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TOWN OF RICHMOND, RHODE ISLAND

5 Richmond Townhouse Road

Wyoming, RI  02898

(401) 539-9000  www.richmondri.com

 

RICHMOND TOWN COUNCIL

Regular Town Council Meeting

Town Hall – Town Council Chambers

June 20, 2017

7:00 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

*Please Note:  Any matter listed on this agenda may be acted upon by the Town Council*

 

A.         Call to Order Video Icon

 

B.         Roll Call

 

C.         The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Video Icon

 

D.         Moment of Silence Video Icon

 

E.         Public Hearings Video Icon

01         Consideration of request from Southern Rhode Island 4-H Leaders Association Inc. for an Outdoor Entertainment License from June 23-25, 2017 for premises located at 78 Richmond Townhouse Road and further designated as Assessor’s Plat 7D Lot 7

 

F.         Consent Agenda Video Icon

01        Approval of the minutes of the May 2, 2017 Special Town Council Meeting

02        Approval of the minutes of the May 16, 2017 Special Town Council Meeting

03        Approval of the minutes of the May 16, 2017 Regular Town Council Meeting

04        Approval of the minutes of the May 18, 2017 Special Town Council Meeting

05        Approval of the minutes of the May 22, 2017 Special Town Council Meeting

06        Approval of the minutes of the June 6, 2017 Regular Town Council Meeting

07        Approval of the minutes of the June 8, 2017 Special Town Council Meeting

08        Approval of the Town Clerk’s report for the month of May, 2017

09        Approval of the Tax Collector’s report for the month of May, 2017

10        Approval of tax refunds as requested by the Tax Collector

11        Approval of abatements as requested by the Tax Assessor

12        Approval of the Town Planner’s report for the month of May, 2017

13        Approval of the Building Department report for the month of May, 2017

14        Approval of the Zoning Enforcement Officer’s report for the month of May, 2017

15        Approval of the Police Department report for the month of May, 2017

16        Approval to file the unaudited Treasurer’s report for the month of May, 2017

17          Approval of payment of bills and appropriations for the period of 6/01/2017 to 6/15/2017

 

G.         Town Administrator Video Icon

01        Report of the Town Administrator on activities of the Town

02        Consideration of request from the Town Administrator for Employee Merit Raises

03        Consideration of request from the Town Administrator to apply for Legislative Grant FY2017

 

H.         Police Department Video Icon

01        Report of the Police Chief on activities of the Police Department

 

I.          Public Works Department Video Icon

01        Report of the Public Works Director on activities of the Public Works Department

 

J.          Finance Department Video Icon

01        Report of the Finance Director on activities of the Finance Department

02        Consideration of request from the Finance Director for review of Personnel Holidays

 

K.         Appointments/Resignations Video Icon

01        Consideration of request from Amanda Perkins for appointment to the Affordable Housing Committee for term ending May 31, 2019

02        Consideration of request from William Day for re-appointment as Deputy EMA Director for term expiring July 31, 2019

 

L.         Licenses Video Icon

01        Consideration of request from MTG Disposal LLC for a Refuse Collection & Hauling License Video Icon

02        Consideration of request from Preserve Management, LLC for an Indoor Entertainment License Video Icon

 

M.        New Business Video Icon

01        Consideration of request from the Southern RI 4-H Leaders Association, Inc. for sign placement on Town Hall property from June 19 - June 26, 2017 Video Icon

02        Consideration of request from the Preserve at Boulder Hills for retroactive relief of fees Video Icon

03        Consideration of agreement between the Town of Richmond and LaFramboise Water Service, Inc for operation of Town Water System Video Icon

04        Petition by Energy Development Partners, LLC for text amendments to the zoning ordinance to allow solar energy systems in the R-3 zoning district; and authorization for the Town Clerk to advertise for public hearing Video Icon

05        Consideration of request from the Town Solicitor for the repeal of Chapter 3.80 – Exempting or Stabilizing of Taxes on Qualifying Property Used for Renewable Energy Production of the Town Code of Ordinances; adding Chapter 3.55 – Taxation of Commercial Renewable Energy Systems; and authorization for the Town Clerk to advertise for Public Hearing Video Icon

06        Consideration of participation in the Municipal LEAN Initiative Video Icon

07        Consideration of Richmond Republican Town Committee Clean-up Day on June 24, 2017 Video Icon

 

N.        Public Forum Video Icon

 

O.        Adjournment

 

 

Agenda posted June 16, 2017 at the Richmond Town Hall, the Richmond Police Station, on ClerkBase, and electronically filed on the Secretary of State’s website in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

 

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