Legal and Public Notices

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LEGAL NOTICE
Zoning Board of Review
Meeting to be held virtually via Zoom
pursuant to RI Executive Order 20-25
VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE ZOOM
Webinar ID: 865 5060 0414 Password:
075324
Via Telephone: 1 646 558 8656 or 1 301
715 8592 or 1 888 788-0099
of hearings on applications
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board of
Review will be in session via Zoom on March
3, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. for a regular meeting.
All persons interested will be heard for or
against the granting of the following Applications under the New Shoreham Zoning
Ordinance:
• Overlook Realty, LLC. Plat 19, Lot 3.
Fire # 74. West Side Road. Appeal of
a determination by the New Shoreham
Building Official dated October 26,
2020 regarding prior Zoning Decisions.
• Piper, Pamela and Pearce, Anna. Plat
11, Lot 43. #781 Lakeside Drive.
Application for a Variance from
Sections 113(C) and 306 (C) for construction of a bathroom, a bay window,
outdoor shower and a shed dormer.
• Carol R. Tuschick Irrevocable Trust
and Simkins, Beth. Plat 5, Lot 14.
#445 Ocean Avenue. Application for
a Variance from Sections 113(B)(1),
113(C)(1) and 313(C) for construction
of an addition and front porch to a
multi-family dwelling.
• Stack, Nina, Lawrence, Naomi Ruth
and Lawrence, Chris Adeney. Plat
18, Lot 51. Fire #1540 Center Road.
Application for a Variance from
Sections 113(B)(1), 113(E)(1), 307(B)
(1) and 307(D) for construction of an
addition to a single family dwelling.
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 2/9/21 jb

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to TNS Zoning
Relating to Solar Energy Systems:
Section 517 - Solar Energy Systems And
Article 4 Criteria for Special Use Permits
Section 425 “Solar Energy Systems”
Monday, March 1, 2021
Town Hall, Old Town Road
Block Island RI
7:00 p.m.
The New Shoreham Town Council will
consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance
related to Solar Energy Systems, summarized
below. The entire text appeared in the February
6, 2021 edition of the Block Island Times and
is on the Town’s website: new-shoreham.com
and is posted outside Town Hall and at the
Island Free Library. If you need a copy mailed
or emailed, contact the Town Clerk’s Office
(401) 466-3200. The proposed language may
be altered or amended prior to the close of the
public hearing without further advertising, as a
result of further study or because of the views
expressed at the public hearing. Any alteration
or amendment must be presented for comment
in the course of the hearing.
Summary: The proposed amendments
to Zoning Ordinance Sections 425 and 517
Solar Energy Systems are in response to a
Zoning Amendment request in regards to
siting within the front setback of a property
and State guidance material published in
2019. Extensive revisions occur throughout
the two sections and include but are not
limited to: a revised purpose, added intent,
new definitions, changes in dimensional
standards, changes as to which solar energy
systems projects would require a special use
permit, and added language to the abandonment subsection.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
Transfer Application for Beverage (Liquor)
License
Monday, March 1, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.
Zoom access: Phone Number: 877-853-5247,
888-788-0099 OR 833 548 0282 US Toll-free:
Meeting ID: 829 8161 0059 Passcode:
245034
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Chapter
2013 of the Public Laws of Rhode Island, approved in April 1956 as amended, that the following application for a transfer of Beverage
License has been made to the New Shoreham
Town Clerk as follows:
Transfer of Class BV Liquor License
• Transfer of Class BV liquor license
from W. Food Group, LLC, Members:
Jessica Wronowski & Adam
Wronowski, d/b/a Finn’s, to Ernie’s Old
Harbour Restaurant, Inc. Stockholders:
Frederick J. Howarth, Jason Howarth
& Deborah B. Howarth d/b/a Finn’s
Seafood Restaurant, 212 Water Street,
Plat 6, Lot 157
Before acting on the foregoing applications, the Board of License Commissioners
will hold a Public Hearing via Zoom on Monday, March 1, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. at which time
remonstrants are entitled to be heard before the
granting of said licenses.
Attest: Millicent A. McGinnes
Deputy Town Clerk
New Shoreham Board of License Commissioners

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
Harbors Committee
Meeting via Zoom Enterprise
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.
AGENDA
The New Shoreham Harbors Committee will
meet via telecommunication pursuant to State
of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-46 dated
June 12, 2020.
Zoom access: 877 853 5247 US Toll-free, 888
788 0099 US Toll-free, 833 548 0276 US Tollfree, 833 548 0282 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 852 4972 9144 Passcode:
332040
• Public Input
• Approval of Minutes
• Correspondence
• Report of the Harbormaster
• Discuss Fee Schedule for 2021
• Update on Harbor Management
Plan
• Discussion on the Sand Buildup by
Eastern Breakwall in Old Harbor
Listen to the meeting:
Listen using access codes above. Please dial in
2 minutes before the meeting unless you may
be commenting.
Two ways to comment:
1. Send your comments and questions
at least 12 hours before the meeting to
harbors@new-shoreham.com. They will be
distributed to the Harbors Committee. The
Committee will be able to take time to read
them before the meeting.
2. Register to speak by phone during
the meeting by emailing the number of the
phone you’ll be using, your name, and the
organization (if any) you are representing
to harbors@new-shoreham.com 12 hours
before the meeting. Instructions will be
emailed back. You must log in half an hour
before the meeting starts.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for
the deaf and hard of hearing must call (401)
466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance. TTY:
711. Hs 2/18/21

