PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
JUNE 22, 2020
AGENDA

On June 22, 2020, 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. 

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
1.

Bills


Documents:
  1. Bills 6-22-20.pdf
2.

Peddler License – Mobile Food Establishment (MFE):

a.  Amano LLC d/b/a A Mano Pizza & Gelato, 181 Bellevue Ave #315, Newport (#1721)
b.  Castaway Gourmet, LLC, 60 Selina Ln, Portsmouth (#1720)
c.  1899 LLC d/b/a LaForge Casino Restaurant, 186 Bellevue Ave, Newport (#1732)
 

MINUTES

TCM 6/8/20 & Exec.

Documents:
  1. M 6-8-20.pdf
 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID update
2.  RI Foundation Grant
3.  Stone Walls Project update
4.  Financial software installation update

 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

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

2.

Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)

3.

Final Approval of Proposed FY 2021 Budget (The Full Budget is Available for Review on the Town’s Website at www.portsmouthri.com)

a.

Draft of FY 2021 Budget Ordinance

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.

Invitation and request to join in an Aquidneck Island grant for the Healthy Soils Healthy Seas Rhode Island Project via the Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction Project. / D. McLaughlin, Clean Ocean Access (15)

2.

Resolution to develop a plan for a Community Choice Aggregation Program. / R. Talipsky & J. Rhodes, Good Energy (15)

3.

Review the Charter Review Committee report and proposed revisions of Town Charter. / R. Norton (15)

4.

Determine if fires should be banned at McCorrie Point. / R. Rainer (15)

Documents:
  1. Outdoor Burning.pdf
 

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

2.

Resolution committing to be anti-racist and offering support to those who expose bias and injustice. / Warren Town Council

3.

Thank you letter for the final disbursement from the Community Block Grant program. / Child & Family

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

July 13     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
July 27     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting
Aug 11     7:00 PM - Town Council Meeting (Tuesday)
 

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 6/18/20