PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
AUGUST 26, 2019
AGENDA
 

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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.  RIGL 42-46-5(a)(1) Personnel: Town Administrator – With regards to your review with the Town of Portsmouth, please be advised that RIGL 42-46-5(a)(l) requires that 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.

 

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

Award of Financial Reporting Achievement to Lisa Mills, Finance Director
 

CONSENT AGENDA

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2.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 19-0130

Elizabeth & Patricia Fairchild, 5 Circuit Drive, Warren, RI 02885 – Have undertaken 
construction of a dwelling and clearing within 200 feet of a coastal wetland at your property
located at 0 Sunset Avenue, Portsmouth, RI, Plat 69, Lot 5 without benefit of a CRMC 
assent or in violation of a Council Order
3.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 19-0156

Common Fence Point Beach Association, c/o Jaqueline Shearman, 933 Anthony Road – 
Have undertaken clearing of vegetation on a coastal feature at your property located in the
wetland area across from 152 Common Fence Point Boulevard, Portsmouth, Plat 2, Lot 179 
without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order
Documents:
  1. CRMC-NOV-CFP.pdf
4.

Peddler License – Specific Event: Firefly Yoga Festival, Glen Park, September 14, 2019

a.  Molly Sexton d/b/a Miracle Stone Studio, 13 Fairwood Dr, Middletown (#1543)
b.  Dudley Levenson d/b/a Inspired Planet, 6 Dunmore Ct, Lenox, MA (#1547)
5.

Peddler License – Annual:

Paul Coimbra d/b/a Nutty Concept Inc., 7 Oregon St, Fall River, MA (#1545)
6.

Victualler License – Annual:

Marco’s Subs, Inc., 2340 West Main Road (#1541)
 

MINUTES

TCM 8/13/19

Documents:
  1. M 8-13-19.pdf
 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20190826-01 to #20190826-07. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  GFOA Award
2.  Appointment of Town Clerk to RI Historical Records Advisory Board
3.  Update on Parks and Recreation Community Needs Survey
4.  Update on Mt Hope Park

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Appointment:

a.  Board of Canvassers (1 Republican Vacancy)
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Proposed project to convert the Coggeshall School building into a new Portsmouth Youth Activities Center. / D. Ingraham (15)

Documents:
  1. PYAC_DI.pdf
2.

Request to use a portion of the Town ROW (Anthony Rd) for parking at the Common Fence Point Improvement Association Hall. / N. Hingorany (10)

Documents:
  1. CFPIA Parking.pdf
3.

Request to advertise for a Public Hearing to amend Chapter 83 Alarms: Article II Sections 12 and 14, and Chapter 170 Fees: Article XII Sections 30 and 33. / P. Ford, Fire Chief (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE




1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

Event Notification – Bike to the Beach for Autism, August 31, 2019. / R. Walsh, Autism Speaks

3.

Support for Resolution Relative to Public Access to the Shoreline. / Charlestown Town Council

4.

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting awarded to Portsmouth for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. / Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Sep  09     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Sept 14   12:00 PM - Town Council Meeting - Prudence Island (Saturday)
Sep  23     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
 

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 8/21/19