Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, July 24th at Newport City Hall.
The meeting is open to the public. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda;
CITY OF NEWPORT DOCKET OF THE COUNCIL MEETING JULY 24, 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 24, 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.)
Minutes of the meetings held June 12 and June 26, 2019 (Approve)
Communication from Christopher M. Roberts, re: Request to hold a block party from 107 Champlin Place North to Ellery Rd. on September 1, 2019 from noon to 8:00 p.m. (Approve subject to details being worked out with city administration)
Victualing License, Expansion, Midtown Oyster Bar, LLC, d/b/a Midtown Oyster Bar & Grill, 341-343-345 Thames St., to relocate 680 sq. ft. patio on grade in rear of building to first floor deck at rear of building and to add street level outdoor seating area on the north side of the building consisting of four (4) tables and 16 chairs (In conjunction with liquor license expansion)
Action Item #5868/19 – RE: Show Cause Show Cause Hearing – Karma Pizza Co., LLC, d/b/a Karma Pizza – Violation of the General Laws of Rhode Island and Codified Ordinances of the City of Newport – Failure to Meet the Conditions of the City Council in Granting of Victualing License
ADJOURN AS COUNCIL AND CONVENE AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS CONSENT CALENDAR
Class F-1, Daily Liquor License, Rhode Island Arts Foundation at Newport, Inc., d/b/a Newport Music Festival, International Tennis Hall of Fame, lower east porch, 194 Bellevue Ave.; July 27, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Application of Midtown Oyster Bar, LLC, d/b/a Midtown Oyster Bar & Grill, 341-343-345 Thames St., holder of Class BV alcoholic beverage license to expand the licensed premises by relocating the 680 sq. ft. patio on grade in rear of building to first floor deck at rear of building and to add street level outdoor seating area on the north side of the building consisting of four (4) tables and 16 chairs (Hearing)
Suggested Action: July 16, 2019 Docket of the Council Meeting July 24, 2019 Page 4 As has been past practice, the Council will meet at 6:20 p.m. to discuss docket items. This pre-meeting will be held in the Second Floor Conference Room. The public is invited to attend. The docket, along with all supporting documents, can be viewed on the City of Newport website: www.cityofnewport.com – “Council Agendas and Minutes.” Council Meetings can be viewed on Cox Cable, Channel 17; check local listings for dates and times. Newport City Hall is accessible and meets ADA requirements. INDIVIDUALS REQUIRING AN INTERPRETER OR OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS MUST NOTIFY THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE (845-5351) OR CITY MANAGER’S OFFICE (845-5429) ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING.