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

Application for a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License: Localz, Inc., d/b/a Localz Kitchen & Cocktails, 657 Park Avenue, Portsmouth, RI. Owner: Kevin Ames, 50 Caribou Way, Tiverton, RI 02878

Documents:
  1. Localz Liquor.pdf
b.

Request Approval for a Temporary Seasonal Expansion of the Service Area from April 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

c.

Objection to the Transfer of Class BV Liquor License from Jonathan Martins, Inc. d/b/a Jonathans Scampi to Localz, Inc. Unless Indebtedness is Paid in Full to Rhode Island Distributing Co. / G. Mancini, Sinapi Law Associates, Ltd.

d.

Objection to the Transfer of a Class BV Liquor License from Jonathan Martins, Inc. d/b/a Jonathans Scampi to Localz, Inc. Unless Indebtedness is Paid in Full to McLaughlin & Moran, Inc. / D. Silva, Credit Manager, McLaughlin & Moran, Inc.

3.

Victualler Licenses – Annual:

a.

Localz, Inc. d/b/a Localz Kitchen & Cocktails, 657 Park Avenue, Portsmouth, RI

b.

Monique Calhoun d/b/a Patriot Nutrition, 3001 East Main Road, Unit 4

4.

Victualler License – Specific Event With Fee Waiver Request:


Portsmouth Lions Club, PO Box 657, Portsmouth, RI for the Portsmouth Free Public Library Touch-A-Truck Fundraiser, Glen Park May 6, 2017
5.

Peddler Licenses – Annual:

a.

Marc Allen Fine Clothiers, 200 South Main Street, Providence, RI

b.

Heather Souto d/b/a The Naughty Pony, 225 Harrison Avenue, Newport, RI

6.

Peddler License – Specific Event:


Wellness Rising LLC, 48 Rowley Street, Providence, RI for the Beast of the East Rugby Tournament, April 22 & 23, 2017
 

ADJOURN


 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

MINUTES

TCM 2/13/17
TCM 2/27/17
TCM 3/13/17
TCM 3/27/17 & Exec.

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.  Portsmouth Award
2.  Tree City USA
3.  Budget
4.  Honor Wall Update
 

REMOVALS, RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Removal/Rescind Previous Appointment:


a.   Prudence Island Planning Commission – A. Lockwood
Documents:
  1. Removal PIPC.pdf
2.

Resignations:

a.

Prudence Island Planning Commission – E. Cardin

b.

Glen Park Working Committee – G. Kinnunen

Documents:
  1. Grace Kinnunen.pdf
3.

Appointments:

a.

Juvenile Hearing Board (1 Vacancy)

b.

Prudence Island Planning Commission (2 Vacancies)

Documents:
  1. Appt PIPC.pdf
c.

Pension Investment Committee (9 Vacancies: 2 Council Reps, Finance Dir., 2 Union Reps, 3 Investment Professionals, 1 Citizen-at-Large)

 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Response to Council Questions Regarding Claimed FY2015-2016 Budget Deficit of $699,863. / R. Rainer (5)

2.

Discussion/Action - Modified Potter League Contract Proposal. / T. Lee & J. Menke (5)

3.

Request Approval to Award the Roadway Improvement to Broadway, Prudence Island to Pawtucket Hot Mix Asphalt, Inc. as the Lowest Bidder. / B. Woodhead (10)

4.

Request Approval of Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance for the Repairs to Make Glen Farms Stables Water Tight on All 5 Buildings. / B. Woodhead (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Resolution in Support of Maintaining the Level of Funding for Discover Newport at 47% of the Current Lodging Tax to Support Their Efforts to Keep Portsmouth Competitive with Many Other Popular Travel Destinations. / E. Smith, Discover Newport (5)

2.

Discussion/Action – Request Ordinance for Short-Term Rental Properties. / S. Panaggio (10)

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. / D. Gleason (fr. 3/27/17) (5)

4.

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. / D. Gleason (fr. 3/27/17) (5)

5.

Discussion/Action – Municipal Legal Services Proposals. / R. Rainer & R. Talipsky (20) -Available for review in the Town Clerk’s Office

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter re: Resolution in Opposition to the Federal Railroad Administration’s NEC FUTURE Tier 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement and the Preferred Alternative. / P. Warren, Executive Director, US DOT, FRA

2.

Two Resolutions from the Jamestown Town Council for your Consideration and Support: 1) Municipal Resolution on Gun Free Schools, and 2) Resolution of Support for House Bill 5515 “An Act Relating to Criminal Procedure-Immigration Detainees”. / C. Fernstrom, CMC, Jamestown Town Clerk

3.

Letter in Support of Civic Appropriation for the Eastern RI Conservation District (ERICD) from Portsmouth in its 2017-18 Budget in the Amount of $1,500. / R. Jenness, Chair Prudence Conservancy

4.

Letter re: Drafting a Comprehensive Immigration Protection Ordinance. / S. Brown, Executive Director, ACLU

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

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
May 8    7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
 

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 4/6/17