Portsmouth Town Council will host a regular town council meeting at 7 pm on December 14. Here’s what’s on the agenda for the meeting.

PORTSMOUTH TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGDECEMBER 14, 2020AGENDA

On December 14, 2020, the Portsmouth Town Council meeting at 7:00 PM 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: 1-888-788-0099
Once 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. Bills Voucher 1152 12-3-20.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.  Daily Liquor License, Class F1:
           Island Park Preservation Society, 21 Beach Street, for a fundraiser at 706 Park Avenue,
           January 1, 2021 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (#1879)
2.  Holiday License – Annual, New:
          Bottega Bocconi d/b/a Bottega Bocconi, 1965 East Main Road (#1862) 

ADJOURN

MINUTES

8/24/20 Exec
9/14/20 Exec
9/21/20 Exec
10/13/20 Exec
11/23/20 Exec 

TAX VOUCHERS

Request approval for Tax Vouchers #20201214-01 to #20201214-09. / M. Helfand

Documents:

  1. Tax Vouchers 12-14-20.Pdf

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

1.  COVID Update 2.  New Recreation Scheduling Program 3.  Police Toy Drive 4.  SNEP (Southeast New England Program) Update 5.  DPW Collective Bargaining Agreement Update 6.  Transfer Station Sticker Sale Procedures

RESIGNATIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

1.

Resignations:

a.

West Side Development Advisory Committee – K. Humphreys

Documents:

  1. Resignation Keith Humphreys West Side Developement.Pdf

b.

Solid Waste And Recycling Committee – M. McGaw

Documents:

  1. Resignation Michelle McGaw Solid Waste And Recycling.Pdf

2.

Appointments:

a.

Economic Development Committee (7 Vacancies Including Youth Rep.)

Documents:

  1. Appointment Stephen Johnson Economic Developement.Pdf

b.

Glen Manor House Authority (Re-Appt.) – B. Chase

Documents:

  1. Re-Appointment Barbara Chace Glen Manor House Authority.Pdf

c.

West Side Development Advisory Committee (Re-Appt.) – R. Andrews

Documents:

  1. Re-Appoinment Robert Andrews West Side Developement.Pdf

d.

West Side Development Advisory Committee (Re-Appt.) – M. Thayer

Documents:

  1. Re-Appointment Mark Thayer West Side Developement.Pdf

e.

Design Review Board (Re-Appt.) – F. Munro

Documents:

  1. Re-Appointment Frank Munro Design Review.Pdf

f.

Juvenile Hearing Board (Re-Appt.) – P. Kelly

Documents:

  1. Re-Appointment Paul Kelly Juvenile Hearing.Pdf

OLD BUSINESS (DISCUSSION/ACTION)

1.

MONTHLY FINANCE REPORT. / L. Mills (5)

Documents:

  1. Monthly Finance Report.Pdf

2.

Proposed Amendment To Chapter 405 Of The Zoning Ordinance To Include A Solar Ordinance. / K. Aguiar (10) (Fm. 11/23/20)

Documents:

  1. Ord. No. 2020-05-11B Solar.Pdf

NEW BUSINESS (DISCUSSION/ACTION)

1.

Melville Park Committee Grant Application Request/ E. Rizy (5)

Documents:

  1. Melville Park Committee Grant Application Request.Pdf

2.

Resolution In Support Of Earth Day 2021 Celebration, Aquidneck Island Earth Week. / S. Poirier, Spark Strategic Science Communications (5)

Documents:

  1. Resolution In Support Of Earth Week 2021.Pdf

3.

Proposed FY 2021-22 Budget Time Line. / R. Rainer (10)

Documents:

  1. Budget Calendar For FY 21-22.Pdf

4.

State Legislative Priorities – Procedure And Time Table. / L. Ujifusa (5)

Documents:

  1. Legislative Priorities Procedures 2020-21.Pdf

5.

New Town Council Rules And Procedures Regarding Council Member Behavior, Actions And Following The Town Charter. / K. Hamilton (10)

Documents:

  1. Tiverton Charter Non Interference Of Council.Pdf
  2. Newport.Pdf

6.

Assignment Of Town Council Liaisons To Town Committees. / K. Aguiar (5)

Documents:

  1. Town Council Liaisons.Pdf

CORRESPONDENCE

1.

Monthly RIRRC Report. / R. Antaya

Documents:

  1. 1013 – Municipal Monthly Summary Report.Pdf

2.

Thank You Letter From The Melville Park Committee To The Public Works Department. / E. Rizy

Documents:

  1. Correspondence- Thank You Letter To DPW.Pdf

3.

Portsmouth Water And Fire District Quarterly Financials. / N. J. Larsen, Senior Accountant

Documents:

  1. Correspondence Water And Fire Quarterly Report.Pdf

4.

Rhode Island Government Register Public Notice Of Proposed Rule Making. / J. Boyd, CRMC

Documents:

  1. Correspondence CRMC Public Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking.Pdf

5.

Award Of Financial Reporting Achievement. / Government Finance Officers Association

Documents:

  1. Correspondence GOA Award Of Excellence.Pdf

FUTURE MEETINGS

Dec 28     7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Jan 11   7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Jan 25      7:00 PM -Town Council Meeting
Feb 08     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 12/9/20

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