Westerly Town Council Agenda: Monday, Sept. 10, 2018

Westerly Town Council Agenda: Monday, Sept. 10, 2018

The Westerly Sun

SPECIAL MEETING

5 P.M., MONDAY, SEPT. 10

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

CALL TO ORDER

CITIZENS COMMENTS

     Sign-Up Sheets will be available at the Council Meeting for any citizens wishing to be heard.  Citizens who do not sign up to speak will have an opportunity to be heard following the individuals listed on the sign-up sheet.

     When addressing the Council, please state your name and address; please conduct yourself in an orderly and respectful fashion.  The comments of citizens accessing this portion of our meeting are neither adopted nor endorsed by this body, but heard as requested.  Comments shall be limited to Special Meeting agenda items only.  If the matter is scheduled for a public hearing, the comments shall be deferred to that agenda item.

COUNCILORS’ RESPONSE

POSSIBLE EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Council may vote to go into executive session for discussion and/or action regarding those items of business exempt from open meetings under Rhode Island General Laws §42-46-4 and:

■a) §42-46-5(a)(2) Litigation – James A. Mascola, Trustee Of The James A. Mascola Revocable Trust vs. Town of Westerly (C.A. No. WC-2018-0097■b) §42-46-5(a)(2) Litigation – Town of Westerly v. One Parcel of Realty, Commonly known as 460 Bradford Road, BPF Realty, LLC C.A. No.: WC-2018-0298 (Bradford Dye Receivership)■c) §42-46-5(a)(2) Potential Litigation – Marsha Fiske v. Town of Westerly■d) §42-46-5(a)(2) Litigation – Roger Hall v. Town of Westerly, ALT-0070624, L001744549■e) §42-46-5(a)(5) Land Acquisition■f) §42-46-5(a)(2) Potential Litigation■g) §42-46-5(a)(1) Personnel – Town Manager Job Performance

Such person(s) have been notified in writing and advised that they may require that such discussion be held at an open meeting.

CONSENT CALENDAR

a. Fiscal Matters

■1. Resolution Awarding Contract For Bay Street Streetscape Enhancement Project [Federal-Aid Project Number STP-TEA3(201)] (Cardi Corporation – Not to exceed $1,639,126.70)■2. Resolution Awarding Contract For Program Year 2013 Community Development Block Grant Lilac Park Remediation Project (DiCenzo, Inc. – Not to exceed $30,000.00)■3. Resolution Authorizing Payment to The Law Office Of McGunagle Hentz, PC (Nancy Letendre, Esq.) (Invoices #20679 and #20734 – Roads and Rights-of-Way - $1,184.00) (Tabled from 8/27/18)■4. Resolution Authorizing Payment to The Law Office Of McGunagle Hentz, PC (Nancy Letendre, Esq.) (Invoice #20756 – Comprehensive Plan - $3,404.00) (Tabled from 8/27/18)■5. Resolution Authorizing Payment to The Law Office Of McGunagle Hentz, PC (Nancy Letendre, Esq.) (Invoice #20768 – Roads and Rights-of-Way - $832.50)■6. Resolution Authorizing Payment to The Law Office Of McGunagle Hentz, PC (Nancy Letendre, Esq.) (Invoice #20767 – Comprehensive Plan - $7,030.00)■7. Resolution Authorizing Payment to The Law Office Of McGunagle Hentz, PC (Nancy Letendre, Esq.) (Invoice #20766 – Code Enforcement - $499.50)

b. Appointments and Resignations

■1. Resignation – John D. Armstrong, Planning Board

NEW BUSINESS

Suspend Town Council Rules Of Procedure – Rule 9(8) – Committee Of The Whole Requirement To Discuss And Order Advertised for Public Hearing The Following Proposed Ordinance:

■a. Proposed Ordinance – “An Ordinance Authorizing The Transfer Of Funds To The Lilac Park Town Share Account ($10,000.00) (Order Adv. for Public Hearing on 9/24/18)

CITIZENS COMMENTS

     When addressing the Council, please state your name and address; please conduct yourself in an orderly and respectful fashion.  The comments of citizens accessing this portion of our meeting are neither adopted nor endorsed by this body, but heard as requested.

COUNCILORS’ RESPONSE

ADJOURNMENT

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COMM. OF THE WHOLE

6 P.M., COUNCIL CHAMBERS

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION – Councilor Aiello

SALUTE TO THE FLAG – Council President Morrone

CITIZENS COMMENTS

     Sign-Up Sheets will be available at the Council Meeting for any citizens wishing to be heard.  Citizens who do not sign up to speak will have an opportunity to be heard following the individuals listed on the sign-up sheet.

