JAMESTOWN TOWN COUNCIL
JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND
April 26, 1999

A regular meeting of the Jamestown Town Council was called to order at the
Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, at 7:38 PM by Council
President Craig A. Amerigian. The following members were present:

David E. Dolce, Vice President  
William H. Murphy
Fred F. Pease
Ellicott Wright
Also present were:
Maryanne Crawford, CPA, Town Administrator/Finance Director
Arlene D. Kalooski, Town Clerk
Steven Goslee, Public Works Director
Thomas Tighe, Police Chief
Arthur J. Christman, Fire Chief
Quentin Anthony, Esq., Town Solicitor
Richard Allphin, Zoning Vice Chair
Christopher Powell, Conservation Commission Chair

Kellsey Hyman, Deputy Finance Director, arrived at 8:07 PM.

Councilor Amerigian announced the passing of Joseph Farnham, a member of
the Library Board of Trustees.
      It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Wright to
have the town clerk write a letter to the family of Joseph Farnham
extending the Council's condolences and recognizing his dedication and
service to the Library as a member of the Board of Trustees.
      So unanimously voted.

CONSENT AGENDA

It was requested that items number 1b, 3b, 6a, b, c, and 7 be removed.
Motion by Councilor Dolce, seconded by Councilor Murphy to approve the
consent agenda as amended. So unanimously voted. The amended consent
agenda consisted of:

1)   Adoption of Council minutes:
  a) 03/15/99 (Meeting)         
2)   Bills and Payroll
3)   Copies of minutes of Boards and Committees
  a) Board of Canvassers (02/19/99)      
  c) Parking Committee (04/06/99)              
4)   RICRMC notice
  a) Finding of no significant impact: William C. & Virginia R. Prichett
to conduct landscape maintenance (Plat 2, Lot 82; 19 Bridgeview Drive)
5)   Notice re: Innovative Stormwater Technologies Trade Show (05/25/99)
8)   Invitation from the Quononoquott Garden Club to Arbor Day Ceremony
(04/30/99)
9)   RIDEM notice
  a) Revised permit: Gertrude G. Suydam & Peter Diepenbrock (Plat 9, Lot
491C; Hamilton Avenue/Walcott) 
10)  Abatements/Addenda of taxes report of Tax Assessor received 04/23/99
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1)   Adoption of Council minutes:
  b) 04/12/99 (Regular Meeting) 
Councilor Murphy requested that there was additional discussion regarding
lot 47 and the question of access to the highway barn if it were located
on that lot.
      Councilor Murphy asked that the town clerk expand on the discussion
that occurred adding that Councilor Wright stated that the Highway Barn
Committee did not recommend the use of Summit Avenue and also,Councilor
Murphy reiterated that no one on the Council had stated Summit Avenue
would be used.  Councilor Murphy requested that under the Software
recommended by the Computer Study Committee we add, the bid from Opal was
the lowest qualified bidder.
      It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to
accept the minutes as amended.  So unanimously voted.3)  Copies of minutes
of Boards and Committees
  b) Jamestown Housing Authority (01/13/99)
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Wright to
request that the Town Administrator provide the Council with additional
information regarding the motion on page 3 of the minutes dated January
13, 1999, authorizing a credit card with a $10,000 limit.
     So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded
by Councilor Murphy to accept the minutes from the Jamestown Housing
authority of January 13, 1999.  So unanimously voted.
6)   Copy of resolutions from other municipalities: 
  a) City of East Providence re: used Motor Oil Program and Youth Litter
Corps Program
It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to refer
this resolution to the Recreation Director to submit a resolution, using
the resolution from East Providence as a draft, reinstating the necessary
funding for the Youth Litter Corps Program.
      So unanimously voted.   It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded
by Councilor Amerigian to accept the communication from the City of East
Providence.  So unanimously voted.
  b) Town of Bristol re: Quonset/Davisville
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to
request that the Town Administrator ensure that Bristol was invited to the
informational meeting in North Kingstown on  Wednesday.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded
by Councilor Murphy to accept the resolution from Bristol.
      So unanimously voted.
  c) Town of North Kingstown re: casino gambling
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to look
at the Resolution that was adopted last year and put this item on the
Agenda for the next Council meeting on May 24, 1999.
      So unanimously voted.
7)   Notice of public hearing (05/03/99)re: draft Urban and Community
Forestry Plan
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to refer
this notice of public hearing to the Planning Commission.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded
by Councilor Murphy to accept this communication.  So unanimously voted.

EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT 

None

PUBLIC HEARING

1)   Proposed amendment to Article II of Chapter 7 of the Code of
Ordinance entitled "Tax Exemption for Persons 65 and Over (An act
providing for increased tax relief for the elderly citizens of Jamestown)
(see attached)
Councilor Amerigian informed the audience that the proposed amendment to
Article II of Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinance entitled "Tax Exemption
for Persons 65 and Over" was in the last stage of adoption and opened the
hearing for public participation and comment.
      There being no comment from the audience, it was moved by Councilor
Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to close the 
hearing.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by
Councilor Pease to approve the amendment to Article II of Chapter 7 of the
Code of Ordinance entitled "Tax Exemption for Persons 65 and Over" (an act
providing for increased tax relief for the elderly citizens of Jamestown).
      So unanimously voted.

OPEN FORUM

1)   Scheduled Requests to Address
  a) Edwin Connelly re: update on Veteran's Memorial Square
Edwin Connelly, 930 North Main Road, updated the Council on both Veteran's
Memorial Square and the Conanicut Battery.
      Mr. Connelly stated that regarding Veteran's Memorial Square, the
South bulkheads are about to be finished as well as a plan to add lighting
to the entire East Ferry Landing.
      Additionally, Mr. Connelly noted that the Conanicut Battery project
is ongoing and at present the planning portion for the vegetative
management program has been completed and the work will begin, with a
possible of completion date of the year 2000.
       No action taken on this item.
  b) Robert W. Sutton, Jr., Chief of Planning and Development, RIDEM re:
Fort Wetherill
John O'Brien, Deputy Chief of the Division of Fish and Wildlife, Robert W.
Sutton, Jr., Chief of Planning and Development, Patrick Bolger, Jamestown
Harbor Management Chair, Duncan Laurie, Fort Wetherill Committee Chair
were invited up to the Council table to discuss the Memorandum of
Understanding between the State of Rhode Island and the Town of Jamestown.
      The Town Solicitor went over specific changes in this agreement;
namely, paragraph TWELVE, which is new.
      Mr. Bolger expressed great concern over the addition of property
lines on exhibit "B", which Mr. Bolger believed were necessary to further
identify area used by the Fort Wetherill Marina.
       Mr. Sutton stated that these determining lines are unnecessary and
unacceptable to the State.
      After a lengthy discussion on the whether or not these lines will be
allowed in the final Memorandum of Understanding, It was moved by
Councilor Wright, seconded by Councilor Dolce to approve the Memorandum of
Understanding between the State of Rhode Island and the Town of Jamestown
and to authorize the signing of this document by Council President
Amerigian once the lines on Exhibit "B" are agreed upon by all parties.
      So unanimously voted. 

  c) Adam McCarthy, Location Director for "Me, Myself and Irene" re:
traffic and pedestrian control on Narragansett Avenue      
Adam McCarthy presented the schedule of events for May 11 and May 12, 1999
which will take place in the making of the movie Me, Myself and Irene.
      Mr. McCarthy assured the Council that he has been working directly
with Jamestown business owners, police and administration in an effort to
minimize any inconvenience in using this area of Town.
      Mr. McCarthy was informed that Narragansett Avenue is a State road
and any approvals for the use of this road must come from the State of
Rhode Island.
      The areas specifically targeted for this production are: 18
Narragansett Avenue, Veteran's Square at East Ferry, and along the East
side of Narragansett Avenue.
      The Council was in receipt  of a letter from Gloria C. Dahl,
President of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce, supporting the filming on
Narragansett Avenue.
      It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the use of Narragansett Avenue for the making of the movie Me,
Myself and Irene.  So unanimously voted.

