PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
APRIL 20, 2020
AGENDA

On April 20, 2020, the Portsmouth Town Council will meet in Executive Session beginning at 6:30 PM. The Executive Session will not be streamed to the public. At 7:00 PM, the Portsmouth Town Council Meeting 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: 966-1092-3281 #
NOTE: The meeting ID changes for every scheduled meeting. The above ID is for the meeting scheduled 4/20/2020. To find the latest ID for a scheduled Town Council meeting, please visit the Town Hall for posted notification of upcoming meetings or visit the below web link.
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. 

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.


 

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
1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 4-20-20.pdf
2.

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

Wally’s Hot Dog Cart, 252 Oliphant Ln, Middletown, 1 cart (#1703)
Hawaiian Jim Shave Ice & Co, 144 Greystone Terrace, Portsmouth, 1 truck (#1704)
3.

Request from the Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island to Fly the Armenian Flag on April 24, 2020. / S. Elmasian

 

MINUTES

TCM 4/6/20

Documents:
  1. M 4-6-20.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Portsmouth Award
2.  Covid-19 update

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Presentation of FY 19 Audit. / K. Lees, Hague, Sahady & Co. (20)

2.

Request approval for a road opening permit to complete a new gas line installation for 54 Lisa Terrace. / M. Haney, National Grid, Operations Support - NE and RI Gas, B. Woodhead & J. Afonso (10)

3.

Presentation and Submission for Review – Town Administrator’s Proposed Budget Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021 / R. Rainer (20)

(Proposed Budget is Available on the Town’s Website, FY 21 Town Administrators Budget)
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

2019 RIRRC Municipal reports showing great numbers for Portsmouth, #1 in the State for diversions and #4 for recycling. / R. Antaya

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Apr 21    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget – Discussion on Revenue, Town and School
                Expenditures
Apr 22    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget – Continuation of Budget Discussion as needed
Apr 23    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting: Budget – Continuation of Budget Discussion as needed
May 11   7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting & Provisional Budget
 

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.  SUSPENDED per Governor’s Executive Order.

POSTED 4/16/20