     When addressing the Council, please state your name and address; please conduct yourself in an orderly and respectful fashion.  The comments of citizens accessing this portion of our meeting are neither adopted nor endorsed by this body, but heard as requested.  Comments shall be limited to Committee of the Whole agenda items only.  If the matter is scheduled for a public hearing, the comments shall be deferred to that agenda item.

COUNCILORS’ RESPONSE

■1. Harbor Management Plan – Discussion

a. Resolution Of The Westerly Town Council – Deauthorization Of The Federal Navigation Project At Watch Hill Cove – Discussion

b. Harbor Management Plan Update – Lisa Pellegrini, Director of Development Services

1. Mooring Sites

2. Individual Mooring Field Maps

3. Water’s Edge Photographs

4. Westerly Harbor Management Plan Rights-of-Way Photographs

■2. Proposed Ordinance – “An Ordinance In Amendment Of Article VII, Stopping, Standing And Parking, Of Chapter 238 Of The Westerly Code Of Ordinances Entitled ‘Vehicles And Traffic’” (Downtown area – Amend §238-66. Parking prohibited or restricted in designated areas (§§A – No parking; §§B – Loading zones and §§G – Municipal parking lot) – Discussion■3. Proposed Ordinance – “An Ordinance In Amendment Of Article VII, Building Sewers, Of Chapter 206 Of The Westerly Code Of Ordinances Entitled ‘Sewers’” (Add §206-47.1 – Specification and Installation of Grinder Pumps) – Discussion■4. Proposed Ordinance – “An Ordinance In Amendment Of Article VII, Stopping, Standing And Parking, Of Chapter 238 Of The Westerly Code Of Ordinances Entitled ‘Vehicles And Traffic’” (§238-50. Obedience to stop signs – Repeal §238-50E – No left turn intersection enumerated; §238-50F – No right turn intersection enumerated and §238-50G – Do not enter intersection enumerated – Intersection of East Avenue and State Street) – Discussion■5. Proposed Ordinance – “An Ordinance Relating To Naming Of Town Streets – 911 Emergency System” (A portion of Golf Club Drive) – Discussion■6. Resolution – Tax Exemption – St. Pius X Parish Corporation (AP 66, Lot 98) – Discussion■7. Resolution Approving A Collective Bargaining Agreement With The Rhode Island Laborer’s District Council Of The Laborers’ International Union Of North America, AFL-CIO (LIUNA) On Behalf Of Local 808 – Discussion (Financial Impact Analysis attached)■8. Proposed Ordinance – “An Ordinance In Amendment Of Article VII, Stopping, Standing And Parking, Of Chapter 238 Of The Westerly Code Of Ordinances Entitled ‘Vehicles And Traffic’” (§238-66. Parking prohibited or restricted in designated areas – Setting Sun Drive) – Discussion

CITIZENS COMMENTS

     When addressing the Council, please state your name and address; please conduct yourself in an orderly and respectful fashion.  The comments of citizens accessing this portion of our meeting are neither adopted nor endorsed by this body, but heard as requested.

COUNCILORS’ RESPONSE

ADJOURNMENT

42-46-6(b)  “…Nothing contained herein shall prevent a public body, other than a school committee, from adding additional items to the agenda by majority vote of the members.  Such additional items shall be for informational purposes only and may not be voted on except where necessary to address an unexpected occurrence that requires immediate action to protect the public or to refer the matter to an appropriate committee or to another body or official.

Interpreter services

Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call 348-2500 or 596-2022 (v/tdd) 72 hours in advance of the hearing date.

Website

The Town Council agenda and supporting documents can be accessed on the Town of Westerly website at www.westerlyri.gov

Open board positions

(Applications can be obtained on the Town of Westerly’s website www.westerlyri.gov and submitted to the Office of Town Clerk)

Economic Development Commission

Bike Path And Cycling Advisory Commission (Auxiliary Member)

Board Of Canvassers – Alternate Member (Republican)

Licensing Board (Auxiliary Member)

Westerly Public Parking Commission

Zoning Board (1st Alternate)

Zoning Board (2nd Alternate)

Architectural Review Board (Three Full Members)

Architectural Review Board (Two Auxiliary Members)

Conservation Commission (Auxiliary Member)

Municipal Code Of Ethics

Planning Board (Full Member)

Planning Board (Auxiliary Member)

Public Works Committee

Substance Abuse Task Force (Youth Representative)

Substance Abuse Task Force (Religious Representative)

Substance Abuse Task Force (Civic/volunteer Group Representative)

Substance Abuse Task Force (Healthcare Professionals Representative)

Substance Abuse Task Force (General Public Representative)

Board Of Finance

Minimum Standards Housing Board Of Review

Board Of Tenants Affairs

South County Community Action Agency (Westerly Representative)

Coastal Resources Management Council (Westerly Representative)

Corder Of Wood

Field Driver


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