Westerly Town Council agenda for the special meeting and Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018

Westerly Town Council agenda for the special meeting and Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018



MONDAY, MARCH 5

SPECIAL MEETING

5:30 P.M., 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:■b)  §42-46-5(a)(2) Possible Litigation

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

■Memorandum of Understanding Between Town Of Westerly, Town Of Stonington and Ledge Light Health District – Discussion■Building Permit Refund Policy – Discussion■Resolution Authorizing The Town Of Westerly To Enter Into A Contract With The Misquamicut Business Association For The Operation Of The Tourist Booth At 316 Atlantic Avenue – Discussion■Resolution To Amend The Town’s Employee Handbook To Include The Lactation Policy – Discussion■Resolution Authorizing The Town Of Westerly To Waive Fees For Transfer Station Services At The Summer Pops 2018 Cleanup – Discussion■Resolution In Opposition To The Proposed Inclusion Of The North Atlantic Region In The 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil And Gas Leasing Program – Discussion■Resolution Requesting State Of Rhode Island To Prioritize And Upgrade Sidewalks On Church Street From Route 91 To Quarry Road – Discussion■Resolution Abolishing Certain Boards, Committee And Commissions (Ad Hoc 116 Canal Street River Center Project Subcommittee; Advisory Charter Revision Commission 2015; Bike Path Study Committee) – Discussion■Town Manager Recruitment Process – 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)

■Airport Advisory Committee■Economic Development Commission■Bike Path And Cycling Advisory Commission■Licensing Board – Auxiliary Member■Westerly Public Parking Commission■Zoning Board■Architectural Review Board (Two Full Members)■Architectural Review Board (Two Auxiliary Members)■Conservation Commission (Two Full Members)■Conservation Commission (Auxiliary Member)■Municipal Code Of Ethics■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)■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■Municipal Land Trust■Westerly 350th Anniversary Committee

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