Public Notice April 8, 2017

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:00am
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PUBLIC NOTICE
New Shoreham Town Council Budget Schedule
The Town Council will hold budget work sessions at Town Hall, Old Town Road on the following dates and times.  Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend the remaining sessions.  
Tues. March 28, 2017, 4:00 p.m.  Budget Work Session
Wed. April 5, 2017, 4:00 p.m.  Budget Public Hearing
Wed. April 19, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Warrant Adoption
Financial Town Meeting will be Monday, May 1, 2017, at 7:00 at the Block Island School on High Street.  
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY: 711. Posted 3/20/2017 FF

PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION TO BID
The New Shoreham Sewer District and New Shoreham Water District are seeking separate sealed bid proposals for:
        Emergency Septage/Sewerage Pumping and Hauling
        Sludge Container Service
        Oil Burner/Water Heater Service
        Routine and Emergency Roadwork
Specifications for each contract are available by calling the Sewer and Water District Office at (401)466-3231, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., or emailing biwater@new-shoreham.com.  Sealed bid proposals will be received in the Sewer and Water District Office located at 20 Spring St., Block Island, RI 02807 until 1:00 PM local time on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  All bids are to be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked with one of the above noted proposals on the outside with the bidder’s name and address.
If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the Bid must be enclosed in another outer envelope addressed to:  New Shoreham Water and Sewer Districts, at PO Box 774, Block Island, RI 02807.
The Sewer/Water Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids deemed to be not in the best interest of the Sewer/Water Districts.  The Sewer/Water Commissions reserves the right to reject any bid not submitted in accordance with the provisions set forth herein and may waive any informalities and all bids.  Conditional bids will not be accepted.  The Sewer/Water Commissions does not obligate itself to accept the lowest of any other bids.
Posted: 4/5/17
BI Times: 4/7/17, 4/14/17
John Breunig, Water Superintendent
  Individuals requesting services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  ALD (Assistive Listening Devices) are available for use by the public. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender and familial status.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)  
The New Shoreham Sewer and Water Districts are an equal opportunity provider and employer

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Planning Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
4:00 P.M. @ Town Hall, Old Town Road     
Block Island, RI 02807
The Town of New Shoreham Planning Board will be in session for a meeting on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. at the Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI.
AGENDA
    •    Block Island School/Town of New Shoreham. Plat 10 Lot 1. Public Hearing is closed. Discussion of a decision on an Application for Development Plan Review under the Public Education Zone (Section 320) to install a solar renewable energy system at the Block Island School.
    •    Block Island Housing Board. Plat 14, Lot 55. Decision for Master Plan Stage of a Major Subdivision for a subdivision named Cherry Hill Lane. The property is located off Cooneymus Road.  
    •    Philip and Alicia Hammarskjold Trust. Plat 19, Lot 51-1. Decision for Development Plan Review for a Special Use Permit under Sections 113(b)(4), 306(E), 406, and  514 for construction of a single family dwelling, second dwelling unit, garage with accessory residential structure and an accessory residential structure.
    •     Philip and Alicia Hammarskjold Trust. Plat 19, Lot 51-1. Advisory to the Zoning Board of Review for an Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 113(b)(4), 306(E), 406 and 514 for construction of a single family dwelling, second dwelling unit, garage with accessory residential structure and an accessory residential structure.
    •    Island Marine Corp. Plat 5 Lot 66. Advisory to the Zoning Board on an Application for a Special Use Permit under Section 312, Section 401, and Section 408 and a Variance from Section 408(2), and Section 502 (A)(6) for addition of second floor to an existing cottage for employee housing.
    •     Recommendation to the Town Council on a proposed amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to make Physical Fitness/Yoga Classes a permitted use in the RC/M, M, OHC, NHC and SC zones. (action by April 20, 2017)
    •    Merkler, William and McAloon, Shannon. Plat 9. Lot 58. Final Plan stage for a Major Subdivision to create six (6) lots. The property is located off Payne Road and Mohegan Trail.
    •     Phelan, Blake and Michele. Plat 10. Lots 19-1 & 23-1. Pre-Application for a Major Subdivision of land on Payne Road.   
    •    Corn Neck Road Planning Study – Update
    •    Discussion of potential restrictions for plastic bags, bottles, and polystyrene.
    •    Discussion of Future Use of the Coast Guard Station.
    •    Discussion of Meeting Municipal Housing Needs.
    •    Approval of Minutes
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY:711 Posted 4/3/17 jb

