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TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
Jamestown Town Hall
Rosamond A. Tefft Council Chambers
93 Narragansett Avenue
Monday, November 7, 2011
7:00 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

A) Acknowledgement
1) American Flag Donation: by Sally Garnett in memory of her husband, James Mercer Garnett

IV. COUNCIL SITTING AS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSING BOARD
All approvals for licenses and permits are subject to the resolution of debts, taxes and appropriate signatures as well as, when applicable, proof of insurance.

RENEWALS:
A) Approval of Licenses by Class
1)
CLASS A (PACKAGE STORE) – RETAIL
Grapes & Gourmet, Inc.
dba: Grapes & Gourmet
9 Ferry Wharf
Varsha, Inc.
dba: Jamestown Wine & Spirits
30 Southwest Avenue
a) Request a motion to approve the liquor license renewal applications for CLASS A (PACKAGE STORE) – RETAIL, upon resolution of debts, taxes, State approval and appropriate signatures for the year December 1, 2011 to November 30, 2012.
b) Request a motion to set the CLASS A (PACKAGE STORE – RETAIL Liquor License Cap at TWO (2)
2)
CLASS B – TAVERN
Long Wharf Marina Restaurant, Inc.
dba: The Bay Voyage
150 Conanicus Avenue
a) Request a motion to approve the liquor license renewal application for CLASS B – TAVERN, upon resolution of
TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
Jamestown Town Hall
Rosamond A. Tefft Council Chambers
93 Narragansett Avenue
Monday, November 7, 2011
7:00 PM
debts, taxes, State approval and appropriate signatures for the year December 1, 2011 to November 30, 2012.
b) Request a motion to set the CLASS B – TAVERN Liquor Licenses Cap at ONE (1)
3)
CLASS B – VICTUALER
Islandish, Ltd.
dba: Chopmist Charlies
40 Narragansett Avenue
Jamestown Culinary Partners, LLC
dba: Jamestown Fish
14 Narragansett Avenue
Jamestown Oyster Bar, Inc.
dba: Jamestown Oyster Bar
22 Narragansett Avenue
Jamestown Restaurant Group, LLC
dba: Narragansett Café
25 Narragansett Avenue
New England Golf Course Management, Inc.
dba: Jamestown Golf and Country Club
aka: the Caddy Shack
245 Conanicus Avenue (lower level rear)
Portuguese American Citizen’s Club
dba: Portuguese American Citizen’s Club
11 Pemberton Avenue
Slice of Heaven, Inc.
dba: Slice of Heaven
32 Narragansett Avenue
Trattoria Simpatico, Inc.
dba: Trattoria Simpatico
13 Narragansett Avenue
a) Request a motion to approve the liquor license renewal applications for CLASS B – VICTUALER, upon resolution of debts, taxes, State approval and appropriate signatures for the year December 1, 2010 to November 30, 2011.
b) Request a motion to set the CLASS B – VICTUALER Liquor License Cap at EIGHT (8)
4)
CLASS D FULL (CLUB)
Conanicut Yacht Club
40 Bay View Drive
a) Request a motion to approve the liquor license renewal application for CLASS D FULL (CLUB), upon resolution of debts, taxes, State approval and appropriate signatures for the year December 1, 2010 to November 30, 2011.
b) Request a motion to set the CLASS D FULL (CLUB) Liquor License Cap at ONE (1)

V. CONSENT AGENDA

An item on the Consent Agenda need not be removed for simple clarification or correction of typographical errors. Approval of the Consent Agenda shall be equivalent to approval of each item as if it had been acted upon separately.
A) Adoption of Council minutes:
1) October 17, 2011 (regular meeting)
B) Bills and Payroll
C) Minutes from Boards, Commissions and Committees:
1) Jamestown Harbor Commission (09/21/2011)
2) Jamestown Philomenian Library Board of Trustees (09/13/2011)
3) Jamestown Philomenian Library Board of Trustees (10/11/2011)
4) Jamestown Tree Preservation & Protection Committee (7/19/2011)
5) Jamestown Zoning Board of Review (07/26/2011)
D) Attendance Records for Boards, Commissions and Committees
1) Jamestown Bike Path Design Committee (10/2008 – 09/2011)
2) Jamestown Tree Preservation & Protection (01/2010 – 12/2010)
E) CRMC Notices:
1) Agenda Semi-Monthly Meeting (10/25/2011)
2) Notice of Proposed Changes to RICRMC Regulations (12/13/2011)
3) November 2011 Calendar
F) Zoning Board of Review abutter notification: Notice is hereby given that the Jamestown Zoning Board of Review will hold a public hearing November 15, 2011 at the Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI at 7:00 p.m. upon the following: Application of Hoosier Legacy Partnership (Jeffrey McDonough) whose property is located at 42 Narragansett Avenue and further identified as Assessor’s Plat 8 Lot 472, for a variance from Article 12, Section 82-1203 Minimum off-street parking requirements, requesting relief from the requirement of five on-site parking spaces, one being provided, in order to change the use of this property from business office to yoga studio. Said property is located in a CD zone and contains 1,650 sq. ft.
G) Proclamations & Resolutions from other Rhode Island cities & towns
1) Resolution of the Woonsocket City Council re: Pension Reform
2) Resolution of the Smithfield School Committee re: Pension Reform
3) Resolution of the Lincoln Town Council re: Pension Reform
4) Resolution of the Westerly Town Council re: Pension Reform
5) Resolution of the East Greenwich Town Council re: Pension Reform
6) Resolution of the Tiverton Town Council re: Pension Reform
7) Resolution of the North Smithfield School Committee re: Pension Reform
8) Resolution of the Exeter-West Greenwich School Committee re: Pension Reform
H) Abatements/Addenda of Taxes

