Johnston Town Council

1385 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI

           

 

Town Council Agenda

January 10, 2022

Johnston Municipal Court Building

 

 

Council President Russo will call the meeting to order at 7:00 PM at the Johnston Municipal Court Building located at 1600 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919. Due to the Governor’s Executive Order regarding the COVID Pandemic, this meeting can also be attended virtually via the Zoom meeting platform.

 

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Town Sergeant, Stephen Mallane will lead with the Pledge of Allegiance

 

Please note: pursuant to Rule 3 Section E of the Town Council Rules, adopted by

Resolution 2021-1, the Council shall adjourn at 10:30 p.m. and any unfinished business shall be carried to the fourth Monday of the month or to a date agreed upon by the Council.

 

Roll Call

 

District 1 – Councilwoman Linda L. Folcarelli

                                               District 2 – Councilwoman Lauren A. Garzone

      District 3 – Vice-President Joseph M. Polisena, Jr

                                               District 4 – President Robert V. Russo

                                               District 5 – Councilman Robert J. Civetti

 

 

Award & Recognition Ceremonies

 

 

Status on Public Hearings

2021-CP-168

Petition for a Street Abandonment submitted by Robert A. Recchia, Jr. to abandon a portion of Rome Avenue-

Pending Planning Board Advisory Opinion

 

 

2021-CP-182

Petition from Peter St Lawrence to abandon a portion of Genoa Street on Assessor’s Plat 5

Pending Planning Board Advisory Opinion

 

2021-CP-194

Petition submitted by Edward R. McCormick III on behalf of Russell and Tracy Boehm and Patrick and Kelly Martin to abandon a portion of Matthew Drive on Assessor’s Plat 57 for referral to the Planning Board for an Advisory Opinion

Pending Planning Board Advisory Opinion

 

Ordinances to be Read

 

Ordinance 2022-1

An Ordinance repealing Ordinance 2017-7, an Ordinance amending section 125-18 of Chapter 125 of the Town of Johnston Code of Ordinances entitled “Manner of Sale of Tobacco and Drug Paraphernalia Regulated”

 

Licenses

 

2021-CP-188

Mystical Magick / Location: 139 King Philip Street

Business Operating License- Phone Calls Only

Professional & Spiritual Advisor & Tarot Card Reader

Continued from December 13, 2021

 

 

2022-CP-1

Dean’s International Autowurks / Location: 22A Buck Hill Road

Business Operating License-

Automotive Repair

 

 

2022-CP-2

D.E.Foods, LLC d/b/a KFC / Location: 1477 Atwood Avenue

Business Operating License- Transfer

Quick Service Restaurant

 

 

2022-CP-3

Inland Waters, LLC / Location: 275 Scituate Avenue

Business Operating License-

Pipe Cleaning, CCTV Inspection and Repair

 

 

2022-CP-4

J&S Scrap Metal and Recycling/ Location: 36 Starr Street

60-Day review of Recycling License as conditioned at the November 8, 2021 meeting

 

 

Liquor Licensing Commission

 

2021-CP-180

Annual Liquor License Renewals for Year 2021-2022- Continuation of the licenses from December 8, 2021 for:

Town Hall Lanes, Inc. d/b/a Town Hall Lanes- Location 1463 Atwood Avenue

Thapa Family, LLC d/b/a The Punjab Indian Cuisine-Location 1565 Plainfield Street

 

 

2021-CP-181

Annual Entertainment License Renewals for Year 2021-2022-Continuation of the licenses from November 8, 2021 for:

Thapa Family, LLC d/b/a The Punjab Indian Cuisine-Location 1565 Plainfield Street

 

 

Constituent Requests

 

Unfinished Business

New Business

2022-CP-5

Town Council Appointment to the Johnston School Committee to fill the vacant term of David J. Santilli Sr.

 

 

2022-CP-6

Petition submitted by J.R. Vinagro Corporation to abandon a portion of Buck Hill Road on Assessor’s Plat 30, Lots 116 through 124

For referral to the Planning Board for an Advisory Opinion

 

 

2022-CP-7

Nyhart :  Presentation of  The Town of Johnston (including Johnston School Department ) GASB 74/75 Actuarial Valuation For Fiscal Year  Ending June 30, 2021

 

 

2022-CP-8

Re-appointment of Thomas Lopardo to the Zoning Board

 

 

Resolution 2022-1

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement for the Town’s required Re-districting Services for the Town Council’s and School Committee’s voting district boundaries

 

 

Abatements

2022-TO-1

Tax Assessor Abatements – January, 2022

Public Hearings for Ordinances

 

Approval of the minutes and transcripts from previous meetings

 

Transcripts Prepared by the Stenographer

 

Minutes prepared by the Town Clerk:

December 13, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

Claims

 

 

2022-CP-9

Claim from Allstate Fire and Casualty, Insurance on behalf of Ishkhan Tavitian for vehicle damage

 

 

Requests to be heard

 

Please note: pursuant to Resolution 2021-1 of the Johnston Town Council, any person requesting to address the Council shall be heard for a maximum of 3 minutes. This will be strictly enforced. The Council may not take any action on matters appearing in the request to be heard portion of the agenda.

 

Adjournment

Attest:

 

 

 

 

 

Vincent P. Baccari, Jr.,  Town Clerk

 

 

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