PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
SEPTEMBER 10, 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

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 8-24-18.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

Directions to view licensing applications on Viewpoint: 1) Go to Town Clerk at the
https://www.portsmouthri.com/154/Town-Clerk, 2) Click Licenses and Permits on the left-hand side,
3) Click the Search button, 4) Click Records and then type in the record number which is listed on the agenda, 5) Click on the highlighted record to view the application
1.

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

a.  Sandra Giraldo d/b/a Enjoyful Foods, 20 Post Road, Warwick, RI
b.  Sherri Snyder d/b/a Art Inspired by Stillness, 25A Mt Hygeia Road, Foster
c.  Barbara Lamonico d/b/a Honey & Vine Apothecary, 274 Teaberry Drive, Tiverton
2.

Peddler License – Annual:

a.  Sprout & Lentil LLC, 28 Hall Avenue, Newport
b.  Angela B. Mandia d/b/a Nirvana, 119A Henry Danis Court, Portsmouth
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

TCM 8/27/18 & Exec.

Documents:
  1. M 8-27-18.pdf
 

TAX VOUCHERS


Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20180910-01 to #20180910-07. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Burma Road closure
2.  Primary Voting
3.  John King Memorial Service
4.  Police construction update
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

PUBLIC HEARING (cont. fr. 7/23/18):

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.
2.

Request approval of promotion of Brian Woodhead to Director of Public Works. / R. Rainer (5)

Documents:
  1. DPW.pdf
 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Permission to build Adirondack chairs to be placed at the Brown House for a Senior Project. / P. Renault (5)

Documents:
  1. Senior Project.pdf
2.

Discussion/Action – Request the Town Council ask the Navy to restore the fence surrounding Tank Farm 4 to its original 70 year old location and sample resolution for approval. / Residents of Redwood Farms and Overlook Point (20)

3.

Request approval of Glen Farm Special Events Fields Application for RI Womens Soccer League Newport Spinnakers, for home games, September 16, October 14 & 28 from 9:45am-12:00 pm. / W. Bulk (5)

4.

Discussion/Action – Request to approve adding R&A Auto-body to the Police Department’s authorized tow list. / T. Lee, Chief of Police (5)

Documents:
  1. Police Tow List.pdf
5.

Discussion/Action – Update from Aquidneck Land Trust re: Spruce Acres and Little Creek Preserve. / L. Pedro (15) (fr. 8/27/18)

6.

Discussion/Action – AIPC Year End Report and update. / P. Kesson (20) (fr. 8/27/18)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Public notice of proposed rulemaking: Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Program - Aquidneck Island SAMP - Coastal Development Regulations. Direct Final Amendment. / CRMC

2.

Public notice of proposed rulemaking: Energy Amendments. Direct Final Repeal. / CRMC

3.

Public notice of proposed rulemaking: Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Program - Guidelines for the Development of Municipal Harbor Management Plans. Direct Final Repeal. / CRMC

4.

Public notice of proposed rulemaking: Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Program - Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program. Direct Final Repeal. / CRMC

5.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District’s Quarterly Financial Report for the period ending July 31, 2018. / N. J. Larsen, Senior Accountant

 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Sept 13     5:30 PM - Town Council Meeting – Public Hearing (Thursday)
Sept 15   12:00 PM - Town Council Meeting - Prudence Island (Saturday)
Sept 24     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Oct 9         7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting (Tuesday)
 

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 9/6/18