VI. EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT
The Town Council may seek to go in Executive Session to discuss the following items:

VII. COUNCIL, ADMINISTRATOR, SOLICITOR, COMMISSION/COMMITTEE COMMENTS & REPORTS

A) Town Administrator’s Report
1) Renewable Energy Grant Award
2) Safe Routes to School
3) Jamestown Shores Conservation Easement
4) Fort Getty Insurance Reimbursement
5) Fort Getty Pavilion
6) Digital Audio Recordings
7) Emergency Alert Notifications
B) Town Council Liaison Reports

VIII. PUBLIC HEARINGS

A) RIGL §5-24-1 (a) & (b) & §5-24-2: Title 5 Businesses & Professions (Taverns, Cookshops and Oyster Houses)
1) Advertisements for Victualing Licenses with extended hours
2) Request a motion to approve victualing licenses with extended hours RENEWAL
Approval and appropriate signatures for the year December 1, 2011 to November 30, 2012: applications, upon the resolution of debts, taxes, State
Jamestown Mist, LLC
dba: Jamestown Mist
35 Narragansett Avenue
Plat 9 Lot 246
APPLICATION OF JAMESTOWN MIST, LLC, dba: Jamestown Mist, for renewal of additional operational hours to open at 5:00 AM for said establishment, holder of a Victualing License issued by the Town of Jamestown. If granted, this will allow the establishment to continue to be open from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM daily (RIGL
§5-24-1 allows this establishment to be open from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 AM without additional operating hours).
Cumberland Farms, Inc.
dba: Cumberland Farms Store #1108
41 North Main Road
Plat 8 Lot 626
APPLICATION OF CUMBERLAND FARMS, INC., dba: Cumberland Farms Store #1108, for renewal of additional operational hours to open at 5:00 AM for said establishment, holder of a Victualing License issued by the Town of Jamestown. If granted, this will allow the establishment to continue to be open from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM daily (RIGL §5-24-1 allows this establishment to be open from 6:00 AM until 2:00 AM without additional operating hours).


B) Proposed Amendment of Jamestown Code of Ordinances: Chapter 78 Waterways ARTICLE II. HARBOR MANAGEMENT Sec. 78-21 through Sec. 78-35; Exhibit A and Exhibit A-1; (duly advertised in the Jamestown Press on October 27, 2011)


C) Proposed Amendment of the Jamestown Comprehensive Harbor Management Plan; Exhibit A; (duly advertised in the Jamestown Press on October 27, 2011)

 

IX. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A) Resolutions
1) No. 2011-24: “Pension Reform: The Time to Act is Now”

X. COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITION

A) Communications
1) Letter of the Town of Portsmouth supporting the Town of Richmond re: opposing proposed tolls on Interstate Route 95
2) Letter of Maurice Laflamme to the Harbor Commission rescinding his communication re: suggested revision to the Harbor Management Ordinance (10/17/2011 Agenda, Communication #4)
3) Letter of Barbara and William Ritter re: proposed Shoreby Hill Historic District and separation of Upper and Lower Shoreby
4) Letter of US Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Bristol, RI, Chief Petty Officer Gregg Marsili, re: Notice of Non-Permitted Private Aids to Navigation and Discrepancies
5) Letter of Nicholas Schaus re: $175,000 Grant funding application for wind turbine
6) Letter of RIDOT Director Michael P. Lewis re: Proposed Jamestown Bike Path and RIDOT support for funding under the Transportation Improvement Program
7) Letter of Jamestown Tree Preservation & Protection Committee Chair James Rugh re: membership and attendance
8) Notice for Jamestown Housing Forum, November 9, 2011, 7:00 p.m., Jamestown Philomenian Library
9) Letter of RIEDC re: RI Renewable Energy Fund - ARRA grant award

