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TOWN COUNCIL

August 13, 2002

A regular meeting of the Jamestown Town Council was called to order at the Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road at 7:04 PM by Council President Guy J. Settipane. The following members were present:

David A. Swain, Vice President

David J. Long

Norma B. Willis

Absent: Kenneth G. Littman

Also present were:

Maryanne Crawford, CPA, Town Administrator/Finance Director

Arlene D. Kalooski, Town Clerk

Douglas DeSimone, Esq., Town Solicitor

Bruce Leach, Esq., Town Solicitor

Bruce Leach, Esq., left at 10:30 PM

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

None

SITTING AS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSING COMMISSION

The hearing for location transfer for Island Beverage dba Jamestown Liquors and the appeal and request to expand the licensed premises to include an outdoor bar for SeaDish, Ltd. dba Tricia’s Tropi Grille was opened at 7:05 PM by Council President Settipane. It was noted that Douglas DeSimone would be sitting as the Town Solicitor at this time; however, it may be necessary for him to leave, at which time Bruce Leach would continue.

    1. Island Beverage dba: Jamestown Liquors

a) Applicability of RI General Law 3-5-16.1 Revocation of Abandoned Class A Licenses

The Town Solicitor advised the Council that pursuant to Rhode Island General Law upon reason to believe that an establishment has been closed for more than ninety (90) days, the Council is mandated to conduct a hearing to cancel that license with reasonable notice to the licensee.

Quentin Anthony inquired if the Council would be considering the transfer at this time or would they be suspending consideration of the transfer because it will be referred to a revocation hearing.

Mr. Anthony was informed that the Council would be discussing the revocation of the abandoned Class A license and the necessity of notification of a hearing to the holder of that license.

Mr. Anthony requested that the Council would consider granting a reasonable amount of time, not exceeding one year, in which time the licensee could reestablish the business or find a new location.

Following Council discussion, it was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to advertise for a "Revocation of Abandoned Class A license" for Island Beverage d/b/a Jamestown Liquors for August 26, 2002 Council meeting sitting as the Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Commission. So unanimously voted.

b) It is hereby given by the Town Council of the Town of Jamestown, being the Licensing Board in said Town as provided under Title 3, Chapters 1-12 of the General Laws of Rhode Island 1956, and as amended that the following application has been received by the Town Council for licenses under said Act, for the year ending December 1, 2002:

It was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to continue the application of Island Beverage, Inc. d/b/a Jamestown Liquors for the transfer of location of a retailer Class A license, received in the Town Hall on July 1, 2002 to the next Town Council meeting on August 26, 2002. So unanimously voted.

LOCATION TRANSFER:

CLASS A

Island Beverage, Inc.

dba: Jamestown Liquors

9 Ferry Wharf

TO:

Island Beverage, Inc.

dba: Jamestown Liquors

47 Conanicus Avenue

(Truffles by the Bay, Ltd. - unit #3)

Application duly advertised in the Newport Daily News on July 12th and 19th.

c) Objection to transfer of Class A License of Island Beverage dba: Jamestown Liquors from Sydney C. Waller, VP The Marina Golden Group

It was moved by Councilor Willis, seconded by Councilor Swain to accept the communication from Sydney C. Waller. So unanimously voted.

d) Application for a Class A Liquor License for the Marina Golden Group dba: Marina Wine & Spirits

No action taken, continue to August 26, 2002.

2) SeaDish, Ltd dba: Tricia’s Tropi Grille

      1. Appeal of Notice of Violation (cont. from 07/22/2002)
        1. Memorandum from Town Clerk
        2. Letter from Attorney Quentin Anthony re: liquor license
The Town Solicitor reported that on Wednesday, August 7, 2002 the Liquor Control Administrator determined the stay of enforcement, which was granted by the Council at the last Council meeting, was made in error. Although the Council had the authority to grant such a stay, the administrator determined that the Council needed to send notice to all of the abutters within 200’ prior to conducting that hearing.

The Town Solicitor also noted that the expansion of license would also require notice to abutters.

Terrence Houlihan, attorney for Mr. Masso requested that the Council hear the request to expand the licensed premises to include an outdoor bar.

Council President Settipane inquired if Mr. Houlihan’s client was withdrawing the appeal or passing on it at this time. Mr. Houlihan stated that they would pass.

