Legal Notices - June 4, 2011

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New Shoreham Town Council Agenda

Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island

Monday, June 6, 2011

7:00 p.m.

Warden’s Report

Public Input

1.     Continued Public Hearing: Proposal to add a new Article IV “Fire Alarm Ordinance” to New Shoreham General Ordinances Chapter 5 Fire Prevention and Protection.

2.     Receive an update on the status of the Building Official’s Notice of Violation and initiation of legal proceedings to compel compliance at Plat 8, lots 219-2 & 219-3 (Seawinds)

3.     Receive and act on letter from Blake Filippi re: failure to pick up Ocean State Bikes Inc.’s 2011 Moped License per TNS Ordinance Section 8-83 “License-Renewal”

4.     Act on 2011 Game License Applications

5.     Act on letter from the Mary D. Ball Committee re: Town sponsorship of the 17th annual Mary D. Ball fundraiser.

6.     Receive and act on letter from Block Island Parasail, Inc. re: storage shed on the Old Harbor Town Dock

7.     Receive an act on Town Manager recommendations re:

• Placement of safety signage along Town-maintained roads

• parking requirements in the Old Harbor

8.     Meet with the Block Island Land Trust members to discuss:

• elements for Heinz Field management plan

• suggestions for the BILT upcoming Five-year survey

9.     Act on request of Finance Director for authorization to open checking account for Old Harbor Task Force project

10.  Announce and review TNS Planning Board’s June 8, 2011 Public Hearing on proposed amendments to the Land Development and Subdivision Regulations

11.  Receive and Act on TNS Planning Board letter re: set public hearing date for proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance, Section 402 – Major Residential Development

12.  Boards, Committees and Commissions:

• act on Planning Board vacancy

• announce Board, Committee, Commission openings

13.  Consider and act on supporting Cumberland and/or North Smithfield School Committee’s resolutions re: binding arbitration and continuing existing school teacher collective bargaining contracts

14.  Correspondence: RI Coastal Resources Management Council re: Cease and Desist Order at Ballards Wharf Realty, LLC; F. Nelson re: BILT land management policy/fertilizer.

15.  Minutes: May 18, 2011 open and closed

16.  Review upcoming Town Council meeting schedule.

Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: (800) 745-5555.  Posted

 

Public Notice
The Planning Board Meeting
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
7:00 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, June 8, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall, Old Town Road.  
AGENDA
1. Approval of Minutes
2. Town of New Shoreham. Plat 10. Lot 2 & 3. Application for an Administrative Subdivision off property off Payne Road, Medical Center.
3.    Helterline, Jill. Plat 2, Lot 2-4. Advisory to the Zoning Board of Review for an Application for a Special Use Permit under 306(E), 403 and 405 to create a secondary dwelling unit pursuant to Section 403 with one of the two units created as an affordable housing unit.
4. PUBLIC HEARING.  Proposal to Amend the New Shoreham Land Development and Subdivision Regulations.
5. Adoption of the revised New Shoreham Land Development and Subdivision Regulations
6. Review previously approved projects such as Plat 6, Lot 90 Old Harbor Meadows and Plat 6, Lot 3-2 former Albion building.
7. Update on Esta’s Park
8. Update on Climate Change Workshop
9. Continued discussion, Planning projects for 2011
THE PLANNING BOARD'S POLICY IS TO ADJOURN AT 10:30 P.M.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY:711
jbb 6/1/11

 

Legal Notice
LEGAL NOTICE
of hearings on an applications for Variances, Special Use Permits an Appeals under the Zoning Ordinance.
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 June 22, 2011 at 5:30 PM for a regular meeting.  
All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following applications under the Zoning Ordinances:
1. Papa, Steve. Leone, Aldo. Plat 6, Lot 89. Appeal of a Historic District Commission denial of shade system for outdoor dining area. Historic District Commission decision dated January 26, 2011.
2. Southeast Light Foundation. Plat 8, Lot 1. Appeal by Michael Delia of a letter from the Building Official dated January 28, 2010 and May 4, 2011 Constructive Notice.
3. Capuciati, Peter and Karen. Plat 9, Lot 51. Application for a Variance from Section 306(C) to install solar power to the single family dwelling.
Public Notice
Public Notice
Block Island Land Trust
Monday, June 6*, 2011, 2:45 p.m.