Craig A. Amerigian, Jamestown Town Council President, made an informal
presentation to the outgoing Council members. 
2)   Non-Agenda Requests to Address

REPORTS OF BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND TOWN OFFICIALS

1)   Town Administrator's report (attached hereto)
  a) Requested action by Council
Norma Willis, North Main Road, expressed concern that bid items were being
voted on when the specifics were not addressed on the agenda.
      The Town Solicitor informed Ms. Willis that these  items are
specifically addressed in the Town Administrator's report which is
available for review at the Town Clerk's office on the Friday before each
Monday Town Council meeting.  
After reviewing the process for bidding with the Town Administrator, the
following items were considered for action by the Council:
     i) Hardware bid from Dell Computer
It was moved by Councilor Dolce, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the bid for hardware to Dell Computer for an amount not to exceed
$17,800.00.  So unanimously voted.
     ii)   Select Energy and RI League of Cities and Towns
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to
authorize the Town Administrator to enter into a contract with Select
Energy and RI League of Cities and Towns to provide energy to the Town.
      So unanimously voted.
     iii)  Capozzi property
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to
authorize the Town Solicitor, a Council member and Town Administrator to
negotiate the Capozzi property, Plat 4, Lot 86.  So unanimously voted.
     iv)   Backhoe bid
It was moved by Councilor Dolce, seconded by Councilor Murphy to award the
backhoe bid to Schmidt for an amount not to exceed $119,920.00.  So
unanimously voted.
     v) Trailer at transfer station
It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to award
the transfer station trailer bid to Steco for an amount not to exceed
$51,850.00.  So unanimously voted.

     vi)   Downtown Improvements Project
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to award
the Downtown Improvements Project design bid to Gates, Leighton &
Associates, Inc., as prime consultants in association with Beta
Engineering, Inc., Antinio P. Franco & Associates, Inc. and Gilbert &
Maloney as subcontractors, for an amount not to exceed $51,998.28.  So
unanimously voted.

