PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
NOVEMBER 23, 2020
AGENDA

On November 23, 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) – Potential Litigation
2. 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

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1. 
Bills
2.  CRMC- Cease and Desist Order 20-0245
           Daniel P. and Margaret V. Williams, 530 Bristol Ferry Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
           - Installed a walkover structure on the coastal feature at your property located at Plat 11,
           Lot 10, 0 Porters Lane, Portsmouth without the benefit of a CRMC assent or in violation of 
           a Council Order.
3.  Annual License Renewals:
           a. Victualler
           b. Holiday
 

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

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record number which is listed on the agenda, 3) Click on the highlighted record to view the application

1.  Annual Liquor License Renewals: (fm. 11/9/2020)
a. No further applications

 

ADJOURN

 

MINUTES

9/16/20
11/9/20

 

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

1.  COVID Update
2.  Take-it-Outside Grant Program Status 3.  Fire Boat Status 4.  Joint Legislative Priorities Meeting Date Change 5.  Newly Elected Leaders Orientation

 

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.  Appointments:
a.  Melville Park Committee (unlimited)
        b.  Economic Development (9 vacancies)
        c.  Waste Water Appeals Board (re-apt.)
        d.  Harbor Commission (re-apt.)
        e.  School Committee (1 vacancy)


 

OLD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.  Police Contract./ R. Rainer, M. Ursillo Esq., and L. Puglia (5)
2.  PUBLIC HEARING: To consider the proposed amendment to Chapter 405 of the Zoning
     Ordinance to include a Solar Ordinance
3.  Discussion regarding the previous National Grid presentation of the LNG facility at Old Mill
     Lane and consideration for submitting formal comments on behalf of the Council
     supporting one or more of the options provided to National Grid. / K. Aguiar (30)

 

NEW BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)

1.  Request approval of 2021 Transfer Station Sticker Fee. / B. Woodhead (10)

 

FUTURE MEETINGS

Dec 14     7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Dec 28     7:00 PM- Town Council Meeting
Jan 11   7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Jan 25     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 11/19/20