TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Jamestown Philomenian Library

26 North Road

Monday, May 22, 2006

7:00 PM

AMENDED AGENDA

 
 

 


 

Interviews:

Time:

Name:

Committee:

6:30 PM

Jeffrey Hunter

Personnel Board

6:40 PM

Christopher Lutyens

Harbor Management Commission

6:50 PM

Nancy Kolman Ventrone

Personnel Board

 

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                ROLL CALL

 

III.             AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1)         Presentation by William Burgin, Architect re:  New Town Hall

 

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)                  Regular meeting (05/08/2006)

b)                  Executive session (05/08/2006)

2)                  Bills and Payroll

3)         Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:

a)         Jamestown Conservation Commission (04/11/2006)

b)                  Jamestown Harbor Commission (03/08/2006)

c)                  Library Board of Trustees (04/04/2006)          

4)         DEM Notices:

a)         Insignificant Alteration – Permit re:  Martha Harris, 209 Beacon Ave., Assessor’s Plat 16, Lot 65; Application No. 06-0085

b)         Announcement of availability of draft 2006 303 (d) list of impaired waters

5)                  Zoning Board of Review abutter notification

a)         Greg Ferguson re:  65 Spanker Street, Assessor’s Plat 15, Lot 35; application for exception or variation of Article 3, Table 3-2 District Dimensional Regulations; to construct an addition to a single-family home 22.5 feet from property line

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

a)         City of Newport in support of the Housing Works RI Legislative Platform

7)                  Department of Health

a)         Rules and Regulations for Lead Poisoning Prevention (R23-24/6-PB) Draft

            8)         Weaver’s Cove Energy “News” Winter 2006, Volume 6

9)         Abatements/Addenda of Taxes

 

VI.              EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

1)         Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a) (2) Litigation

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

 

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

1)                  Town Administrator’s Report (verbal)

2)                  Jamestown Conservation Commission – copy of memorandum to the Jamestown Zoning Board of Review

3)                  Jamestown Fire Department – list of officers

4)                  Town Clerk – November election day calendar

5)                  Jamestown Wildlife Committee re:  recommendations for continued efforts to prevent Lyme disease and establish public awareness program

6)                  Jamestown Tree Preservation and Protection Committee re:  request for replacement of two committee members

 

VIII.    PUBLIC HEARING 

 

IX.       ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

 

X.        COMMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

1)         Letter from Ben Gowrek, Outreach Coordinator, HousingWorks RI re: reintroduction of HousingWorks RI 2006 Policy Platform and request for support by a resolution from the Jamestown Town Council 

2)         Copy of letter from Norma Willis, Arbor Day Chair, Quononoquott Garden Club to Councilor Schnack for participation in Arbor Day Celebration

 

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 Peddler License Application

a)                  JAMESTOWN MEDICAL FUND (Amended dates)

May 27, 2006 (rain date: May 28, 2006)

East Ferry

b)                  ST. MATTHEW’S CHURCH

July 15, 2006, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

87 Narragansett Avenue

c)                  KAREN POTTER, dba:  BELLA BASKETS

May 29, 2006 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

St. Mark Church yard, 61 Narragansett Ave.

2)                  One Day Peddler and Entertainment License Application

a)                  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH

June Festival, June 24, 2006

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

99 Narragansett Avenue and

Town Hall parking lot

3)                  Event Application

a)                  JAMESTOWN FIREWORKS COMMITTEE & TELSTAR DISPLAY FIREWORKS

July 4, 2006, 3:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Mackerel Cove Beach

Note:  Indemnification/Hold Harmless Agreement signed by B.J. Whitehouse, Chairperson, Fireworks Committee is attached.  We have not yet received the insurance certificate.

 

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)                  Teen Center / Animal Shelter (per Councilor Szepatowski)

2)                  Weaver’s Cove LNG Facility

a)                  Update to Council (per Town Solicitor)

3)         St. Matthew’s Church re:  request to waive fee for the use of the Lt. Col. John C. Rembijas Pavilion ($200.00)

 

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.