TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, April 10, 2006

7:00 pm

 
 

 

 

 

 


I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

 

II.                ROLL CALL

 

III.             AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1)         Proclamation 06-008P re: Recognition of Steven Goslee, Public Works Director and Douglas Ouellette, Supervisor of the Jamestown Wastewater Treatment Facility

 

IV.       COUNCIL SITTING AS ALCOHOL 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)                  March 14, 2006 budget work session

b)                  March 21, 2006 budget work session

c)                  March 23, 2006 budget work session

d)                  March 27, 2006 Council meeting

e)                  March 27, 2006 executive session

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Zoning Board of Review (02/28/2006)

b)                  Planning Commission (02/15/2006, 03/01/2006)

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

4)         CRMC Notice re: April 2006 Calendar

5)         Resolutions/Proclamation from other Cities and Towns

a)                  Town of Glocester re: resolution supporting a statewide boycott on all Exxon Mobil Corporation’s petroleum-based products

b)                  Town of South Kingstown re: Pension Resolution

c)                  Town of Richmond re:

i)                    Resolution supporting Senate Bull 2006 – S2029 an Act Relating to Public Utilities – Excavation Near Underground Utility facilities - Costs

ii)                   Resolution supporting House Bill 2006 – H6806 an Act Relating to Education – Foundation Level School Support

iii)                 Resolution supporting Senate Bill 2006 S 2049 an act relating to State affairs and government – DEM – elimination of MTBE as a gasoline additive

6)         Zoning Board of Review Abutter notification:

a)         Application of Conanicut Yacht Club, whose property is located at 40 Bayview Dr., and further identified as Tax Assessor’s Plat 8, Lot 267 for a variance from Article 3, Section 82-302 (Side yard requirements) to allow the construction of an addition to an existing building, which will be 5’ from the northerly property line instead of the required 20’.  Said property is located in a R40 zone and contains 37,070+ sq. ft.

b)         Application of Patrick Kilroy, whose property is located on Conanicus Ave., and further identified as Tax Assessor’s Plat 9, Lot 352 for a variance from Article 82, Section 302 to build a single family residence and provide a front yard set back of 9’ (30’ required) and a rear yard set back of 9’ from the coastal feature (30’ required).  Said property is located in a R40 zone and contains 6,370 sq. ft.

7)         Tax Assessor’s Abatements/Addenda

 

VI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

1)                  Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) (1) personnel

2)                  Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) (5) real estate acquisition

3)                  Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) (7) investment of public funds

 

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

1)                  Town Administrator report (verbal)

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARING

1)                  Proposed Ordinance amendment 82-17 Comprehensive Permit for Low and Moderate Income Housing

 

IX.       ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

1)                  Proclamation 06-006P re: Arbor Day

 

X.        COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)                  Letter from George Warner, President of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association, re: permission to undertake two or three exploratory excavations

2)                  Letter from Town Solicitor Parks re: Open Meetings Act – Open Forum

3)                  Letter from Stephen Elmasian of the Armenian National Committee of RI re: request to fly Armenian Flag on April 24th

a)                  Administrative Policy: Town Hall Flag

 

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)         Fort Getty Pavilion

a)                  Request to waive a $200.00 Ft. Getty Pavilion rental fee for Maureen Dunn Parker dba: Ali’s on June 4, 2006

2)         One Day Entertainment License

a)         Request to have a DJ for Maureen Dunn Parker dba: Ali’s on June 4, 2006 at the Fort Getty Pavilion on June 4, 2006 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm and waive the $5.00 application fee; insurance previously provided with exhibition license

 

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

 

XIV.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS (cont. from 03/27/2006)

            1)         GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

b)                  Laboratory testing practices

2)                  Beavertail Lighthouse Caretaker

a)                  Lease agreement

3)                  Deer management on Jamestown

a)                  Sharp shooters

b)                  Deer hunt on Nantucket Island, MA

           

XV.      NEW BUSINESS  

1)         Policy for dealing with criticism, accusations of employees, boards, commissions and committee members (per Councilor Kelly)

2)         Bridge demolition meeting with the RIDOT and Jamestown School Superintendent (per Councilor Kelly)

3)                  Transfer Station and Beach stickers (per Councilor Kelly)

4)                  Police Bullet Proof Vests (information from Councilor Kelly)

5)                  Town submission to RIDEM Priority Points Program for water quality projects.  Request motion to endorse Town application for funding for Landfill Closure/Remediation and Salt Storage Shed projects

 

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.