PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
SEPTEMBER 12, 2022
AGENDA

On September 12, 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 6:30 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.
 
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The host will then be able to respond to your raised hand or Q&A question.
 
 

6:30 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.  RIGL §42-46-5(a)(1) - Personnel: Any discussions of the job performance, character, or physical or mental health of a person or persons provided that such person or persons affected shall have been notified in advance writing and advised that they may require that the discussion be held at an open meeting. – Town Administrator

 

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

 

PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS


1.

Presentation of the Portsmouth Award

 

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.

CRMC – Public Notice 2005-04-071

Sameh & Nancy Said, 14 Honeysuckle Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871 – for a State of Rhode Island Assent to Modify existing residential boating facility. Modification to include: Removal of unauthorized stairway adjacent to dock, “as-built” approval of fixed pier extending from platform at top of Coastal Feature (footpath over portion of Feature originally approved).

Documents:
  1. CRMC-Said.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.

Request to change Public Hearing for transfer a Class BV Beverage License along with the expansion of service from Bracky Ltd d/b/a CJ’s Pub to Schooners LLC d/b/a Schooners, 568 Park Avenue from October 24 to October 11, 2022.

 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

8/22/22 & Exec.

Documents:
  1. M 8-22-22.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Primary reminder
2.  Sidewalk construction outside of Town Hall
3.  Glen Manor House contract update
4.  Transfer Station update

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Appointment:

Melville Park Committee (Re-Appt) – R. Abraham

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


1.

Ratification of Fire contract. / R. Rainer and L. Puglia (5)

2.

Resolution regarding the installation of the Mayflower Sakonnet River transmission cable. / K. Hamilton (5) (fr. 8/22/22)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Appeal decision by DPW to deny curb cut at 2984 East Main Road. / N. Hayes (10)

Documents:
  1. Curb cut.pdf
2.

Ratification of appointment of Finance Director. / R. Rainer (5)

3.

Request ARPA funding in the amount of $13,608.23 to purchase a LUCAS Chest Compression System for the Prudence Island Volunteer Fire Department. / P. Ford (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp.

2.

Thank you from Clean Ocean Access. / P. Cook, Executive Director

3.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District Quarterly Financial Report for the period ending July 31, 2022. / N. J. Larsen, Senior Accountant

4.

Drinking water warning, deficiencies in water system. / Prudence Island Water District

5.

J. Clement Cicilline appointed to serve as the representative of the Newport County Branch – NAACP on the Black Regiment Monument Commission. / J. Winters, President

Documents:
  1. Corr-NAACP.pdf
6.

Invitation to “Walking the Battlefield” event at Heritage Park. / Portsmouth Conservation Commission

7.

Resolution designating September 24th 2022 as the first Coventry Community Wellness Day. / Coventry Town Council

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Sep 26       7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Oct 11        7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting (Tuesday)
Oct 24        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 9/8/22