Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:30 pm.

The meeting will be held virtually and can be accesses by calling 1-888-788-0099 or by Zoom here https://zoom.us/j/91257975406

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CITY OF NEWPORT
DOCKET FOR THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 27, 2021
THE MEETING WILL BE HELD REMOTELY IN COMPLIANCE WITH GOVERNOR
RAIMONDO’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-25- 1. (b) “ SUCH MEANS MAY INCLUDE,
WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROVIDING PUBLIC ACCESS THROUGH TELEPHONE,
INTERNET, OR SATELLITE ENABLED AUDIO OR VIDEO CONFERENCING OR ANY
OTHER TECHNOLOGY THAT ENABLES THE PUBLIC TO CLEARLY FOLLOW THE
PROCEEDINGS OF THE PUBLIC BODY WHILE THOSE ACTIVITES ARE OCCURING”
.
The following items of business, filed with the City Clerk under the Rules of the
Council, will come before the Council at a meeting to be held in accordance with
Governor Raimondo’s Executive Order 20-25 on January 27, 2021 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 Comprehensive
    Land Use Plan 2017 to add the North End Urban Plan
    a. Recommendation from the Planning Board
    b. Ordinance Amending Chapter 14.04 entitled, Comprehensive Plan,
    Section 14.04.010, entitled, “Comprehensive Planning and Land
    Use Act” (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. Holiday Selling License, Renewal, Red Door Ventures, Inc., d/b/a
    Wag Nation, 181 Bellevue Ave. (new location)
    b. 2020 Boards and Commissions Annual Reports (Receive)
  3. Planning Board
  4. Tree and Open Space Commission
    c. Capital Improvement Program FY 2022-FY2026 (Receive and order
    advertised for public hearing on February 10, 2021) – A copy is
    available in the City Clerk’s Office and on the website
    https://www.cityofnewport.com/cityhall/departments/finance/budgets- cafrs-cips-annual-performance-reports/cips
    d. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ended June 30,
    2020 (Receive) – A copy for review is in the City Clerk’s Office and on the city’s
    website http://www.cityofnewport.com/departments/finance
  • Communication from Blum Shapiro (Receive)
    e. Communication from the Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission, re:
    Requesting the City Council to reinstate CIP funding for Cemetery
    Restoration (Receive)
    f. Communication from Liam Barry, re: Resignation from the Planning
    Board (Receive with regret)
    g. Communication from Dennis P. Sullivan, St. Patrick’s Day Parade
    Chairman, re: 2021 St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Receive)
    LICENSES AND PERMITS
  1. Victualing License, Renewal, 8-10 Broadway Newport, LLC, d/b/a Hope on
    Broadway, 8-10 Broadway and 1 River Lane first floor and basement
  2. Victualing License, New/Expansion, Chive Blossom, LLC, d/b/a
    Stoneacre Garden, 151 Swinburne Row, and to expand the premises to include 723
    sq. foot roof top patio (In conjunction with liquor license transfer of L & B
    Associates, LLC)
  3. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
    Council Liaison Appointments
  4. Affirmative Action Commission – Angela McCalla
  5. Brenton Point Committee – Kate Leonard
  6. City Council/School Liaison Committee – Angela McCalla
  7. East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) – Jamie Bova
  8. Edward King House Senior Citizens Center – Lynn Ceglie, Elizabeth
    Fuerte
  9. Energy & Environment Commission – Angela McCalla, Jamie Bova
  10. Fort Adams Foundation – Kate Leonard
  11. Hospitality Commission– Charlie Holder
  12. Legislative Liaison – Jamie Bova
  13. Miantonomi Park Commission– Angela McCalla
  14. Newport Beach Commission – Charlie Holder
  15. Newport County Chamber of Commerce Liaison – Charlie Holder, Angela
    McCalla
  16. Newport Partnership for Families – Lynn Ceglie
  17. Newport Public Education Foundation – Lynn Ceglie; Jamie Bova
  18. Newport Public Library – Lynn Ceglie; Jamie Bova
  19. Tree & Open Space Commission – Elizabeth Fuerte
  20. Tourism Marketing District – Lynn Ceglie; Charlie Holder
  21. Washington Square Advisory Commission – Lynn Ceglie
    Reappointments
    Historic District Commission – Joanne Salvo (term expires 2/3/2023)
    Tree and Open Space – Maureen Cronin Marosits (term expires 3/27/2022)
    RESOLUTIONS
  22. Council Rules
  23. Outdoor Dining- C. Holder, K. Leonard, L. Ceglie, E. Fuerte, A. McCalla, J.
    Napolitano
    ORDINANCES
  24. Amending Chapter 10.52.010 of the Codified Ordinances, “entitled”,
    “No through-streets listed—Signs required”, to add Leal Terrace (Second
    Reading)
  25. Amending Chapter 10.32.110 of the Codified Ordinances, entitled “Designated
    residential parking streets” to add Marchant Street from Atlantic Street to Eastnor
    Road (Second Reading)
    COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
  26. Memorandum from the City Manager RE: Homestead Exemption
  27. Action Item #5955/21 – RE: Award of Bid # 21-014 – Custom
    Reactivated and/or Virgin Granular Activated Carbon
    (w/accompanying
    resolution)
    ADJOURN AS COUNCIL AND CONVENE AS BOARD OF LICENSE
    COMMISSIONERS
    BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS
    LICENSES AND PERMITS
  28. 2020-2021 Liquor License, Renewal, Class BV, 8-10 Broadway Newport, LLC,
    d/b/a Hope on Broadway, 8-10 Broadway & 1 River Lane, First Floor and Basement
    (Hearing)
  29. Application of L & B Associates, LLC, d/b/a Stonearce, 151 Swinburne Row,
    holder of a Class BV alcoholic beverage license to transfer ownership to Chive
    Blossom, LLC (Crispy Shallots, LLC- 100%), d/b/a Stoneacre Garden, 151 Swinburne
    Row and to expand the license premises to include a 723 sq. foot rooftop patio limited
    to 49 seats (Hearing)
    Laura C. Swistak
    City Clerk
    ADJOURN- (01/20/21)

ADJOURN AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

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