Legal Notices - May 21, 2011

Sat, 05/21/2011 - 5:37pm
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Public Notice
New Shoreham Town Council Meeting
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
7:00 p.m.
1. Receive and review Sewer Commission’s three-year economic plan and  determine readiness to proceed with New Shoreham Sewer Commission Revenue Anticipation Notes
2. Act on proposed Management Agreement between the Town of New Shoreham, the NS Sewer District and the NS Water District
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 18, 2011, 2011/FF

 

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Text relating to vesting under ordinance in place prior to 1994 removed (language no longer valid).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 following described parcels of real estate (for the levy upon which notice is hereby given) or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the taxes and or assessments which constitute a lien thereon, together with the costs and interest thereon, and the costs and charges incident to this sale.
Each of the following described parcels of real estate will be sold for the payment of the taxes assessed.  Information as to the nature of the said taxes and the amounts due on the several parcels may be obtained from the undersigned, and will be announced at the sale.
For a more particular description of the said estates, reference is hereby made to the records and plats in the office of the Clerk of said Town.
TERMS:  CASH OR BANK CHECK ONLY
Linda Powers, Tax Collector
Town of New Shoreham

- Estate Taxed To: Captains Associates, LLC
Assessor’s Plat 18, Lot 45-2
Property Location: Off Center
- Estate Taxed To: Marcel A. Dulac
Assessor’s Plat 5, Lot 81
Property Location: 546 Center
- Estate Taxed To: Ann E. Long Estate
Assessor’s Plat 18, Lot 45-1
Property Location: Off Center
- Estate Taxed To: Wesley E. Smith
Assessor’s Plat 15, Lot 93-3
Property Location: 1592 West Side
- Estate Taxed To: Frederick Sullivan
Assessor’s Plat 8, Lot 204
Property Location: 396 Pilot Hill
- Estate Taxed To: Water Street Bike Shope, LLC 436
Assessor’s Plat 6, Lot 152
Property Location: 436 Water Street

 

Public Notice
THE ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW
Wednesday, May 25, 2011   
5:30 P.M. @ Town Hall, Old Town Road
AGENDA
The Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board of Review will be in session for a regular meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 5:30 P.M. at the Town Hall, Old Town Road.
THE AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY THE CHAIRMAN OR UPON MOTION OF ANY MEMBER
Applications:
1. 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.
2. Helterline, Jill. Plat 2, Lot 2-4. 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.
Hearings:
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. Saxon, Peter and Kathleen. Plat 2, Lot 12. Application for a Variance from Sections 306 (B) and 306 (C) for construction of a shed.
3. Mickus, Martin. Plat 17, Lot 49. Application for a Variance from Section 307(C) for construction of a shed.
Decisions:
1. H & H Ocean Ave. Plat 6, Lot 37-2. Application for a Variance from Section 313(C) for expansion of an existing deck.
Approval of Minutes
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY: 711
jbb  5/17/11

 

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 May 25, 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.  Saxon, Peter and Kathleen. Plat 2, Lot 12. Application for a Variance from Sections 306 (B) and 306 (C) for construction of a shed.
3. Mickus, Martin. Plat 17, Lot 49. Application for a Variance from Section 307(C) for construction of a shed.

 

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
PUBLIC NOTICE
Please be advised that the Harbors Department has collected numerous small boats and dinghies from in and around the Great Salt Pond from several winter storms.  If you are missing your vessel, please contact the Harbors Department at 401-466-3204 by June 1, 2011 and you must be able to show proof of ownership.
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Public Notice
PUBLIC NOTICE
Please be advised that the Harbors Department is attempting to contact the owner of the abandoned, 25’ O’Day sail boat located on a private mooring in Old Harbor.  If the owner does not contact the Harbors Department within 30 days from the posting of this notice, the vessel will be destroyed.  Please contact the Harbors Department at 401-466-3204 by May 28, 2011.
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Public Notice
New Shoreham Sewer and
New Shoreham Water District
Policy for delinquent sewer and water bills and shut off adopted April 18 effective April 29.
Policy is available at Town Hall, Island Free Library and district office during normal hours. Policy will also be mailed to all customers in early May.