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Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, August 14th at 6:30 pm at Newport City Hall.
Here’s the agenda;
CITY OF NEWPORT DOCKET OF THE COUNCIL MEETING AUGUST 14, 2019
THE MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS 43 BROADWAY, NEWPORT, RI 02840
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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 August 14, 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 July 10, 2019 (Approve)
– Communication from the Newport Historical Society, re: Request to waive park use fees for use of Washington Square for the living history reenactment, Life During the Battle of Rhode Island, August 25, 2019NHS
Newport Elks Lodge 104, d/b/a Flea Market/Craft Fair, 141 Pelham St.; August 31, 2019 and October 19, 2019 from 8 am – 4 p.m.
Communication from Darlene Hutten-Czapski, re: Request to hold a block party on Weatherly Ave., September 21, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Approve subject to details being worked out with city administration)
Communication from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), re: Newport’s receipt of the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Finance Reporting for the Department of Finance, City of Newport for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 (Receive)
Victualing License, Expansion, Midtown Oyster Bar, LLC, d/b/a Midtown Oyster Bar & Grill, 341-343-345 Thames St., 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)- Continued from July 24, 2019
ADJOURN AS COUNCIL AND CONVENE AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS CONSENT CALENDAR
Class F-1, Daily Liquor License, Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island, Inc., d/b/a Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, 13 Bowen’s Wharf; October 19, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and October 20, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. LICENSES AND PERMITS
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 to add street level outdoor seating area on the north side of the building consisting of four (4) tables and 16 chairs (Hearing)- Continued from July 24, 2019
Application of Hall of Fame Properties, LLC, holder of a Class BV alcoholic beverage license, d/b/a Canfield House & Racquets Pub, 5 Memorial Blvd., first floor including lobby, second floor, basement and patio to transfer ownership to 1899, LLC (Thames Capital Ventures LLC- 51% (Nicholas Schorsch sole member) and (Aquidneck Holdings, LLC 49% (Nicholas Schorsch, sole member), d/b/a Racquets Pub/The Porch at Canfield, 5 Memorial Blvd., basement and patio (Hearing)
– Communication from Turner C. Scott, re: Licensed premises of transferor and transfereeCommunication
Suggested Action: August 7, 2019 Docket of the Council Meeting August 14, 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.