PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 22, 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 for Arbor Day, April 26, 2019

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 4-22-19.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.

Peddler Licenses – Annual:

a.  Macray’s Seafood II d/b/a Macray’s Seafood, 115 Stafford Rd, Tiverton, 1 Veh. (#1428)
b.  Galley Wagon LLC d/b/a The Village Greek, 21 Marcy St., Cranston, 1 Vehicle (#1430)
2.

Request approval for a temporary seasonal expansion of the service area:

Localz, Inc., 657 Park Avenue, to allow food and alcohol service in an outside dining area from April 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

 

ADJOURN


 

MINUTES

TCM 4/8/19 & Exec.

Documents:
  1. M 4-8-19.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

1.  Oil collection at Hedley Transfer Station
2.  Paid part-time summer internship opportunity
3.  Status of Sakonnet River Bridge – Request to Rescind ROD
4.  Phelps House update
5.  Visit by Congressman Ciccilline
6.  Brown House update
7.  Dog licensing reminder
8.  Upcoming Police Awards ceremony
9.  Request for Portsmouth Award nominations
10. Police building construction report
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

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 May 13 to June 10, 2019. / J. West (3)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Request support with regards to the Aquidneck Land Trust 2019 Merritt Neighborhood Fund Grant. / Glen Park Working Committee (5)

2.

Reconsider the motion to increase the membership of the West Side Development Advisory Committee. / L. Katzman (10)

3.

Presentation and Submission for Review – Town Administrator’s Proposed Budget Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 / R. Rainer (20)

(Proposed Budget is Available on the Town’s Website, FY 20 Town Administrator's Budget )
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Resolutions on Financial Literacy, Binding Arbitration and Education. / Smithfield School Dept.

2.

Resolution in support of Additional State Funding for Education. / Foster Town Council

3.

Resolution in support of amendment to RIGL Chapter 23-17-26 entitled “Comprehensive Discharge Planning.” / Westerly Town Council

4.

Resolution in support of Legislation to Establish an Ocean State Climate Adaptation and Resilience Fund (OSCAR). / Charlestown Town Council

5.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

6.

Invitation to Participate in the 36th Annual Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, Sunday May 5, 2019. / G. George, City of Newport

Documents:
  1. Police Parade.pdf
7.

Invitation to Golf Tournament/request for sponsorship to benefit the Adaptive and Special Olympics programs. / M. Leonard, Special Olympics Director, Newport County YMCA

8.

Sakonnet River Bridge – Rescission of 2013 Record of Decision (ROD). / C. Machado, Division Administrator, U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

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 & Provisional Budget
 

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 4/18/19