XI. LICENSES & PERMITS

All approvals for licenses and permits are subject to the resolution of debts, taxes and appropriate signatures as well as, when applicable, proof of insurance.
A) RIDOH list of active licenses in the Town of Jamestown
B) Multi-License renewal applications:
1) BADA Bing, Inc. dba: House of Pizza
a) Victualing License
b) Pinball/Video Game (1)
2) Conanicut Yacht Club dba: Conanicut Yacht Club
a) Victualing License
b) Entertainment License
3) Islandish, Ltd. dba: Chopmist Charlies
a) Victualing License
b) Entertainment License
4) Jamestown Restaurant Group dba: Narragansett Café
a) Victualing License
b) Entertainment License
5) Long Wharf Marina Restaurant, Inc. dba: Bay Voyage Inn
a) Victualing License
b) Entertainment License
6) Portuguese American Citizen’s Club dba: Portuguese American
Citizen’s Club
a) Victualing License
b) Entertainment License
a) Victualing License
7) Trattoria Simpatico, Inc. dba: Trattoria Simpatico
a) Victualing License
b) Entertainment License
C) Victualing License renewal applications:
1) Ace’s Pizza, Inc. dba: Ace’s Pizza
2) BADA Bing, Inc. dba: Freddie Bing’s Hotdog Thing (Cart)
3) Del’s Lemonade & Refreshments, Inc. dba: Del’s of Jamestown
(Mobile Unit)
4) East Ferry Market, Ltd. dba: East Ferry Deli & Market
5) Grapes & Gourmet, Inc. dba: Grapes & Gourmet
6) Jamestown Culinary Partners, LLC dba: Jamestown Fish
7) Jamestown Oyster Bar, Inc. dba: Jamestown Oyster Bar
8) Jian Sheng Ni dba: Peking Garden
9) Lucky Ridge Co., Inc. dba: Spinnakers Café
10) Lucky Ridge Co., Inc. dba: Spinnakers Café Mobile Unit
11) New England Golf Course Management, Inc. dba:
Jamestown Golf & Country Club aka: Caddy Shack
12) Slice of Heaven, Inc. dba: Slice of Heaven
13) The Island Scoop dba: Island Scoop
14) T-M-T Enterprises, Inc. dba: McQuade’s Supermarket
15) Doriana Carella/The Village Hearth dba: The Village Hearth
16) Varsha, Inc. dba: Jamestown Wine & Spirits
D) Victualing License with extended hours renewal applications:
1) Cumberland Farms, Inc. dba: Cumberland Farms Store #1108
2) Jamestown Mist, LLC dba: Jamestown Mist
E) Bingo License renewal application:
1) Jamestown Senior Citizens Association, Inc. dba: Jamestown Senior Citizens Association, Inc. (non-profit)
F) One Day Event/Entertainment License Applications
1) Applicant: Mark Baker
Event: Jamestown Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Date: December 3, 2011
Location: Village Green
2) Applicant: Lawn Avenue School 8th Grade Class
Event: 8th Grade Fundraiser for class trip (walk)
Date: November 19, 2011
Location: Begin/End Lawn Avenue School
XII. OPEN FORUM
A) Scheduled request to address
B) Non-scheduled request to address

XIII. APPOINTMENTS, RESIGNATIONS AND VACANCIES

A) Conservation Commission (One (1) vacancy with a three-year term ending December 31, 2014); if favorable reappoint
1) Letter requesting reappointment
a) Patrick Driscoll
B) Harbor Commission (One (1) vacancy with a three-year term ending December 31, 2014; if favorable reappoint
1) Letter requesting reappointment
a) Michael deAngeli – Non-Riparian Recreational Boater
C) Planning Commission (One (1) vacancy with a four-year term ending December 31, 2015; if favorable reappoint
1) Letter requesting reappointment
a) Michael Swistak
D) Harbor Commission
1) Letter of resignation
a) Andrew Kallfelz – Non-Riparian Recreational Boater
E) Library Board of Trustees
1) Letter of resignation
a) Jeff McDonough
F) Tree Preservation & Protection Committee
1) Term limit reached
a) Emmet Turley

XIV. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A) Fort Getty Pavilion
1) Rededication

XV. NEW BUSINESS
A) Recycling Contract


XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSION


XVII. ADJOURNMENT
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