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CITY COUNCIL

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

137 ROOSEVELT AVENUE, PAWTUCKET, RI

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2020

7:00 P.M.

 

NOTICE

PAWTUCKET CITY COUNCIL MEETING MARCH 25, 2020

ALTERNATE MEANS OF PARTICIPATION

 

Understanding the people have a vested interest in the operation of their government, the Pawtucket City Council intends to allow the public to have input at their meetings on March 25th.  However, due to the COVID-19 virus, the Council wants to be sure that everyone will do so safely from their homes. 

 

Therefore, for the Public Input Period, public hearings before the Pawtucket Board of License Commissioners, and the public hearing on the Redevelopment Plan #16, the Council is accepting email testimony at rgoldstein@pawtucketri.com until 6:00 p.m. on March 25th. 

 

Any person desiring to be heard by telephone on March 25th may call the following number during the times listed below:

1-888-475-4499 (US Toll-free)         ENTER MEETING ID: 385 128 106#     

ENTER: #  (When asked for participant ID)

 

6:30 p.m. - PUBLIC INPUT PERIOD – please call in by 6:20 p.m.

6:45 p.m. – PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR LICENSES – please call in by 6:45 p.m.

7:00 p.m. – PUBLIC HEARING FOR REDEVELOPMENT PLAN #16 – please call in by 7:00 p.m.

 

Please note.  Because of the ever-changing regulations due to the COVID-19 virus, this meeting may be cancelled.  Please check the City of Pawtucket website www.pawtucketri.com or Facebook page for updates on these meetings and other important city or COVID-19 information.

 

Richard J. Goldstein, Clerk

Pawtucket City Council

 

 

 

 

PRE-COUNCIL AGENDA

 

6:30 PM – PUBLIC INPUT PERIOD  - CALL IN BY 6:20 P.M.

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6:45 PM – BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS    - CALL IN BY 6:45 P.M.

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7:00 PM – CITY COUNCIL

7:00 PM – PUBLIC HEARING – REDEVELOPMENT PLAN #16   CALL IN BY 7:00 P.M.

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DOCKET

 

CONVENED__________________PM

 

 

The purpose of this meeting is for discussion and/or consideration of the following:

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

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CONVENED__________________PM Video

 

AN ORDINANCE IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTERS 1810, 1845, 1853, 1899, 1933, 2007, 2037, 2114, 2262, 2496, 2511, 2547, 2864 AND 3714 OF THE ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET, APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 16 TO THE PAWTUCKET REDEVELOPMENT PLAN, ENTITLED THE “REDEVELOPMENT AREA EXPANSION”

 

ADJOURNED_________________PM

 

 

1.     Previous Minutes of 03/11/2020        Committee on Claims and Pending Suits Video

                                                            City Property Committee

                                                            Joint Finance/Ordinance Committee

                                                            Finance Committee

                                                            City Council

 

2.     *CONSENT AGENDA  (*Denotes all items on the Consent Agenda) Video

 

*CORRESPONDENCE

 

            A.  Communication from Joanna L’Heureux, Finance Director, to the Honorable Members of the Pawtucket City Council. (Statement of Estimated Realized and Unrealized Revenues for the Fiscal Period July 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020)

           

            B.  Communication from William J. Sisson, Fire Chief, to the Honorable Members of the Pawtucket City Council.  (Response – Recognition of Firefighter’s Heroic Deeds) Video

           

            C.  Communication from Frank J. Milos, Jr., Esq., City Solicitor, to Councilor Timothy P. Rudd, Jr. (Response – Review of South Kingstown’s Ordinance Concerning Dumpsters)

           

            D.  AN ORDINANCE IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 410 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET 1996, ENTITLED “ZONING” (Use of Dumpsters) – TO BE REFERRED TO THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE.

           

            E.   Communication from John Lefrancois, to the Honorable Members of the Pawtucket City Council, requesting to utilize a portion of Festival Pier for KOTA – which would be Civic Hospitality & Gateway Hub - TO BE REFERRED TO THE CITY PROPERTY COMMITTEE.

           

            F.   THE FOLLOWING CLAIM FOR DAMAGES AGAINST THE CITY TO BE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON CLAIMS AND PENDING SUITS:

Roddy Road LLC, Adam Crown LLC, and Howard Crown Trust, by Michael A. Kelly, Esq. - $3,000,000.

 

3.     RESOLUTION CHANGING THE DATE OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS MEETINGS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2020 TO MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2020 Video

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

4.     THE CITY PROPERTY COMMITTEE RETURNS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION WITH THE RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL: Video

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A LETTER OF INTENT WITH FORTUITOUS PARTNERS FOR THE LEASE AND REDEVELOPMENT OF PROPERTIES AT 45 DIVISION STREET AND TIDEWATER

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

5.     AN ORDINANCE IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 410 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET 1996, ENTITLED “ZONING” (Amendment to Zoning Ordinance to regulate maximum fence height for corner lots) Video

 

FOR SECOND PASSAGE

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

6.     AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING THE SCHEDULE OF PAY RATES FOR UNIFORM MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN §88-12 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET, 1996.  (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019) Video

 

FOR SECOND PASSAGE

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

7.     AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING THE SCHEDULE OF PAY RATES FOR UNIFORM MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN §88-12 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET, 1996.  (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) Video

 

FOR SECOND PASSAGE

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

8.     AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING THE SCHEDULE OF PAY RATES FOR UNIFORM MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN §88-12 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET, 1996.  (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2023) Video

 

FOR SECOND PASSAGE

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

9.     THE FINANCE AND ORDINANCE COMMITTEES RETURNS THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL: Video

 

AN ORDINANCE IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTERS 1810, 1845, 1853, 1899, 1933, 2007, 2037, 2114, 2262, 2496, 2511, 2547, 2864 AND 3714 OF THE ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PAWTUCKET, APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 16 TO THE PAWTUCKET REDEVELOPMENT PLAN, ENTITLED THE “REDEVELOPMENT AREA EXPANSION”

 

FOR FIRST PASSAGE

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

10.  THE COMMITTEE ON CLAIMS AND PENDING SUITS SUBMITS THE FOLLOWING CLAIM FOR DAMAGES AGAINST THE CITY WITH THE RECOMMENDATION TO BE PAID ON A ROLL CALL VOTE, AS FOLLOWS: Video

 

Amicle Oriol - $500.00

 

ROLL CALL   AYES_____   NOES_____

 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNED__________________P.M. Video

 

 

Posted: March 20, 2020

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