PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
AGENDA

 

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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

 

ADJOURN


 

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

 

PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

CONSENT AGENDA


1.  Bills
Documents:
  1. Bills 9-25.pdf
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

1.

Entertainment License – Fee Waiver Requested

The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Avenue, for the Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale,
November 3 & 4, 2017
2.

Victualler License - Fee Waiver Request

The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Avenue, for the Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale,
November 3 & 4, 2017
3.

Class F Daily Liquor License

The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Avenue, for the Cornucopia Fine Art Sale and
Preview Party, November 3, 2017 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES - None




 

TAX VOUCHERS


Request Approval for Tax Vouchers #20170925-01 to #20170925-09. / M. Helfand

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT


1.  Update on Police Station
2.  Status of Town Hall Access to Committee Chairs
3.  Status of Waste Disposal RFPs
4.  Update on Mt. Hope Park Initiative
5.  Status of Portsmouth Hazard Mitigation Plan
 

REMOVALS, RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Removal

a.  Conservation Commission – K. Pavlakis
2.

Appointments

a.  Wastewater Appeals Board (Re-Appt.) – P. Driscoll
b.  Conservation Commission – C. Harding
 

OLD BUSINESS

1.

PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed Amendment to Chapter 352 of the Portsmouth Town Code – Taxation §352-47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55 Exemption or Stabilizing of Taxes on Qualified Property Used for Manufacturing or Commercial Purposes. / R. Talipsky & K. Gavin (fr. 9/11/17)

2.

Monthly Finance Report. / J. Menke (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1.

AIPC Second Quarter Management & Fiscal Report. / P. Kesson (10) (fr. 9/11/17)

2.

Discussion/Action – Request to State Traffic Commission to Improve Safety on East and West Main Roads - Hedly Street Intersections. / L. Ujifusa (10)

Documents:
  1. Traffic Safety.pdf
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter in Regards to AIPC Determination, by the RI Attorney General’s Office, That it is Not a Public Body. / T. Grieb

2.

Letter of Thanks for the Work Done at Glen Park. / R. Davidson

3.

Invitation to the Newport County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 97th Annual Awards Dinner, November 5, 2017. / M. Shavers, Committee Chair

Documents:
  1. NAACP.pdf
 

FUTURE MEETINGS


Oct 10    7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting (Tuesday)
Oct 23    7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Nov 13   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 9/21/17