New Shoreham Town Council Agenda

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New Shoreham Town Council Agenda
Wednesday May 19, 2021
6:30 p.m.
The New Shoreham Town Council will meet via Zoom pursuant to State of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-46 dated June 12, 2020 Zoom access: dial toll free for cellular phone or landline (888) 788 0099, (833) 548 0276, (833) 548 0282, (877) 853 5247. When prompted, Meeting ID: 830 0185 9082 Passcode: 513616. We do not have bandwidth to support a video link for members of the general public. To participate, “Raise your hand” on your phone by pressing *9; mute and unmute by pressing *6. To see supporting documents for this agenda, go to: Clerkbase https://clerkshq.com/NewShoreham-RI Please dial in or watch YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmvoSBIQ0bsFRg1kxPgNVCA
1. Discuss and act on contract negotiations between Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island and International Brotherhood of Police Officers, Local 720 (representing members of
New Shoreham Police Department) [This discussion may be held in closed session pursuant to RI General Laws 42-46-5(a) (2) Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or
litigation, or work sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation]

New Shoreham Town Council Agenda
Wednesday May 19, 2021
7:00 p.m.
Warden’s Report
Public Comment

1. Public Hearing on proposed change to New Shoreham Comprehensive Plan pursuant to request from the Planning Board, changing the Future Land Use Map designation for Plat 18 Lot 2-3 from low density residential to medium density residential. The amendment 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.
2. Public Hearing on proposed amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances Chapter 8, Section 8-161, increasing the allowed seating capacity of taxicabs from twelve
to fourteen. The amendment 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.
3. Public Hearing on proposed change or changes to TNS General Ordinances Article 4, Sections 8-90 governing Motorized Cycle Rental.
4. Discuss and act on possible amendment to the “Emergency Ordinance II of the Town of New Shoreham Adopted May 27, 2020” as amended, pertaining to communal housing andother issues during the COVID-19 pandemic”
5. Discuss and act on possible amendment to the “Emergency Ordinance III of the Town of New Shoreham Adopted June 24, 2020 Masks” as amended, pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic
6. Set Public Hearing Date for Draft Amendments to Zoning Regulations relating to the size and massing of residential structures, Zoning Ordinances Section 514 Residential
Structures in the RA and RB Zones and Section 111 General Prohibitions
7. Town Manager’s Report
8. Update on Purchase of Portion of Plat 19, Lot 3
9. Discussion of Transfer of Development Rights
10. Receive and act on Communication from Motor Vehicles For Hire Commission
11. Discussion with Interstate Navigation regarding summer service
12. Receive and act on RI Resource Recovery Corporation Contract
13. Receive and act on recommendations of the Board of Assessors regarding property tax abatements
14. Receive and act on request for Town’s waiver of Right of First Refusal for Salt Pond Settlement moderately priced unit and Fair Market Value
15. Receive and act on Boy Scouts of America Troop 1 Wakefield’s request to camp on the beach
16. Boards, Committees and Commissions
17. Correspondence: Letter of Janet
Coit, DEM re: deer dates and ammunition type; letter of Senator Susan Sosnowski in support of ESSER II funding for BI School; letter of Congressman Jim Langevin in support of ESSER II funding for BI School
18. Receive and act on minutes
19. Receive and act on Champlin’s Realty Associates vs. Paul E. Lemont, et al, consolidated with Town of New Shoreham vs. Coastal Resources Management Council of the State of Rhode Island (This item may be held in closed session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a)(2) for discussions pertaining to litigation)
20. Receive and act on report from Town Solicitor regarding Finnimore & Fisher Inc., et al v. Town of New Shoreham, et al. (WC-2021-0063) (This item may be held in closed session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a)(2) for sessions pertaining to litigation.)
21. Solicitor’s update on: TNS v. Filippi et al (WCSC 2004-0115) “Old Harbor Triangle” dispute. This discussion may be held in executive session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a)
(2) Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, or work sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation.
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. 5/13/21 FF