Public Notices - October 25, 2014

Issue #43
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:30pm
Category: 

Public Notice
Not a legal posting: agenda be amended after press time
Electric Utilities Task Group
Monday, October 27, 2014
Town Hall, Old Town Road
12:30 p.m.

1.  Public Comment
2.  Approval of minutes September 22, 2014.  Moving closed minutes to open from January 9,       
2008 and September 16, 2008.
3.  Deepwater Update
4.  Review and act on recommendation to Town Council on street light acquisition.
5.  Discuss and act on BIPco net metering policy
6.  Discuss and act on rate design issues
Individuals requesting 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: 10/24/2014

 

Public Notice
Information for Voters
Multipage Local Ballot
Sample Ballots Available
Emergency Ballots

The ballot for the November 4 election will be three pages (one ballot, front and back, and the front of a second ballot). There are races for federal, state and local office, seven state referenda questions and two local questions.  If you’d like to take home a sample ballot to study before the election they are available at Town Hall and the Island Free Library and in this edition of the Block Island Times.  They are also on the RI Secretary of State’s website.   
Emergency ballots are available at Town Hall for voters who will be out of Town on Election Day.  
Polls will be open at Town Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on November 4.  Don’t forget your ID.  If you have questions, please call the Board of Canvassers at (401) 466-3200. 
Town Clerk
Fiona Fitzpatrick

 

Public Notice
Notice of Public Hearing
New Shoreham Zoning Ordinance
Proposed Amendment relating to General Prohibitions – Unregistered Vehicles
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island RI
November 3, 2014
7:00 PM

The New Shoreham Town Council will consider changes to the Zoning Ordinance at a public hearing 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 3, 2014 at Town Hall, Old Town Road, New Shoreham to amend Article 1 Section 111 – General Prohibitions (A)(1)  The proposed amendment follows with language to be deleted crossed out, and language to be added underlined.  Before acting on the proposal and/or amendments to it, the Town Council will hear all persons for or against.  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.
Article 1 – General
Section 111- General Prohibitions
The following uses are prohibited in all (except as noted) zoning districts:
A.    Any structure or building or any use of any structure, building, premises or land which is injurious, obnoxious, offensive, dangerous or a nuisance to the community or to the neighborhood through noise, vibration, concussion, odors, fumes, smoke, gases, dust, harmful fluids or substances, danger of fire or explosion, or other objectionable features detrimental to the community or neighborhood health, safety, convenience, morals or welfare, including but not limited to the following:
1.    Outside storage of inoperative or unregistered motor vehicle for over thirty (30) days; vehicles as follows:
a)    No person shall deposit, store, keep or permit to be deposited, stored or kept upon public property a dismantled, junked or abandoned vehicle, an unserviceable vehicle, or a vehicle legally or physically incapable of being operated or a vehicle that does not display, if required by state law, a current safety inspection certificate on its windshield.
b)    No person shall deposit, store, keep or permit to be deposited, stored or kept outside of a building or structure upon private property more than two dismantled, junked or abandoned vehicles, unserviceable vehicles, or vehicles legally or physically incapable of being operated or vehicles that do not display, if required by state law, a current safety inspection certificate on the windshield.
c)    If a dismantled, junked or abandoned vehicle, an unserviceable vehicle, or a vehicle legally or physically incapable of being operated or a vehicle that does not display a current safety inspection certificate on its windshield is being deposited, stored or kept upon private property pursuant to subsection (b) of this section, every such vehicle shall be deposited, stored or kept in a location on the property that conforms to the minimum side yard, rear yard and front yard setbacks required by the applicable zoning ordinance.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: 711
Posted: October 7, 2014
Hearing: November 3, 2014
Fiona Fitzpatrick, Town Clerk

 

Public Notice
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances
Chapter 8 Licenses and Business Regulations, Article V Hawkers, Peddlers and Itinerant Vendors
Section 8-112 Application for license; fee; holding multiple licenses; transfer.
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI
Monday, November 3, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a Public Hearing to consider amending New Shoreham’s Revised Ordinances, Chapter 8 Article V Section 8-112 (c), Hawkers and Peddlers licenses. The proposed ordinance amendment appears below.  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. 8-112. - Application for license; fee; holding multiple licenses; transfer.
(a)    All hawkers, peddlers, itinerant vendors and persons selling or offering for sale any goods, wares or merchandise whatsoever, including any food or beverage, as described in section 8-111, shall make application to the town council for a license. Such application shall be made even if such applicant holds a state license as provided in G.L. 1956, § 5-11-1 et seq. The town council may approve or disapprove the issuance of any license, having in mind the location of the operation, if stationary, and the safety and welfare of the public at large, if the operation is not stationary.
(b)    If approved by the town council, the town clerk shall issue a license to sell the articles or substances mentioned in section 8-111 upon the payment of a fee of $50.00. Licenses shall be issued in the name of one individual, company or corporation and for one location, if stationary, or one vehicle, cart or other conveyance if not stationary. No license where food products are involved shall be issued until all approvals required by the state department of health are obtained.
(c)    No more than one license may be issued to any one person and no such license may be transferred to any other person, nor may it be used at more than one location; provided, however, that any person currently holding a license or a person applying for a license may apply to the town council for permission to operate at a different location under the license during the period commencing November 1 and ending March 31.
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.  
Posted: October 7, 2014
Hearing: November 3, 2014
Fiona Fitzpatrick, Town Clerk

