Portsmouth

Portsmouth Town Council will host their next regular council meeting at 7 pm on October 26. Here’s what’s on the agenda;

PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGOCTOBER 26, 2020AGENDA

On October 26, 2020 at 7:00 PM, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting will be live streamed on 
the web and by phone dial-in using the Zoom remote meeting service. Please note that any
displayed documentation during the meeting will be visible through the web or mobile device but
will not be visible using the phone dial-in option.

To access the meeting by phone dial-in, please dial:1-88 8-788-0099Once prompted for the meeting ID, please dial: 996-8471-9966#
Once prompted for a participant ID, dial # again.

You will now be in the meeting.
While in the audio conference, to raise your hand to ask a question, dial *9 and the host will be
notified of your interest to ask a question. Dial *6 to mute and unmute yourself.

To access the meeting through the web using a computer or mobile device, go to the following
web link in any browser (i.e. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox,
etc.) to run the Zoom app and view the meeting:
https://livestream.portsmouthri.com/towncouncil
Using your laptop or mobile device, you can raise your hand to ask a question, or pose the 
question in the moderated Question and Answering chat window.
 The host will then be able 
to respond to your raised hand or Q&A question.

7:00 PM – TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, PORTSMOUTH TOWN HALL, 2200 EAST MAIN ROAD

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

SITTING AS THE PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL

1.  Roll Call 

PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

CONSENT AGENDA

Directions to view licensing applications: 1) Click on Viewpoint, 2) Click Records and then type in the record number which is listed on the agenda, 3) Click on the highlighted record to view the application
1.  Bills

Documents:

  1. Voucher1089 10.21.2020.Pdf
  2. Voucher1122 10.21.2020.Pdf
  3. Voucher1124 10.21.2020.Pdf
  4. Voucher1130 10.21.2020.Pdf

SITTING AS THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

Directions to view licensing applications: 1) Click on Viewpoint, 2) Click Records and then type in the record number which is listed on the agenda, 3) Click on the highlighted record to view the application

1.  PUBLIC HEARING:    Liquor License Application
            Class BV Beverage License: 888 Restaurant LLC, d/b/a Mindy’s, 3351 East Main Road,
            Portsmouth. Owner: Yulin Zhang (#1798) 

MINUTES

10/13/20Documents:

  1. M 10-13-20.Pdf

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20201026-01 to #20201026-02. / M. HelfandDocuments:

  1. Tax Vouchers.Pdf

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

1. COVID Update
2. Halloween Update 3. Status of Finance Software 4.  New Portsmouth Prevention Coalition Chair 5.  Delivery of New Fire Boat Documents:

  1. New Fire Boat.Jpg

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.  Appointments:
a. Housing Authority – (3 vacancies)

Documents:

  1. Housing Authority-Gary Gump.Pdf
  2. Housing Authority-Jim Seveney.Pdf
  3. Housing Authority-Terri Cortvriend.Pdf

OLD BUSINESS (DISCUSSION/ACTION)

1.  National Grid Aquidneck Island Town Council Briefing. / B. Schuster, National Grid (30)
2.  Monthly finance report. / L. Mills (5)
Documents:

  1. Aquidneck Island Town Council Briefing_Oct 2020.Pdf
  2. Monthly Finance Report.Pdf
  3. Reports A1. Financials July 2020. August 2020. September 2020.Pdf

NEW BUSINESS (DISCUSSION/ACTION)

1.  Request Approval of a Proclamation Announcing Portsmouth Prevention Coalition’s Red
     Ribbon Week October 23- 31, 2020. / K. Aguiar (5)
2.  Request Approval of a Resolution Relating to State Assistance During the Covid-19
     Emergency. / L. Ujifusa (5)
3.  Request Approval to Place a Park Bench in Mount Hope Park. / B. Woodhead (5)

Documents:

  1. Red Ribbon Week Proclamation.Pdf
  2. R-2020-10-26.Pdf
  3. Park Bench Request.Pdf

CORRESPONDENCE

1.  Resolution Supporting an Emergency Exemption for All Rhode Island Municipalities in the
     Computation of Maintenance of Effort Requirements Established by RIGL 16-7-23. /
     Tiverton Town Council
2.  Resolution Supporting the Use of CARES Funding as a Means of State Assistance during
     the COVID-19 Emergency. / Tiverton Town CouncilDocuments:

  1. Resolution 2020-10-13-1.Pdf
  2. Resolution 2020-10-13-2.Pdf

FUTURE MEETINGS

Nov 09     7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Nov 23     7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Dec 14     7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Dec 28     7:00 PM- Town Council Meeting

ADJOURN

The public is welcome to any meeting of the Town’s boards or its committees. If communication
assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal
participation, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 683-2101 at least (3) business days prior
to the meeting.
Posted 10/21/20


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