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Town Council to discuss new fire boat purchase, Mt. Hope lights

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A long agenda awaits the Portsmouth Town Council this Tuesday, including a request to purchase a new fire boat and to place lights on the Mt. Hope Bridge. 

The council meets Tuesday, Aug. 13, due to holiday. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. View the entire agenda below. 

PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING AUGUST 13, 2019 (Tuesday)AGENDA

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

PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

1.  Presentation of the Portsmouth Award – Hubert “Huck” Little
Documents:

  1. Ports Award – Huck Little.Pdf

CONSENT AGENDA

1.  Bills

2.  CRMC – Finding & Notice of Violation 19-0110
Deanna Riley, PO Box 4733, Middletown, RI 02842 – Undertaken cutting of vegetation and installation of fencing within 200 feet of a coastal feature from your property located at  Mount View Road, Portsmouth, RI without benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of a Council Order            

3.  CRMC – PUBLIC NOTICE:
An Application of SEPOL BG Acquisitions, LLC, PO Box 254, Portsmouth, RI 02871, for a State of RI Assent to construct and maintain: residential boating facility consisting of a set  of stairs to a 4×92’ fixed pier, to a 26’ ramp to a 8’x18.75’ float, extending to 75’ beyond Mean Low Water. This facility requests a Variance to 650-RICR-20-00-1.3.1(D)(11)(k) and
(1) – distance to site lot line extensions and length beyond MLW. Project Location: 175 
Narragansett Blvd 

4.  Business Closure:
TRG Partners LLC d/b/a Seaview Coffee, 2005 East Main Road     

5. Peddler Licenses – Specific Event: Firefly Yoga Festival, Glen Park, September 14, 2019
a. Art Inspired by Stillness, Sherri Snyder, 25A Mt. Hygeia Rd, Foster, RI 02825 (#1536)

Documents:

  1. FY 2019 Bills 8-13-19.Pdf
  2. FY 2020 Bills 8-13-19.Pdf
  3. CRMC-Riley.Pdf
  4. CRMC-SEPOL BG Acquisitions.Pdf

MINUTES

TCM 7/8/19Documents:

  1. M 7-8-19.Pdf

TAX VOUCHERS

1.

Request Approval For Tax Vouchers #20190813-01 To #20190813-09. / M. Helfand

Documents:

  1. Tax Vouchers 20190813-01 To 2019813-09.Pdf

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

 1. Recreation Department Update
 2. FY 2021 Budget Process Update (CIP, CIVIC Support, Staffing)
 3. Upcoming National Grid Energy Efficiency Community Engagement program for
        Portsmouth
 4. Recognition of outstanding performance of duty by FF Kevin Farley
 5. RI Safety Award
 6. ALT Aquidneck Island Build-Out Analysis Presentation
 7. Portsmouth Representation at NWC International Program Event
 8. Resiliency Workshop
 9. National Night Out
10. Town Clerk Graduation from New England Municipality Institute and Academy

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

Resignation:

Canvassing Authority – R. Shers

Documents:

  1. Resig-Canv Auth-Shers.Pdf

Planning Board – M. James

Documents:

  1. Resig-Plan Bd-James.Pdf

Appointments:

Economic Development Committee (Re-Appt) – F. Marano

Documents:

  1. ReAppt-EDC-Marano.Pdf

OLD BUSINESS (DISCUSSION/ACTION)

1. Request Approval Of A Resolution Requesting A Non-Restoring Line Of Credit In The Amount Of $2,000,000 To Be Allocated To Continue Funding For The Community Septic System Loan Program (CSSLP). / G. Crosby (2)

Documents:

  1. Resolution CSSLP.Pdf

Monthly Finance Report. / L. Mills (5)

Documents:

  1. Monthly Fin June 2019.Pdf

NEW BUSINESS (DISCUSSION/ACTION)

  1. Request A Resolution To The RITBA To Install Lights On The Mt. Hope Bridge Tower For The 90 Celebration./ J. Vitkevich (5)

