Legal and Public Notices

Sat, 05/15/2021 - 12:30pm
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P U B L I C N O T I C E
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendments to New Shoreham
General Ordinances
Chapter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations
Article IV. Motorized Cycle Rental
Section 8-90 Safety
The New Shoreham Town Council will meet via telecommunication pursuant to State of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-46 dated June 12, 2020

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Zoom access: Toll Free (888) 788 0099, (833) 548 0276, (833) 548 0282, (877) 853 5247. Meeting ID: 830 0185 9082; Passcode: 513616
The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a public hearing to consider amending New Shoreham's Revised General Ordinances Chapter 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.
Amendment to Sec 8-90-Safety.
A. Each licensee 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 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 instruct any person renting a motorized bicycle, motorized tricycle or motor scooter that no passenger shall be carried in front of the driver. Each licensee shall ensure that all passengers on motorcycles, motor scooters, or motor-driven cycles 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 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 motordriven cycle under twelve (12) years of age 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..Rent a motorized bicycle, motorized tricycle or motor scooter to any person who at the time of rental is visibly intoxicated.

This amendment shall take effect upon passage.
Proposed Amendment Posted: April 27, 2021
Hearing Date: May 19, 2021
Ordinance Approved: Ordinance Posted:
Effective Date:

L E G A L N O T I C E
Zoning Board of Review
Meeting to be held virtually via Zoom pursuant to RI Executive Order 20-25
VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE ZOOM
Webinar ID: 864 4196 8046 Passcode: 652703
Via Telephone: 1 646 558 8656 or 1 301 715 8592 or 1 888 788-0099 of hearings on an applications for Variances, Special Use Permits and Appeals under the Zoning Ordinance.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board of Review will be in session via Zoom on May 26, 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:
1. Marino, Michelle. Plat 8, Lot 42. Fire # 307 Southeast Road. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 306(E), 314(C), 415 (B)(1)(2)(3) and (5) and a Variance from Section 306(C) to provide maintenance access to proposed shoreline stabilization.
2. Stinebaugh, John M. and Stinebaugh, Blakely R. Plat 4, Lot 7-1. Fire # 615 Corn Neck Road. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 306(E), 401 and 406 to demolish an existing single-family dwelling and construct a single-family dwelling and an accessory structure.
3. Gelsomini, Nick and Pamela. Plat 4, Lot 63. Fire # 617 off Corn Neck Road. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 306 (E) and 406 to demolish an existing single-family dwelling and construct a single-family dwelling, accessory residential structure, spa and in-ground pool. The single-family dwelling exceeds the square
footage and cubic feet limits set forth in Section 306 (E).
4. 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.
5. Carol R. Tuschick Irrevocable Trust and Simkins, Beth. Plat 5, Lot 14. #445 Ocean Avenue. Application for a Special Use Permit under 313 and 404 and 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.

P U B L I C N O T I C E
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendments to New Shoreham
General Ordinances
Chapter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations
Article VII. Motor Vehicles for Hire
The New Shoreham Town Council will meet via telecommunication pursuant to State of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-46 dated June 12, 2020
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Zoom access: Toll Free (888) 788 0099, (833) 548 0276, (833) 548 0282, (877) 853 5247. Meeting ID: 830 0185 9082; Passcode: 513616
The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a public hearing to consider amending New Shoreham's Revised General Ordinances Chapter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations Article VII. Motor Vehicles for Hire. 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 8-161
Commission on Motor Vehicles for Hire -
(c) The commission shall have the following duties:
(1) To draft and forward regulations for the operation of motor vehicles for hire in the town in keeping with public convenience and necessity, including rates for the hiring of such motor vehicles to the town council for its approval. Motor vehicles for hire are further defined as follows:
a. Taxis are herein defined as motor vehicles for hire with a seating capacity, including the driver, of no more than 12, 14 (fourteen) or the manufacturer's seating specifications, whichever is less, which may pick up or discharge upon solicitation anywhere within the town. Taxis are permitted to provide vehicular tours of Block Island.
Attest: Fiona Fitzpatrick, Town Clerk
Proposed Amendment Posted: April 19,
2021
Hearing Date: May 19, 2021
Ordinance Approved: Ordinance Posted:
Effective Date:

P U B L I C N O T I C E
NEW SHOREHAM SEWER DISTRICT &
NEW SHOREHAM WATER DISTRICT
BUDGET WORK SESSIONS FY 2022
Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 4:00 p.m., Via Zoom
PUBLIC HEARING TO ADOPT PROPOSED BUDGETS
Monday, May 17, 2021, 4:00 p.m.,
Town Hall
ANNUAL FINANCIAL MEETING
Monday, June 21, 2021
4:00 p.m. New Shoreham Sewer District
4:05 p.m. New Shoreham Water District
The New Shoreham Sewer and Water Districts are equal opportunity providers and employers.
Posted: 5/12/21

P U B L I C N O T I C E
Harbors Committee
Meeting via Zoom Enterprise
Thursday, May 20, 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 Toll-free, 833 548 0282 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 837 5406 4982 Passcode: 630326
1. Public Input
2. Approval of Minutes from April 15, 2021
3. Correspondence
4. Report of the Harbormaster
5. Discussion on Acquisition of the Overlook Property
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:
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.
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. 5/12/21 hs