PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MAY 13, 2019
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 – PMEA, Fire Department

 

ADJOURN


 

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 National Mental Health Awareness Month

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 5-13-19.pdf
2.

Peddler Licenses – Annual:

a.  Blount Fine Foods, 630 Currant Rd., Fall River, MA (#1442)
b.  Burgerworks LLC d/b/a Brunch Belly, 80 Paradise Ave., Middletown, 1 Veh. (#1444)
3.

Request Donation for the 22nd Annual Post Prom Party. / PHS Post Prom Committee

Documents:
  1. PHS Post Prom.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.

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

K.W. Nelson, Inc. d/b/a Karl’s Park Ave Pub, 506 Park Avenue, to allow food and alcohol  
service in an outdoor fenced patio area that is 43’ x 28’, for a total of 1204 square feet
 

ADJOURN


 

MINUTES

TCM 4/22/19 & Exec.
TCM 4/23/19
TCM 4/24/19
TCM 4/29/19

 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Voucher #20190513-01. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Matt Helfand was the recipient of the 2019 Sherry Vermilya Award
2.  Jennifer West and Paul Rodrigues completed the Supervisor’s Management Institute Course for Managers as Leaders
3.  Rhode Island Municipal Resilience Program
4.  Police construction

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignations:

a.  Charter Review Committee – T. Pietz
b.  Economic Development Committee – O. Sungarian
2.

Appointments:

a.  Economic Development Committee (Re-Appt) – E. Cipolla
b.  Harbor Commission (Re-Appt) – P. Rossi
c.  Tree Commission (Re-Appt) – J. Garman
d.  Wastewater Appeals Board (Re-Appt) – J. Vickers
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Setting the appropriate quorum for the West Side Development Advisory Committee. / L. Katzman (5)

Documents:
  1. WSDAC quorum.pdf
2.

Proposed changes to the Provisional Budget. / K. Aguiar (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Request to advertise for a Public Hearing for a Sound Variance for three events to take place on the lawn at 706 Park Ave. on 6/29/19 from 1:00-7:00 pm (#1448 in Viewpoint), on 7/6/19 from 4:00-10:00 pm (#1443 in Viewpoint) and on 8/11/19 from 4:00-8:00 pm (#1434 in Viewpoint). / M. MacFarlane, Island Park Preservation Society (5)

2.

Requesting a letter of no objection to CRMC for the owner of 327 Riverside St. to modify an approved dock to add tie-off pilings within 25’ of a property line extension that abuts a town right of way. / R. Blanchard, P.E., Site Engineering Inc. (10)

3.

Termination of MOU between the Portsmouth Town Council, the Portsmouth School Department and The Prudence Island School Foundation (PISF) – asking to continue civic support to assist the Prudence Island children who attend the school. / C. Homan, Prudence Island School Foundation board member (10)

4.

Request a resolution in support of legislation to establish an Ocean State Climate Adaptation and Resilience Fund (OSCAR). / D. Abbott (5)

5.

Request a resolution in support of an amended “Plastic Waste Reduction Act.” / D. Abbott (5)

6.

Proclamation of appreciation and thanks to the City of Portsmouth UK. / A. Kelly (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Resolution Regarding SB 410 and HB 5671 on Plastic Bag Bans to Amend the Language to Exclude the Uniformity Clause. / Barrington Town Council

2.

Resolution declaring the Town of Burrillville a “Second Amendment Sanctuary Town.” / Burrillville Town Council

3.

Resolution on Career and Technical Education in Comprehensive High Schools. / Smithfield School Committee

4.

Resolution in support of Financial Literacy. / Pawtucket School Committee

5.

Letter requesting that any formal adoption of the Water Supply section of the Comprehensive Community Plan be delayed until Portsmouth Water and Fire District has received final approval of its Water Supply Management Plan Five Year Update from the Water Resource Board. Also, request to thoroughly vet any provisions of the Plan that affect PWFD. / P. Driscoll, Chair, Portsmouth Water and Fire District Administrative Board

6.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

May 28    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting (Tuesday)
Jun 10     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Jun 12 7:00 PM - Public Budget Hearing (Wednesday)
Jun 24     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting & Adoption of FY 2019-20 Budget
 

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 5/8/19