Preview: Agenda for Newport City Council’s October 23rd meeting

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Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm in the Council Chamber at Newport City Hall.

A reminder that these meetings are open to the public. If you can’t make it to the meeting, you can watch it live or after the fact here.

Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda;

CITY OF NEWPORT
DOCKET OF THE COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 23, 2019

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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 October 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

Suggested Action: ~Proclamation honoring Matt Kestler, Rogers High School Baseball Coach – Named Rhode Island Coach of the Year -Rogers High School Baseball Champions ~ 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.PUBLIC HEARING:  Abandonment of Bartlett Court   Action Item #5886/19 – RE:  Bartlett Court (Easternmost Portion) –Request for Abandonment of Public Right of Way (w/accompanying resolution)

5886

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2.PUBLIC HEARING:  Proposed Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance  to change Lot 123 of Plat 21 (2 Kay St.) from the R-10 Zoning District to the General Business Zoning District
a)Ordinance amending Section 17.12.020 entitled, “Zoning Map”, to change Lot 123 of Plat 21 (2 Kay St.) from the R-10 Zoning District to the General Business Zoning District (First Reading)

2 Kay St.

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3.PUBLIC HEARING- Proposed Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance- add New Chapter, 17.71 entitled, “Mixed Use Planned District”
a)Recommendation from the Planning Board

Planning Board

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b)Ordinance amending Title 17, entitled, “Zoning” to add new Chapter 17.71 entitled, “Mixed Use Planned District” (First Reading)

17.71

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4.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.Special Events:
1)Dawn Gardner, d/b/a Bonfire for Rogers High School Homecoming Week, Easton’s Beach; November 27, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Bonfire

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2)Jeanne M. Drapeau Artisans by the Bay, d/b/a Holiday Craft Show, Hotel Viking; December 1, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Craft Show

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b.Holiday Selling License, New, Philip G. Ayoub, d/b/a Bean Tyler & the Sly Dog Co., 400 Thames St., Unit 6

Holiday Selling

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c.Communication from Bret A. Lohnes, re:  Correcting the business owner for tattoo license for Captain Bret’s Tattoo Shop, Inc., 4 Collins St., Unit 4a (Receive and make part of licensee’s file)

Tattoo

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LICENSES & PERMITS

5.Farmers Market License, New, Aquidneck Community Table, d/b/a Aquidneck Grower’s Market, Easton’s Beach Rotunda, Saturday’s from November 2, 2019- May 9, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Farmers

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6.Entertainment License, New, Class A (Indoors), JRL Holdings, LLC, d/b/a to be determined, 8 West Marlborough St. (Second Hearing)

JRL Holdings LLC

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7.Entertainment License, Expansion, Class B (outdoors), NPG Hospitality, LLC, d/b/a Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, 1 Goat Island, to expand outdoor entertainment to the North Lawn for an outdoor skating rink from November 15, 2019 through March 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. from Monday through Sunday (Hearing)

Gurney’s

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8.Victualing License, New, Hammetts Wharf Hotel, LLC, d/b/a Hammetts Hotel, 4 Commercial Wharf

Hammetts

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9.Victualing License, New, BHLL, LLC, d/b/a Brenton Hotel, 31 America’s Cup Ave.

Brenton

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10.2019-2020 Annual Victualing License Renewals (list attached)
a)Non-liquor establishments
b)Non-liquor extended hours (2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.)
c)Liquor establishments

Non-liquor establishments

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Liquor establishments

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11.APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

Reappointments

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RESOLUTIONS
ORDINANCES

12.Amending Title Three, entitled “Personnel”, Chapter 3.12.020 entitled, “City manager to maintain specifications- Enumeration of Classes” and Chapter 3.16.060 entitled, “Executive, Administrative, and Professional Employees, Supervisory Employees- N.E.A.” (Second Reading)

3.12.020

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13.Approving the financing of improvements to the Newport Water System (First Reading)

Water

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14.Amending Chapter 5.12.040 entitled, “Number of Licenses permitted”, to increase the number of Class BT licenses (First Reading)

BT

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15.Amending Chapter 5.12.040, entitled, “Number of Licenses permitted”, to decrease the number of Class BL licenses (First Reading) -Continued from August 28, 2019

BL

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COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

16.Memo from the City Manager RE: Status Report #2 on Zoning Code Update

Zoning

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17.Action Item #5887/19 – RE:   Supplemental Agreement #1, Contract #17-048 – Washington Street and Long Wharf Seawall Repair Project (w/accompanying resolution)

5887

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ADJOURN AS COUNCIL AND CONVENE AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS
BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS
CONSENT CALENDAR

Suggested Action: LICENSES AND PERMITS

1.Action Item #5855/19 – RE:  Show Cause Hearing:  Unity 3, LLC, d/b/a Area – Violations of the Conditions of the Class BL Alcoholic Beverage License – Abandonment of License- Continued from August 28, 2019

5855

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2.Application of JACE Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Andrew’s Liquors, 297 JT Connell Highway, to transfer its Class A alcoholic beverage license to Hammetts Wharf Hotel, LLC (Hammetts Wharf, LLC 100%- Colin Kane, Managing Member), d/b/a Hammetts Wharf, 4 Commerical Wharf (Hearing)

Hammetts 

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3.Application of KL Partners, LLC, d/b/a to be determined, 137 Spring St, to transfer its Class A alcoholic beverage license to BHLL, LLC (Jeffrey M. Farrar- 50%, John W. Hubber- 25%, James F. Carlin, III- 25%), d/b/a Brenton Hotel, 31 America’s Cup Ave. (Hearing)

Brenton

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4.2019-2020 Liquor License Renewals (Hearing):

ADJOURN

Suggested Action: October 16, 2019 Victualing Renewals DBA Ownership Address ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- 12 Metre Café Brian Holder 18 Market Sq. A Market Newport Nutrition House Inc. 181 Bellevue Ave.

