Public Notices - December 20, 2014

Issue #51
Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:58pm
Category: 

LEGAL NOTICE
ZONING MODIFICATION REQUEST
1. Petrick, Thomas M & Laurie J.  Plat 18, Lot 27.
Zoning Modification request is to construct a new a new twenty-one (21’) foot by twenty-five (25’) foot Accessory Residential Structure with an eight (8’) foot by eight (8’) foot entry way thirty-seven (37’) feet nine (9”) inches from the eastern property line of Lot 27.  A fifty (50’) foot setback is required from the front yard setback in the Residential A (RA) Zoning District.
If no written objections are received by directly abutting property owners to Lot 27 by 19 January 2015 the Modification will be granted.
Marc A. Tillson
Building Official
Town of New Shoreham

 

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, January 7, 2015 at 5:00 PM for a special meeting.  
All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following applications/appeals under the Zoning Ordinances:
1. AAP on the Block. Plat 6, Lot 3-2. Appeal by Poor People’s Pub Block Island, Inc. of a Notice of Violation from the Building Official dated November 21, 2014.

 

Public Notice
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances
Chapter 6 Health and Sanitation Article II Nuisances
Section 16- “Littering.”
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island
Monday, January 5, 2015
7:00 p.m.

The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on May 6, 2014 to consider amending Chapter 6 Health and Sanitation, Article II Nuisances, Section 16 “Littering” by replacing Section 16 in its entirety.  The proposed ordinance amendment appears below.  Proposed deletions are stricken (like this) and proposed additions appear underlined (like this).  At the public hearing, all persons for or against may be heard and the Town Council may act on this proposal and/or amendments hereto.
Sec. 6-16. - Littering.
No person shall deposit or discard or cause to be deposited or discarded or carelessly transport any garbage, refuse, waste or rubbish of any name or nature on or along any highway or public roadway, any public land, any beach, or any part of the shoreline except in appropriate closed containers or covered vehicles in such manner as to prevent the contents from blowing or falling on or about the highway.
(a)     It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit or discard or cause to be deposited or discarded or carelessly transport any garbage, refuse, waste or rubbish of any name or nature on or along any highway or public roadway, and by public land, any beach or any part of the shoreline except in appropriate closed containers or covered vehicles or in such manner as to prevent the contents from blowing or falling on or about the highway.  
(b)    It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, deposit, place, cast, scatter or leave any litter, including cigarette and cigar butts, in, about, or upon any public property or public waters in the Town, except in authorized public receptacles for collection.
(c)    It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, deposit, place or leave any household or commercial garbage or refuse in any public receptacle.

Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf or hard of hearing must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: 711.  
Notice of Hearing Posted:     December 12, 2014
Public Hearing:         January 5, 2015
Fiona Fitzpatrick,
Town Clerk

 

Public Notice
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed amendment to New Shoreham Zoning Ordinance
Section 202 (Definitions) and
Appendix C (Dimensional Regulations by Use District)
Block Island Town Hall, Old Town Road
Monday, January 5, 2015
7:00 p.m.

On Monday January 5, 2015 the New Shoreham Town Council will hold a public hearing to consider amendments to the New Shoreham Zoning Ordinance to add a new definition “Flagpoles” to Town of New Shoreham Zoning Ordinance Section 202 (Definitions) and to amend Zoning Appendix C (Table of Dimensional Regulations by Use District) by adding the note “The allowable height for flagpoles is 35 feet.”  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.
Section 202  - Definitions
[order alphabetically] Flagpole.  A flagpole is an accessory structure which consists of two parts: the flag and the structure supporting the flag.  Flagpoles are erected only for the purposes of flying a flag or banner representing a country, state or community, or organization, concept or other non-commercial content.  In no case shall a flagpole which is an accessory structure consist of or serve the purposes of a sign, which displays lettering, logos and/or trademarks intended to convey a commercial message or advertise a good or service.  Any structure containing such content shall be considered a sign and regulated under the provisions of Section 504.
Zoning Appendix C Table of Dimensional Regulations by Use District
[add the following note] The allowable height for flagpoles is 35 feet.
Notice of Hearing Posted:  December 12, 2014
Public Hearing: January 5, 2015
Fiona Fitzpatrick,
Town Clerk

 

Public Notice
The New Shoreham School Committee,
at its meeting held on Monday, December 15, 2014, approved the posting of the following policies for the required 20-day period prior to adoption:
Policy IQ:  Publication of Student Images
Policy IF:  Senior Privileges

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 (blockislandschool.net).

 

Public Notice
NEW SHOREHAM SCHOOL COMMITTEE
2015 MEETING DATES

The New Shoreham School Committee will meet for its regularly scheduled monthly meetings at 7:00 p.m. at the Block Island School on the following dates in 2015 (the 3rd Monday of the month unless otherwise noted):
January 20, 2015    (3rd Tuesday)
February 9, 2015    (2nd Monday)
March 16, 2015
April 13, 2015 (2nd Monday)
May 18, 2015
June 15, 2015
July 20, 2015
August 17, 2015
September 21, 2015
October 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
December 14, 2015 (2nd Monday)
Block Island School is a handicapped accessible facility.  Those individuals requiring interpretive or hearing impaired services should contact the Block Island School via Relay Rhode Island at 1-800-745-5555 (TTY) at least 48 hours before the meeting date.

 

Public Notice
New Shoreham Board of Canvassers Meeting
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island
Monday, December 22, 2014
9:00 a.m.

1. Conduct the final canvass and correct list of qualified voters for January 14, 2015     Special Financial Town Meeting and hear objections to the inclusion or omission     of any person as a registered voter
2. Final Planning Session for Special Financial Town Meeting
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: December 3, 2014/FF

 

Legal Notice
ZONING MODIFICATION REQUEST
1. Maxman, Sherri &Joel.  Plat 17, Lot 29.
Zoning Modification request is to construct a new fourteen (14’) foot by twenty four (24’) foot detached one car garage and a new fourteen (14’) foot by thirty-six (36’) foot exterior deck thirty-eight (38’) feet and forty (40’) feet respectively from the western property line of Lot 29.  A fifty (50’) foot setback is required from the front yard setback in the Residential B (RB) Zoning District.  If no written objections are received by directly abutting property owners to Lot 29 by 19 January 2015 the Modification will be granted.
Marc A. Tillson
Building Official
Town of New Shoreham

 

LEGAL NOTICE
New Shoreham Board of Appeal
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Town of New Shoreham Board of Appeal will be in session at the Town Hall, Old Town Road on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 5:00 PM for a special meeting.  
All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following Appeal:
1. Merkler, William and McAloon, Shannon. Plat 9, Lot 58 (and 37). Appeal by Christopher and Dawn Holmes of a Decision of the Planning Board for a Preliminary Plan Approval dated October 8, 2014