PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 24, 2022
AGENDA

On October 24, 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.
 
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.
 
 

6:30 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 DEM – Joint Public Notice MOD 1994-11-030

An Application of Town of Portsmouth, Public Works Dept, 143 Hedly St, Portsmouth, for State of Rhode Island Assent Modification (in accordance with the Coastal Resources Management Program), and State of Rhode Island Water Quality Certification (in accordance with Chapter 42-35 pursuant to Chapters 46-12 and 42-17.1 of the RIGL, as amended). Modify original Assent (1994-11-030) in order to complete repairs and replace public boat launch facility. Project Location: 0 Burma Road, Plat 50 Lot 7.

 

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:

Common Fence Point Improvement Association, Anniversary Party, 933 Anthony Rd, November 12, 2022 (#2244)

2.

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

Yapa LLC d/b/a Yagi Food Truck, 39 Rhode Island Ave Unit 3, Newport (#2249)

 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

9/10/22
10/11/22

 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Voucher #20221024-01. / M. Helfand

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Butts Hill Fort clean up
2.  DPW paving award
3.  RIEMA grant announcement
4.  Melville Quarter A update

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)


2.

Request approval to enter into negotiations to extend the Transfer Station Contract for 2 years. / R. Rainer (5)(no backup)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Old Mill Lane LNG site update. / J. Afonso, RI Energy (20)

2.

Request approval of proclamation to declare October 21 – November 4, 2022 National Veterans Small Business Week. / K. Charron, Outreach and Marketing Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration (5)

3.

Proposed FY 2023-24 Budget Time Line. / R. Rainer (10)

4.

Request to reject bids and cancel the RFP for the replacement of the Mill Creek Culvert. / B. Woodhead (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

The Narragansett Electric Company’s update of the notice to the Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board of the new date for the pipeline inspection of the temporary mobilization and operation of liquefied natural gas vaporization equipment at Old Mill Lane, to be done the week of October 31, 2022. / G. Watson III, Robinson+Cole

2.

The Narragansett Electric Company’s notice to the Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board apprising the Board of information the Company has received from Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC regarding anticipated work to be done by Algonquin on the lateral gas transmission pipeline that services Aquidneck Island. / G. Watson III, Robinson+Cole

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Nov 14      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Nov 28      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting  
Dec 12      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 10/20/22