PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
FEBRUARY 8, 2021
AGENDA

On February 8, 2021, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting at 7:00 PM will be live streamed on the web and
by phone dial-in using the Zoom remote meeting service. 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 1-888-788-0099
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.
 

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

 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20210208-01 to #20210208-04. / M. Helfand

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID Update
2.  Covid Relief Fund Update (CRF)
3.  SNEP Update

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS



1.

Appointments:

a.

Portsmouth Conservation Commission – (Re-appt.) – J. McDaid

b.

Portsmouth Conservation Commission – (Re-appt.) – C. Harding

c.

Harbor Commission – (Re-appt.) – D. Garceau

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Monthly Finance Report . / J. Domaleski (5)

2.

Road Safety Assessment – East Main Road, Mitigation Measures Update. / G. Crosby (10)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Senior Center Update and Memorandum of Understanding between the Town of Portsmouth and Church Community Housing Corporation, regarding the development and use of the former Coggeshall School and Ann Hutchinson School for Housing. / K. Hamilton & R. Rainer (20)

2.

Resolution Supporting Senate Bill 64, An Act Relating to Motor and Other Vehicles – Automated Traffic Speed Enforcement System. / K. Aguiar (5)

3.

Solid Waste and Recycling Committee Report. / T. Peitz (20)

4.

Ratification of Appointment of Finance Director. / R. Rainer (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Resolution Requesting the Governor of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island General Assembly Adjust Public Health Guidelines and Executive Orders that are Harming Rhode Island’s Small Business Community. / Cranston City Council

2.

Resolution Requesting the Governor of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island General Assembly to Allocate $8 Million of the New Stimulus Money to Afterschool and Summer Programs. / Cranston City Council

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Feb 22      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Mar 08      7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Mar 22          7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Apr 12          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 2/4/21