PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 24, 2017
AGENDA


 

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

1.

EXECUTIVE SESSION


1.  RIGL 42-46-5(a)(1):  Personnel, Town Solicitor, Discussion - Any discussions of the job performance, character, or physical or mental health of a person or persons provided that such person or persons affected shall have been notified in advance in writing and advised that they may require that the discussion be held at an open meeting.

2.  RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2):  Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, or work sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation.
 

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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

 

PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

1.

Proclamation for National Mental Health Awareness Month

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 4-13-17.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Holiday License:

Keystone Novelties Distributors, LLC, 201 Seymour Street, Lancaster, PA for the Temporary Sale of RI Legal Sparkler Products, July 2 – July 4, 2017
2.

Daily Liquor Licenses:

a.

Class F1 - Newport Rotary Club for a fundraiser for High School Scholarships at the Polo Fields, May 27, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

b.

Class F - St. Johns Lodge #1 Corp., 81 Sprague Street, for the East Bay District Masonic Charity Event, May 6, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

3.

Peddler License:

Frederick Seng d/b/a Elwood’s Dog House, 101 Lakeland Road, Cranston, RI.
 

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PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

MINUTES


TCM 4/10/17
TCM 4/17/17 Exec.
Documents:
  1. M 4-10-17.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.  Status of Bristol Ferry Landing Repair
2.  Report on Recreation Department Easter Egg Hunt
3.  Report on MEDS POD Training
4.  Status of Transfer Station RFP
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignations:

Portsmouth Citizens Interested in the Comprehensive Community Planning Process Committee – P. Kesson, J. Staven
2.

Appointments:

Planning Board (Re-Appt.) – G. Bissonnette, E. Lopes, Jr.
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Request Approval of DPW 2017 CIP Equipment Purchases. / B. Woodhead (5)

2.

Monthly Finance Report. / J. Menke (5)

Documents:
  1. Finance Update.pdf
 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Request Donation for the 20th Annual Post Prom Party. / B. Khalfayan, L. Parsons, J. Kearns, PHS Post Prom Committee (5)

Documents:
  1. PHS Post Prom.pdf
2.

Request Resolution to RIDOT to Remove All Rhode Works Signs in Portsmouth. / J. Vitkevich (10)

3.

Discussion/Approval – Proclamation of Appreciation and Thanks to the City of Portsmouth UK to be Hand Delivered by School Committee Member Andrew V. Kelly. / A. Kelly (5)

4.

Request Grant of Easement to Allow National Grid to Install a Pad Mounted Transformer at Melville Campground. / R. Rainer (5)

Documents:
  1. Easement.pdf
5.

Presentation and Submission for Review – Town Administrator’s Proposed Budget Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 / R. Rainer (Proposed Budget is Available on the Town’s Website) (20)

6.

Confirmation of HR Director Contingent upon Approval of the Town Council. / R. Rainer (5)

Documents:
  1. HR Director.pdf
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Gray Matter Marketing is holding two events that will impact Portsmouth: the Mount Hope Bridge 5K on Saturday August 12, 2017 and the 4 Bridges Ride on Sunday September 18, 2017. / M. Gray, President

2.

AIPC First Quarter Management Report. / T. Ardito, Executive Director, AIPC

3.

Letter Requesting Support of House Bill H-5606 “An Act Creating a Special Legislative Commission to Study the Efficacy and Cost of Implementing a Recycling Program for all Multi-Family Residential Units including Condominium Complexes.” / Representative R. Quattrocchi, District 41 -Scituate, Cranston

Documents:
  1. House Bill 5606.pdf
4.

Resolution in Opposition to H5475 and S0481, an Act Relating to Cities and Towns – Subdivision of Land. / A. Weinreich, Charlestown Town Clerk

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

April 25  7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting: Budget – 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
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - (If Needed)

 

ADJOURN




 

RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

OPEN SESSION

 

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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 4/20/17