TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, February 27, 2006

6:30 pm

 

6:30 pm – Work session with Parmalee & Poirier Auditors for Town of Jamestown

 

7:00 pm Regular Council Meeting

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                ROLL CALL

 

III.             AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 

IV.       COUNCIL SITTING AS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE 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)                  February 13, 2006 regular meeting

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Conservation Commission (01/10/2006)

b)                  Board of Canvassers (02/07/2006)

c)                  Library Board of Trustees (01/03/2006)

d)                  Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force (02/08/2006)

e)                  Harbor Management Commission (10/11/2006)           

4)         CRMC February 2006 Calendar (amended)

5)         Resolutions/Proclamation from other Cities and Towns

a)         Town of New Shoreham re: supporting US Senate Bill 1479 and House Bill 3427 Concerning Lyme Disease

b)         Town of Smithfield re: supporting US Senate Bill 1479 and House Bill 3427 Concerning Lyme Disease

            6)         Municipal Memo regarding current legislation

 

VI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

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

1)                  Town Administrator report (verbal)

2)                  Fire Department

a)         Letter from the Fire Chief re: member status

3)                  Town Clerk

a)         Reminder  - Town Council Work  Session with the Jamestown Wildlife Committee on March 1, 2006 at 7:00 pm

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARING

 

IX.       ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

            1)         Resolution #06-004 re: Community Development Block Grant

            2)         Ordinance amending Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinance of the Town of

Jamestown; if favorable, set date for hearing

 

X.        COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)         Letter from Emily Anthony re: litter program

2)         Letter from Charlotte Zarlengo re: written copy of statement presented to the Town Council on 01/23/2006

3)         Letter from Michael de Angeli re: No-Discharge program

4)                  Letter from Brenda Bennett re: Valley Street

5)                  Letter from Liz and Bill Brazil re: Lawn Avenue School

 

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)         Holiday License Applications

                        a)         Holiday License Applications:

·        R & R Gallery, 47 Conanicus Avenue Unit 5

·        Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Avenue

·        Video Showcase, 28 Southwest Avenue

·        Secret Garden, 12 Southwest Avenue

·        Tricia’s Tropigrille, 14 Narragansett Avenue

·        Chopmist Charlies, 40 Narragansett Avenue

·        Dutch Harbor Boat Yard, 252 Narragansett Avenue (note change of owners and hours of operation)

·        Cumberland Farms Store #1108, 41 North Road

·        Grapes & Gourmet, 9 Ferry Wharf

·        Portuguese American Citizens Club, 11 Pemberton Avenue (note change of officers)

·        Page’s Liquors, 30 Southwest Avenue (Department Directors signatures in route)

·        Jamestown Boat Yard, 60 Dumpling Drive

·        Jamestown Designs, 17 Narragansett Avenue

2)         Trash Collector’s Renewal Applications

a)         BFI Waste of Fall River/Allied Systems (Department Directors signatures in route)

 

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)         Conservation Commission (Two (2) vacancies – term ending December 31, 2008) duly advertised and interviews complete; if favorable, appoint

a)         Letter of resignation from Patrick Bolger

b)         Letter of Recommendation from Christopher Powell, Chair, in support of the re-appointment of Jennifer Talancy

c)         Seeking Re-appointment

i)          Jennifer Talancy

d)         Letters of Interest

i)          Patrick Driscoll

ii)                   Michelle K. Estaphan (also interviewed for the Water Resource Protection Committee)

iii)                 Mark Baker

iv)                 Leo Cote

2)         Water Resource Protection Committee (One (1)) vacancy, – term ending December 31, 2008; duly advertised and one interview complete.  If favorable:

a)         Letter of resignation from Richard Hutchinson

b)         Letter of Interest

i)          Carol Lynn Trocki

ii)         Ellen Winsor

iii)         Jim Turrene

iv)                 Michelle K. Estaphan (also interviewed for Conservation Commission)

 

XIV.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS (cont. from 02/13/2006)

            1)         Jamestown Shores environmental health concerns; well pollution

            2)         Letter from Michael de Angeli re: No-Discharge program

 

XV.      NEW BUSINESS  

1)         Letter from Michael Gray, PE re: award bid to RT Group, Inc. for engineering services for Fort Getty in an amount not to exceed $8,160.00

2)         CRMC Notice to Stephen Mecca re: construction of a residential boating facility

3)                  CRMC Notice to Stephanie Basile re: construction of a residential boating facility

4)                  CRMC Notice to Candice Noll re: construction of a residential boating facility

5)                  Notices from Jamestown Harbor Management Commission

a)                  Stephen Mecca

b)                  Stephanie Basile

c)                  Candice Noll

d)                  Carl Schweinshaut

6)         Letter to CRMC from Jamestown Harbor Management Commission requesting extension of time for replies

7)         Award of Bid re: self contained breathing apparatus to FireMatic for an amount not to exceed $134,960.00

 

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.