Kellsey Hyman left at 9:13 PM

2)   Memorandum and report from the Parking Committee/R.O.W. Subcommittee
re: public shoreline access and rights-of-way in Jamestown (continued from
04/12/99)
  a) Memorandum dated 04/23/99 re: pages unintentionally omitted
The Town Council President, requested that the Town Planner review the
report on public shoreline access and rights-of-way in Jamestown.
      The Town Planner noted that the Parking Committee formed a
subcommittee to look into parking at rights-of-way and access to these
rights-of-way.
      Additionally, this subcommittee was asked to make recommendations of
these rights-of-way for future planning references.
      The Town Planner stated that there are 39 designated or potential
rights-of-way in the Town of Jamestown and each has been prioritized using
a rating of 1 to 3.  Discussion ensued regarding public vs. private
rights-of-way, and encroachment of rights-of-way; it was determined that
this report was not put together to address these specific issues.
      The Conservation Commission Chair, Christopher Powell, informed the
Council and the audience that there is grant money available to
communities and neighborhoods from the Department of Environmental
Management for maintenance and repair of rights-of-way.  
Marcia Glassie, 7 High Street, requested that the status of High Street be
changed to address that it is not a public right-of-way, as stated in her
letter dated April 13, 1999.
      After a lengthy discussion on High Street and the unresolved
designation by CRMC and discussion on the Hulls Cove status, it was moved
by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to remove the word
public from the recommendation for High Street and replace it with
potential and to change the priority rating to none; and to change the
Hulls Cove right-of-way recommendation to potential because the status is
presently unresolved.  So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor
Murphy, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to accept the letter from Marcia
Glassie regarding the right-of-way status of High Street.
      It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
accept the report from the Parking Committee/R.O.W. Subcommittee on Public
Shoreline Access and Rights-of-Way in Jamestown, dated April 8, 1999.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by
Councilor Pease to put the Parking Committee into inactive status with the
possibility of activating them in the future if necessary.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by
Councilor Murphy to send a letter to each Parking Committee member
thanking them for their service and explaining their status.
      So unanimously voted. 
3)   Special Town Constable (1 vacancy; unspecified term)
  a) Letter of interest from Fred F. Pease
It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by Councilor Wright to appoint
Fred F. Pease as Special Town Constable for a period of two years,
effective May 15, 1999.
      So voted by four in favor, none opposed, and Councilor Pease
recused.  
4)   Library Board of Trustees(2 vacancies; 1 term ending 01/2002 and 1
term ending 02/2002) 
  a) Request for reappointment from Diane C. Caswell (t/e 02/1999)
  b) Letter of resignation from Helen H. Smith (t/e 01/1999)
  c) Letters of interest
     i) Nancy A. Logan
     ii)   Martin S. Hellewell 
It was moved by Councilor Murphy to reappoint Diane Caswell, Martin
Hellewell and Nancy Logan to the Library Board of Trustees.
      Motion withdrawn and restated.  It was moved by Councilor Murphy,
seconded by Councilor Amerigian to reappoint Diane C. Caswell with a term
ending in February of 2002, and to appoint Martin S. Hellewell, term
ending January 2002 to the Library Board of Trustees.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded
by Councilor Wright to request the town clerk contact Nancy A. Logan,
explaining the Charter rules regarding dual positions for appointed
officials and offering Ms. Logan the choice of which committee she would
like to serve on.  So unanimously voted.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1)   Highway Barn
  a) Access road re: legality of constructing across former landfill (lot
47)
This item was addressed in the Town Administrator's report.
      Donna O'Neill, 33 Summit Avenue inquired as to the type of
engineering and additional monitoring that is being considered for this
construction.
      The Town Administrator stated that she will not have an answer to
the question until and if a plan is established.  Additionally, Ms.
O'Neill inquired about legal issues regarding the buffer zone at the
transfer station.
      The Town Administrator stated that at the present time she is in the
process of researching that issue.  No action was taken on this item.
  b) Magnetic survey results
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to
accept the magnetic survey report from Reinhard K. Frohlich.  So
unanimously voted.  Councilor Amerigian read a portion of the report to
the audience; specifically, page 12, 6.0 Conclusion.  Additionally,
Councilor Amerigian informed the audience that this report will be on file
at the town clerk's office.
  c) Test borings/drilling of well
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Murphy to defer
with proceeding on this item until we have hired a consultant.
      So unanimously voted.
2)   Land bank (continued from 04/12/99)
  a) Proposed composition of committee
The Town Administrator recommended that the Council consider a committee
of seven members, including the Town Planner, Conservation Commission
member, Finance Director or designee and four community members with a
background appropriate to this issue.
      Discussion ensued regarding the expertise needed by members of this
committee.
      The consensus of the Council was that it would be helpful if
candidates had some experience in real estate and the negotiations of
property.
       It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by Councilor Dolce to
establish a committee of seven members including the Town Planner,
Conservation Commission member, Finance Director or designee and four
community members with a background appropriate to this issue.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Murphy, seconded by
Councilor Wright to advertise for four community members for the land
bank.  So unanimously voted.
3)   New Peddler License application:(continued from 04/12/99)
     Applicant               Location
     Horizon Meat and Seafood         Island wide(door to door)  
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the Peddler license for Horizon Meat and Seafood with the
understanding that there would be no door to door customer contacts
allowed, further stated "cold calling" will not be allowed.  So
unanimously voted.
4)   Millennium celebration (continued from 04/12/99)
  a) Narragansett Avenue (State Road) re: possibility of closing road
  b) Town's role    
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Murphy to table
this item.  So unanimously voted.
5)   Water and Sewer issues (continued from 04/19/99)   
  a) Water Conservation Regulations

