Here’s what’s on the agenda for the Newport City Council meeting on April 27

Newport City Council will return to City Hall on Wednesday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. for its next regular council meeting.

The agenda with supporting attachments will be available on the City of Newport website in the coming days.

CITY OF NEWPORT

DOCKET FOR A REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

APRIL 27, 2022

The following matters, filed with the City Clerk pursuant to council bylaws, will be brought before council at a meeting to be held on April 27, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840. Meeting viewing and joining is also available via Web Ex: Membership Link:

https://cityofnewportmeet.webex.com/cityofnewportmeet/j.php?MTID=m69a8e3911ed6aed0bbf15243e4bc23a0 Webinar number: 2630 832 3037

Webinar password: meet (6338 from phones) Join by phone 1-844-621-3956 Toll-free US passcode: 263 083 23037

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

CITIZENS’ FORUM: (Speakers must register with the Clerk) Citizens’ Forum time should not exceed fifteen minutes and citizens may address Council on a single subject and no more than three minutes. Matters for discussion shall not include matters to be considered or discussed as part of the regular agenda of Council and shall relate to important business of the town. No comments regarding staff or job performance are permitted.

1. PUBLIC AUDIENCE- Proposed Amendments to Zoning Ordinance

a. Recommendation of the Town Planning Council;

b. Modification of article 17.08 titled “Definitions”(first lecture);

vs. Modification of article 17.65 titled, “Innovation Hub” (first lecture);

D. Amendment to Article 17.66 titled, “Innovation Hub Floating Overlay Area” (First lecture)

2. CONSENT TIMETABLE (THE CONSENT SCHEDULE IS APPROVED IN ITS ENTIRETY UNLESS THE BOARD REMOVES AN ITEM FOR DISCUSSION. ALL LICENSES ARE GRANTED SUBJECT TO COMPLIANCE WITH ORDINANCES (#31-80 AND #98-40).

a. Special Events:

1. Church Community Housing Corporation, d/b/a A Gathering for Ukraine, Washington Square and the Colony House; May 15, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2. Bike Newport, d/b/a Bike to Work Day, lawn in front of City Hall; May 20, 2022 from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

3. Bike Newport, d/b/a Elliot’s Ride for Everyone, starting and ending at Rogers High School (route attached); May 21, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

4. Clagett Sailing, d/b/a Come Float Our Boats Night: Auction/Fundraiser, Ida Lewis Yacht Club; May 21, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

5. Elmwall Associates, LLC, d/b/a Summer Concert Series, Shops at Long Wharf, various dates from May 28, 2022 to October 8, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (list attached)

6. Bike Newport, d/b/a Bike Barn Opening, 20 Sunset Blvd. ; June 4, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

7. Belmont Chapel Foundation, d/b/a Belmont Chapel Foundation Race Day, Island Cemetery; June 11, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

8. Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard, d/b/a Newport Bermuda Race Crew Party, Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St.; June 15, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

9. Trinity Episcopal Church, d/b/a Strawberry Festival, Trinity Church; June 18, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10. Clean Ocean Access, d/b/a Paddle for Access, Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard/Newport Harbor; August 20, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (rain date – August 21, 2022)

11. Special Event License, Salve Regina University, d/b/a Salve Regina University Car Parade, May 7, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.- Continuation of April 13, 2022 – canceled

b. Vacation Sales Permit, New, Debra Condin, d/b/a The Refill, 42 Spring St. #5

vs. Vacation Sales License, New, Willas LLC, d/b/a Willas, 429 Thames St.

D. Bike Agency Rental, Renewal, Newport Outfitters, Inc., d/b/a Ten Speed ​​Spokes, 18 Elm St.

e. Used License Renewal, Newport Outfitters, Inc., d/b/a Ten Speed ​​Spokes, 18 Elm St.