3) SeaDish, Ltd. dba: Tricia’s Tropi Grille – 14 Narragansett Avenue

a) Request to expand licensed premises to include outdoor bar

i. Letters of opposition:

    1. Victualing and/or Entertainment License for 14 Narragansett Ave. re: seating capacity (from present to 1996)

iii. Memorandum from Town Clerk re: site plans received in Town Clerk’s office

Application duly advertised in the Newport Daily News on July 26h and August 2nd and abutter notification sent July 26, 2002.

This hearing is recorded on Town Council tape dated 08/13/2002. The following is an overview of the hearing and is not verbatim text.

Council President Settipane noted that the Building/Zoning Official and Police Chief had not signed off on the application. Additionally, it was noted that the Public Works Director had raised some issues concerning Section 14 (a) of Water and Sewer Regulations.

The Town Administrator informed the Council that Mr. Brown, Building/Zoning Official, has some questions and issues as it relates to Zoning.

The Town Solicitor informed the Council that the Building/Zoning Official is in the process of addressing his concerns; however, it was recommended that the Council proceed with the hearing and reserve judgement until such time as we can receive a report from Mr. Brown and any written opinion that may be needed from the Town Solicitor.

Councilor Long and Councilor Swain concurred that there was a need for Mr. Brown’s report. Councilor Swain and Councilor Willis noted that the memorandum from the Public Works Director was unclear as to whether or not there is a water issue. Council President Settipane questioned if this was a shifting of patrons or an increase such that it would trigger the necessity of a review by The Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners.

The Town Solicitor noted that the application in front of the Council is for the permission to expand the licensed premises; that means, they are applying for permission to serve alcoholic beverages at the physical location on the premises where they are not now permitted to serve. He further noted that it does not constitute an expansion of use for the Water and Sewer Regulations; however, if in fact it is an expansion of licensed premises is going to result in an increase, then the regulations may come into effect. This issue is dovetailed into the issue that Mr. Brown will address. He noted that if the Council is going to reserve judgement until they receive the report from Mr. Brown, it would make sense to hear the testimony now.

Quentin Anthony commented that the usual practice of the Council has been to require that applicants go through the Board of Water and Sewer review process before any Council action.

Mr. Houlihan noted that this is not an intensification of the use of the property. Further noting that the last license transfer that was granted permitted 180 patrons to be on the premises. Mr. Houlihan presented a seating plan to the Council – marked Exhibit "A" Tropi Grille’s application, with a seating plan that does not exceed 180 patrons.

The Town Solicitor informed the Council that the occupancy of this establishment is determined by the Fire Marshall. If that determination is not less than 134, it may not constitute an expansion of use for the purpose of water and sewer.

Mr. Houlihan stated that this is a rearrangement of where people will sit and asked that the Council consider going forward without a report or hearing on water issues.

Mr. Anthony addressed the following points:

Mr. Anthony ended by requesting that this be referred to the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners.

Mr. Houlihan addressed the following:

Charles Masso, owner of Tricia’s Tropi Grille reviewed the procedure that he followed for purchasing this restaurant. One of the major issues was seating capacity. The previous owners liquor license had a seating capacity of 180. Mr. Masso noted that he appeared before the Building Official for mechanical permits and showed his seating plan indicating 8 or 10 barstools at the outside bar. Mr. Brown indicated that as long as the capacity was not exceeded it would not be a problem. Mr. Masso stated that the bar is an extension of a large table. He also noted that there is a trellis behind the tiki bar and that the bar is set back so that you cannot see the liquor or bar seats from the other seating area. Mr. Masso presented a packet to the Council and reviewed the photographs showing the bar and the sound barrier.

Heather Vieira, 52 North Main Road informed the Council that she works at Tricia’s and worked at the Schoolhouse for 3 years and stated that there has been outdoor seating for all those years.

Gerald Barret, Seaside Drive noted that he worked with Mr. Masso on the renovation for the building and that he met with Mr. Brown who indicated that they were in compliance.

Mr. Anthony addressed the issue of off-street parking also noting that in the past the garden area had 15 parking spaces assigned to it.

George Tournas 10 Narragansett Avenue expressed his concern that the building usage has expanded and is interfering with the peace and quiet of the neighboring apartment building.

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to grant the application submitted by SeaDish, Inc., d/b/a Tricia’s Tropi Grille for expansion of use to include patron service at the outdoor bar subject to restrictions of Sunday – Thursday at 9:00 PM, Friday and Saturday at 10:00 PM for the use of the bar; seating at the bar not to exceed eleven (11) seats, and that both the combined number of seating inside and outside does not exceed the capacity indicated by the Fire Marshall of 170. So unanimously voted.

(Item listed under unfinished business)

Attorney John Murphy requested that the entertainment license for Tricia’s Tropi Grille be continued to the next Council meeting on August 26, 2002. There being no objection the entertainment license was continued to August 26, 2002.

Council President Settipane announced that the Public Hearing would be moved to this point on the agenda.

1) Proposed Amendment to Zoning Ordinance Section 709 "Adjacent Nonconforming Lots of Record Under the same Ownership"

Council President Settipane opened the public hearing at 10:45 PM. It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Willis, that given the time, the hearing on the proposed amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, Section 709 be continued to the August 26, 2002 Town Council meeting. So unanimously voted.

CONSENT AGENDA

It was requested that items #2 and #3 (e) be removed from the Consent Agenda. It was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to accept the Consent Agenda as amended. So unanimously voted. The Consent Agenda consisted of:

1) Adoption of Council minutes:

      1. 07/22/2002 Regular Meeting
      2. 06/26/2002 Special Meeting

3) Copies of Minutes of Boards & Committee Meetings:

    1. Zoning Board of Review (06/25/2002)
    2. Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force (06/05/2002, 07/10/2002)
    3. Board of Canvassers (06/26/2002)
    4. Tree Preservation and Protection Committee (06/18/2002)

f) Planning Commission (06/19/2002, 07/17/2002)

4) CRMC Notices:

a) August 2002 Amended Calendar

b) Cease & Desist Orders:

        1. Theodore & Louise Petit, 415 Seaside Dr., from installation of an impervious driveway at Plat 3 Lot 129 said location
        2. Anthony Silvestri, 11 Aquidneck Ct., for mowing and dumping stone in the buffer zone at Plat 2 Lot 52 said location
      1. Notice of Violation:
        1. John & Elizabeth Perez, 27 Aquidneck Ct. re: installation of a davit within 200 ft. of a coastal feature at Plat 2 Lot 106 said location
        2. Stephen & Linda Mecca, 5 Aquidneck Ct. re: installation of a boat launching rail within 200 ft. of a coastal feature at Plat 2 Lot 247 said location
      2. Assent:
        1. Jonathan & Mary Kalander, 59 Seaside Dr., re: construct a residential boating facility. The proposed dock will extend 75’ beyond MLW; located at Plat 14, Lot 7; 59 Seaside Dr.
        2. W. Howard & Joan Morrison, 256 E. Shore Rd. re: construct a single family dwelling to be served with at 3 bedroom ISDS and well water; located at Plat 2, Lot 85; East Shore Rd.
        3. Dumplings Assoc., POB 273 re: repairs to existing driveway/parking area; located at Plat 10, Lot 88; Dumplings Road
        4. Stephen Evangelista & RI Yankees, LLC, 368 E. Shore Rd. re: construct a 5 bedroom dwelling and a garage with 3 bedroom above other serviced by an ISDS, pool and pool house, associated patios, private well, gazebo, landscaping and driveway; located at Plat 4, Lots 137 & 137; East Shore Rd.
        5. James Bishop, Sr., 50 Bayview Dr. re: construction to existing residential boating facility; located at Plat 8, Lot 268; 50 Bay View Dr.
      3. Maintenance Certificate:
        1. Bertham Lippincott, 272 Highland Dr. re: maintenance to landscaping located at Plat 10, Lot 51, 272 Highland Dr.;
        2. Jane Garnett, 15 Garden Pl. re: removal of dead trees; located at Plat 10, Lot 91, 96 Highland Dr.
      4. Finding No Significant Impact
        1. Janet Callahan, 10 Fairview St., re: repair of existing failed septic systems; located at Plat 1, Lot 136, 10 Fairview St.
        2. Duncan Laurie, POB 78 re: repair/reconstruct skylight and install stone façade; located at Plat 10, Lot 124, 2 Ft. Wetherill Rd.
        3. Mark Maguire, POB 271 re: fence, patio, shed and stair repair located at Plat 15, Lot 203, 239 Seaside Dr.
        4. William Johnson, 862 Mass. Ave, MA re: replace cedar siding, windows and decking; located at Plat 1 Lot 320, 86 Orient Ave.

