Preview: Agenda for December 11th Newport City Council Meeting

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Newport City Council will host their next regular council meeting on Wednesday, December 11th at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at Newport City Hall.

The meeting is open to the public. If you can’t make it to the meeting, you can watch it live here.

The following agenda is a preview. The city will post an agenda here with all the proper paperwork, attachments, resolutions, etc in the coming days.

CITY OF NEWPORT

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DOCKET FOR THE COUNCIL MEETING

DECEMBER 11, 2019

THE MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS,

CITY HALL, 43 BROADWAY, NEWPORT, RI

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
December 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
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: Proposed Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance- add
    New Chapter, 17.71 entitled, “Mixed Use Planned District”- continued from
    October 23, 2019
    a. Recommendation from the Planning Board
    b. Ordinance amending Title 17, entitled, “Zoning” to add new Chapter
    17.71 entitled, “Mixed Use Planned District” (First Reading)
  2. 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 meetings held October 23, 2019 and November 13,
    2019 (Approve)
    b. Special Events:

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1) The Museum at Belcourt, Inc., d/b/a Museum Tours with G.
Love & Chef Kev D, 657 Bellevue Ave.; December 14, 2019
from 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
2) Clean Ocean Access, d/b/a World Ocean’s Day, Easton’s Beach
Rotunda; June 4, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
3) Clean Ocean Access, d/b/a Paddle for Access (SUP Race),
Newport Shipyard/paddle board around Goat Island; August 15,
2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
4) Clean Ocean Access, d/b/a Swim to Skim, Perrotti Park, through
Newport Harbor to King Park; August 23, 2020 from 6:00 a.m.
to 11:00 a.m.

c. Holiday Selling License, New, Newport Skin Therapy, LLC, d/b/a
Newport Skin Therapy, LLC, 54 Broadway
d. Horse & Carriage License, Daily, New Deal Horse & Carriage,
December 25, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning and ending
at 8 Oakwood Terrace
e. Private Detective License, Renewal, Kevin P. Sullivan, d/b/a
KPS Investigations and Constable Service, LLC, 2 Chastellux Ave.
f. Tattoo License, New, Peter Fortune, d/b/a Fortune Tattoos, LLC, 435
Thames St.
g. Tattoo License, Renewal, David Bennett, d/b/a Sitting Bull Tattoo,
LLC, 136A Thames St.
h. Pool Table License Renewals:

  1. Atlas Vending, Inc., 1106 North Main St., Providence, RI
  2. Finbar Murray, 30 Concord Drive, Middletown, RI
  3. Hillside & Cappy, Inc., 8 Memorial Blvd.
    i. Mechanical Amusement License, Renewal, Newport Music Company,
    849 Union St., Portsmouth, RI (39 machines, 17 locations)
    j. Communication from Dennis P. Sullivan, Chairman, Newport St.
    Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, re: Request to be the sole vendor for

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the 64th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 14, 2020
(Approve)
k. Communication from G. Brian Sullivan, Ph.D., President/CEO,
Newportant Foundation, re: Letter to City of Newport requesting
endorsement of Newportant Foundation’s Proposal to create “JK
Sullivan Square” (Receive)
l. Communication from Turner C. Scott, Esq., re: 2020 U.S. Senior
Open Championship, proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance
(Receive and refer to the Planning Board for a recommendation)

LICENSES & PERMITS

  1. Pedicab Business License, Renewal, Pirate Pedicab, LLC, d/b/a Pirate
    Pedicab (6 pedicabs)
  2. Pedicab Business License, Renewal, Andrew Croan, d/b/a Pedi-Power
    Pedicabs, 480 Thames St. (6 pedicabs)
  3. Victualing License, New, Z & S Restaurant, LLC, d/b/a Umi Asian Cuisine,
    82 Broadway
  4. Victualing License, New, Aramark Educational Services, LLC, d/b/a
    Aramark At Community College of RI, One John H. Chafee Blvd
  5. 2019-2020 Annual Victualing License Renewals- continued from November
    13, 2019:
    Liquor establishments
    a. L & B Associates, LLC, d/b/a Backyard Patio & Grill, 151 Swinburne
    Row
    b. 8-10 Broadway Newport, LLC, d/b/a Hope on Broadway, 8-10
    Broadway
    c. Rhumbline, LLC, d/b/a Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St.
  6. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

Appointments:

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Energy and Environment Commission – Sean O’Connor (3-year term ending
4/9/22, replaced Kristie Gardiner)
Reappointments:
Energy and Environment Commission – Lola Herrera-Ximinez (3-year term ending
4/9/22)
Cliff Walk Commission – Donna Lennox (5-year term expiring on 11/1/24)
RESOLUTIONS

  1. 2020 City Council meeting schedule
  2. Green and Complete streets ordinance- S. Taylor, J. Bova
    ORDINANCES
  3. Amending Chapter 5.12.040, entitled, “Number of Licenses permitted”, to
    decrease the number of Class BL licenses (First Reading)- continued from
    October 23, 2019
    COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
  4. Memo from the City Manager RE: Status Report #4 on Zoning Code Update
  5. Action Item #5894/19 – RE: Church Community Housing Corporation –
    Letter of Agreement for the Management of the City’s Community
    Development Block Grant Program and Community Development Block
    Grant-Disaster Recovery Program (w/accompanying resolution)
  6. Action Item #5895/19 – RE: Award of Contract-Creation of the North End
    Urban Plan-Consultant Services (w/accompanying resolutions)
  7. Action Item #5896/19 – RE: Award of Bid # 20-012 300 – HP Variable
    Frequency Drive Replacement Station #1 (w/accompanying resolution)

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  1. Action Item #5897/19 – RE: Newport Public Schools Boiler Control
    Systems: RFP#NPS20-011 (RIMPA #494-CR-45) (w/accompanying
    resolution)
  2. Action Item #5898/19 – RE: Purchase of Sodium Chloride – 2019-20

Winter Season (w/accompanying resolution)

ADJOURN AS COUNCIL AND CONVENE AS BOARD OF LICENSE

COMMISSIONERS
BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS
CONSENT CALENDAR

  1. Class F Daily Liquor Licenses, Clean Ocean Access:
    a. World Oceans Day Fundraiser, Easton’s Beach Rotunda; June 4,
    2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Clean Ocean Access
    b. Paddle For Access, Race, Newport Shipyard; August 15, 2020 from
    7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    LICENSES AND PERMITS
  2. 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 October 23, 2019
  3. Liquor License Renewal, 2017/2018/2019 Class BL, Unity 3, LLC, d/b/a
    Area (Hearing)
  4. 2019-2020 Liquor License Renewals (Hearing)- continued from November
    13, 2019:
    LIQUOR CLASS BV
    a. L & B Associates, LLC, d/b/a Backyard Patio & Grill, 151 Swinburne Row
  • Communication from Philip S. Lapatin, re:- retail property known as Brick
    Market Place II
    b. 8-10 Broadway Newport, LLC, d/b/a Hope on Broadway, 8-10 Broadway

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c. Rhumbline, LLC, d/b/a Rhumbline Restaurant, 62 Bridge St.

Laura C. Swistak
City Clerk

ADJOURN
December 4, 2019

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