PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 11, 2021
AGENDA

On January 11, 2021, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting will 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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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 in writing and advised that they may require
            that the discussion be held at an open meeting.

2.  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 in writing and advised that they may require
             that the discussion be held at an open meeting.
  
 

ADJOURN


 

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

 

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.  Peddler License - Mobile Food Establishment (MFE), Renewal:
            Instyle33 LLC d/b/a myrollingcafe, 265 Freeborn St, Portsmouth – 1 vehicle (#1881)
 

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.  Victualler License – Annual, New:
           Saint Karas, Inc. d/b/a Steve’s Pizza, 2460 East Main Road (#1882) 

 

ADJOURN


 

MINUTES

1.

12/7/2020

Documents:
  1. M 12-7-20.pdf
2.

12/14/2020

Documents:
  1. M 12-14-20.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID Update
2.  East Main Road Final Road Safety Assessment Report
3.  Audit Report
4.  Senior Center Update
 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS



1.

Resignations:

a.

Prudence Island Planning Commission – M. Sheehan

2.

Appointments:

a.

Economic Development Committee (7 Vacancies)

b.

West Side Development (1 vacancy, 2 applicants)

c.

Glen Manor House Authority (Re-Appt.) – C. Raposa

d.

Juvenile Hearing Board (Re-Appt.) – N. Smith

e.

Juvenile Hearing Board (Re-Appt.) – K. Vebber

f.

Melville Park Committee (Re-Appt.) – M. Ellsworth

g.

Tree Commission (Re-Appt.) – L. Costa

h.

West Side Development (Re-Appt.) – T. Cortvriend

i.

West Side Development (Re-Appt.) – E. Lopes, Jr.

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

DPW Contract. / R. Rainer & L. Puglia (5)

2.

Monthly Finance Report. / L. Mills (5)

3.

Proposed State Legislative Priorities. / L. Ujifusa (20)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

West Main Road Safety Audit Resolution. / L. Ujifusa (10)

2.

Letter received by GrowSmartRI relating to the Solar Ordinance. / D. Abbott (10)

Documents:
  1. Grow Smart RI.pdf
 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

Discover Newport Annual Audit Report. / A. Adkins

3.

Draft Environmental Analysis for Offshore Wind Energy Project. / Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Jan 25       7:00 PM – Joint Town Council/School Committee Legislative Meeting, Joint
                                   Budget Priorities Presentation and Town Council Meeting
Feb 08      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Feb 22  7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Mar 08  7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting

                    
 

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 1/7/21