The following items of business will go before Newport City Council at its regular meeting to be held on May 10, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Newport City Hall.

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COUNCIL LIAISON UPDATES

1.PUBLIC HEARING:  Recommended 2018-2019 Operating Budget

a.Ordinance Appropriating Revenues (First Reading)

Revenues
b.Ordinance Amending Title 3, Personnel (First Reading)

Personnel
c.Ordinance Amending Chapters 13.12.010 and 13.12.040 to increase      the Sewer Rate to $18.36 per 1,000 gallons of metered water consumption (First Reading)

Sewer Rate
2.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.)

a.Minutes of the Council Meeting held March 22, 2017 (Approve)

3/22/17 Minutes
b.Special Event Licenses:

1)Elmwal Associates, LLC, d/b/a Free Summer Concert Series, Shops at Long Wharf; May-October (calendar attached) from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Concert Series
2)Cherish the Moments, LLC, d/b/a Family Affair Event, Newport Elks Lodge; June 17, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Family Affair Event
3)Roger Souto, d/b/a Fireworks Display, Hammersmith Farm; July 22, 2017 from 11:44 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Fireworks
c.Daily Entertainment License, M. Catherine Callahan, d/b/a Gladding School of Dance, Rogers High School Auditorium, May 26, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and May 27, 2017 from 1:00 p.m.. to 3:30 p.m.

Gladding School of Dance
d.2017 Holiday Selling License Renewals (list attached):

e.Second-hand License, Renewal, Sandra Gaines a/k/a Shana, d/b/a Vintage to Vogue, 489 Thames St.

Vintage to Vogue
f.Holiday Selling License, New, Ann Kiker, d/b/a/ Minnie & Nora, 40 ½ Franklin St.

Minnie & Nora
g.Second-hand License, New, Ann Kiker, d/b/a Minnie & Nora, 40 ½ Franklin St.

Minnie & Nora 2nd Hand
h.Communication from CRMC, re:  Public Notice, 726, LLC for a State of Rhode Island Assent, 726 East Short Rd., Jamestown, RI, Plat 2 Lot 58, Narragansett Bay East Passage (Receive)

CRMC
i.Communication from Insurance Services Office, Inc., re:  Credits for the City’s Community Rating System Application (Receive)

ISO
j.Communication from Katherine James Bowers, re:  Greenlove Water Bottle Filling Station –Donation to the City of Newport (Receive)

Bowers
k.Communication from Mary Jo Valdes, re:  Resignation from the Historic District Commission (Receive with regret)

Valdes
l.Communication from the R.I. Division of Planning, re:  Approval and acceptance of the City of Newport Comprehensive Land Use Plan 2017 (Receive)

Planning
LICENSES & PERMITS

3.Farmers Market License, Aquidneck Community Table, d/b/a Aquidneck Growers Market, Memorial Blvd. north side, between Edgar Court and Chapel St.; Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. from May 17, 2017 through October 25, 2017

Farmers Market
4.Sidewalk Café License, Renewal, Broadway Tavern, LTD, d/b/a Tavern on Broadway, 16-18 Broadway

Tavern on Broadway
5.Victualing License, New, Jack Corey, d/b/a Syrens and Sundries, 2 Spring Wharf

Syrens and Sundries
6.Victualing License, New, Shoobies, LLC, d/b/a Shoobies, 66 Broadway

Shoobies
7.Victualing License, Renewal, Lindsey Kusik, d/b/a Gooseberry Concession and Grill, Ocean Ave.

Gooseberry
8.Victualing License, New, Liquor Thames, LLC, d/b/a to be determined, 282 Thames St. (in conjunction with liquor license transfer)- Continued from April 12, 2017

Liquor Thames LLC
9.Sound Variance, Peter Kiernan, Hammersmith Farm, 225 Harrison Ave.,  July 22, 2017 from 11:44 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. for a fireworks display. (Hearing)

Sound Variance
10.Entertainment License, New, Class A (indoors), 1899, LLC, d/b/a La Forge Casino Restaurant, 186 Bellevue Ave.

La Forge
11.2017 Entertainment License, Renewals (list attached)

12.APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
RESOLUTIONS

13.Expressing support to reinstate the State funding to the Rhode Island Conservation Committee and Rhode Island’s three conservation districts- S. Taylor, J. Bova, J. Florez

Conservation Committee
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

14.Action Item #5645/17  re:   Ordinance Amendment – Chapter 12.32.060 – Easton’s Beach Regulations (w/accompanying ordinance)

Beach Regulations
15.Action Item #5646/17  re:  Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation-Solid Waste and Recycling  Agreement-July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019 (w/accompanying resolution)

RIRRC
16.Action Item #5647/17  re:    Award of Bid #17-064 Furnish and Install 14” Butterfly Valve-Sakonnet  Pump Station   (w/accompanying resolution)

Sakonnet Pump
17.Action Item #5648/17  re:   Change Order #1 – #17-028 Water Distribution Main Improvements -2017 (w/accompanying resolution)

Change Order
ADJOURN AS COUNCIL AND CONVENE AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

Suggested Action: LICENSES AND PERMITS

1.Communication from Gregory F. Fater, Esq., on behalf of A & O, Inc., re:  Motion to Withdraw the application for transfer of the Class BV alcoholic beverage license to TBG Food and Beverage, LLC.

Motion
2.Application of A&O, Inc., d/b/a Willy’s holder of a Class BV alcoholic beverage license to transfer ownership to Liquor Thames, LLC (Carolyn A. Rafelian Trust 2004, 100%), d/b/a to be determined, 282 Thames St., first and second floors (Hearing) – Continued from April 12, 2017

Willy’s Transfer
ADJOURN

Suggested Action: May 3, 2017 2017 Holiday Selling License Renewals d/b/a Owner Address A Christmas to Michele Duffy 22 Long Wharf Remember Charlotte Kellogg Palm Beach Apparel Group, Inc. 184 Bellevue Ave. Empire Tea & Coffee Newport Bubble Tea, LLC 22 Broadway including adjacent rental space in rear of building Hey Sailor Wicker Designs LTD 129 Swinburne Row Lost at Sea Wicker Designs, LTD. 393 Thames Street Mandarine Mandarine, Inc. 16 Bannister’s Wharf Newport Sea Foam Newport Sea Foam Trading, LLC 415 Thames St.

P.S.
Gear 2 Wicker Designs LTD 359 Thames St.

P.S.
Gear Division Wicker Designs LTD 113 Swinburne Row Pleasant Surprise Wicker Designs LTD 121 Swinburne Row Ship’s Store & Rigging, SSND, Inc. 1 A Bowen’s Landing   The Vintage to Vogue Sandra Gaines aka Shana 489 Thames St.

1ST.
PATIO SPEAKERS TO FACE EAST AND  LAWN SPEAKERS TO FACE NORTH TOWARDS BUILDING AND HAVE BACKDROP. Hotel Viking LSREF3, LLC located at One Bellevue Ave. OUTSIDE ENTERTAINMENT WITH  AMPLIFICATION PERMITTED TO 9:40 P.M.;  Wed., Thurs, Friday and Saturday only except on  Sunday’s before a Monday holiday.  Band limited to  4 members Newport Marriott Marriott Hotel Services, located at Americas Cup Avenue OUTSIDE ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED TO  11  Hotel Inc. and Long Wharf P.M. ON SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY,  AND TO MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAYS AND  SATURDAYS, AND SUNDAYS OF HOLIDAY  WEEKENDS.  LOUNGE FRIDAY AND  SATURDAY 9:00 P.M. – MIDNIGHT.  POOL  AREA FRIDAY 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, SATURDAY

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