F. Vacation Sales License, Renewals, (list attached)

g. Communication from the Consultative Commission for Bicycles and Pedestrians, concerning the City’s cycle and pedestrian paths (Receive)

h. Planning Board Communication, Planning Board Review and Comments – Capital Improvement Program, FY2023- FY2027 (receipt)

I. Communication from Christopher L. Shaw, regarding the resignation of the Energy and Environment Committee (received with regret)

J. Communication from Thomas Shelvin, Communications Officer, regarding Newport’s Language Access Plan (Reception)

LICENSES AND PERMITS

3. Special Event License, Lucy’s Hearth, d/b/a Pickleball Fundraiser Tournament, Rogers High School Tennis Courts; June 25, 2022 from 8 a.m. to noon (rain date June 26, 2022)

-Park use fee waiver request

4. Special Event License, Bruce Spitzer, d/b/a Classic Car Parade, Streets of Newport/Two Phases/Itinerary attached; July 16, 2022 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

5. Mobile Food Establishment Truck, (MFET-2 available), New, Sunset Beach Aquaculture, LLC (Joseph Pinheiro), d/b/a Sunset Beach Aquaculture, 161 Beacon Ave., Jamestown, RI

6. Sidewalk café permits, renewals:

a. 22 Place Washington Inc., d/b/a Bar Cino, 22-24 Washington Sq.

b. Stone Soup, LLC, d/b/a Caleb and Broad, 162 Broadway

vs. Fitzsimoes, LLC, d/b/a Corner Café, 110 Broadway

D. Fastnet, Inc., d/b/a Fastnet, The, 1-3 Broadway

e. Carpe Noctem, LLC, d/b/a Fifth Element, The, 107-111 Broadway

F. Monkey Business, LLC, d/b/a Hungry Monkey, The, 124 Broadway

g. Leos Market, LLC, d/b/a Leos Market, 162 Broadway

h. Leinster, Inc. d/b/a Malt, 150-154 Broadway

I. Nick’s Fine Foods, Inc., d/b/a Nikolas Pizza, 38 Memorial Blvd. West

J. Howley Bread, d/b/a Panera Bread, Long Wharf Mall

k. Parlor, LLC, d/b/a Parlor Bar & Kitchen, 200 Broadway

I. MBK, LLC, d/b/a For Judgment, 32 Broadway

M. Restaurant Bouchard, Inc., d/b/a Restaurant Bouchard & Revolving Door, 505-509 Thames St.

nm BKA Industries, Inc., d/b/a Scales & Shells, 527 Thames St.

y. Scratch, LLC, d/b/a Scratch, 88 Broadway

p. Kale Stems, LLC, d/b/a Stoneacre, 28-30 Washington Sq.

Q. Broadway Tavern, LTD, Tavern on Broadway, 16-18 Broadway

7. Fueling License, New, Newport Ice Cream Shoppes, LLC, d/b/a Serendipity Sundaes, 225 Goddard Row

8. Fueling Permit, New, Coastal Cones, LLC, Ben and Jerry’s, 33 Banisters Wharf

9. Bunkering License, New, Coastal Cones, LLC, d/b/a Ben and Jerry’s, 359 Thames St.

10. Entertainment License, Extension, Class A (Indoor), L & B Associates, LLC, d/b/a Stoneacre Garden, 151 Swinburne Row Sunday through Tuesday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from 00:00 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 01:00 a.m. (Current Restriction – Subject to garage doors being closed during entertainment) (Hearing)

11. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS (REMARK: Vacancies currently exist or will soon exist on the following Boards and Commissions: Beach Commission, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, Henderson Home, Historic District Commission, Energy and Environment Commission)

Appointment:

Canvassing Authority– Maxine Shavers (6-year term expires 01/03/2028)

RESOLUTIONS

12. Ask for regulations for Storer Park to prohibit certain activities – K. Leonard, J. Napolitano

ORDERS

13. Amending Chapter, 2.56 titled, Councils and commissionsto modify article 2.56.010 entitled “General provisions” (Second reading)

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MUNICIPAL DIRECTOR

14. Action Item #6069/22 – Subject: Contract Award – 22-027 – New 20ft Side Access Dry Storage Containers (with accompanying resolution)

15. Action Item #6070/22 – SUBJECT: Contract Award – Seagrave Model TT06CT Marauder 100 ft 250 bl Tractor Drawn Aerial Truck – HGAC Cooperative Purchasing Agreement (with accompanying resolution)

ADJOURNMENT AS COUNCIL AND CONVOCATION AS COUNCIL OF COMMISSIONERS OF LICENSES

BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

CONSENT TIMETABLE

1. Class F Daily Liquor License, Clean Ocean Access, d/b/a Paddle For Access, Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St.; August 20, 2022 (rain date – August 21, 2022)

Laura C.Swistak

City Clerk

Adjournment – April 6, 2022

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