5) NAACP Letter re: 224th Anniversary of the Battle of RI Aug. 25th at 3 PM

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

    1. Nancy Kolman Ventrone, whose property is located at 77 Reservoir Cr. and further identified as Plat 4, Lot 68 for a variance from Article 3, Section 302 (District Dimensional Regulations) to construct a detached one car garage with a side yard setback of 13’-6" from the easterly property line wherein twenty feet is required. Said property is located in a RR80 zone and contains 18,200 sq. ft.
    2. Peter A. DiBiase, whose property is located at Ship and Spanker Streets and further identified as Plat 15, Lot 67 for a variance from Article 3, Section 308 (Setback from Freshwater Wetlands) to construct an ISDS 114’ from the RI DEM Verified Forested Wetland. Said property is located in a R40 zone and contains 28,800 sq. ft.

7) Letter from Frank Watson, IBPO Local 35 re: Grievance of Officer Stephen Archambault with attached addendum

8) Tax Abatement/Addenda

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2) Bills & Payroll

Councilor Willis requested additional information on GZA’s billing regarding field sampling services for $1,720.20.

The Town Administrator noted that she was continuing the protocol previously established relating to the former landfill and the testing of wells. The Town Administrator stated that she would be submitting results of those tests to the Council for their review.

Councilor Willis requested that the Town Administrator provide additional information on GZA – conceptual design in the amount of $1,497.00.

The Town Administrator informed the Council that she did not have the actual bill with her and was unable to give detailed information; however, she would provide that information.

Councilor Willis questioned if the Council voted to have GZA provide a conceptual design.

There was further discussion on the conceptual design whereby it was noted that the design was needed when the Council was considering the transfer station lot as an alternative site for the highway facility.

Councilor Willis requested that a copy of the conceptual design be provided to the Council and a copy of the minutes in which it was voted.

Councilor Swain inquired about payment made under Public Buildings, general repairs, Senior Center air conditioning. The Town Administrator noted that funds were not budgeted for the Senior Center; however, there were funds in capital improvement- repairs, which could be used for this purpose.

Council President Settipane inquired about the funds to Jack’s Electric – Highway Barn in the amount of $4,620. The Town Administrator noted that the Highway Barn did not have any power. Jack’s Electric was hired to take care of this emergency situation.

It was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to accept bills and payroll. So unanimously voted.

3) Copies of Minutes of Boards & Committee Meetings:

e) Quonset/Davisville Liaison Committee (07/09/2002, 08/01/2002)

Councilor Swain inquired if there had been any responses from the correspondence sent out to State candidates running for election in 2002. The Town Administrator noted that there have been replies.

It was the consensus of the Council that responses to Council correspondence be put on the agenda for the Board of Water and Sewer meeting.

It was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to accept the Quonset/Davisville Liaison Committee minutes. So unanimously voted.

EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

1) Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a) (5) Real Estate (per Town Administrator)

a) Beavertail Lighthouse Lease

It was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to continue the executive session relating to real estate to the Council meeting on August 26, 2002. So unanimously voted.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1) Proposed Amendment to Zoning Ordinance Section 709

"Adjacent Nonconforming Lots of Record Under the same Ownership"

Previously addressed.

VII. OPEN FORUM:

1) Scheduled request to address

a) Rep. Bruce Long requesting support of resolution due to State budget cuts eliminating fall classes at CCRI of Newport County

Representative Long presented a letter requesting the Council’s support in restoring previously cut CCRI (Community College of Rhode Island) programs on Aquidneck Island.

There was concern raised by Council members as to where the funds to restore these programs would come from. Representative Long will report back to the Council on August 26, 2002 with additional information.

b) Request to address Council from Sav Rebecchi re: Zoning Ordinance Amendments

Mr. Rebecchi requested that a map, as provided by him, be included in the advertising for the High Ground Water Table Ordinance. The map, entitled "Jamestown Water Table and Impervious Layer Overlay" shows the extensive area affected by this proposed ordinance.