 

Town Hall
Old Town Road, Block Island, RI
*Meeting will be on the First Monday for this month only
AGENDA
2:45 PM – Open Session:
1.   Public Hearing: Thorne/Gross BILT Fee
2.   Session with Town Council re: Heinz Field Management Plan
3.   Public Input
4.   Stewardship
a.  Heinz Field Fertilizer
b.  Tree Donation Program
c.  Bio Control Trial
d.  Haying Request – Beach Ave.
5.   Public Priorities Poll
6.   Treasurer’s Report
7.   Secretary’s Report
8.   Approval of Minutes:  May 9, 2011 (open and closed)
9.   Other Business
10.  3:15 PM (approximate time) – Closed Session:  Litigation & Acquisitions*
11.   Motion(s) as a result of closed session discussion
12.  Adjournment
Next Meeting:  Monday, July 11, 2011
* This item will be held in Closed Session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(2) (litigation: updates for Champlin’s Marina Expansion –RI Supreme Court Case #2009-113,114,115-M.P. and Champlin’s Partnership Inquiry), RIGL 42-46-5(5) (acquisitions: confidential at this time).
Those requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200  
48 hours prior to meeting date.  TTY: 711.
Posted:  June 1, 2011

 

Public Notice
2011 Beach Vehicle Permits will be available for purchase at the New Shoreham Police Department:
May 29th – June 16th:
Sunday, Monday & Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
June 17th – September 4th
Sunday: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Monday: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Rhode Island residents: $100;  Non-residents: $200 (based on vehicle registration)
Check or money order only.  Make checks payable to CRMC.
Required equipment list is posted at the Police Station.  Contact Matt Moran at NSPD with questions.
Public Notice
New Shoreham Town Council Public Hearing
Proposal to Amend New Shoreham Zoning  Ordinance
Article 5 Section 504 Sign (B) 6. Symbols
The New Shoreham Town Council is considering a change to New Shoreham’s Zoning Ordinance, specifically how to calculate the size of a sign when three dimensional symbols are used.  The section follows, with proposed new language in bold italics and language to be removed shown stricken out (like this). Before acting on the proposal and/or amendments to it, the Town Council will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at Town Hall, Old Town Road, New Shoreham at which time all persons for or against may be heard.  The proposed ordinance 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.  Section 504 in its entirety with the changes indicated is available at the Town Hall, Island Free Library and on the Town’s website: new-shoreham.com
Article 5 PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
Section 504 – Signs
(B) 6.  Symbols:  The use of three dimensional or representative symbols independent of the sign area is encouraged, however, the area of which shall not be included in the determination of total sign area.
Posted: May 20, 2011
Hearing: June 15, 2011
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: 711.  Posted May 20, 2011/FF

 

Public Notice
ANNUAL FINANCIAL MEETINGS
June 20, 2011 MONDAY
FISCAL YEAR 2012 BUDGETS
New Shoreham Sewer District  4:30PM
New Shoreham Water District  5:00PM
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island RI
COPIES OF BUDGETS ARE AVAILABLE AT TOWN HALL (Old Town Road),
ISLAND FREE LIBRARY (Dodge Street) and SEWER/WATER OFFICE (Spring Street)
DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS,
or by request at NSSC@new-shoreham or (401) 466-3231.
The New Shoreham Sewer and Water Districts are equal opportunity providers and employers
Posted:  May 25, 2011

 

