PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JUNE 10, 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

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 6-10-19.pdf
2.

Peddler Licenses – Annual:

a.  Viking Hot Dog, LLC, 1 Courthouse Square, Newport (#1466)
b.  Sarianna T. Honkola d/b/a Seeside Designs, P.O. Box 2556, Duxbury, MA (#1467)
c.  SIREN Women's Cooperative LLC, 934 East Main Rd. Building C (#1470)
3.

Entertainment License:

newportFilm, 174 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 314, Newport, for a film screening at the International Polo Grounds, Linden Lane on June 27 from 6:00-10:00 PM (#1465)

4.

Request permission to hold a small procession on Sat. July 20 at 6:00 pm and a larger procession on Sun. July 21 at 10:00 am to commemorate the 90th annual St. Anthony’s Feast. Invitation to the Council to take part in Sunday’s procession. / D. Comfort, Feast Chairman, Portsmouth Portuguese American Citizens Club

 

MINUTES

TCM 5/13/19 Exec.
TCM 5/28/19

Documents:
  1. M 5-28-19.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

1.  Mt. Hope Park update
2.  Actions to be taken to curb vandalism and abuse of Town Property
3.  Annual Navy League Military Appreciation Night
4.  Police Station Construction Report

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignation:

a.  West Side Development Advisory Committee – G. Gump
2.

Appointments:

a.  Solid Waste/Recycling Committee (3 Vacancies, 1 Applicant) 
b.  West Side Development Advisory Committee (1 Vacancy, 5 Applicants)
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

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 June 10 to July 8, 2019. / J. West (3)

2.

Request to increase the size of the Parks and Recreation Committee from 7 to 9 members. / K. Hamilton (5)

3.

Request to appoint a Town Council Liaison to the Parks and Recreation Committee. / J. West (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

School Visioning Brief. / A. Riley (10)

2.

Request reconsideration of the May 28 Council appointments of Mr. Alan Shers and Mr. Thomas Vadney to the West Side Development Advisory Committee. / L. Fitzmorris, Portsmouth Concerned Citizens (10)

Documents:
  1. PCC-WSDAC.pdf
3.

Permission to place a modular recreational rink on the Gardner Seveney fields. / W. Bulk (10) (cont. fr. 5/28/19)

4.

Request approval to abate all 2007 delinquent taxes in the amount of $14,431.07. / M. Helfand (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Request support of resolution entitled “Support of Authorization to Fully Fund E-911 Service to Provide Adequate Support, Training and Equipment Services that Fully Serve the Public Safety Health Care Needs of Rhode Islanders.” / Foster Town Council

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Jun 12 7:00 PM - Public Budget Hearing: Town Council Chambers (Wednesday)
Jun 24     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting & Adoption of FY 2019-20 Budget
Jul   8      7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting 
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

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



 

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 6/6/19 (amended)