PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MAY 23. 2022
AGENDA

On May 23, 2022, the in person Portsmouth Town Council meeting at 7:00 PM will also 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.

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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

 

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PLAN

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

1.  Roll Call
 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS


1.

Proclamation honoring Allen Shers

2.

Proclamation of appreciation and thanks to the City of Portsmouth UK

 

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’s Shave Ice & Co, 144 Greystone Terr, Portsmouth (#2106)
b. Mark Bryson d/b/a Binge BBQ, 333 Main St, South Kingstown (#2113)

 

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.

Entertainment Licenses:

a. newportFilm, 174 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 314, Newport, for a film screening at Safe Harbor New England Boatworks, 1 Lagoon       Road on July 14 from 6:00-10:30 PM (#2109)
b. newportFilm, 174 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 314, Newport, for a film screening at the International Polo Grounds, Linden Lane on        July 21 from 6:00-10:30 PM (#2110)

2.

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

a. J&W Ice Cream, Inc. d/b/a Clementine's Homemade Ice Cream, 62 Wave Avenue, Middletown (#2115)

3.

Request approval for a temporary seasonal expansion of the service area:

Localz, Inc., 657 Park Avenue, to allow food and alcohol service in an outside dining area from May 24, 2022 to December 31, 2022

4.

PUBLIC HEARING: Liquor License Application, New: (#2116) (cont. fr. 5/9/22)

a. Application for a Class BV Alcoholic Beverage License from Narragansett Bay Club 
    Amenity, LLC d/b/a The Narragansett Bay Club, 195 Newport Harbor Drive, Portsmouth 

b. Request approval for the permanent expansion of the service area to allow food and 
    alcohol service in the area of the pool building/pool facility and the surrounding fenced in  
    pool area at 195 Newport Harbor Drive, Tax Assessor’s Map 17, Lot 8

5.

Victualler License:

Narragansett Bay Club Amenity, LLC d/b/a The Narragansett Bay Club, 195 Newport Harbor Drive, Portsmouth (#2116)

 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

4/25/22 Exec.
4/27/22
5/9/22

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  RI DEM Grant Application update
2.  Old Mill Lane update
3.  Marye Taylor

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Appointments:

a. Conservation Commission (1 vacancy)
b. Tax Assessment Board of Review (3 vacancies)

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Authorization to select an electricity supplier for the Community Electricity Aggregation Plan and approve a resolution. / R. Talipsky and J. Rhodes, Good Energy (20)

2.

Monthly Finance Report. / L. Lasky (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Request to install a Little Free Library on the Bristol Ferry Town Common. / K. Tyson (5)

2.

Request to advertise for a Public Hearing for a Sound Variance for the annual Father’s Day car show at 15 Mason Ave. on 6/18/22 from 10:00 am-3:00 pm (#2114 in Viewpoint). / K. Rozes (5)

3.

Town of Portsmouth Pension Plan 1st Quarter 2022 Summary. / S. Geadelmann, Principal (30)

4.

Portsmouth School Department FY 2023 Proposed Facilities Capital Budget Request. / T. Kenworthy, Ed. D, Superintendent (10)

5.

Request to purchase two patrol vehicles from the newly established Emergency Vehicle Apparatus Capital Program for the amount of $140,977.66. / B. Peters (5)

Documents:
  1. Police Vehicles.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Jun 13      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting 
Jun 15      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting – Budget Hearing (Wednesday) at the Portsmouth                           
                                                                          Middle School, 125 Jepson Lane
Jun 27      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Jul 11       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 5/19/22