PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2021
AGENDA

On  February 22, 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:1-88
8-788-0099
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

2.

Peddler License - Mobile Food Establishment (MFE), Renewals: Wally’s Hot Dog Cart, 252 Oliphant Ln, Middletown, 1 cart (#1892)

3.

CRMC – Public Notice 2021-01-066

Samuel Murry & Athena Pallas, 5 Seaconnet Avenue, Portsmouth, RI 02871 –
for a State of Rhode Island Assent to construct and maintain: Residential Boating Facility
consisting of a 4’ wide fixed pier to a ramp and float, with a total length of 185.84, 
extending to 73.6’ beyond Mean Low Water (MLW) and requiring a Variance to Section
1.3.1(D)(11)(1).
 

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: Kaffeology, Inc. d/b/a Kaffeology Cafe, 8 Russo Road (#1891)

 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

08/11/20
10/17/20
11/23/20
01/25/21
02/08/21
 

TAX VOUCHERS



1.

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20210222-01. / M. Helfand

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID Update
2.  Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Masterplan
3.  Senior Center Update

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS



1.

Resignations:

a.

Board of Canvassers. / E. R. Carpender

2.

Appointments:

a.

Tree Commission (12 vacancies)

b.

Planning Board (Re-Appt.) – L. Harding

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Comprehensive Plan Update. / G. Crosby (5)(no backup)

2.

Monthly finance report. / D. Domaleski & L. Lasky (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Clean Ocean Access 2020 Update. / Z. Pagliaro, E. Touhey & M. Kraimer, Clean Ocean Access (10)

2.

Wellness Week with Herron Proclamation. / J. Collins, Portsmouth Prevention Coalition (5)

3.

Resolution Requesting and Supporting Legislation to Amend Title 44, Chapter 5 of the Rhode Island General Laws Regarding Municipal Taxation of Real Estate. / T. Cortvriend (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

Resolution in Support of Lifting the Restrictions on Small Businesses due to COVID-19. / North Providence Town Council

3.

Resolution in Support of 2021 – H 5113 an Act Relating to Miniature Alcoholic Beverage Container Deposit Recycling. / Charlestown Town Council

 

Future Meetings

Mar 08    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Mar 22    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Apr 12    7:00  PM - Town Council Meeting
Apr 26    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 2/18/21