 

Public Notice
Notice to all concerned parties who own vessels that have been left on Andy’s Way, the beach at the Narragansett Inn, the beach between the Boat Basin and Champlins Marina, AND the beach across from the National Hotel in Old Harbor, you will have until November 1, 2014 to remove your vessel from the areas stated above or the Harbors Department will have them removed at the owner’s expense.  Please contact the Office of the Harbormaster at 401-466-3204 for questions.
10/08/14

 

Public Notice
Renewal of Outdoor Entertainment Licenses

October 20, 2014
The Town of New Shoreham will hold a Public Hearing regarding the renewal of Outdoor Entertainment Licenses, for outdoor amplification or entertainment, pursuant to Chapter 8, Article X. of the Revised Ordinances of the Town of New Shoreham, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island.
The following named establishments have made applications with the Office of the Town Clerk:
• Rita Draper, d/b/a 1661 Inn
• Aldo’s Place, Inc., d/b/a Aldo’s Restaurant and Pizzeria
• ABM, Inc., d/b/a The Atlantic Inn
• Shoreham, Inc., d/b/a Ballard’s Inn
• Beachead II, LLC, d/b/a The Beachhead
• On-Island Entertainment Management, Inc., d/b/a Captain Nick’s
• Champlin’s Trader Vic’s, Inc., d/b/a Champlin’s Trader Vic’s
• Ernie’s Old Harbor Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Finn’s Seafood Restaurant
• Steve Draper d/b/a Hotel Manisses
• Coastal Resorts International, Inc., d/b/a National Hotel
• Humphries, Inc., d/b/a The Oar
• Peckham, Inc. d/b/a Old Island Pub, Plat 5, Lot 10, Corn Neck Road
• Island Pond, Inc. d/b/a Payne’s Dock, Plat 5, Lot 000, Ocean Avenue
• Poor People’s Pub of Block Island, Inc. d/b/a Poor People’s Pub
• Island Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a The Spring House Hotel
• Rosalie O’Brien Kivlehan, d/b/a The Sullivan House
• Sunset Lounge, Inc., d/b/a Sunset Lounge at the Narragansett Inn
• ULBE, Inc. d/b/a Surf Hotel, Plat 6, Lot 143, Dodge Street
• Kamm Group, LLC d/b/a Yellow Kittens, Plat 6, Lot 135, Corn Neck Road
All persons for or against the granting of said licenses shall be heard at the time of the Public Hearing.
Attest: Millicent A. McGinnes, MMC
Deputy Town Clerk

 

Public Notice
New Applications for Beverage (Liquor) License

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Chapter 2013 of the Public Laws of Rhode Island, approved in April 1956 as amended, that the following applications for Beverage Licenses have been made to the New Shoreham Town Clerk as follows:
Class BV License
•    Peckham, Inc., Stockholder: Lewis H. Gaffett, d/b/a Old Island Pub, Corn Neck Road, Plat 5, Lot 10
Before acting on the foregoing applications, the Board of License Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, Old Town Road, at which time remonstrants are entitled to be heard before the granting of said licenses.  
Attest: Millicent A McGinnes, CMC
Deputy Town Clerk
New Shoreham Board of License Commissioners

 

Public Notice
Applications for Extended Hours for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages

October 20, 2014
Notice is hereby given that the following named holders of Beverage Licenses have made application to the Licensing Board of New Shoreham for the sale of alcoholic beverages for extended hours until 2:00 am on Fridays, Saturdays and the eve before legal Rhode Island holidays pursuant to 3-7-7 of the General Laws of Rhode Island as amended by Chapter 71 of the Public Laws of Rhode Island of 1975:
•    Shoreham, Inc. Stockholder: Marion Filippi, d/b/a Ballard’s Inn, Water Street
Before acting on the foregoing applications, the New Shoreham Board of License Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, Old Town Road, at which time remonstrants are entitled to be heard before the granting of said licenses.
Attest: Millicent A. McGinnes, MMC
Deputy Town Clerk
New Shoreham Board of License Commissioners

 

