PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
MARCH 22, 2021
AGENDA

On March 22, 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.

To access the meeting by phone dial-in, please dial:1-88
8-788-0099
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Once prompted for a participant ID, dial # again.

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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.

 

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

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.

RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2) – Potential Litigation

 

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

2.

Peddler License – Mobile Food Establishment (MFE), Renewal:

     Antonio G. Miranda d/a/b La Guaguita Del Sabor, 3 Pine Drive, Hopkinton, RI (#1897)
3.

CRMC – Public Notice 2020-12-061

    Peter J. Raposa, PO Box 898, Portsmouth, RI 02871 – for a State of Rhode Island Assent to
    construct and maintain: a residential boating facility consisting of a fixed pier to a ramp and float,
    extending 100 feet beyond Mean Low Water (MLW). Application requests a Variance to 650-
    RICR-20-00-1.3.1(D)(11)(K): 25 foot side setback standard to cross the property line extension,
    and (D)(11) (1): 50 feet beyond MLW standard to extend to 100 feet beyond MLW.
    
 

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.

Peddler License - Mobile Food Establishment (MFE), New:

     Brenda Britt d/b/a Supa Dupa Foods, 1265 Mendon Rd, Woonsocket (#1896)
   
 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

3/8/21
Documents:
  1. M-03-8-21.pdf
 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20210322-01 to #20210322-02. / M. Helfand

Documents:
  1. Tax Voucher.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID - 19 Update
2.  SNEP Update
3.  Town Hall Message Board
4.  Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Masterplan RFP Update

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Appointments:

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Memorandum of Understanding to allow the Friends of the Senior Center and the Senior Center to make the necessary repairs to resolve the fire code violations. / M. Martin (10)

Documents:
  1. Sr Ctr MOU.pdf
2.

Update on Old Mill Lane LNG Facility. / B. Schuster, National Grid, H. Webster, Acadia Center & Cornelia Muller, US Navy (30)

3.

Monthly finance report. / L. Lasky (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)



1.

Rescind vote taken on May 11th re: 2012 Bond Shortfall Pay Back – Proposition to utilize 50% of all future Town Audited Surpluses to pay down the $1,792,252 internal accounting balance left on the fund. / A. Kelly (10)(no backup)

2.

2012 Bond Shortfall Pay Back – Proposition to utilize $50,000 of all future Town Audited Surpluses to pay down the $1,792,252 internal accounting balance left on the fund. / A. Kelly (10)(no backup)

3.

Discuss and determine whether to restrict access to Sandy Point Beach this summer. / A. Kelly (10)(no backup)

 

CORRESPONDENCE


1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

Resolution of the Town of Burrillville Opposition to Rhode Island 2021 Gun Control Legislation. / Town Council of Burrillville

3.

Resolution of the Town of Burrillville Opposition to Rhode Island 2021 H5269 Tax Sale Legislation. / Town Council of Burrillville

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Apr 12     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting
Apr 26     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting & Budget Overview
Apr 27     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting - Budget
Apr 28     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting - Budget
Apr 29     7:00 PM – Town Council Meeting - Budget if needed



 

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 3/18/21