PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MAY 8, 2017
AGENDA

 

6:00 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. RIGL 42-46-5(a)(1): Personnel, Town Solicitor, Discussion - 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 in writing and advised that they may require that the discussion be held at an open meeting.

2. RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2): Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, or work sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation.

3. RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2): Potential Litigation; RIGL 42-46-5(a)(7): Matters related to the question
of the investment of public funds where the premature disclosure would adversely affect the public interest - Portsmouth Transfer Station.

 

 

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7:00 PM - Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Peddler License - Annual:

Brittany Rosenberg d/b/a Sweet B’s Donuts, 221 Goddard Row, Newport, RI 02840
Documents:
  1. Sweet Bs Donuts.pdf
2.

Request to Advertise for a Public Hearing:

Application for a Class BV Beverage License by Food Works, Inc., 2461 East Main Rd
 

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PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

MINUTES


TCM 4/24/17 & Exec.
TCM 4/25/17
TCM 4/26/17
TCM 4/27/17 & Exec.
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1. Report on Portsmouth’s Safety Ranking
2. Report on NEB event
3. Report on dog Park opening

 
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignations:

a. Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (at end of term in June) – R. Berberick
Documents:
  1. AIPC Resig.pdf
2.

Appointments:

a.

Prudence Island Planning Commission (Re-Appt.) – M. Sheehan

b.

Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (1 Vacancy, to commence in June) – D. Abbott

Documents:
  1. AIPC Appt.pdf
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

Request Approval to Award Prudence Island Solid Waste Disposal Contract to Waste Management. / B. Woodhead (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

Discussion/Action – Illegal Change of Home Rule Honor Roll Policy and Reason to Change Back to Original Policy. / D. Crow, U.S. Army Veteran (15)

2.

AIPC First Quarter Management Report. / T. Ardito, Executive Director, AIPC (fr. 4/24/17) (15)

3.

Resolution in Opposition to H5475 and S0481, an Act Relating to Cities and Towns – Subdivision of Land - A. Weinreich, Charlestown Town Clerk. / D. Gleason (fr. 4/24/17) (5)

4.

Discussion/Action – Request a Financial Ordinance to Create a Framework for All Financial Reporting. / P. Kesson (10)

5.

Request to Amend Ordinance 99-6-28 -AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO ADJUSTMENT OF TAX EXEMPTIONS IN YEARS OF TOWN WIDE REAL PROPERTY REEVALUATION. / M. Helfand (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Resolution in Support of Gun Free Schools. / Smithfield School Committee

 

FUTURE MEETINGS


May 9    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Provisional Budget
May 10  7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Provisional Budget
May 11  7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Provisional Budget – If Needed
May 22  7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
June 12 7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
June 14 7:00 PM - Public Budget Hearing: Town Council Chambers (Wednesday)
June 26 7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting & Final Budget Adoption
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - (If Needed)

 

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RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

OPEN SESSION

 

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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 5/4/17