Councilor Murphy left at 10:26 PM

Councilor Amerigian presented the changes to the Water and Sewer
Regulations regarding conservation of water usage.
       The updates and compilation of the present document were reviewed
by the Town Solicitor.
      Additionally, item 15B, #2, under Existing Construction was
reviewed, which specifically states, no clothes washer or dishwasher in
any structure connected to the municipal water system shall be replaced
except with such appliance as meets or exceeds the water efficiency
standards established and published by the board from time to time.
      Councilor Pease inquired as to how item 15B, #2 would be enforced? 
The Town Administrator replied that a database would be kept as new
connections are made; in approximately ten years anyone not on this
database would receive a letter informing them that certification will be
necessary to show that they are in compliance with this regulation.
      It was also noted that this will only apply to residents on the
municipal water system.
      Discussion ensued regarding item 15B, #3a which will capture
conversions at point of sale for homes or condominiums; whereas #3b will
capture non-sale conversations, specifically stating that within five (5)
years of the date of the adoption of these regulations all toilets,
faucets and showerheads in all improved real property connected to the
municipal water system shall meet or exceed the low-flow standards
established and published by the board from time to time.
      Available funding is being investigated by both the Town
Administrator and the Town Solicitor; however the water and sewer budget
has been constructed so that there are rebates available for 120 residents
who will qualify for the first year, using median income as a guide; with
the plan extending to five years.
      It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Wright to
adopt these regulations, effective May 17, 1999 and order the publication
of them prior to that date.
      So voted by four in favor, none opposed and Councilor Murphy absent.
  b) Composting
No action taken on this item.
  c) Application of Albert J. Siner re: expansion of use 
Mr. Siner presented information on water usage going back to 1981.  Mr.
Siner informed the Council that he has used 20,592 gallons less than the
previous owner and with the addition of a studio apartment he would still
expect to be using less.
      After additional discussion, noting that the applicant has changed
the nature of the business which has drastically reduced water
consumption, it was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Wright
to approve the expansion of use for Albert J. Siner.  So unanimously
voted.

6)   Quonset/Davisville re: joint meeting with other communities at North
Kingstown High School (continued from 04/19/99)    
Councilor Dolce and Councilor Wright stated that they would be attending
this the joint meeting at North Kingstown High School.  
Dennis Webster, Quonset Davisville Liaison Committee Chair, requested that
a letter mentioned in the Standard Times from the RI Economic Development
Corporation to the Jamestown Town Council evidently never reached the Town
Council and requested that the Council allow the Town Council President to
answer this letter.
      It was moved by Councilor Wright, seconded by Councilor to authorize
the Town Council President to prepare and send a reply, if appropriate, to
the RIEDC letter from John Swen.  So unanimously voted.
Additionally, Mr. Webster noted an article in the Standard Times regarding
the Airport Corporation.
      It was moved by Councilor Wright, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
authorize the Town Administrator and the Quonset Davisville Liaison
Committee to work with the Airport Corporation, the Town of North
Kingstown, and anyone else involved to protect the interests of the Town
of Jamestown in the proposed air freight lease at the Quonset State
Airport.  So unanimously voted.

COMMUNICATIONS

1)   Letter from the Town of Exeter re: distribution of state aid to
education  
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to
forward this letter from the Town of Exeter to the School Committee.
      So unanimously voted.
2)   Letters re: Quonset/Davisville
  a) GoPort
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to accept
this communication regarding the Quonset/Davisville Port.
      So unanimously voted.
  b) Chip Young
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to accept
the communication from Mr. Chip Young.  So unanimously voted.
3)   Letter from Marcia Sallum Glassie re: potential right-of-ways (High
Street)
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to accept
the communication regarding High Street right-of-way from Ms. Glassie.  So
unanimously voted.
4)   Letter from Karen Kouttab, Leader, Junior Girl Scout Troop (#647) re:
request waiver of pavilion fee (06/13/99)
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor to approve the
request for waiver of pavilion fee for the Junior Girl Scout Troop #647.
      So unanimously voted.
5)   Letters re: Conanicut Marina
  a) David Slingluff
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to accept
the communication from David Slingluff.  So unanimously voted. 
  b) East Ferry residents and concerned citizens of Jamestown (4 letters
with attachments)
Darcy Magratten, 19 Walcott Avenue, submitted 97 signatures with a letter
opposing the continuing development of Conanicut Marina.
      Ms. Magratten also submitted a letter written by 

