TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, October 24, 2005

6:30 PM Executive Session

7:00 PM Regular Meeting

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT (to be held at 6:30 PM)

1)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (5) Real Estate Acquisition

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                ROLL CALL

 

III.             AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

1)                  Jamestown Emergency Management Service (JEMS) Incentive Plan review (per Councilor DiGiando as Council liaison)

2)                  Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department Incentive plan review (per Councilor DiGiando as Council liaison)

3)                  RI Resource Recovery Corp re: $15,000 grant (per Councilor Kelly)

4)                  Award of  Merit to Steven Bonner and Andrew Munafo for their outstanding achievement in the Snow Plowing Rodeo

 

IV.       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.

 

V.        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)                  October 11, 2005 regular meeting

b)                  October 11, 2005 executive session

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Beavertail State Park Advisory Committee (05/18/2005)

b)         Town Administrator Search Committee (09/29/2005)

c)                  Harbor Management Committee (09/14/2005)

d)         Library Board of Trustees (09/06/2005)

e)         Planning Commission (09/07/2005, 09/21/2005)

4)         Proclamations & Resolutions from other Rhode Island cities and towns

a)         Town of Westerly re: eminent domain

b)         Town of South Kingstown re: Lime and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education and Research Act of 2005

5)         Abatements/Addenda of Taxes

 

VI.              EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

1)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (5) Real Estate Acquisition (to be held at 6:30 PM)

2)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (2) Contract Negotiations (per Town Administrator)

3)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (2) Potential Litigation (per Town Solicitor)

 

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

1)                  Town Administrator report (verbal)

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARING 

 

IX.       ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

 

X.                 COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)         Letter from Governor Carcieri re: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award

2)         Letter from State Representative Bruce J. Long re: Aquidneck Island Planning Commission

3)         Letter from the Humane Society of Jamestown re: deer

4)         Letter from Nancy Crawford re: Lyme disease

5)         Letter from Anthony J. Rafanelli re: recreation fields

 

XI.       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.

            1)         Victualing License Renewals:

a)                  Letters from the Town Clerk's Office to Victualing license holders re: renewals

b)         Victualing License renewal applications:

·        Ace’s Pizza, Inc. dba: Ace’s Pizza, Inc.; located at 1 Clarke Street, Jamestown

·        BADA Bing, Inc. dba: Freddie Bing’s Hotdog Thing to operate in the East Ferry area

·        Barbara & Michael Gallo dba: Theatre Family Restaurant; 34 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown

·        Del’s Lemonade & Refreshments, Inc. dba: Del’s of Jamestown to operate at Ft. Getty, Mackerel Cove, Head’s Beach and Taylor Point

·        East Ferry Market, Ltd. (S-Corp) dba: East Ferry Deli & Market; located at Unit #1 & 2 47 Conanicus Avenue, Jamestown

·        Doriana Carella dba: Village Hearth; located at 2 Watson Avenue, Jamestown

·        Jian Sheng Ni dba: Peking Garden; located at 34 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown

·        Lucky Ridge Co., LLC dba: Spinnakers Café; located at 3 Ferry Wharf, Jamestown

·        Lucky Ridge Co., LLC dba: Spinnaker’s Mobile Unit to operate at East Ferry, Mackerel Cove and Fort Getty

·        TMT, Corp. dba: McQuade’s Supermarket; located at 5 Clarke Street, Jamestown

c)         Multi-License Renewal

·        BADA Bing, Inc. dba: House of Pizza: Victualing & Pinball/Video Game (1)

 

XII.     OPEN FORUM

1)                  Scheduled request to address

a)                  Representative Long re: legislative update

b)                  Chris Crawford re: Lawn Avenue fields

c)                  Anthony Rafanelli re:  Recreational fields

2)                  Non-scheduled request to address

 

XIII.    APPOINTMENTS AND RESIGNATIONS

1)         Email from Michael Swistak of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce re: appointment of Christine Tanner as a representative of the Chamber on the Jamestown Traffic Commission

 

XIV.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1)         Proposed amendment to Chapter 62 of the Jamestown Code of Ordinance related to Excavation of Public Highway (continued from 10/11/2004)

2)         Letter from Joseph DeAngelis re: Notice of Claim, David M. Thurston v. The Town of Jamestown (continued from 10/11/2005)

3)         Application No. 02-0459 to Fresh Water Wetlands; AP 16 Lot 2 Seaside Drive – David W. Thurston property (continued from 10/11/2005)

a)         Copy of Town Administrator report dated 02/28/2005

b)         Copy of Town Council approved letter from the meeting of 02/28/2005

c)         Confirmation of letter sent by Council President Littman dated March 4, 2005

4)         Letter from David & Jeanne Albrektson re: status of ISDS variance request for Ferry Street, plat 5 lot 58 (continued from 10/11/2005)

5)         Rate Schedule for exhibitions and events in Jamestown

a)                  Recreation Department

b)                  Police Department

c)                  Public Works Department

6)                  Proposed Animal Shelter

a)                  Update on status of shelter and planned opening date (to be set)

7)                  Request for Information (continued from 10/11/2005)

a)                  Fort Getty campground

b)                  Evaluation on the Summer Youth Program and Playground Program

8)                  Deer population re: possible actions to be taken by Council (cont. from 10/17/2005 Board of Water and Sewer Commission meeting)

a)         Letter from Town Solicitor Parks

 

XV.      NEW BUSINESS  

1)         Requests for Award of Bid

a)         Jamestown Harbor Management Commission for East Ferry Seawall project to be awarded to Specialty Diving Services, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $70,950.00

b)                  Deputy Public Works Director for a Sander Spreader to be awarded to WH Rose for an amount not to exceed $8,225.00

c)                  Deputy Public Works Director for Snow Plows (2 total) to be awarded to WH Rose for an amount not to exceed $10,146.00

d)         Firefighter Protective Clothing and Equipment to be award to Stillman Uniform in an amount not to exceed $1,580.00 per structural clothing and $525.00 per non structural clothing

2)         Recreational Fields

a)         Report on use of recreation fields by Ad Hoc Committee

b)         Maintenance of Town Fields (per Town Administrator)

3)                  Statistical information re: Jamestown School System (per Councilor Kelly)

4)                  Jamestown Emergency Medical Service (JEMS) Incentive Plan for Council approval

5)                  Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department Incentive plan for Council approval

 

XVI.    EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

XVII.   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.