A-1Pizza Carrissalex, Inc. 306 Broadway Annie’s Annie’s Newport LLC 176 Bellevue Ave. Bagel Boys Bagel Barn, Inc. 178 Connell Hgwy. Bamboo Bamboo Restaurant Inc. 163 Connell Hwy Unit G Belle’s American Shipyard Co., LLC aka Newport 1 Washington St. Ben & Jerry’s Dockside Scoops, LLC 33 Bannister’s Wharf Ben & Jerry’s Dockside Scoops, LLC 359 Thames St., Unit C Ben’s Chili Dogs Ben’s Chili Dogs, LLC 156 Broadway Binge BBQ Binge BBQ, LLC 12 Broadway Bishop’s Fourth Street Diner Bishop’s Fourth Street Diner of Newport LLC 184 Admiral Kalbfus Road Broadway Mini Mart Broadway Mini Mart Corp. 316 Broadway
C.H.Charles 5 & 10 Ihabch654 Inc. 232 Broadway Coffee Grinder, The Clarke Cooke, Inc. 33 Bannister’s Wharf Coffee Guy, The Coffee Guy, LLC, The 7 Carroll Ave. Cold Fusion Gelato Frozen Cookery LLC 389 Thames St Cookie Jar Company Cookie Jar Co, The 29 Bowen’s Wharf Corner Cafe, The FitzSimoes LLC 110 Broadway #3A Cru Café Cru Café LLC 1 Casino Terrace Cupcake Charlie’s Cupcake Charlie’s, LLC 135 Swinburne Row Curryland curry land llc 163 JT Connell Hwy Edible Arrangements Stefanie Oliveira LLC 14 Long Wharf Mall Empire Tea & Coffee Newport Bubble Tea LLC 22 Broadway Empire Tea + Coffee ETCGROUP, LLC 112 William St. Extreme Cotton Candy Extreme Cotton Candy LLC 12 Long Wharf Five Guys Hyde Park Burgers, LLC 199 Connell Hwy Unit 14 Franklin Spa Franklin Spa, Inc. 229 Spring St. Genie Hookah Lounge Farahnaz Shobeiri 94 William St. Harvest, Inc. Harvest, Inc. 7 Carroll Ave., Suite B Hummingbird Taste of the Caribbean Humming Bird, LLC 104 Broadway Hungry Monkey, The Monkey Business, LLC 124 Broadway I M Sushi Shun Chao LLC 258 Bellevue Ave. JD Convenience Shivam, Inc. 202 Thames St. Kelle’s Café Kellie’s Café LLC 27 Connell Hwy Kilwin’s Chocolates & Ice Cream Sailor’s Sweet Tooth, Inc, The 262 Thames St. Kio’s Asian Stir White Pearl, Inc. 82 Broadway La Petite Creperie Pan Am Amalgamated, LLC 36 Bowen’s Wharf Lemon Corner II Longade, LLC 337 Thames St. Unit 16 Leo’s Market Leo’s Market LLC 162 Broadway Liberty Donuts Liberty Donuts Inc. 22 Long Wharf S. Mad Hatter Bakery Audra Lalli 64 Broadway Mama Leone’s JRCFU Inc 266 Bellevue Ave Megs’ Aussie Milk Bar Haydn J. Bugden 111 Bellevue Ave. Mel’s Lunch Mel’s Lunch, Inc. 25 Broadway Mokka Coffeehouse Jack L. Corey 469 Thames St. Mori                                         Mori Corp 215 Goddard Row Newport Fruit & Smoothie Co. Pan Am Amalgamated LLC 30 Bowens Wharf Newport Fudgery , Inc., The 168 Thames St. Newport Fudgery Fudgery, Inc., The 359 Thames St. Newport Gourmet Newport Wine Cellar LLC 11 Memorial Blvd. Unit B Newport Sweet Shoppe, The Bryan Partners, LLC 82 William St. Nitro Bar, The Nitro Cart, LLC, The 2 Pond Ave. Panera Bread Howley Bread Group, Ltd. 49 Long Wharf Mall Picnic Picnic Ltd. 26 and 28 Bellevue Ave. Preservation Society of Newport County, Preservation Society of Newport County, The 367 Bellevue Ave. Preservation Society of Newport County, Preservation Society of Newport County, The 596 Bellevue Ave. Preservation Society of Newport County, Preservation Society of Newport County, The 44 Ochre Point Ave. Provencal Bakery Michael Joseph Nardolillo, Inc. 311 Broadway Root P2 Investments LLC 6 Broadway Russell Morin Fine Catering Morin’s Inc. 1 Casino Terrace Scratch Kitchen & Catering Scratch LLC 88 Broadway Sodexo Services Global Café Sodexo Operations LLC 51 Lawrence Ave Sodexo Services Jazzman’s Sodexo Operations LLC 36 Ochre Point Avenue Sodexo Services Miley Café Sodexo Operations LLC 7 Ochre Point Ave. Sprinkles Ice Cream Mackinnon Enterprises, Inc. 9 Bowens Wharf Starbucks Coffee # 7229 Starbucks Coffee Company 212 Thames St. Stop & Shop Supermarket #701 Stop & Shop Supermarket Co, The 250 Bellevue Ave. Subway Newport Subway Newport, Inc. 188 Connell Hwy Sumo Sushi Sumo Sushi, Inc. 198 Thames St. Super Stop and Shop #731 Stop and Shop Supermarket, The 199 Connell Hwy