New Shoreham Town Council Agenda

New Shoreham Town Council Agenda
Thu, 06/10/2021 - 5:15pm
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:00 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

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Public Comment:
Public Hearing: Proposed Amendment New Shoreham’s Revised General Ordinances Chapter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations Article VII. Motor Vehicles for Hire to increase the seating capacity of taxis from 12 to 15.

Public Hearing: Proposed Amendment New Shoreham’s Revised General Ordinances Chapter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations Article VII. Motor Vehicles for Hire to define Operation or use of a motor vehicle for hire in a Point-to-Point Program, and allow motor vehicles for hire operating in a Point-to-Point Program to take multiple fares when there are other taxis available.
• Discuss and act on changes to Motor Vehicles For Hire Regulations recommended by Motor Vehicles for Hire Commission
• Town Manager’s Report Update from the Harbors Department, Recreation Department, Island Free Library, Finance Division, Administration and Broadband Project

• Police Chief’s Report
• Discuss and act on Closing of Chapel Street from Weldon’s Way
• Receive and act on recommendation of the Tax Collector regarding uncollectable taxes
• Authorization of over expenditures of certain appropriations, not exceeding the adopted FY2021 Budget

• Act on assignment of 2021 capital and operating funds for use in 2022, renewal of prior years’ unexpended assignments and release of expired assignments

• Authorize transfer of landing fees to the General Fund

• Receive and act on Block Island Chamber of Commerce Lease
• Reconsideration of the May 19, 2021 Town Council vote to Receive and act on recommendation of the Board of Assessors regarding property tax abatements

• Discuss and act on June 9, 2021 Memorandum from Commission on Motor Vehicles for Hire:
• To reconsider Town Council vote of May 19, 2021 on “Receive and act on Communication from Motor Vehicles For Hire Commission,
Request to establish rates for Point to Point service”
• Taxi License Deferrals 2021
• Discuss and act on changes to Town of New Shoreham Fee Schedule: Motor Vehicles for Hire
• Request of Block Island Health Services Board for Waiver of Town Fees Associated with Project to Expand and Renovate the Medical Center beginning in 2021

• Discuss and act on Memorandum of Understanding between TNS and Block Island Health Services

• Receive and act on 2021 Game License Applications

Correspondence:
Minutes: 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.) 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. Posted 6/10/21 ff