The Town Solicitor recommended that this information be brought forward at the hearing scheduled for September 9, 2002. The Town Administrator expressed concern that this map is not part of the ordinance and therefore should not be advertised with the ordinance; however, the map could be made available for residents to view.

The Town Solicitor noted that the indicator of whether or not a residence would be included in the high water table area will be the verified ground water table as determined by a soil scientist approved by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to accept the maps entitled "Jamestown Water Table" and "Jamestown Water Table and Impervious Layer Overlay" and refer this issue to the Town Administrator and the Town Solicitor and to have a map available on the night of the hearing. So unanimously voted.

2) Non-scheduled request to address

None

Extension of meeting time

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Long to extend the meeting to no later than 11:30 PM. So unanimously voted.

  1. REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND TOWN OFFICIALS:

1) Town Administrator’s report (submitted)

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Town Administrator's Report

August 13, 2002

The following report consists of items of general interest to the Council. I will be pleased to provide any additional clarification or information you require.

Lisa Bryer and I met with RIDOT and our consultants to discuss the Narragansett Avenue Improvement Project. PAL has completed the archeological survey. RIDOT has made revisions and approved the report. RIDOT has sent the report to a number of agencies for a thirty-day comment period. Once the comment period has been completed (the end of August), PAL will coordinate with the Narragansett Indian Tribe and perform subsurface investigation in undisturbed areas where soil will be excavated. In order to finalize the location of these test pits, the Town must finalize the design. The Planning Commission has held two workshops and has scheduled the third workshop on August 21, 2002 at the Community Center.

RIDOT will commence repairs on the Jamestown Bridge. The following outlines my understanding as to the construction period and location of field office:

• Limited staging area will be located on State property located on the east side of Seaside Drive under the Jamestown Bridge.

• The construction season, which will include mobilization and demobilization, will begin in late August, end in late November, phase two will begin in March and end in late June.

• All workers' parking will occur on the bridge with the exception of mobilization and demobilization when limited parking will occur on the Seaside Drive site.

• Dumpsters, port-a-johns, and storage boxes will be located on State property on Seaside Drive during the construction period.

• Traffic delays are not anticipated, however for public safety reasons, all traffic delays will be reported to the Jamestown Police Department.

• Daily work will commence no earlier than 7:00 am and will end at 4:00 pm.

Sue Brayman and I have met to discuss the elderly exemption, I will forward a report to you at our next meeting.

Attached please find a letter I received from the Rhode Island Blood Center.

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The Town Administrator reviewed her report for the Council. There was no action taken.

2) Ft. Wetherill Boat Owners & operators Assoc.

a) Letter from Joseph Medeiros re: winter storage

It was the consensus of the Council that this issue would be continued to the August 26, 2002 Council meeting.

It was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to accept the communication from Joseph Medeiros regarding winter storage. So unanimously voted.

3) Affordable Housing Committee

a) Request to address Council re: Beavertail Lighthouse Keeper Position

It was the consensus of the Council that this issue would be continued to the August 26, 2002 Council meeting.

4) Town Clerk

a) Memorandum re: scheduled meetings

No action taken.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1) Highway Barn cost comparison, size, and location per Council President Settipane (to be continued to 8/26/2002 per Town Administrator)

It was the consensus of the Council that this issue would be continued to the August 26, 2002 Council meeting.

Councilor Willis requested additional information be provided from Arek Galle’s Highway Barn committee listing the detailed needs of the Fire Department.

2) Letter from the Department of the Army re: Quonset/Davisville Environmental Impact Statement

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Long to accept the letter from the Department of the Army. So unanimously voted.

3) SeaDish, Ltd., dba: Tricia’s Tropi Grille

a) Entertainment License (cont. from 07/22/2002)

Previously discussed (moved to August 26, 2002)

b) Copy of letter from Chuck Masso re: entertainment license

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Long to accept the communication from Chuck Masso. So unanimously voted.

4) Beavertail Lighthouse Caretaker

a) Minutes

It was the consensus of the Council that this issue would be continued to the August 26, 2002 Council meeting.

COMMUNICATIONS

1) Letter from James Nadeau & Co. re: audit

The Town Administrator recommended holding a work session in September regarding the audit conducted by James Nadeau & Company.

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Long to continue this matter to August 26, 2002. So unanimously voted.