Public Notice
New Shoreham Planning Board Public Hearing
Proposal to Amend the New Shoreham
Land Development and Subdivision Regulations
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island
7:00 p.m.
The New Shoreham Planning Board is considering amending the New Shoreham Land Development and Subdivision Regulations.
Before acting on the proposal and/or amendments to it, the Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Town Hall, Old Town Road, New Shoreham at which time all persons for or against may be heard. The proposed ordinance 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. The Land Development and Subdivision Regulations, with proposed amendments, are posted at Town Hall and the Island Free Library. For a copy, call 466-3205.
NEW SHOREHAM LAND DEVELOPMENT AND SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
Planning Board Public Hearing, June 8, 2011
Summary of Proposed Amendments
ARTICLE 1 – AUTHORITY, INTENT AND ADOPTION
Text relating to vesting under ordinance in place prior to 1994 removed (language no longer valid).
ARTICLE 2 – DEFINITIONS
Definitions added for: “buffer”, “developable land”, “flexible design residential development”, “lot area”, “modification of requirements”, “open space”, and “waiver of requirements”.
Definitions deleted for: “cluster development”, “major residential development (cluster)”, and “street, limited access highway”.
Definitions modified for: “endorsement”, “major land development plan”, “minor subdivision”, “street”, and “street classification”.
ARTICLE 3 – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Article re-organized and reformatted.
Text from state enabling act added.
Notice area for public hearings increased from 200 feet to 500 feet.
Section on “Dedication of Land for Public Purposes” amended to clarify ownership of dedicated land and to delete the formula for calculating minimum land dedication.
Contents of Section 304 Design Standards moved to revised Article 10.
ARTICLE 4 – SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Section on “Environmental Impact Statement” modified.
Title of section on “Major Residential Development (Cluster)” changed to “Flexible Design Residential Development” and contents relating to purpose, applicability, procedures, dimensional requirements, and open space amended, including:
Requirement that all subdivisions consisting of three or more lots submit a flexible design concept plan.
Replacement of no minimum lot areas with 15,000 SF in the RA Zone and 10,000 SF in the RB Zone.
Replacement of no minimum setbacks with 15 foot yards in the RA Zone and 10 foot yards in the RB Zone.
Requirement that a minimum of 50% of developable land be set aside as open space.
Allowable uses in the open space listed and ownership of open space clarified.
ARTICLE 5 – ADMINISTRATION
Article re-organized and reformatted.
Application fees removed (application fees by reference only).
Subsection on professional review fees expanded.
Text from state enabling act added, regarding written decision and appeals.
ARTICLE 6 – ADMINISTRATIVE SUBDIVISION
Entire article reformatted.
Duplicate text from Article 3 deleted.
Text from enabling legislation added.
Checklist updated and moved to appendix.
ARTICLE 7 – MINOR SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT
Article reformatted.
Duplicate text from Article 3 deleted.
Text from enabling legislation added.
Change in time period for review to reflect amendment to enabling legislation.
Checklists updated and moved to appendix.
ARTICLE 8 – MAJOR SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT
Article reformatted.
Duplicate text from Article 3 deleted.
Text from enabling legislation added.
Changes in time periods for review to reflect amendments to enabling legislation.
Checklists updated and moved to appendix.
ARTICLE 9 – PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT GUARANTEES AND
RECORDING OF PLANS AND PLATS
Article re-organized and reformatted.
Procedures for endorsement of plans modified.
Text from enabling legislation added, regarding changes to approved plans.
ARTICLE 10 – DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS
Article re-organized and reformatted.
Contents of (existing) Section 304 Design Standards incorporated where relevant.
Substantive changes include:
Section on “Street Classification” deleted.
Text on maintenance of private streets added.
Street right-of-way standards for arterial, collector and local streets deleted and replaced with standards for collector 20 to 50 homes, local 11 t0 20 homes, and local 10 or fewer homes.
Requirement for lay-bys added.
Landscape materials to be those contained in the URI coastal plan guide.
Reference to “Individual Sewage Disposal Systems” changed to “On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems”.
Section on “Drainage” changed to “Stormwater Management”.
Low Impact Design (LID) site planning and design elements to be required where feasible.
Drainage calculation methodology and drainage plan requirements deleted and replaced with reference to the RI Stormwater Manual.
LID site planning standards added.
Section on “Water Quality” amended to deleted water quality design standards and replace with reference to the RI Stormwater Manual and to add buffer requirements (from Article 3).
Section on “Erosion and Sediment Control” amended to reflect the criteria as contained in the town Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance, and to delete the performance principals and replace with a reference to the ordinance.
Posted:  May 20, 2011
Hearing: June 8, 2011

 

