PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JUNE 8, 2020
AGENDA

On June 8, 2020, 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)(2) Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, or work sessions 
     pertaining to collective bargaining or 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

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1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 6-8-20.pdf
2.

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

Longade LLC d/b/a Del’s Lemonade, 729 West Main Rd, Middletown, 1 truck, 1 cart (#1714)
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

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1.

Request from the Island Park Preservation Society, 21 Beach Street, to reschedule the date of the approved Class F1 Daily Liquor License for an Easter Brunch on April 12 (cancelled due to COVID-19) to June 21, 2020, for a Father’s Day event at Thriving Tree Coffee House, 706 Park Avenue from 9:00 am-8:00 pm (#1675)

2.

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

Derek Ardito d/b/a Mooseman’s Kettle Corn, 87 Van Zandt Ave, Newport, 1 vehicle (#1715)
 

ADJOURN


 

MINUTES

TCM 5/20/20
TCM 5/26/20

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  Police grant
2.  Covid-19 update
3.  Portsmouth High School graduation
4.  Tree City USA

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS


1.

Appointment:

a.  Melville Park Committee (Unlimited Membership)
 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Determine operating and implementation guidelines for Sandy Point and McCorrie Point Beaches. / R. Rainer (15) No Backup

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Request approval for a drive-in movie night at Glen Park on June 25, 2020. / Rep. T. Cortvriend & R. Bertrand, Executive Director, newportFILM (15)

2.

Request approval of resolution condemning racist attacks and urging efforts to recognize and stop racism. / L. Ujifusa (2)

3.

Discussion of School budget adjustment. / K. Hamilton (15)

4.

Request approval to abate 2004-2008 delinquent taxes in the amount of $16,165.01. / M. Helfand (5)

 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Letter voicing displeasure at a possible property tax increase. / J. Stalk

2.

Portsmouth Water and Fire District’s Quarterly Financial Report for the period ending April 30, 2020. / N. J. Larsen, Senior Accountant

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

June 10    7:00 PM - Public Budget Hearing (Wednesday)
June 22    7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting & Adoption of FY 2020-21 Budget
July 13     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
 

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 6/4/20