The following is the agenda for Newport City Council’s next Council Meeting;
CITY OF NEWPORT DOCKET OF THE COUNCIL MEETING JULY 10, 2019
THE MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS 43 BROADWAY, NEWPORT, RI 02840
The following items of business, filed with the City Clerk under the Rules of the Council, will come before the Council at its regular meeting to be held on July 10, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
Suggested Action: 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.
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.)
The Women’s Resource Center of Newport & Bristol Counties, d/b/a North End Neighborhood Association Community Yard Sale, 1 York St., July 13 and August 3, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Broadway Merchants Association, Inc., d/b/a Broadway Street Fair, Equality Park to Washington Sq. including Great Friends Meeting House; October 12, 2019 from noon to 6 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Great Friends Meeting House Lawn – Street closure request: Both sides of Broadway starting at Cranston Ave. to north side of Washington Square from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Communication from Edward D. Pare, Jr., Esq., Brown Rudnick LLP, re: Small Cell Facilities, Newport, Rhode Island- New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT & T (“AT&T”) (Receive and refer to city administration for a recommendation)
Communication from the Rhode Island State Planning Council/ Metropolitan Planning Organization, re: Notice of Public Hearing Ocean State Outdoors, Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) (Receive)
Entertainment License, New, Class A (indoor) and B (outdoor), Old Battle Axe, Inc., d/b/a The Reef, 10 W. Howard Wharf from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight (Second Hearing) -Restrictions: Outside entertainment (with amplification) permitted April through September 30. No amplification after 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday – max decibel level 65. No amplification after 11:00 p.m. on Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sundays preceding a Monday holiday. No live music or speakers permitted on the North patio. No entertainment permitted on the North patio.
Suggested Action: ADJOURN AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS AND RECONVENE AS COUNCIL AND PURSUANT TO RIGL 42-46-1, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH RIGL 42-46-5 (a)(2), BASED UPON AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF THE MAJORITY PRESENT, MOVE TO EXECUTIVE SESSION IN THE 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM TO DISCUSS MATTERS RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING/TENTATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH NEWPORT MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND (“NEARI”) (LOCAL 840)