Public Notice
TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM (BLOCK ISLAND)
COLLECTOR’S SALE OF
ESTATES FOR TAXES AND/OR ASSESSMENTS
DUE AND UNPAID
The undersigned, Tax CollectorTax Collector of the Town of New ShorehamTown of New Shoreham, hereby gives notice that she will sell at public auction to the highest bidder in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, 16 Old Town Road, New Shoreham (Block Island), Rhode Island, on the 13th day of June, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., Local Time, the various parcels of real estate or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the taxes and assessments which constitute a lien thereon as set forth in the original advertisement of the 21st day of May, 2011 in the Block Island Times to which reference is hereby made.
Property upon which taxes have been paid since the advertisement first appeared, will not, of course, be included in the sale.
TERMS:  CASH OR BANK CHECK ONLY
Linda Powers, Tax Collector
Town of New Shoreham

- Estate Taxed To: Marcel A. Dulac
Assessor’s Plat 5, Lot 81
Property Location: 546 Center
- Estate Taxed To: Wesley E. Smith
Assessor’s Plat 15, Lot 93-3
Property Location: 1592 West Side
Public Notice
TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FRED BENSON TOWN BEACH DEMOLITION AND REPLACEMENT
The Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island is soliciting proposals from qualified architectural/engineering firms relative to the proposed construction of a new Beach Pavilion designed to replace the existing Pavilion, located at 7 Corn Neck Road. Basic project elements will include a preliminary design report for the demolition/renovation of the existing facility and the construction of a new facility (including schematics and renderings), the development of probable costs of construction and related services, and a public relations and marketing campaign and project schedule.
BIDS will be received by the Town Manager of the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island (hereinafter called the "Town"), at Town Hall, #16 Old Town Road on Monday, June 6, 2011 until 2:00 pm and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
Each BID must be submitted in a sealed envelope, addressed to Town of New Shoreham, P.O. Drawer 220, Block Island RI  02807.  Each sealed envelope containing a BID must be plainly
marked on the outside as BID for FRED BENSON TOWN BEACH DEMOLITION AND REPLACEMENT and the envelope should bear on the outside the BIDDER'S name, address and license number (if applicable).  If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the BID must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the Town Manager at P.O. Drawer 220, Block Island RI  02807.
Information may also be obtained from the Town’s website @ www.new-shoreham.com
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted:  May 3, 2011

 

Public Notice
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Block Island Housing Board is seeking sealed bids for the supply and delivery of
building materials for the construction of two houses on Lots 42-2 and 42-3 on
Assessor’s Plat 19.
Sealed Bids will be received until 3:00PM on June 17, 2011, at the New Shoreham
Town Hall. Correctly submitted bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at
3:00PM on June 17, 2011, at the New Shoreham Town Hall.
Single bids for the entirety of the material list will be accepted, and shall be plainly
marked on the outside of the sealed envelope as:
-Building Materials for Jacke Project Houses
All bids shall be plainly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope with the
bidder’s name, address, and telephone number or other contact information.
The Materials List may be obtained by contacting Bonny Ryan at the New Shoreham
Town Clerk’s Office, 401-466-3200.
Public Notice
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Block Island Housing Board is seeking sealed bids for the construction of two
houses to be located on Lots 42-2 and 42-3 on Assessor’s Plat 19.
Sealed Bids will be received until 3:00PM on June 29, 2011, at the New Shoreham
Town Hall. Correctly submitted bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at
3:00PM on June 29, 2011, at the New Shoreham Town Hall.
A Pre-Bid Conference and Information Meeting will be held on June 17, 2011 at
3:00PM at the New Shoreham Town Hall. Attendance by prospective bidders is
encouraged for the purposes of answering questions about the plans and materials,
and identifying possible errors, omissions, or ambiguities in the bid documents.
Single bids for the entirety of the work will be accepted, and shall be plainly marked
on the outside of the sealed envelope as:
-Jacke Project House Construction
All bids shall be plainly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope with the
bidder’s name, address, and telephone number or other contact information.
Plans and Specifications for the work may be obtained by contacting Bonny Ryan at
the New Shoreham Town Clerk’s Office, 401-466-3200. All work shall be performed
in accordance with said plans and specifications.