PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
NOVEMBER 26, 2018
AGENDA

 

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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.  RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2) – Potential Litigation

 

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

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 11-26-18.pdf
2.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 18-0165

Velocity NBC, LLC, 91 Old Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107 – Failed to establish the required public access at your property located at Plat 23, Lot 19, Terminal Road in nonconformance with CRMC assent 2011-05-120
Documents:
  1. CRMC Velocity.pdf
3.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 18-0169

William & Kathryn Welles, 41 Longshore Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871 – Failed to establish and maintain a CRMC designated buffer zone as stipulated in CRMC Assent 2002-06-055 within 200 feet of a coastal feature from your property located at 41 Longshore Road, Plat 34, Lot 67 without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order
Documents:
  1. CRMC NOV Welles.pdf
4.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 18-0172

Melvin & Ann-Marie Corbett, 11 Mountain Spring, Farmington, CT 06032 – Undertaken Construction of a patio/rip-rap revetment on a coastal feature at your property located at 156 Fischer Circle, Plat 62, Lot 74 without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order
5.

CRMC – PUBLIC NOTICE:

An Application of Lee Moniz Tracy, 35 Bay Point Road, Swansea, MA 02777, for a State of RI Assent to construct and maintain: Residential boating facility consisting of 4x9’ access, a 4x49’ fixed pier, 3x18’ ramp and 4x37.5’ float to extend to 75’ beyond Mean Low Water (MLW). A variance to the side setback standard is required for both property line setbacks (Ref. 1.3.1(D)11.1)
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

Directions to view licensing applications: 1) Click on Viewpoint, 2) Click Records and then type in the record number which is listed on the agenda, 3) Click on the highlighted record to view the application
1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Transfer of a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License (fr. 9/24/18)

Application to Transfer a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License from TNBC Beach Club, LLC d/b/a The Newport Beach Club, 195 Newport Harbor Drive, Portsmouth, RI to TNBC Beach Club, LLC. This is due to a change of stockholders from Northern Waterfront Associates L.P. to Velocity NBC, LLC.
a.

Application for a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License (fr. 9/24/18)

TNBC Beach Club, LLC d/b/a The Newport Beach Club, 195 Newport Harbor Drive, Portsmouth. Owner: Velocity NBC, LLC, 195 Newport Harbor Drive, Portsmouth, RI
Documents:
  1. Liquor-TNBC-new.pdf
b.

Letter from Thomas F. Lee, Chief of Police (fr. 10/22/18)

2.

Victualler License – Annual, New

a.  TNBC Beach Club, LLC d/b/a The Newport Beach Club, 195 Newport Harbor Drive (fr. 9/24/18)
b.  Milk and Honey Kitchen LLC d/b/a Milk and Honey, 1016 East Main Road (#1371)
Documents:
  1. Victualler-TNBC.pdf
3.

Holiday License – Annual, New

O’Reilly Automotive Stores Inc. d/b/a O’Reilly Auto Parts #5352, 3250 East Main Road (#1302)
 

HEARING - ANNUAL LICENSE RENEWALS


1.  Liquor Licenses:
         a.  Class BV
                   Salsas Burrito Grill LLC, 108 Chase Rd (#1329)

         b.  Class D
                   Rhode Island Abbey Golf Club Inc., 125 Cory’s Ln (#1348)

         c.  Class J
                   Newport Polo Inc., Glen Farm (Town of Portsmouth Property) (#1338)

2.  Victualler Licenses:
         Rhode Island Abbey Golf Club Inc., 125 Cory’s Ln (#1348)
         Salsas Burrito Grill LLC, 108 Chase Rd (#1329)

3.  Holiday Licenses:
         Dolgen Rhode Island LLC d/b/a Dollar General, 3228 East Main Rd (#1369)
         GE Supply, LLC d/b/a Portsmouth Ace Hardware, 3001 East Main Rd (#1374)
         Rhode Island Abbey Golf Club Inc., 125 Cory’s Ln (#1348)
 

ADJOURN


 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20181126-01 to #20181126-02. / M. Helfand
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Defense Highway closure
2.  Navy response to Overlook Point Condominium Association
3.  LED street lighting update
4.  Prudence Island potable water update
5.  Police Building construction update
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignations:

a.  Conservation Commission – D. Abbott
b.  Economic Development Committee – D. Abbott
c.  School Committee – T. Cortvriend, A. Kelly
2.

