PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
                                                  FEBRUARY 28, 2022
                                                                   AGENDA

On February 28, 2022, the in person Portsmouth Town Council meeting will also be live streamed on 
the web and by phone dial-in using the Zoom remote meeting service. The public meeting will begin
at 6:00 PM, at which time the Council may vote to meet in Executive Session. Any such Executive 
Session  will not be streamed to the public. At 7:00 PM, the Council will reconvene in public 
session. 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.
 
 

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

1.  Roll Call
 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

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


1.

Bills

2.

CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 22-0022

   Jesse & Tanya Faria, 5 Monticello Street, No. Providence, RI 02904 – Have a residential
   boating facility at your property located at 265 Riverside Street, Portsmouth, Plat 15, Lot 58
   that has not been authorized by the CRMC. Additionally, you have constructed a patio and
   an accessory structure (shed) within 200 feet of the coastal feature, and you have undertaken
   work on the coastal feature (revetment) without prior CRMC approval.

Documents:
  1. CRMC-Faria.pdf
3.

CRMC – Public Notice 2022-02-020

Sameh & Nancy Said, 14 Honeysuckle Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871 – for a State of Rhode
Island Assent to construct and maintain: an additional boat lift and float lift to an existing
residential dock facility.

Documents:
  1. CRMC-SAID.pdf
4.

CRMC – Public Notice 2021-12-060

Cynthia Sherman, 15 Honeysuckle Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871 – for a State of Rhode
Island Assent to construct and maintain: add a boat lift and float lift to an existing
residential dock facility.

Documents:
  1. CRMC-Sherman.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. Totten Foods, LLC d/b/a BIG DOG EATS, 23 Gibbons Ave, Warwick, 1 vehicle (#2040)
b. Sarah Macmillan d/b/a Macs Screaming Corn & Tacos, 2 Palmer Street, Barrington, 1
    vehicle (#2041)
c. GottaQ Brands LLC d/b/a GottaQ BBQ, 2000 Mendon Rd, Cumberland, 2 vehicles
    (#2042)

 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

2/14/22

Documents:
  1. M 2-14-22.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  West Main Road Safety Audit update
2.  Safety Grant
3.  Masterplan Workshop
4.  Distribution of Covid tests update
5.  Melville Park Recreational Trails Grant
6.  Recreation hiring events

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Resignations:

a. Wastewater Appeals Board – S. Dickison
b. Zoning Board of Review – W. Wladyka

2.

Appointments:

a. Bristol Ferry Town Common (7 vacancies)
b. Dog Park Committee (Re-Appt.) – J. McGinley

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Monthly Finance Report. / L. Lasky (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Presentation of FY21 Audit. / M. Sahady, Hague, Sahady & Co. (30)

2.

Request approval of Glen Manor House RFP bid to enter into contract negotiations with Russell Morin Catering and Events. / R. Rainer (5)

3.

Review of Town Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) for FY2023. / R. Rainer (20)

4.

Request approval to send a letter to RI Housing requesting the discontinuance of the Septic Loan Program. / R. Rainer (5)

5.

Request approval for the use of ARPA funds, not to exceed $20,000, to purchase replacement IT servers for our Public Safety computer network. / R. Rainer (5)

Documents:
  1. ARPA Funds.pdf
 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Neighborhoods are for neighbors letter. / S. Panaggio

Documents:
  1. Corr-STR.pdf
2.

Resolution in opposition of House Bill 2022-H 6638 entitled, “An Act Relating to Towns and Cities - Zoning Ordinances”. / Woonsocket City Council

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Mar 07     7:00 PM – Town Council Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing
Mar 14     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Mar 21     7:00 PM – Town Council Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing     
Mar 28     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Apr 04      7:00 PM – Town Council Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing 

 

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 2/24/22