PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MAY 10, 2021
AGENDA

On May 10, 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.

Proclamation in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Portsmouth Police Department

2.

Proclamation of Appreciation and Thanks to the City Council of Portsmouth, United Kingdom and its Citizens

Documents:
  1. UK Proc 2021.pdf
 

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.  Hawaiian Jim Shave Ice & Co. II, 144 Greystone Terrace, Portsmouth, 1 truck (#1917)
       b.  Longade LLC d/b/a Del’s Lemonade, 729 West Main Rd, Middletown, 1 truck, 1 cart
            (#1918)
       c.  The Ish LLC, 56 Hawthorne St, North Providence, 1 truck (#1919)
 

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.

Class F Daily Liquor License

     St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, Aug. 20-22, 2021
     (#1698)     
2.

Entertainment License

     St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, Aug. 20-22, 2021
     (#1698)
3.

Victualler License – Specific Event With Fee Waiver Request

     St. Barnabas Church, Annual Festival & Carnival, 1697 East Main Rd, Aug. 20-22, 2021
     (#1699)
4.

Peddler License - Mobile Food Establishment (MFE) New:

     a.  My Bros’ Gyros, 159 Stoneham Dr, Woonsocket, 1 truck (#1920)
     b.  Kona Ice Cumberland RI, Inc., 277 York Ave, Pawtucket, 1 truck (#1921)   
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

4/26/21
4/27/21
4/28/21
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID - 19 Update
2.  West Main Road Safety Assessment Update
3.  Linden Lane Stone Wall Update
4.  Portsmouth Award

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Resignations:

    a.   Housing Authority, Solid Waste and Recycling and Economic Development – M. Credle 
Documents:
  1. Resg.M. Credle.pdf
2.

Appointments:

     a.  Bristol Ferry Town Common Committee - (Re-Appt.) – M. Elliott, R. Sears, N. Smith
     b.  Melville Park Committee – (unlimited numbers of members)
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Proposed changes and revised provisional budget approval of the Town Administrator’s Budget. / R. Rainer (10)

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


 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Presentation from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) Concerning Bus Shelters. / G. Nordin, Chief of Strategic Advancement & E. Brown, Director of Service Planning and Scheduling, RIPTA (20)

2.

Resolution on RIPTA Bus Shelter. / A. Kelly (5)

3.

Request Approval to Award the 2021-2022 Paving Contract. / B. Woodhead (10)

 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Resolution of the Town of Burrillville Legalization of Adult Recreation Use of Marijuana./ Burrillville Town Council

2.

Resolution of the Town of Burrillville Request to Waive the Local Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Requirements for Schools. / Burrillville Town Council

3.

Resolution Expressing Support for a Moratorium on the Expansion of Charter Schools Bill H-5193. / Smithfield School Committee

4.

Smithfield School Committee Resolution on Gun Free Schools Bill H-5555. / Smithfield School Committee

5.

Smithfield School Committee Resolution Expressing Support for the State Reimbursement of Transportation Services Cost For Public and Private School Pupils Bill H-6030. / Smithfield School Committee

6.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

May 17    7:00 PM – Comprehensive Comp. Plan Public Hearing
May 18    7:00 PM – Comprehensive Comp. Plan Public Hearing (continued if needed)
May 19    7:00 PM – Comprehensive Comp. Plan Public Hearing (continued if needed)
May 20    7:00 PM – Comprehensive Comp. Plan Public Hearing (continued if needed)
May 24    7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Jun 09     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting – Budget Hearing (Wednesday)


 

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 5/6/21