Public Notices - September 25, 2014

Issue #39
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:17pm

Notice of Public Hearing
Monday, October 6, 2014
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island
7:00 p.m

The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a Public Hearing to consider amending New Shoreham’s Revised Ordinances Chapter 11 Article IV Section 11-71 to allow waterfowl hunting on Plat 1 Lot 16 within the Sachem Pond Wildlife Refuge.  The proposed language appears underlined below.
Sec. 11-71. - Protected wildlife area designated.
(a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, no person shall hunt, shoot, trap or annoy wildlife nor destroy or disturb the eggs, nests or nesting areas of the wildlife within or upon Sachem Pond and the land areas adjacent thereto, both private and public, within that certain area bounded:
Northerly and easterly by Corn Neck Road and also northerly by the extensions of Corn Neck
Road from Settler’s Rock running northwesterly with the shoreline to a line running due east and
west through the base of the North Lighthouse and by the same line running westerly to the
shoreline referred to as the “West Beach”; Westerly by the shoreline of the “West Beach” from the aforesaid line south to a point being the westerly terminus of a roadway running easterly from the shoreline to Corn Neck Road through lands of F. Nelson Breed and Edna Sheffield White, and southerly by said roadway.
(b) The town council may vote on an annual basis to allow the hunting of deer on those areas of
Assessor’s Plat 1, Lot 16, which lie within the above-described property during such limited periods of time and under such conditions as the town council shall deem appropriate. In allowing any such hunting of deer, the town shall clearly mark the area(s) where deer hunting is permitted.
(c) The hunting of waterfowl is permitted on those areas of Assessor’s Plat 1, Lot 16, which lie within the above-described property. The town shall clearly mark the area(s) where waterfowl hunting is permitted.
Before acting on the foregoing, the New Shoreham Town Council will hold a Public Hearing at the time and place referenced above at which time all persons for or against may be heard.
Fiona Fitzpatrick,
Town Clerk
Posted:  September 3, 2014
Hearing: October 6, 2014


Public Notice
New Shoreham School District
Thursday, October 2, 2014
3 pm
Block Island School Library

1. LAC Officers for the 2014-2015 School Year
2. Update on English Language Learning (ELL) lead by Joanne Warfel
3. Support Team Visit
5. Discussion about the LAC sponsoring a program to promote understanding for different learning styles
6. Other


Public Notice
Election Reminders

Not a registered voter? The last day to register to vote in the November 4, 2014 general election is Sunday, October 5, 2014.  If you are a New Shoreham resident, you may register at the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall, Old Town Road Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. before the deadline, or at the Police Station on Beach Avenue on Sunday October 5, 2014 between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Absentee Ballot Applications Available:  Mail (“absentee”) ballot applications for the election are available at the Town Clerk’s Office.  You must apply by 4:00 PM October 14, 2014.
Call the Town Clerk’s Office at 466-3200 if you have questions!    
Posted July 24, 2014/FF



Separate sealed Bids will be received by the Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island for  MOORING MAINTENANCE, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 @ 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:  September 10, 20114