Public Notice
Block Island Land Trust
 Thursday, April 13, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI
AGENDA
4:00 PM – Open Session:
1. Public Input
2.  Potential Properties for Recreational Use (Little League; Dog Park)
3.  Request(s) for Agricultural Use
4.  Stewardship
    a. Ocean View: Ocean View Foundation Annual Letter
    b. Ball-O’Brien: Pathway Update        
5.  Treasurer’s Report: March 2017
    Draft Report to FTM    
6.  Secretary’s Report    
7.  Approval of Minutes:  Open & Closed March 9, 2017
8.  4:30 PM– Closed Session:  Acquisitions, Litigation*
9.  Motion(s) as a result of closed session discussion
10.  Adjournment
Next Meeting:  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm
*This item will be held in Closed Session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(5) (acquisitions: confidential at this time), and RIGL 42-46-5(2) (litigation: updates for Champlin’s Marina Expansion–RI Supreme Court Case #2009-113,114,115-M.P., Renz, and TNS Zoning Board/Stockman-Washington County Superior Court Case #WC2016-250).
Those requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200  
48 hours prior to meeting date.  TTY: 711.  Posted:  April 5, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE
THE ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
3:30 P.M. @ Town Hall, Old Town Road
AGENDA
The Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board of Review will be in session for a special meeting on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 3:30 P.M. at the Town Hall, Old Town Road.
THE AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY THE CHAIRMAN OR UPON MOTION OF ANY MEMBER
Decisions:
    •    Calvez, LLC. Plat 6, Lot 119. Application for a Variance from Section 113(C), 311(C), 511 and 502 to demolish an existing accessory structure and build an accessory residential structure.
    •    Island Enterprises, Inc. Plat 8, Lot 84-6. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 113(B) (4), 309(E), 401 and 703 regarding the Barn restaurant.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY:711   posted 4/3/17 jb

PUBLIC NOTICE
Conservation Commission
Town Hall Meeting Room
Old Town Road, Block Island
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
5:30pm
AGENDA
A. Call to Order.
B. Advisory:
1.    Island Marine Corp. Plat 5 Lot 66. Advisory to the Zoning Board on an Application for a Special Use Permit under Section 312, Section 401, and Section 408 and a Variance from Section 408(2), and Section 502 (A)(6) for addition of second floor to an existing cottage for employee housing.
C. Discussion:
1.    Banning Plastic Bags on Block Island: Block Island High School student Moira O’Neill is currently working on a petition to ban the use of plastic bags on Block Island.
D. Approval of minutes of February 14, 2017
E. Adjournment.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call (401)466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: 711  Posted 04/05/2017 ksc

LEGAL NOTICE
of hearings on an applications and appeals
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board of Review will be in session at the Town Hall, Old Town Road on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5:00 PM for a regular meeting. All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following Applications/appeals under the Zoning Ordinances:
    •    Island Enterprises, Inc. Plat 8, Lot 84-6. Appeal of correspondence from the Building Official dated June 6, 2016.
    •    Philip and Alicia Hammarskjold Trust. Plat 19, Lot 51-1. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 113(b)(4), 306(E), 406, and  514 for construction of a single family dwelling, second dwelling unit, garage with accessory residential structure and an accessory residential structure.
    •    The Dorothy S. McCluskey Personal Residence Trust. Plat 19, Lot15. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 306(E) and 406 for construction of a connector structure between the existing single family dwelling and the existing accessory dwelling.
    •    Best Location Block Island II, LLC. Plat 5, Lot 10.  Application for a Variance under Article 3, Section 313(C) for the construction of a walk-in cooler with screening.

PUBLIC NOTICE
Not a legal posting: agenda be amended after press time
Provided by the New Shoreham Town Clerk’s Office
Block Island Power Company Transition Team
Monday April 10, 2017
Town Hall, Old Town Road
4:00
1. Public Input
2. Approve minutes of March 20, 2017
3. Legislation update.
4. BIPco update
Individuals requesting services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY: 711 Posted: 4/5/2017