PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 15, 2019 (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

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1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 10-15-19.pdf
2.

CRMC – PUBLIC NOTICE:

An Application of Michael & Martha Faulkner, 26 Federal Circle, Leominster, MA 01453, for a State of RI Assent to construct and maintain: residential boating facility consisting of a set of stairs to a 4x120’ fixed pier with a 14’x16’ boat lift on the north side, extending to 60’ beyond Mean Low Water. Facility requires a variance to the length standard 650-RICR-20-00-1.3.1(D)(11)(1). Project Location: 5 Narragansett Blvd.

Documents:
  1. CRMC - Faulkner.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

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1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Permanent Expansion of Service Area (#1570)

a.  Request approval for the permanent expansion of the service area for CJ’s Pub, 568 Park
     Avenue, Allen Mason, President, to allow food and alcohol service in a fenced outdoor 
     area to include a maximum 25’ x 30’ patio, comprising approximately 750 sq. ft. area 
     located on the West side of the building, and a 328 sq. ft. L-shaped wood deck located on 
     the street side of the building and the area directly below the deck. 

b.  Request to extend the closing hours until 2:00 AM on Fri-Sat and holiday eves. 
2.

PUBLIC HEARING: Transfer/Expansion of a Class B Alcoholic Beverage License (#1585)

Application to transfer a Class B Alcoholic Beverage License from KW Nelson, Inc., d/b/a Karl’s Park Ave Pub to Migration, Inc., 506 Park Avenue, Portsmouth.
a.

Application for a Class B Alcoholic Beverage License

Migration, Inc. d/b/a TBD, 506 Park Avenue, Portsmouth. Owners: Michael MacFarlane and Dennis DiMarino.   
Documents:
  1. Liquor Transfer.pdf
b.

Request approval for the permanent expansion of the service area to allow food and alcohol service in a fenced outdoor patio area behind the building that is 43’ x 28’, for a total of 1204 square feet.

c.

Objection to the transfer of a Class B Liquor License from KW Nelson, Inc., d/b/a Karl’s Park Ave Pub to Migration, Inc., unless indebtedness is paid in full to McLaughlin & Moran, Inc. / D. Silva, Credit Manager, McLaughlin & Moran, Inc.

 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

TCM 9/14/19
TCM 9/23/19 & Exec.

 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20191015-01 to #20191015-02. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  East Main Road safety update
2.  Coastal Visualization survey
3.  Grant award to Fire Department
4.  Community survey update

 

REMOVALS, RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Removal:

a.  Prudence Island Planning Commission – T. Snell
2.

Resignation:

a.  Tree Commission – H. Schlesinger
3.

Appointments:

a.  Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (Re-Appt.) – S. Churgin
b.  Glen Manor House Authority (Re-Appt.) – B. Doran, J. Elste, F. Wyatt
c.  Juvenile Hearing Board (Re-Appt.) – L. Nalle
d.  Melville Park Committee (Re-Appt.) – L. Lesinski
e.  Prudence Island Planning Commission (Re-Appt.) – E. Aldrich 
f.  Tree Commission (Re-Appt.) – J. Jordan
g.  Wastewater Appeals Board (Re-Appt.) – S. Dickison
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Discussion and approval of the Town Council priorities for the Town Administrator. / L. Ujifusa (15) (fr. 8/13/19)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Eastern RI Conservation District request to apply for DEM funding. / S. Churgin (10)

Documents:
  1. Melville Grant.pdf
2.

Request Approval of Glen Farm Special Events Application. / W. Bulk (5)

Beach Dogs Lacrosse, Marshall Huggins, 52 General Sullivan Circle, Portsmouth for Youth Lacrosse Games, November 2 (or 3) and 10, 2019    

3.

Permission to Apply for Various State & Federal Grants. / G. Crosby (10)

4.

Procedure for establishing 2020 State Legislative Priorities. / L. Ujifusa (10)

5.

PUBLIC HEARING: To consider the proposed amendments to Fire Department related ordinances:

a.  Chapter 83 Alarms Article II False Fire and Carbon Monoxide Alarms Section 12 – 
     adding language to Purpose; applicability and Section 14 – amending language to Radio
     transmitter alarms

b.  Chapter 170 Fees Article XII Hazardous Materials Response Fees Sections 30 and 33 – 
     increasing fees to Fees established and increasing fees and adding language relating to 
     Use of fees
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Oct 28       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting 
Nov 12       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting (Tuesday)
Nov 25       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
 

ADJOURN


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POSTED 10/10/19