Preview: Agenda for Newport City Council’s October 9th Council Meeting

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Newport City Council will meet next on Wednesday, October 9th. Here’s what’s on the agenda;

CITY OF NEWPORT
DOCKET OF THE COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 9, 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 October 9, 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.

1.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 meeting held September 11, 2019  (Approve)

Minutes

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b.Special Events:
1)Kristen Mashaw/Parlor, d/b/a Vintage Sidewalk Sale, 200-212 Broadway; October 12, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sale

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2)Ernest E. Simmons, d/b/a Music Basketball, MLK Courts, Dr. Martin Luther King Park; October 12, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Basketball

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3)Field of Artisans, d/b/a Field of Artisans/Art Market, Salve Regina University, Ochre Court; November 15, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Market

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4)Museum of Newport Irish History, Inc., d/b/a Cahal Dunne in Concert, Salve Regina University, DiStefano Hall; November 15, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Concert

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5)St. Augustin, d/b/a St. Augustin Bazaar, St. Augustin Parish Hall; November 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Bazaar

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c.Holiday Selling License, New, Athleta, LLC, d/b/a Athleta, 36 America’s Cup Ave.

Athleta

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d.Communication from Friends of the Waterfront, re:  Lee’s Wharf, a CRMC-designated Right-of-Way and City Street (Receive)

Lee’s Wharf

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e.Communication from Trip Wolfskehl, re:  Resignation from the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (Receive with regret)

Wolfskehl

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f.Communication from Rebecca Bolan, re:  Resignation from the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (Receive with regret)

Bolan

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LICENSES & PERMITS

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

JRL Holdings LLC

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3.Application of NPG Hospitality, LLC, d/b/a Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, 1 Goat Island, to expand its Class B outdoor entertainment license to include the South Lawn adjacent to the pavillion from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday preceding a Monday holiday and 11:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday (Second Hearing)

Gurney’s

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4.APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

Appointments & Reappointments

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RESOLUTIONS
ORDINANCES

5.Section 17.04.050, entitled “General Requirements” (Second Reading)

17.04.050

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6.Section 17.08.010, entitled “Definitions” (Second Reading)

17.08.010

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7.Section 17.56.060, entitled “Building Height Requirements” (Second Reading)

17.56.060

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8.Section 17.108.010, entitled “Variances” (Second Reading)

17.108.010

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9.Section 17.108.020, entitled “Special Use Permits” (Second Reading)

17.108.020

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10.Amending Chapter 14.04 of the Codified Ordinances, entitled, “Comprehensive Land Use Plan”, to add a new section 14.04.020 entitled, “Moratorium” (Second Reading)

14.04

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11.Amending Chapter 10.52 of the Codified Ordinances, entitled, “Weight Restricted Streets” to amend Section 10.52.010 entitled, “No-through streets listed-signs required” (Second Reading)

10.52

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10.52

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COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

12.Communication from Turner C. Scott, Esq., re:  Retail Beverage Licenses Class B-Tavern

B-T

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COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

13.Memo from the City Manager RE: Status Report on Zoning Code Update

Zoning

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14.Action Item #5882/19 – RE:   Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Newport and the Newport Municipal Employees Association, NEARI, Supervisory Employees, for the period of  July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 (w/accompanying resolution and ordinance)

5882

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15.Action Item #5883/19 – RE:   Cooperation Agreement between the City of Newport and the Housing Authority of the City of Newport – Park  Holm Phase III Development (w/accompanying resolution)

5883

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16.Action Item #5884/19 – RE:   Award of Bid #20-005 – CDBG-Pell School Poured in Place Rubber Playground Safety Surfacing (w/accompanying resolution)

5884

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17.Action Item #5885/19 – RE:   Supplemental Agreement #1, Contract #17-055 –  Historic Gravestone Restoration and Resetting (w/accompanying resolution)

5885

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

1.Class F Daily Liquor License, Common Fence Music Company, d/b/a Fall Moon Festival; November 2, 2019 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Festival

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ADJOURN

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