Documents:

  1. Mt. Hope Bridge.Pdf

2. Request To Develop A Plan For Trash Pick-Up On Park Avenue During Summer Months. / J. Vitkevich (5)

Documents:

  1. Island Park.Pdf

3. Request Sponsorship For Portsmouth Public Education Foundation’s Fall Social. / J. Conheeny (2)

Documents:

  1. PPEF Req.Pdf

4. Solid Waste Recycling Committee Recommendations To Town Council. / T. Pietz, Chair (10)

Documents:

  1. Solid Waste And Recycling Committee Recommendations-Move To 8-13.Pdf

5. Request Approval Of Charter Review Committee By-Laws. / M. Katzman, Secretary (10)

Documents:

  1. Charter Rev Comm By-Laws.Pdf

6. Request Approval Of Amendments To Economic Development Committee By-Laws. / PEDC (10)

Documents:

  1. EDC By-Laws.Pdf

7. Request Approval Of Moving Wall Day Proclamation. / P. Croce (2)

Documents:

  1. Proclamation-Moving Wall Day.Pdf

8. Request Approval Of Resolution To Declare The Week Of April 18-25, 2020, A Week-Long Celebration Of The 50th Birthday Of Earth Day. / D. Abbott (5)

Documents:

  1. Resolution Earth Day 2020 Celebration.Pdf

9. Discussion And Approval Of The Town Council Priorities For The Town Administrator. / K. Aguiar (10)

Documents:

  1. Memo Regarding Goals And Priorities 2020.Pdf

10. Request Town Council Approval Of The Portsmouth Public Schools Submission Of Necessity Of School Construction Letter Of Intent. / R. Rainer (5)

Documents:

  1. Submission Of Necessity Of School Construction Letter Of Intent.Pdf

11. Request Approval Of The Contract With BETA Engineering For Pavement Management Program Update. / B. Woodhead (5)

Documents:

  1. New Business Pavement Management Program Update Contract For Approval.Pdf

12. Request Approval Of The Appointment Of The New Harbormaster. / B. Peters (5)

Documents:

  1. Harbor Master.Pdf

13. Request Fire Boat Purchase Approval. / P. Ford (5)

Documents:

  1. Fire Boat.Pdf

14. Request The Town Council Approval To Solicit From The Republican Party, Candidates For The Canvassing Authority Board Vacancy And Also For The Purpose Of Appointing A Republican Alternate. / J. Schulz (2)

Documents:

  1. Board Of Canv Auth Req.Pdf

15. Request Authorization To Establish An Emergency Response And Recovery Planning Body. / R. Perry (10)

Documents:

  1. Emerg Prep.Pdf

16. Request To Advertise For A Public Hearing To Adopt Updated Portsmouth Harbor Management Plan. / G. Crosby (5)

Documents:

  1. Draft Harbor Management Plan.Pdf

CORRESPONDENCE

1.Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

Documents:

  1. RIRRC Monthly Report – June.Pdf

2.Report And Update On AIPC Activities And Finances. / J. Shea, Executive Director, AIPC

Documents:

  1. AIPC Portsmouth Update 7-17-19.Pdf

3.Letter Of Thanks. / J. Nolan, Secretary, Portsmouth Garden Club

Documents:

  1. Corr-Garden Club.Pdf

4.Incentive Funds Received For Achieving Trust In Safety Goals For The Period Of April 1 Through June 30, 2019. / Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust

Documents:

  1. Corr-Trust In Safety.Pdf

5.Letter Of Thanks. / D. McLaughlin, Clean Ocean Access

Documents:

  1. Corr-Clean Ocean Access.Pdf

6.Letter Of Thanks. / J. Pacheco, President, Burrillville Town Council

Documents:

  1. Corr-Burrillville.Pdf

FUTURE MEETINGS

 Aug 26     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Sep  09     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Sept 14   12:00 PM – Town Council Meeting – Prudence Island (Saturday)

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.

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