Mark Liberati regarding the Conanicut Marina.
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to accept
the information submitted.  So unanimously voted.
NEW BUSINESS

1)   Town Hall (per Administrator)
The Town Administrator stated that there was an offer from a resident
regarding a house to be moved.  The resident thought that it would be
possible to donate the house to the Town, put on Town property, and used
as additional office space.
      The Town Administrator informed the Council that she had looked into
this and it would not be economically feasible for the Town to do this.
      No action taken on this item.
2)   Renewal license request:
  Applicant         Type        Location
  Alfred B. Bingell    Amusement/Arcade  23 Narragansett Avenue
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the renewal license for Amusement/Arcade for Alfred B. Bingell,
subject to resolution of taxes and debts.  So unanimously voted.
3)   One-day license requests:
  Applicant         Type     Location       Date
Central Baptist Church Peddler* 99 Narr.
     Ave.  05/31/99 & 06/19/99           
     "        Victualing* "           "
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the one-day peddler license for Central Baptist Church and to
waive the fee.
      So unanimously voted.  It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded
by Councilor Pease to approve the victualing license for Central Baptist
Church and to waive the fee.  So unanimously voted.
  Fantoli, Jeffrey J.     Entertainment  Pavilion       07/30/99
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the entertainment license for Jeffrey J. Fantoli, subject to the
approval of the Chief of Police.  So unanimously voted.
  Humane Society of Jamestown   Peddler* 32 Narr. Ave.  05/31/99
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Dolce to approve
the peddler license for the Humane Society of Jamestown and to waive the
fee.  So unanimously voted.
  Jamestown Business & Professional
  Women's Club         Peddler* 34 Narr. Ave.  05/31/99
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the peddler license for the Jamestown Business & Professional
Women's Club and to waive the fee.  So unanimously voted.
  Jamestown Junior Women's Club Peddler* 29 Narr. Ave.  05/31/99
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to
approve the peddler license for the Jamestown Junior Women's Club and to
waive the fee.  So unanimously voted.
  Narragansett Water Pollution Control
  Association          Victualing  Pavilion    07/11/99
It was moved by Councilor Pease, seconded by Councilor Amerigian to
approve the victualing license for the Narragansett Water Pollution
Control Association, supplying an insurance certificate naming the Town of
Jamestown as additionally insured.   So unanimously voted.

  Vidbels' Olde Tyme Circus
  (American Legion/VFW)      Entertainment  Wright property   07/20/99
     "           Peddler        "     "
     "           Victualing        "     "
It was moved by Councilor Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to
approve the licenses for Vidbels' Olde Tyme Circus.
      So voted by three in favor, none opposed, and Councilor Wright
abstained.
     *Request waiver of license fee

OPEN FORUM CONTINUED

Norma Willis, North Main Road,  went over three letters presented to the
Council; specifically relating to sludge disposal and dated, February 4,
1999, February 19, 1999 and March 8, 1999.
      Ms. Willis expressed her concerns regarding this process and
requested a cost analysis of this operation before the Town Council votes
to continue this for two more years.
      The Town Administrator notified the Town Council that she has a
meeting scheduled with the Supervising Sanitary Engineer for the State of
Rhode Island, Warren M. Towne, P.E., to discuss this issue and will report
back to the Council with the outcome of that meeting.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

None

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business before the Council, motion by Councilor
Amerigian, seconded by Councilor Pease to adjourn the meeting at 11:48 PM.
     So unanimously voted.

Attest:

Arlene D. Kalooski
Town Clerk