Appointments:

a.  Design Review Board (1 Vacancy) – C. Wladyka
b.  Bristol Ferry Town Common (Re-Appt.) – M. Kielbasa, M. Smith, A. Vickers
c.  Glen Manor House Authority (Re-Appt.) – L. Galvin
d.  Harbor Commission (Re-Appt.) – R. Drake
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

2.

Request a 5-year approval of Glen Farm Special Events Fields applications for Beach Dogs Lacrosse, Marshall Huggins, 52 General Sullivan Circle, Portsmouth for youth lacrosse camps, July 22-26, 2019, July 27-31, 2020, July 26-30, 2021, July 25-29, 2022, July 24-28, 2023. / W. Bulk (5) (fr. 10/22/18)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Request Council approve selection of Vision Appraisal for statistical reappraisal services for 12/31/2019 Revaluation. / M. Helfand (5)

Documents:
  1. RFP-Revaluation.pdf
2.

Discussion/Action – Request approval of 2019 Transfer Station Sticker Fee. / R. Rainer, B. Woodhead, R. Antaya & T. Pietz (20)

Documents:
  1. TS Sticker Cost.pdf
3.

Discussion/Action – Request Solid Waste and Recycling Committee work with staff to study feasibility of funding Transfer Station through the General Fund and investigate options for an Enterprise Fund program for curbside pickup to meet the waste disposal needs of a greater number of Portsmouth households. / D. Abbott (15)

4.

Discussion/Action – Assignment of Town Council liaisons to Town committees. / L. Ujifusa (10)

5.

Discussion/Action – Request approval of proposed School Committee selection process. / L. Ujifusa & A. Kelly (10)

6.

Discussion/Action – Request Portsmouth Town Council adopt procedures for professional development education. / L. Ujifusa & A. Kelly (10)

7.

Discussion/Action – Request Town Council set date for working group meeting to discuss priorities and Town Council procedures. / L. Ujifusa (10)

8.

Discussion/Action – Request Town Council set aside first item on each agenda for a Public comment period. / L. Ujifusa (10)

9.

Discussion/Action – Request advertising for Charter Review Committee. / J. M. Ryan (10)

10.

Discussion/Action – Request resolution to adopt Roberts Rules of Order for conduct of Portsmouth Town Council meetings. / L. Katzman & A. Kelly (10)

11.

Discussion – Special Rules of Order of the Portsmouth Town Council. / L. Katzman (10)

12.

Discussion/Action – Request formation of working group tasked to study and make recommendation for possible utilization of readily available technology to live stream Town Council meetings on the appropriate online platforms and establish a modern online video library for the public to view meeting content, preferably cataloged by agenda topic. / D. Abbott (15) No Backup

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Update on the opening of Spruce Acres Farms. / C. Allott, Executive Director, Aquidneck Land Trust

Documents:
  1. Spruce Acres.PDF
2.

Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment for public review for the proposed toll systems at Toll Locations 3, 4 & 6 through 13 on 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 Tolls.pdf
3.

Notice of Request for Bargaining PMEA. / J. Azevedo, Asst. Executive Director, NEARI

Documents:
  1. PMEA.pdf
4.

Notice of Request for Bargaining Portsmouth Fire Fighters. / H. Tighe, President, Local 1949, IAFF

Documents:
  1. FD Local 1949.pdf
5.

Notice of Request for Bargaining Fire Dept. Civilian Dispatchers. / H. Tighe, President, Local 1949, IAFF

Documents:
  1. FD Civilian.pdf
6.

Letter of support of re: Superior Court decision concerning flavored tobacco control ordinance. / M. Carroll, Barrington Town Council President

 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Dec 10    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Dec 26    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting (Wednesday)
Jan 7       7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Jan 21     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 11/21/18