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September 20, 2017

Agenda for July 12th Newport City Council Meeting


The following items of business, filed with the City Clerk under the Rules of the Council, will go before the Newport City Council at its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at Newport City Hall on  July 12, 2017, at 6:30 pm.

The event is open to the public.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

CITIZENS’ FORUM:  (Speakers must sign in with the City Clerk).  The Citizens’ Forum period shall be no longer than fifteen minutes, and citizens may address the Council on one subject only and for no longer than three minutes. Issues to be discussed shall not include matters to be considered or discussed as part of the regular Council agenda and must be related to substantive city business.  No comments regarding personnel or job performance are allowed.

  1. CONSENT CALENDAR.  (THE CONSENT CALENDAR IS APPROVED IN ITS ENTIRETY UNLESS THE COUNCIL REMOVES AN ITEM FOR DISCUSSION.  ALL LICENSES ARE GRANTED SUBJECT TO COMPLIANCE WITH ORDINANCES #31-80 AND #98-40.)
  1. Minutes of the meeting held May 10, 2017 (Approve)
  2. Special Events:

 

  1. RI NGA, Inc., d/b/a Rhode Island NGA 2017 Fireworks Display, Parking lot in front of Eisenhower House ; July 15, 2017 from 9:30 p.m. – 9:42 p.m.
  2. Salve Regina Department of Music, Theatre and Dance, d/b/a Band Concert, Miantonomi Park; July 17, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  3. Newport Restoration Foundation, d/b/a Garden Fete, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave.; July 19, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  4. Neville Watson, d/b/a Fun Day For the Jamaica Cook Out, Miantonomi Park; August 6, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  5. Preservation Society of Newport County, d/b/a Campaign Celebration, The Elms; August 10, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  6. Rec Reunion Association, d/b/a Family Cookout – Rec Reunion, Miantonomi Park, Hillside Ave.; August 12, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  7. Seamen’s Church Institute, d/b/a Rock the Docks Lobsterfest Fundraiser, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington Square; August 13, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  8. Rec Reunion Association, d/b/a Basketball Tournament, Martin Luther King Center Courts; August 14, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  9. Newport Restoration Foundation, d/b/a Doris Duke Preservation Awards, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave.; September 8, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  10. American Boat Builders & Repairers Association, d/b/a Cocktail Party, Newport Shipyard; September 15, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

  1.   Holiday Selling License, New, Michelle Shevlin, d/b/a Wag Nation, 92
             William St.

 

  1.       2017 Holiday Selling License Renewals:
  1. Alexander Nesbitt, d/b/a Blink Gallery, 478 Thames St.
  2. Karen L. St. Pierre, d/b/a House of Windsor, 201 Goddard Row
  3. SheGear, Inc., d/b/a Sea Gear Uniforms, 128 Long Wharf 2nd floor (change of d/b/a and location)

 

  1. Waste Hauler License, Renewals:
  1. Rambone Disposal Service Inc., 2153 Plainfield Pike, Johnston, RI
  2. MTG Disposal, LLC, 19 Industrial Way, Seekonk, MA
  3. Republic Services, 1080 Airport Rd., Fall River, MA
  4. Pasquazzi Bros., Inc./Heather Construction Corp., 464 Dyer Ave., Cranston, RI
  5. RPKK Inc., P.O. Box 126, Wood River Junction, RI
  6. ABC Disposal Service Inc., 1245 Shawmut Ave., New Bedford, MA

 

  1. Pool Table License, L & B Associates, LLC, d/b/a Backyard Patio & Grill, 151 Swinburne Row

 

  1. Communication from Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Schools, re:  Request for a ruling from the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to exclude $600,000 from the City’s MOE (Receive)

 

LICENSES & PERMITS

 

  1.       Annual Entertainment License, Expansion, Class B (Outdoors), Ancient Order of Hibernians, d/b/a Ancient Order of Hibernians, 2 Wellington Ave. (First Hearing)

 

  1.       Sidewalk Café, New, Shoobies, LLC, d/b/a Shoobies, 66 Broadway

 

  1. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

RESOLUTIONS

  1.       Open Space Plan – L. Ceglie

 

ORDINANCES

  1. Amending Chapter 5.70 entitled, “Special Events”, to amend Section 5.70.010 to add fireworks displays (Second Reading)
  2. Amending Chapter 10.24 entitled, “Parking Restrictions on specific streets” to amend Section 10.24.010 (Second Reading)
  3. Amending Chapter 10.32 entitled, “Residential Parking Program”, to amend Section 10.32.110 (Second Reading)

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

  1. Action Item #5663/17  RE:  Agreement – Potter League for Animals – Animal Shelter Services  (w/ accompanying resolution) – Continued from June 28, 2017

 

  1.     Action Item #5671/17 RE:  Award of Contract-IP Based Video Camera/Management System-Police Department (w/ accompanying resolution)

  2.     Action Item #5672/17 RE:  Award of Contract – Streetscape Monitoring System Upgrade (w/ accompanying resolution)

 

  1.     Action Item #5673/17 RE:  National Grid Petition – Princeton Street – New Pole (w/ accompanying resolution)

 

  1.     Action Item #5674/17 RE:  Easton’s Beach Building Complex Survey – RI MPA #494 (CR-45) (w/ accompanying resolution)

 

  1.     Action Item #5675/17 RE:  Award of Bid #17-060 – Vernon Park Stone Slide Restoration (w/ accompanying resolution)

 

  1.     Action Item #5676/17 RE:  Award of Contract – Pavement Management System Professional Services (w/ accompanying resolution)

 

  1.     Action Item #5677/17 RE:  Award of Bid #17-002 – Bellevue Avenue Joint Repair Project (w/ accompanying resolution)

ADJOURN AS COUNCIL AND CONVENE AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

 

BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

  1. Class F Daily Liquor Licenses:
    1. Preservation Society of Newport County, d/b/a Campaign Celebration, The Elms; August 10, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    2. Seamen’s Church Institute, d/b/a Rock the Docks Annual Lobsterfest Fundraiser, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St.; August 13, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  1. Communication from New Newport Liquor, LLC, 3 Thames St., re:  Intent to operate with a d/b/a of Point Wine & Spirits

 

  1. Sunday Selling Class A Liquor Store, New:
  2. New Newport Liquor, LLC, d/b/a Point Wine & Spirits, 3 Thames St.

b. Menchin Enterprises, LLC, d/b/a Bliss Road  Beer, Wine & Spirits, 25 Bliss Rd.

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