New Shoreham Town Council Agenda

Town Hall, 16 Old Town Road Monday, September 13, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Thu, 09/09/2021 - 3:15pm
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New Shoreham Town Council meeting will occur in person. To see supporting documents for this agenda, go to: Clerkbase https://clerkshq.com/NewShoreham-RI

The meeting can be watched on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmvoSBIQ0bsFRg1kxPgNVCA

1. Public Comment
2. Report from Dr. Thomas Warcup, BI Medical Center Director, regarding COVID-19 and public health; Discuss and Act on an emergency Town ordinance to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 to protect the health, safety and welfare of the residents of and visitors to the Town which are imminently imperiled by the unforeseen circumstance of a large spike in the increase in COVID-19 cases in the Town as reported by the Block Island Medical Center.

3. Boards, Committees and Commissions: Discuss and act on Appointment to Commission on Motor Vehicles for Hire Committee

4. Verbal Report of Town Manager (Public Works, Finance, School, Library, Administration, Harbors, Broadband, Police, Roads, Cable)
5. Report of Finance Director
6. Receive and Act on Change Orders #5 and #6 for Sertex, LLC
7. Act and discuss retention letter of Verrill Dana, LLP to perform legal services for the Islandwide Broadband Project

8. Town Council Resolution supporting Block Island LGBTQ+ Pride Weekend, September 16th – 19th

9. Approval of National Grid Easement on Town Beach Property

10. Discuss inclusion of penalties in all proposed ordinances
11. Receive and act on Minutes
12. Discuss and act on acquisition of real estate at the Overlook Property at Plat 19, Lot 3 where the premature disclosure would adversely affect the public interest. This item may be held in closed session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a)(5): Any discussions or considerations related to the acquisition or lease of real property for public purposes, or of the disposition of publicly held property wherein advanced public information would be detrimental to the interest of the public; and RIGL 42-46-5(a)(7) A matter related to the question of the investment of public funds where the premature disclosure would adversely affect the public interest. Public funds shall include any investment plan or matter related thereto, including, but not limited to, state lottery plans for new promotions.
13. Joint Meeting of New Shoreham Town Council and Block Island Land Trust to discuss and act on acquisition of real estate at the Overlook Property at Plat 19, Lot 3 where the premature disclosure would adversely affect the public interest. This item may be held in closed session pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a)(5): Any discussions or considerations related to the acquisition or lease of real property for public purposes, or of the disposition of publicly held property wherein advanced public information would be detrimental to the interest of the public; and RIGL 42-46-5(a)(7) A matter related to the question of the investment of public funds where the premature disclosure would adversely affect the public interest. Public funds shall include any investment plan or matter related thereto, including, but not limited to, state lottery plans for new promotions.

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: 9/9/21 mm