Public Notices - March 10, 2018

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 3:15pm



of hearings on an applications and appeals 

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, March 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM for a regular meeting.  

All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following Applications/appeals under the Zoning Ordinances:

  1. 1.Wallen, Jonathan & Anastos, Katheryn. Plat 18, Lot 60. Application for a Variance from Section 113(B) to construct an addition. 

Public Notice


Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island
P.O. Drawer 220
Block Island, RI  02807

Sealed bids for general contractors will be received by TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM, RHODE ISLAND until 1:00 P.M. for the REPAIRS TO THE BLOCK ISLAND LANDFILL SLOPE at the office of the Town Manager, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI on April 9, 2018 and at that time and place, bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of James J. Geremia & Associates, Inc., 272 West Exchange St., Suite 201, Providence, RI between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, after March 12, 2018, or at the Town Manager’s Office, New Shoreham Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI.  Documents can only be obtained by general contract bidders.     

Contract Documents will be provided on disk in .pdf format and will sent by mail via USPS.  If Bidder requests the Contract Documents to be forwarded by Federal Express, the shipping fee will be borne by the Bidder.  Bidder is to provide their Federal Express account number.  

Each Bid shall be submitted (in DUPLICATE) and clearly marked:


Bids must be enclosed in an opaque envelope addressed to “Town Manager, Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI 02807” bearing the name and address of the Bidder.

A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled to be held at 11:30 A.M. on Mach 28, 2018 at the Council Chambers at Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI, which will be followed by a site visit at the Landfill site.  This will be the only opportunity for bidders to make site visits accompanied by the Engineer and landfill operators.

No Bidder may withdraw their Bid for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, after the date of the opening of the Bids.

The successful Bidder must furnish a 100-percent (100%) Construction Performance Bond and a 100-percent (100%) Construction Payment Bond with a Rhode Island licensed Surety Company acceptable to the Owner within ten (10) days of Notice of Award.

Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids if deemed to be in its best interest.

Bidders shall adhere to the provisions of State Labor Laws concerning payment of prevailing wages.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, entitled “Equal Employment Opportunity” (as amended by Executive Order 11375) and as supplemented in Department of Labor Regulations 41 CFR Part 60.  The requirements of Bidders and Contractors under this Order are explained in the Instructions to Bidders.

Minority business enterprises as defined by R.I. General Laws Section 37-14.1-3 shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of Subcontracts performed under this agreement.  The Contractor will take all reasonable steps in accordance with the regulations promulgated under Chapter 37-14.1 of the Rhode Island General Laws to ensure that minority business enterprises have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform subcontracts under this agreement.

Edward L. Roberge

Town Manager

Town of New Shoreham



Conservation Commission 
Town Hall Meeting Room 
Old Town Road, Block Island
Tuesday March 13, 2018



1. Call to Order.

2. Final Written Comments Request Re: Block Island Housing Board. Plat 14, Lot 55. Application for Preliminary Plan Stage of a Major Subdivision to create five (5) lots. The property is located off Cooneymus Road. (Cherry Hill Lane Subdivision) 

3. Dune/ Revetment Discussion- concerns, comments, and ideas discussion.

4. Approval of February 13, 2018 Minutes

5. Adjournment

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: KSC 03/07/2018