Public Notice
Applications for Renewal of Beverage (Liquor) License
October 20, 2014
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Chapter 2013 of the Public Laws of Rhode Island, approved in April 1956 as amended, that the following applications for Beverage License Renewals have been made to the New Shoreham Town Clerk as follows:
Class A Beverage:
• Maclac Enterprises, Inc., Stockholders: Mark Helterline, & Mary Jane Balser, d/b/a Block Island Grocery,     Ocean Avenue
• Redbird Liquor Store, Inc., Stockholder: Caroline Todd, d/b/a Redbird Liquor Store, Dodge Street
Class C Beverage:
• Peckham, Inc., Stockholders: Lewis H. Gaffett, d/b/a Old Island Pub, Corn Neck  Road
Class BM Beverage:
• Sachem Holdings, Inc. Stockholder: Marc Scortino, d/b/a Mohegan Café, Water Street
Class BVL Beverage:
• Bethany Campbell Coviello, d/b/a Bethany’s Airport Diner, Center Road
• Pizza Plus of Block Island, Inc. Stockholder: James R. McElderry, d/b/a Papa’s Pizzeria, Corn Neck Road
Class BV Beverage:
• Rita Draper, d/b/a 1661 Inn, Spring Street
• Aldo’s Place, Inc. Stockholders: Stephen E. Papa, Anna R. Papa, Christina L. Papa & Stephen N. Papa     d/b/a Aldo’s Restaurant and Pizza, Weldon’s Way
• A.B.M., Inc. Stockholder: Bradford Marthens, d/b/a The Atlantic Inn, High Street
• Shoreham, Inc. Stockholder: Marion Filippi, d/b/a Ballard’s Inn, Water Street
• Beachead II, LLC, Members: Rebecca Pappas Clark & Timothy Clark d/b/a The Beachhead, Corn Neck Road
• On-Island Entertainment Management, Inc. Stockholder: Marc Scortino, d/b/a Captain Nick’s, Ocean Avenue
• Champlin’s Trader Vic’s, Inc. Stockholders: Joseph Grillo and Susan Grillo, d/b/a Champlin’s Trader Vic’s, Champlin’s Marina, West Side Road
• Share the Ride, LLC Member: Gregory C. Kyte, d/b/a Channel Marker, Corn Neck Road
• Club Soda, Inc. Stockholders: Maxon G. Balmforth, Jr. & Glenn C. McKiernan, d/b/a Club Soda, Connecticut Avenue
• Island Caterers, Inc. Stockholders: John P. & Adam Wronowski, Est. of Burke & Patricia Hewitt, Raymond & Susan Linda, Thomas Tyrseck, d/b/a Dead Eye Dick’s Restaurant, Ocean Avenue
• Eli’s Restaurant, Inc. Stockholders: Bradford G. Marthens & Edward Y. Moon, d/b/a Eli’s Restaurant, Chapel Street
• Ernie’s Old Harbor Restaurant, Inc. Stockholders: Frederick & Deborah Howarth, & F. Jason Howarth, d/b/a Finn’s Seafood Restaurant, Water Street
• Royal Hospitality Group, Inc. Stockholder: Marc Scortino d/b/a Harbor Grill, Water Street
• Steven Draper, d/b/a Hotel Manisses, Spring Street
• Island Pond, Inc., Stockholders: Clif Payne & Edward Sands Payne, Ocean Avenue
• Cecil’s Black Rock Grille, LLC; Members: Kimberly & Norman Ward d/b/a Kimberly’s, Ocean Avenue
• Coastal Resorts International, Inc. Stockholders: Chris & Jackie Sereno, d/b/a National Hotel, Water Street
• Humphries, Inc. Stockholders: Justin Abrams, Steven & Rita Draper, d/b/a The Oar, West Side Road
• Poor People’s Pub Block Island, Inc. Stockholders: James Keating, Brenna Audino and Ross Audino, d/b/a Poor People’s Pub, Ocean Avenue
• Island Entertainment, Inc. Stockholder: Frank DiBiase, Jr., d/b/a Spring House Hotel, Spring Street
• Sunset Lounge, Inc., Stockholder: Estate of Eleanor Mott, Ocean Avenue
• ULBE, Inc., Stockholder: Lorraine Y. Cyr, TTEE of both Ulric E. Cyr Family Trust & Beatrice Eva Cyr  Living Trust, d/b/a Surf Hotel, Dodge Street
• Kamm Group, LLC, Membership: Block Island Sales Corp. d/b/a Yellow Kittens, Corn Neck Road
Before acting on the foregoing applications, the Board of License Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, Old Town Road, at which time remonstrants are entitled to be heard before the granting of said licenses.
Attest: Millicent A. McGinnes, MMC
Deputy Town Clerk
New Shoreham Board of License Commissioners