PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 26, 2021
AGENDA

On April 26, 2021, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting at 7:00 PM will be live streamed on the
web and by phone dial-in using the Zoom remote meeting service. Please note that any displayed
documentation during the meeting will be visible through the web or mobile device but will not be
visible using the phone dial-in option.

To access the meeting by phone dial-in, please dial:1-88
8-788-0099
Once prompted for the meeting ID, please dial: 996-8471-9966#
Once prompted for a participant ID, dial # again.

You will now be in the meeting.
While in the audio conference, to raise your hand to ask a question, dial *9 and the host will be
notified of your interest to ask a question. Dial *6 to mute and unmute yourself.

To access the meeting through the web using a computer or mobile device, go to the following
web link in any browser (i.e. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox,
etc.) to run the Zoom app and view the meeting:
https://livestream.portsmouthri.com/towncouncil
Using your laptop or mobile device, you can raise your hand to ask a question, or pose the 
question in the moderated Question and Answering chat window.
The host will then be able 
to respond to your raised hand or Q&A question.

 

7:00 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

1.  Roll Call
 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS


1.

Fair Housing Month Proclamation

 

CONSENT AGENDA

  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

2.

Peddler License – Mobile Food Establishment (MFE), Renewals:

      a.  Rhode Island Kona LLC d/b/a Kona Ice of Warwick/EG, 4 Cider Ln, Greenville, RI
           (#1911) 
      b. Pete’s Ice Cream, 122 Viking Dr, Portsmouth, RI (#1916)
3.

CRMC – Public Notice 2021-03-078

     Roy Ferrell, 1246 Fish Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878 –
     for a State of Rhode Island Assent to construct and maintain: Removal of dilapidated
     facility, construct and maintain a residential boating facility consisting of fixed pier,
     ramp and float approximately 86 feet in length, and extending to 75’ beyond Mean Low
     Water (MLW).  A Variance to 650RICR-200-1.3.1(D)(11)(1) 50’ MLW Standard is
     requested.   
Documents:
  1. CRMC.pdf
 

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.

Peddler License – Mobile Food Establishment (MFE), New:

     a.  Newport Chowder Company, 10 Pell St, Newport  (#1912)
2.

Peddler License – Annual, New:

    a.  J Wilder Imports, LLC, 187 Hobart Ave, Short Hills, NJ (#1915)  
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

TCM 4/12/21

Documents:
  1. M-4-12-21.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID - 19 Update
2.  Tree City USA Announcement
3.  SNEP Update

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Appointments:

a.

Bristol Ferry Town Common Committee (Re-apt.) – A. Brown

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Monthly Finance Report. / L. Lasky (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Butts Hill Fort Committee (non-town committee) Report and Request for Town Council to Re-affirm 2009 Plan. / Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project Foundation, C. Clark, J. Studlick (5)

2.

Request to Allocate American Rescue Funds to Create a Shop Portsmouth Campaign. / K. Hamilton (5)

3.

Request Approval of Prudence Island Cistern Project Bid Selection. / G. Crosby (5)

Documents:
  1. PI Cistern.pdf
4.

Request for Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to the Town Code, Chapter 124 entitled "Burning, Outdoor”. / P. Ford (5)

5.

Presentation and Submission for Review – Town Administrator’s Proposed Budget Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022. / R. Rainer (20)

(Proposed Budget is Available on the Town’s Website or by using the following:
FY 22 Town Administrator's Budget

     a.   Budget – Revenues
 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Resolution of the Town of Westerly Opposing Senate Bill S-0259 and House Bill H-6067, “An Act Relating to Aeronautics”. / Westerly Town Council

2.

Resolution of the Town of Westerly in Opposition to Rhode Island 2021 Gun Control Legislation. / Westerly Town Council

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Apr 27     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting - Budget
Apr 28     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting - Budget
Apr 29     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting - Budget if needed
May 10    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 4/22/21