PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 9, 2018 (Tuesday)
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 10-9-18.pdf
2.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 18-0136

Hazel & Ned Zebian, 2755 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA 01095 – Undertaken unauthorized resurfacing of a concrete patio within 200 feet of a coastal feature at your property located at 57 Atlantic Ave. without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order
Documents:
  1. CRMC-Zebian.pdf
3.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 18-0137

Peter Raposa, 51 Peggy Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871 – Undertaken pouring of concrete patio within 200 feet of a coastal feature from your property located at 61 Atlantic Ave., Plat 29 Lot 74 without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order
Documents:
  1. CRMC-Raposa.pdf
4.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 18-0138

Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad Company, 25 Compass Circle, North Kingstown, RI 02852 – Undertaken vegetative alterations caused by the spraying of herbicides within 200 feet of a coastal feature along the railroad tracks in Portsmouth, RI without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order
Documents:
  1. CRMC-NptNarr RR.pdf
5.

CRMC – Cease and Desist Order Number 18-0141

Daniel P. Woods, et al, c/o 906 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871 – Undertaken clearing of vegetation within 200 feet of a coastal feature at Plat 37, Lots 1 and 10, Rear George Street, Barrington without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order
Documents:
  1. CRMC-Woods.pdf
6.

CRMC – Public Notice

The application of Daniel Torre & Max Davidson, 243 Colonel John Gardner Road, Narragansett, RI for a State of RI Assent to create and maintain: a three acre oyster farm in the Sakonnet River using floating gear (2 foot by 3 foot floating bags)
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Entertainment License – Fee Waiver Requested

The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Avenue, for the Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale, November 3, 2018
2.

Victualler License - Fee Waiver Requested

The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Avenue, for the Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale, November 3, 2018
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

TCM 9/13/18
TCM 9/15/18
TCM 9/24/18

 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20181009-01 to #20181009-05. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Coggeshall School
2.  State Traffic Commission news
3.  Bulletproof Vest Partnership 2018 Award
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Appointments

a.  Planning Board (Re-Appt.) – R. Tibbetts
b.  Zoning Board of Review (1 Vacancy, 2nd Alternate)
         i. Letter of recommendation
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

PUBLIC HEARING:

To consider the proposed amendments of Chapter 405, Articles II & V of the Zoning Ordinance to define the term “farm brewery” and allow the use throughout all zoning districts through the special use permit process
         a. Planning Board Advisory Opinion
2.

Discussion – Monthly police construction report. / M. Zawatsky, Owner’s Representative, ABM Group (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Request permission to use the Town Hall on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 8:00 am for a Veterans Day ceremony. / C. Hayward, Adjutant/Past Commander, American Legion Post 18 (5)

Documents:
  1. American Legion.pdf
2.

Request permission to conduct the annual fundraiser “Race for Open Space” in Portsmouth on November 3, 2018. / C. Allot, Executive Director, Aquidneck Land Trust (5)

3.

Discussion/Action – Update from Aquidneck Land Trust re: Spruce Acres and Little Creek Preserve. / L. Pedro (15) (fr. 9/10/18)

4.

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

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter of thanks for supporting the neighborhood’s opposition to the relocation of the Navy’s fence. / J. Perry

Documents:
  1. Navy Fence.pdf
2.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District’s Annual Financial Statements Year Ended April 30, 2018 and 2017. / N. J. Larsen, Senior Accountant

3.

Cox Communication’s Economic Impact Study. / A. Horan, Government Affairs Manager

(A copy of the survey can be viewed/picked up at the Town Clerk’s office)
 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Oct 22    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Nov 13   7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting (Tuesday)
Nov 26   7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
 

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 10/4/18