TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, May 8, 2006

7:00 PM

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                ROLL CALL

 

III.             AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1)         Tree City USA – Flag presentation by Emmet Turley, Jamestown Tree Preservation and Protection Committee Chair

2)         Dr. Thomas Mather, Professor of Entomology, University of Rhode Island re:  tick borne diseases – prevention and protection

3)         Fort Getty Park Land Use Plan presentation by Donald Sharp, Landscape Architect

 

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)                   04/24/2006 regular minutes

b)                  04/24/2006 executive session

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force (04/12/2006)

b)         Jamestown Zoning Board of Review (03/28/2006)

c)         Library Board of Trustees (03/07/2006)

4)         CRMC Notices:

a)         May 2006 Calendar

5)                  DEM Notices:

a)         Rhode Island Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (RIPDES) Permit Number RI0001619 Town of Jamestown

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

a)         Town of Burrillville in support of amendments to § 16-7-44 School Housing Project Costs

 

 

VI.              EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

1)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (5) (real estate) lease negotiations

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

 

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

1)                  Town Administrator report (verbal); items to be added as needed

2)                  Town Clerk re:  NOTICE - Town Council Work Session, Thursday, May 18, 2006 to discuss the High Groundwater Ordinance

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARING 

1)         An Ordinance Amending Article 5 of Chapter 38 of the Code of Ordinances “Use of Rifled Firearm While Hunting”

 

IX.       ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

 

X.        COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)         RI Department of Administration, Budget Office/Municipal Affairs re: approval of Notice of Proposed Property Tax Rate Change for fiscal year 2006-2007

 

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)                  One Day Entertainment License Applications

a)                  CATHERINE GOODE

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Fort Getty Pavilion

b)                  BARBARA S. HASKELL

Saturday, September 9, 2006

Fort Getty Pavilion

c)                  HARRIET MISTOWSKI dba: JAMESTOWN GOLF COURSE

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Jamestown Golf Course

245 Conanicus Avenue

                        d)         THOMAS INSANA

                                    June 24, 2006

                                    Fort Getty Pavilion

            2)         One Day Peddler License Application

                        a)         JAMESTOWN MEDICAL FUND

                                    Saturday, May 13, 2006

                                    East Ferry

 

XII.     OPEN FORUM

1)                  Scheduled request to address

a)         Representative Bruce J. Long re:  Legislative update

2)                  Non-scheduled request to address

 

XIII.    APPOINTMENTS AND RESIGNATIONS

 

XIV.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

XV.      NEW BUSINESS

1)         2006 Community Development Block Grant Program re: request from Town Planner for a resolution endorsing the grant application in the amount of $250,000.00 to implement the activities as proposed and that the Town Administrator is hereby authorized and directed to file the application and to provide any additional information as needed.

2)         Fort Getty Land Use Plan as presented by Donald Sharp, Landscape Architect; if favorable, for Council approval

3)         Beavertail Lighthouse Keeper

            a)         Recommendation from Town Administrator

 

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.