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Amendments to New Shoreham
General Ordinances
Chapter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations Article IV. Motorized Cycle Rental
The New Shoreham Town Council will meet via telecommunication pursuant to
State of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-46 dated June 12, 2020
12:00 Noon, Thursday, March 4, 2020
The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a public hearing to consider amending New Shoreham’s Revised General Ordinances Chap- ter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations Article
IV. Motorized Cycle Rental. All persons for or against may be heard and the Town Council may act on this proposal and/or amendments hereto. Language to be added is underlined, words to be removed are crossed out.
Proposed amendment to Sec 8-78-Same-Appli- cation para 5.
a. The operating location shall be identified
by submitting a site plan, drawn to an acceptable engineering scale and containing:
parcel identification (Tax Assessor’s Map
and Lot); ownership; zoning classification;
and identification of the exact location on
the premises and a GIS map of the premises
where vehicles are to be rented or leased.
If applicant has entered into a lease for the
property from which mopeds, tripeds, and
scooters are to be rented, attach a copy of
the lease agreement. (Note: If license is issued, it will be issued for this location only.)
b. The vehicle proficiency area shall
be identified by submitting a site plan,
drawn to an acceptable engineering scale
and containing: parcel identification (Tax
Assessor’s Map and Lot); ownership;
zoning classification; and identification
of the exact location on the premises and
a GIS map of the premises where the
applicant proposes to operate a vehicle
proficiency area where renters practice
using the vehicle before going onto state
or Town roads.
c. The applicant’s plan for the off-season
storage of vehicles that complies with
state law and Town ordinances.
This amendment shall take effect upon
passage.

Proposed amendment to Sec 8-88-Hours of
operation.
Motorized bicycles, motorized tricycles and
motorized scooters may be rented or leased only
between the hours of 9:00 10:00 a.m. and 6:00
p.m. and operation of these vehicles may only
occur between the hours of 9:00 10:00 a.m. and
8:00 6:00 p.m.
This amendment shall take effect upon
passage.

Proposed amendment to Sec 8-90-Safety.
A. Each licensee shall make available shall
make available to persons renting motorized
bicycles, motorized tricycles, and motorized scooters eye protection and helmets of
the type approved by the state as set forth
in rules and regulations promulgated in
accordance with G.L. 1956 § 31-10.1-4. Each
licensee shall comply with section 18-24
of this ordinance, and all applicable laws
and regulations of the State and its agencies
including, without limitation, Rhode Island
General Laws §31-10.1-6 41.1-4, which
provides: Each licensee shall ensure that
no person renting a motorized bicycle,
motorized tricycle, or motorized scooter
shall carry any passenger in front of the
driver. Each licensee shall ensure that all
passengers on any passenger on a motorcycles, motor scooters, or motor-driven cycles
must be are provided with a separate rear
seat, a separate foot-rest, and an appropriate
handlebar or grip for his or her use, and that
all passengers must wear a properly fitting
helmet of a type approved by the division
of motor vehicles. No person shall operate
a motorcycle, motor scooter, or motor-driven cycle unless any passenger on it wears
a helmet and is able to rest his or her feet
upon a foot-rest. Each licensee shall insure
that any passenger on a motorcycle, motor
scooter, or motor-driven cycle under twelve
(12) years of age must have has a properly
secured back-rest or equivalent, shall have
his or her feet placed upon the foot-rest, and
shall be seated behind the operator unless a
side car is provided. When, however, a side
car is provided this age requirement shall not
apply to any passenger(s) in the side car. Violations of this section are subject to fines as
enumerated in § 31-41.1-4 and in applicable
Town ordinances. In addition, violations of
this ordinance as well as any other Town
ordinance or state law or regulation, may
result in suspension, revocation, and/or
non-renewal of a licensee’s license.
B. Each licensee shall be responsible
for instructing each person renting a
motorized bicycle, motorized tricycle or
motor scooter in the proper operation of
the vehicle, in the form of presenting a
comprehensive training video, followed
by a questionnaire on best operational
practices and relevant Town ordinances.
Each licensee shall administer a supervised test drive to each person renting a
motorized bicycle, motorized tricycle or
motor scooter on the licensee’s premises,
or on premises obtained for such purposes.
C. Pursuant to Rhode Island
General Laws § 31--27-2, it is unlawful
for any person to operate any vehicle in
the state while under the influence of any
intoxicating liquor or drugs. No licensee
may allow a person who is visibly intoxicated to operate or to be a passenger upon
a motorized bicycle, motorized tricycle or
motor scooter.
This amendment shall take effect upon
passage.
Posted: February 10, 2021
Hearing: March 4, 2021
Adoption Date:
Amendment Posted:
Effective Date:

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
As part of a program to reduce the deer herd, there will be controlled hunting on
Town-owned land: Plat 20 Lot 20
Archery Shotgun Muzzleloader:
January 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 of 2021
February 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 of 2021
Signs will be posted on West Beach Road and Andy's Way.
The non-hunting public is advised to keep clear on these days.