2) Highway Barn:

a) Letter from Thomas R. Oates re: project decision

b) Petition sign by Paul Morse

It was moved by Councilor Long, seconded by Councilor Swain to accept the communications from Thomas R. Oates and Paul Morse. So unanimously voted.

3) Letter from Conanicut Island Land Trust re: Ryng Property, Plat 4, Lot 115

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Long to continue this matter to August 26, 2002. So unanimously voted.

4) RIDEM Letters:

a) Division of Parks and Recreation re: Richard Shutt

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to continue the correspondence regarding Richard Shutt to the August 26, 2002 Council meeting. So unanimously voted.

    1. Division of Wildlife re: Marine Fisheries facility at Ft. Wetherill
    2. It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Long to accept the communication from the Division of Wildlife. So unanimously voted.

    3. Notice of Proposed ISDS variance re: Plat 15, Lot 272 Garboard St.
    4. It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to refer the ISDS variance notice to the Town Administrator. So unanimously voted.

    5. Notice: RI Greenhouse Gas Action Plan
It was moved by Councilor Long, seconded by Councilor Swain to accept the letter from RIDEM regarding the RI Greenhouse Gas Action Plan. So unanimously voted.

5) Letter from Michael D. Turillo re: Lighthouse Keeper

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Long to accept the communication from Michael D. Turillo. So unanimously voted.

6) Copy of letter from Senator Paiva Weed re: ACOE Public Notice

It was moved by Councilor Swain, seconded by Councilor Long to refer the letter from Senator Paiva-Weed regarding ACOE Public Notice to the Quonset/Davisville Liaison Committee. So unanimously voted.

7) Letters re: noise ordinance

a) Stephen D. Mecca

    1. Georgia Marsh & Ted Hedgpeth
    2. Robert Entin
    3. Hazel B. Turley
It was moved by Councilor Long, seconded by Council President Settipane to accept the communications regarding the noise ordinance. So unanimously voted.

8) Thank you note from Frieda Dekking to Council

It was moved by Councilor Long, seconded by Council President Settipane to accept the communication from Frieda Dekking. So unanimously voted.

9) Letter from Pam Bush re: High Street Right-of-Way

The Town Administrator informed the Council that the State Sub-Committee for Right-of-Ways has recommended that this be a public right-of-way; however, to her knowledge it has not been scheduled for a full council hearing. The Town Solicitor noted that there has been a court order to hold that hearing.

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to accept the letter from Pam Bush. So unanimously voted.

NEW BUSINESS

1) One-Day Peddler Application for Jamestown Yacht Club on August 17th to sell T-shirts at the Fool’s Rules Regatta

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to approve the one-day peddler license for the Jamestown Yacht Club for August 17, 2002, subject to the signature of the Public Works Director. So unanimously voted.

2) Alcoholic Beverage License Ordinance for discussion per Council President Settipane

a) East Greenwich Ordinance

b) Newport Ordinance

3) Entertainment License Ordinance for discussion per Council President Settipane

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to continue discussion on Alcoholic Beverage and Entertainment License Ordinances to the August 26, 2002 Council meeting. So unanimously voted.

4) Resolution authorizing loan agreement with RI Clean Water Finance Agency and authorizing the issuance of $5,500,000 bonds of the Town of Jamestown to fiancé the installation, expansion, construction and improvement of sewers, storm drains, pumping stations and sewage treatment and disposal facilities

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to approve the resolution authorizing the loan agreement with the Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency authorizing the issuance of a $5,500,000 bond to finance the installation expense for construction and improvement of sewer, storm drains, pumping stations and sewage treatment and disposal facilities. So unanimously voted.

Councilor Willis noted that this was the beginning of the bond issue and does not include the new $1,700,000.

The Town Administrator stated that the new bond issue or the additional amount must go before the general assembly. Bond Counsel has advised that language has been drafted and it is expected to be on the agenda in September or October in preparation for the May 2003 ballot.

a) Letter from RI Clean Water Finance Agency to the Town Administrator

The Town Administrator reported that this letter has been reviewed by the Bond Counsel and the Town Solicitor.

It was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Swain to approve the note agreement on the RI Clean Water Finance Agency. So unanimously voted.

There being no further business before the Council, it was moved by Council President Settipane, seconded by Councilor Willis to adjourn at 11:30 PM. So unanimously voted.

Attest:

Arlene D. Kalooski

Town Clerk