Public Notices - December 17, 2011

Tue, 01/10/2012 - 6:59pm

Not a legal posting: agenda may be amended after press time
New Shoreham Town Council Agenda
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Warden’s Report
Public Input
1.    Board of License Commissioners:
• Consider and act on Maxon Balmforth letter re: request for Appeal Hearing pertaining to conditions attached to renewed liquor license at Club Soda
2.    Receive and act on New Shoreham Police Dept. monthly report: November
3.    Receive and act on Annual Report of Deer Task Force
4.    Receive and act on Blish & Cavanagh letter re: Deepwater, Wind Export Cable Landfall
5.    Consider proposal of granting a 10-foot pedestrian easement on the “Thomas property” to the BI Land Trust as a value exchange for the BILT Transfer Fee  
6.    Act on Commercial Shellfish License Renewals
7.    Act on annual appointments
8.    Consider establishing a Great Salt Pond Stakeholders Committee
9.    Set public hearing date for proposed amendments to:
• The Harbor Management Plan: Section 9-94 Anchorage and Moorings Prohibited,
Boundary Description of Regulated Mooring Field A, Mooring Field Coordinates, and;
•  TNS General Ordinances: Section 9-94 Anchorage and Moorings Prohibited
10.    Minutes: November 28, 2011
11.    Correspondence: letter regarding DeLeo mooring permit application; letter of Fred Nelson regarding Heinz Field Management Agreement
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 December 15, 2011/FF

Public Notice
Invitation to Bid
The Block Island Land Trust is soliciting bids for regular maintenance of its properties.  Bids will be solicited only once per year.  All bids must be submitted on the required BID PROPOSAL form.  Only one copy of the form is required.  Bid packets, including proposal form and specifications, and maps (if needed) are available upon request from the Block Island Land Trust.  Please contact Heidi Tarbox at 860-468-0145 or  
Bids will be received by the Block Island Land Trust until 11:30 a.m. local time on Monday, January 9, 2012.  Bids will be opened and read aloud at the January 9, 2012 Land Trust meeting at 2:45 p.m. at the Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island. Bids may be awarded at that time.  The Land Trust reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Insurance:  Mowing contractors are required to carry liability insurance consistent with Town of New Shoreham requirements.  Proof of this insurance must be supplied to the Land Trust with bid.
Properties:   5.255Mowing:  Fresh Pond*; Turnip Farm; K&H Property; Nevas Lot.
Wall Clearing:  Fresh Pond; Ocean View.
Hand Clearing:  DuPont Cartway Trail.
*Please note: There is an additional new mowing area at Fresh Pond this year.
Please contact Heidi Tarbox for your bid packet:

Historic District Commission Meeting
Monday, December 19, 2011
Town Hall Meeting Room, Old Town Road.
7:00 pm
A. Call to Order
B. Matters from the Public not on the Agenda
C. Approval of Minutes of November 21, 2011
D. Tabled Items / Old Business
1. Review of violations.
2. Update on the Spring House Pump House.
3. Act on the Historic District Commission Property Application form.
E. Correspondence
F. Secretary’s Report
G. Adjournment
*Individuals requesting interpreter services for the Hearing Impaired must call 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY: 711 Posted: 12/14/2011 tlc


Public Notice
The New Shoreham School Department hereby requests sealed bid proposals for the following services and supplies for the 2012-2013 school year, unless otherwise noted:
Propane Gas
Lawn Maintenance
Freight Delivery
School Bus Transportation (awarded through 2012-2013)
Information is available on the above bids by calling the Block Island School, 466-7732, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Sealed bid proposals, in an envelope clearly marked “2012-2013 School Bid”, will be received on behalf of the New Shoreham School Committee by Marsha Gutierrez, Administrative Assistant, Block Island School, High Street, P.O. Box 1890, Block Island, Rhode Island 02807 until 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Sealed bid proposals will be received by U.S. mail, Federal Express, UPS, or similar third party carrier, or by hand-delivery, but not by electronic means.
All accepted contracts will run from July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013.  The New Shoreham School Committee (NSSC) reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids deemed to be not in the best interest of the New Shoreham School Department (NSSD).  The NSSC reserves the right to reject any bid not submitted in accordance with the provisions set forth herein and may waive any informalities and all bids.  Conditional bids will not be accepted.  Further, the NSSC does not obligate itself to accept the lowest or any other bids.


Public Notice
Separate sealed Bids will be received by the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island for MOORING MAINTENANCE, on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 @ 2:00 p.m.  at the office of the Town Manager, #16 Old Town Road, Block Island, RI 02807 and will be opened immediately and read in public.  Specifications may be obtained by calling: (401) 466-3213, or from the Town’s website @  or by e-mail@
All Bids must be submitted and clearly marked:
(Sealed Bid):    Mooring Maintenance
Bids must be enclosed in an opaque envelope addressed to:
Nancy O. Dodge
Town Manager
P.O. Drawer 220
Block Island, RI  02807
No Bidder may withdraw their Bid within ninety (90) days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Bid.
The Town of New Shoreham reserves the right to reject any/all bids, waive any informalities in the Bids received, and to accept the Bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Town.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must notify the Town Clerk @ (401)466-3200 two (2) business days prior to the Bid opening. TTY: 711
Posted:  December 13, 2011

The New Shoreham School Committee, at its meeting held on Monday, November 21, 2011, approved the posting of the following policies for the required 30-day period prior to adoption:
GD:  Notification to Parents and Subsequent Action for Head Lice Infestation
HIA:  Student Activities Advisors
Copies are available for community perusal during normal business hours at the Island Free Library, the Block Island School, and on the school’s web site (
Legal Notice
NOTICE: To all persons who are decedents or heirs of Edmund
D. Sprague, deceased, and any other persons who claim title to or
interest in land commonly identified as Assessor's Plat 14, Lots 61 - 62 or Assessor's Plat 15, Lots 15 - 16 in said New Shoreham and any and all appurtenances thereto shall
answer to the Superior Court of Washington County in C.A. No. WC 10-0801 at 4800 Tower Hill Road, Wakefield, Rhode Island02879.
The family of Harold W. Hyland. Sr. being Harold W. Hyland, Jr., Rosalind Hyland and John I. Hyland claim that they have all right, title and interest and have used, occupied, paid taxes and acted adversely against the interest of any persons who may have an
interest in these premises.
If you claim an interest in said property, you must file your response to the Superior Court at the address shown above within twenty days of the publishing of this notice and serve a copy of your response by regular mail on Alden C. Harrington, Esq.,
Boyajian, Harrington & Richardson, attorneys for the Hylands at 182 Waterman St., Providence, Rhode Island 02906.