TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, March 13, 2006

7:00 pm

Text Box: Amended: March 10, 20066:00 pm

 

 

 

 

TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, March 13, 2006

7:00 pm

6:00 pm

 
 


VI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

1)                  Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) re: potential litigation (6:00 pm)

2)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) re: contract negotiations (6:00 pm)

 

 

Interview:

6:50 pm                        Ellen Winsor                 Water Resource Protection Committee

 

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 27, 2006 work session minutes

b)                  February 27, 2006 meeting minutes

c)                  March 1, 2006 work session minutes

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Tree Preservation and Protection Committee (12.20.05)

b)                  Planning Commission (01.18.2006)

c)                  Zoning Board of Review (01.24.06)

d)                  Fort Getty Master Plan Committee (09.21.05, 10.27.05)         

4)         CRMC March 2006 Calendar

5)         Resolutions/Proclamation from other Cities and Towns

a)         City of East Providence re: supporting US Senate Bill 1479 and House Bill 3427 Concerning Lyme Disease

b)         Town of Foster re: Senate Bill 2006S – An act relating to education

c)         Rhode Island House Resolution re: requesting Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns to support a nationwide boycott on all petroleum-based products from the Exxon Mobil Corporation

6)                  Abutter notification to the Town of Jamestown from the Zoning Board of Review:

a)         Application of Lino Corredora, (Beatrice C. Burns, owner) whose property is located between Hull and Stern Streets, and further identified as Tax Assessor’s Plat 14, Lot 80 for a special use permit as required by Jamestown Ordinance 82-314C.2. (High ground water table and impervious overlay district) to allow the installation of a new individual sewage disposal system (ISDS) in order to construct a single-family house on the site as approved under development plan review by the Jamestown Planning Commission.  The details of the proposed ISDS installation and this application are on file in the office of the Clerk of the Town of Jamestown Zoning Board of Review.  This property is located in the R40 zone and contains 14,400 sq. ft.

7)                  Letter from the Newport County Convention & Visitors Bureau re: audit report

8)                  Tax Assessor’s Abatements/Addenda

 

VI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

2)                  Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) re: potential litigation (6:00 pm)

3)                  Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) re: contract negotiations (6:00 pm)

 

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

1)                  Town Administrator report (verbal)

a)                  Department Director reports

2)                  Planning Commission

a)                  Memorandum re: Comprehensive Permit for Low and Moderate Income Housing

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARING

 

IX.       ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

1)         Resolution #06-005 re: Fair Housing Month

 

X.        COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)         Invitation from the City of Newport to the Jamestown Town Council re: St. Patrick’s Day parade

2)         CRMC public notification 2006-01-021 to Robert Halstead, 1151 North Main Road to construct a residential boating facility

a)         Letter from Chief Thomas P. Tighe re: review of CRMC public notice 2006-01-021

3)         Petition from the following citizens re: recommendations of the Wildlife Committee:

·        Tania J. Biddle

·        Janice M. & David Martin

·        Deborah Slattery

·        Josephine Rafanelli

 

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:

·        Jamestown Oyster Bar, 22 Narragansett Avenue

·        Zeek’s Bait & Tackle, 194 North Road

·        Stonecraft Sterling, 34 Narragansett Avenue, Suite #4

·        Spinnaker’s Café, 3 Ferry Wharf

·        Spinnaker’s Café Mobile Unit, East Ferry, Ft. Getty, Mackerel Cove Beach parking lot

·        New England Golf & Country Club aka: Caddy Shack, 245 Conanicus Avenue

3)                  Peddler’s License Renewal

·        Spinnaker’s Café Mobile Unit, East Ferry, Ft. Getty, Mackerel Cove Beach parking Lot

·        Stearns Farms Organic Produce, East Ferry Beach (near hot dog stand and beach wall)

4)         Trash Collector’s Renewal Applications

a)         Waste Management of RI, Inc., Island wide

            5)         Exhibition/Event License:

a)                  Maureen Dunn Packer & Robert packer to hold the annual Ali Dunn Packer Memorial 5K road race (AliYs Run) at Fort Getty on Sunday, June 4, 2006 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (traffic control will be needed)

b)         Joan McCauley to hold a plant sale to benefit the Friends of  the Jamestown Fire Department and EMS on Narragansett Avenue in front of the Fire Department Museum during the Memorial Day parade (Monday, May 29, 2006) from 10:00 am to noon (no insurance certificate attached)

 

XII.     OPEN FORUM

1)                  Scheduled request to address

a)                  Representative Bruce Long re:  legislative update

b)                  Letter from Barbara Szepatowski, owner of Paws & Claws, re: over population of deer

c)                  Jamestown Youth Group re: funding for teen program

2)                  Non-scheduled request to address

a)                  Linda DiMauro re: Humane Society of Jamestown re: Wildlife Committee recommendations

b)                  Dennis Tabela (Defenders of Animals) re: Wildlife Committee recommendations

 

XIII.    APPOINTMENTS AND RESIGNATIONS

1)         Water Resource Protection Committee, two (2) vacancies, – terms ending December 31, 2007; duly advertised and interviews complete.  If favorable appoint:

a)         Letters 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 02/27/2006)

            1)         Jamestown Shores environmental health concerns; well pollution

a)                  The Council will consider the information of a committee to research the environmental concerns in the Jamestown Shores

 

XV.      NEW BUSINESS  

1)         CRMC public notification 2006-01-021 to Robert Halstead, 1151 North Main Road to construct a residential boating facility

2)         Copy of letter from the Finance Director to the Town Administrator re: a one-year extension for the town audit at no additional cost

4)                  Copy of letter from William J. Piva, President of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 305 to Police Chief Thomas P. Tighe re: grievance of Officer Derek Carlino

5)                  Jamestown Wildlife Committee recommendations to the Jamestown Town Council for acceptance

a)                  Letter from Barbara Szepatowski, owner of Paws & Claws, re: over population of deer

 

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.