TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, August 22, 2005

6:30 p.m.

 

 
 

 


EXECUTIVE SESSION

6:30 p.m.

1)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (2) Potential Litigation

 

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                ROLL CALL

 

III.       COUNCIL SITTING AS ALCOHOLIC LICENSING BOARD

All approvals for licenses and permits are subject to the resolution of debts, taxes and appropriate signatures as well as, when applicable, proof of insurance.

 

IV.       CONSENT AGENDA

An item on the Consent Agenda need not be removed for simple clarification or correction of typographical errors.  Approval of the Consent Agenda shall be equivalent to approval of each item as if it had been acted upon separately.

1)         Adoption of Council minutes:

a)                   08/15/2005 regular meeting

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Jamestown Housing Authority (07/13/2005)

b)                  Tree Preservation and Protection Committee (06/24/2005)

c)                  Harbor Management Committee (07/13/2005)

4)         DEM Notices:

a)         Public Hearing: FY 2006 Project Priority List & FY 2006 Intended Use Plan

5)                  Notice re: NAACP annual celebration on August 28, 2005

6)         Abatements/Addenda of Taxes

 

V.                             EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

1)         To be held at 6:30 p.m.; pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (2) Potential Litigation

 

VI.       COUNCIL, ADMINISTRATOR, SOLICITOR, COMMISSION/COMMITTEE COMMENTS & REPORTS

1)                  Town Administrator report (verbal)

2)                  Memorandum from the Town Clerk re:  change in Town Council agenda deadline

 

VII.     PUBLIC HEARING 

 

VIII.    ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

1)         Resolution 05-002R as amended re: Emergency Medical Services Billings contract awarded to Comstar, Inc.; if favorable vote to adopt

 

IX.              COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)         Petition regarding deer from north end residents

2)         Letter from the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association re: Beavertail Lighthouse Tenant Lease

3)         Letter from David B. Sullivan, State Representative, 6th Bristol District, Massachusetts re: Weaver’s Cove LNG facility

4)         Invitation from Aquidneck Island Planning Commission to release findings of independent studies on LNG tanker impacts

 

X.        LICENSES & PERMITS

All approvals for licenses and permits are subject to the resolution of debts, taxes and appropriate signatures as well as, when applicable, proof of insurance.

 

XI.       OPEN FORUM

1)         Scheduled request to address

a)         Representative Bruce Long re: Legislative update

b)         Ellen Winsor, East Shore Road

2)         Non-scheduled request to address

 

XII.     APPOINTMENTS AND RESIGNATIONS

 

XIII.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1)         Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities in Providence, RI and Fall River, MA

a)         Attorney General’s request for $25,000.00 from Jamestown to be used for legal fees for opposition of sites

b)         Amicus Brief as presented by the RI Attorney General Patrick Lynch

 

XIV.    NEW BUSINESS  

1)         Jamestown Police Department appointments:

a)         Probationary Police Officer Mark E. Esposito to Permanent Police Officer

2)         Letter from James Filkins, JEMS Administrator, re: request for amendment to Section 70-81 of the Jamestown Code of Ordinance; parking in lot 173 adjacent to the Ambulance Barn

3)         Exhibition/Event License with Vendors Application; if favorable amend highlighted areas

4)         Request for a proclamation re: outstanding work of Island Rubbish re: recycling for the Town of Jamestown (per Councilor Kelly)

5)         Update on Narragansett Electric Company and power needs of the island (per Councilor President Long)

6)         Request from Ellen Winsor, North End Concerned Citizens re: request to give presentation regarding the former landfill site

7)         Motion to change Town Council liaisons on the School Committee and the Town Buildings and Facilities Committee (per Councilor Kelly)

8)         Motion to set a date for a joint work session between the Town Council and School Committee (per Councilor Kelly)

9)         Board of Water and Sewer Commission: proposed amendment to the Rules & Regulations of the Board of Water and Sewer Commission; if favorable order advertising for hearing

 

XV.      EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XVI.    ADJOURNMENT

 

Pursuant to RIGL § 42-46-6(c) Notice of this meeting shall be posted on the Secretary of State’s website and at the Town Hall and the Jamestown Philomenian Library.

 

In addition to the two above-mentioned locations, notice also may be posted, from time to time, at the following locations:  Jamestown Police Station; Town Office; and on the Internet at www.jamestownri.com/meetings/index.htm and www.jamestownri.net/council/council.html

 

ALL NOTE: This meeting location is accessible to the physically challenged.  Hearing or speech impaired individuals requiring the services of an interpreter should call the Town Clerk at 401-423-7200 or facsimile at 401-423-7230 not less than 3 business days prior to the meeting.