TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday January 23, 2006

7:00 PM

 

Interviews:

Time:

Name:

Committee:

 

 

 

6:30 PM

Carol Lynn Trocki

Water Resource Protection Committee

6:40 PM

Emmet E. Turley

Tree Preservation & Protection Committee

6:50 PM

Patrick M. Driscoll

Conservation Commission

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                ROLL CALL

 

III.             AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1)         Proclamation 06-002 honoring Chief Thomas P. Tighe

2)         Oath of Office to Bruce R. Keiser, Town Administrator

 

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)                  January 9, 2006 regular meeting

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Board of Canvassers (April 19, 2005, December 20, 2005)

b)         Jamestown Conservation Commission (October 11, 2005, November 8, 2005)

c)         Library Board of Trustees (December 6, 2005)

d)         Wildlife Committee (January 5, 2006)

e)         Jamestown Harbor Management Commission (December 14, 2005)

f)          Jamestown Harbor Management Commission - Mooring Implementation Committee (June 6, 2005)           

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

a)         Town of Glocester re:  Resolution supporting U.S. Senate Bill 1479 and House Bill 3427 concerning Lyme Disease

5)         Abatements/Addenda of Taxes

 

VI.              EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

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

1)                  Town Administrator report - verbal

2)                  Town Clerk

a)         Notice of work shop on February 1, 2006 re:  remedial action work plan and 50% design drawings for the closure of the former Jamestown Landfill

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARING

1)         A Proposed ordinance amending Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinance relating to Noise

 

IX.       ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

 

X.        COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)         CRMC Public Notice re:  Carl Schweinshaut, 400 East Shore Road (application for an assent to construct and maintain a residential boating facility to consist of a 4’ x 198’ fixed timber pier with a fixed access platform; terminus of the pier will extend to 133’ beyond mean low water requiring an 83’ length variance)

2)         Jamestown Harbor Management Commission re:  letter of notification to Carl Schweinshaut

3)         Copy of letter to the Jamestown School Committee from Karen Rafanelli re:  School Committee budget meetings

4)         Copies of correspondence from Patience Cary re:  ISDS variance application #9615-3136

 

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.

 

XII.     OPEN FORUM

1)                  Scheduled request to address

a)         Representative Bruce Long re:  legislative update

2)                  Non-scheduled request to address

 

XIII.    APPOINTMENTS AND RESIGNATIONS

1)                  Tree Preservation and Protection Committee  (One (1) vacancy – term ending December 31, 2008; duly advertised and interviews complete; if favorable, appoint)

a)         Letter of recommendation

i)          Frank Andres

b)         Request for reappointment

i)          Emmet Turley

                        c)         Letter of interest

                                    i)          Walter G. Boll

2)         Zoning Board of Review (Five (5) vacancies as follows:  Two (2) regular members, terms ending December 31, 2010; Three (3) alternate members (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) – terms ending December 31, 2006); duly advertised and interviews complete; if favorable, appoint

            a)         Letter of resignation

                        i)          Elizabeth Brazil (2nd alternate)

b)         Letter of recommendation

                        i)          Thomas Ginnerty, Chair

            c)         Request for reappointment (regular members)

                        i)          Joseph Logan

                        ii)         Don Wineberg

            d)         Request for reappointment (alternate members)

                        i)          David P. Nardolillo (currently 1st alternate)

                        ii)         Dean Wagner (currently 3rd alternate)

            e)         Letter of interest

                        i)          Richard G. Cribb

3)         Harbor Management Commission (Three (3) vacancies as follows:  (1) Non-Riparian Recreational Boating Community; (1) Commercial Fishing Industry; (1) Commercial Mooring Industry; duly advertised and interviews complete; if favorable, appoint)

a)                  Letters of recommendation

i)          James T. Archibald

b)                  Non-Riparian Recreational Boating Community

i)                    Request for reappointment

·        Michael de Angeli

c)                  Commercial Fishing Industry

i)                    Request for reappointment

·        Gregory Murphy

d)                  Commercial Mooring Industry (no reappointment requests)

e)                  Letters of Interest

i)                    Barbara S. G. Paterson

ii)                   Andrew Kallfelz

iii)                 John J. Kalooski

iv)                 James Plaziak

 

XIV.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1)         Wildlife Committee re:  progress report and recommendations to Council (continued from January 9, 2006 meeting)

 

XV.      NEW BUSINESS  

1)                  Beavertail Lighthouse (museum building) re:  necessary repairs

a)                  Report from Building Official

2)                  Conanicut Battery Agreement re:  review of agreement; if favorable, Council authorization for Town Administrator to accept terms and conditions

3)                  RIDEM Recreational Development Grant Application re Lawn Avenue ballfield; if favorable, endorsement by Town Council

4)                  February 1, 2006 work shop re:  50% Landfill Closure Report

a)         Discussion and if necessary action

 

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.