PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JULY 23, 2018
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

 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Daily Liquor License, Class F

St. Johns Lodge #1 Corp., 81 Sprague Street, for a Clam Bake August 19, 2018 from 12:00 - 4:00 pm
2.

Peddler License – Specific Event: Firefly Yoga & Wellness Festival at Glen Park on 9/15/18

a.  Lovewell Farms Co., 6 Hammond Street, Providence, RI
b.  Chantel DaSilva, 22 Cherry Lane, Tiverton, RI (#22)
3.

Peddler License – Annual License:

a.  Instyle33 LLC d/b/a myrollingcafe, 265 Freeborn Street (#19)
b.  Haverhill Incorporated, PO Box 1271 Millbrook, NY (#18)
c.  Blount Fine Foods, 630 Currant Road, Fall River, MA (#26)
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

TCM 7/9/18

Documents:
  1. M 7-9-18.pdf
 

TAX VOUCHERS


Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20180723-01 to #20180723-04. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1. Coggeshall School building update
2. Report on meeting with Melville Marine District Business Owners
3. Fire Department apparatus update
4. Police building construction update
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignation:

a.  Citizens Interested in the Comprehensive Community Planning Process Committee – R. Andrews
Documents:
  1. Resig-Andrews.pdf
2.

Appointments:

a.  Dog Park Operating Committee (1 applicant)
b.  Economic Development Committee (Re-Appt) – R. Keller
c.  Melville Park Committee (Re-Appt) – J. Richard
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Request permission to move the Kevin Medeiros memorial bench from Sandy Point Beach to a spot on the path to the dock at the Glen Manor House. / C. Wilcox (5)

Documents:
  1. Memorial Bench.pdf
2.

PUBLIC HEARING:

Proposed amendment to the “Zoning Map, Portsmouth, Rhode Island”, Article III Section B.1 of the Zoning Ordinance. The proposed amendment, subject to the approval of a dimensional variance from the Zoning Board of Review for minimum lot frontage, as well as subdivision approval from the Planning Board, rezones approximately 2.4 acres of parcels currently known as 2951 East Main Rd (31-32) and 2967 East Main Rd (31-32A), from the C-1 Commercial District to the R-20 Residential District. The remaining 3.9 acres of lots 2951 East Main Rd (31-32) and 2967 East Main Rd (31-32A), adjacent to East Main Rd will remain as currently designated in the C-1 Commercial District.
Documents:
  1. Zoning Ord PH.pdf
3.

Discussion/Action – Request authorization to enter into an agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group to provide Facility Condition Assessment services. / R. Rainer (5)

4.

Monthly Finance Report. / L. Mills (5)

5.

Discussion - Breakdown of Special Revenue Funds as requested by the Town Council. / P. Kesson (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Request approval for an identification sign to be placed at Legion Park. / Portsmouth Garden Club (5)

Documents:
  1. Garden Club.pdf
2.

Request approval of Glen Farm Special Events Fields Application for Bullfrog Fit, Jeremiah O’Conner, 2 Aspinet Rd, Middletown, to use the lawn area at the Brown House for a mobile fitness camp every Saturday in September from 4-5 pm. / W. Bulk (5)

Documents:
  1. Bullfrog Fit.pdf
3.

Request approval for use of the Coggeshall School for an afterschool program this fall, Monday through Friday 2:45-6:00 pm for grades K-8. / W. Bulk (5)

4.

Discussion/Action – Maintenance of shoreline public access area. / E. Pedro (10)

Documents:
  1. Shoreline.Maint.pdf
5.

Discussion – Letter of concern re: public activity at the beach access right of ways within the Common Fence Point community. / Concerned Residents of Common Fence Point

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

Notice of Availability for the Environmental Assessment: Toll Locations 3, 4 & 6 through 13; I-95, I-195, I-295, US Route 6, and RI Route 146. / D. Fish, P.E., Rhode Island Department of Transportation

Documents:
  1. RI DOT.pdf
3.

Invitation to/sponsorship of a grand retirement celebration banquet for Rev. Dr. Vincent L. Thompson Jr. / J. Brown, Chairperson, Commemorative Booklet, Community Baptist Church, Newport

Documents:
  1. Retirement.pdf
4.

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

Documents:
  1. Golf Tournament.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Aug 14     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting (Canceled)
Aug 27     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Sept 10    7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Sept 22        TBD – Town Council Meeting - Prudence Island (Saturday)
 

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 7/19/18