Johnston Town Council

1385 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI

           

 

 

 

Town Council Agenda

November 15, 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.

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

 

2022-CP-47

Petition for a Zone Change submitted by Attorney, Joseph Shekarchi on behalf of Trinity Properties of RI, LLC to change the Zone for 198 Shun Pike, Assessor’s Plat 33, Lot 63 from R-40 to Planned District

For referral to the Planning Board for an Advisory Opinion

Pending Planning Board Advisory Opinion

 

 

Ordinance 2022-10

An Ordinance amending Article II and Article III of Section 340 of the Town of Johnston Code of Ordinances; Said Ordinance amends the definitions and Use Table regarding Solar Energy Systems; for referral to the Planning Board for an Advisory Opinion

Pending Planning Board Advisory Opinion

 

 

Ordinances to be Read

 

 

 

 

Licenses

 

2022-CP-139

DeSousa Construction and Remodeling / Location: 66 Hedley Avenue

Business Operating License- Phone Calls Only

Building and Remodeling of Commercial and Residential Properties

Continued from October 11, 2022

 

 

2022-CP-141

Sparkle City Auto Glass, LLC / Location: 697 Killingly Street

Business Operating License-

Auto Glass Repair

Continued from October 11, 2022

 

 

2022-CP-150

Sutha NGO/ Location: 629 Killingly Street

Business Operating License-

Nail Salon

 

 

2022-CP-151

H.A. Holdings, LLC d/b/a Nadias Beauty Lounge / Location: 1481 Atwood Ave, 3-2

Business Operating License-

Holiday Sales-

Make-Up

 

 

2022-CP-152

Think Big Entertainment / Location: 16 Birchwood Drive

Business Operating License- Phone Calls Only

Rental of Photo Booth for events

 

 

2022-CP-153

RM Hardscape / Location: 22 Camille Drive

Business Operating License- Phone Calls Only

Pavers and Irrigation

 

 

2022-CP-154

Ava Shenouda, LLC d/b/a Convenience Plus / Location: 1243 Atwood Ave

Business Operating License- Change of Location

Holiday Sales-

Convenience Store

 

 

2022-CP-155

Ava Shenouda, LLC d/b/a Convenience Plus / Location: 1243 Atwood Ave

Tobacco License- Change of Location

Convenience Store

 

 

2022-CP-156

Authentic Foods, LLC d/b/a Kolachi Restaurant / Location: 100 George Waterman Rd

Restaurant License-

Holiday Sales-

Restaurant

 

 

2022-CP-157

Heavy Service, Inc / Location: 48 Armento Street

Business Operating License-

Servicing Heavy Trucks and Small Vehicles

2022-CP-158

Future Case Corp/ Location: 27 Mill Street, 1st Floor

Business Operating License-

Manufacturing

 

 

2022-CP-159

Metro Wireless, LLC d/b/a Metro By T-Mobile/ Location: 1500 Atwood Avenue, Suite # 6

Business Operating License- Change of Location

Holiday Sales-

Retail Store of Metro by T-mobile

 

 

2022-CP-160

Modern Jewelry, LLC/ Location: 27 Mill Street, Unit 8

Business Operating License-

Casting Company

 

 

2022-CP-161

B & B Jewelry Company/ Location: 27 Mill Street, 2nd Floor, Unit 4

Business Operating License-

Epoxy and Gluing

 

 

2022-CP-162

Luna Polishing Inc./ Location: 27 Mill Street, Unit 8-B

Business Operating License-

Jewelry Polishing

 

 

2022-CP-163

Tiki Epoxy/ Location: 27 Mill Street, 1st Floor, Unit 1

Business Operating License-

Epoxy, Carding and Gluing

 

 

2022-CP-164

Maryann Jewelry/ Location: 27 Mill Street, 2nd Floor, Unit 6

Business Operating License-

Casting, Cleaning and Manufacturing

 

 

2022-CP-165

EG Multiservicios/ Location: 8 Berclay Street

Business Operating License- Phone Calls Only

Personal/Business Consultation Tax Preparation

 

 

Liquor Licensing Commission

 

2022-L-11

Annual Renewal of all Town Liquor Licenses for 2022-2023

 

 

2022-CP-166

Annual Renewal of All Entertainment Licenses for 2022-2023

 

 

Constituent Requests

 

Unfinished Business

 

New Business

 

2022-CP-167

Petition submitted by Robert Cardillo to change the Zoning Designation for Assessor’s Plat 33, Lots 27 & 84 from R-40 to I-Industrial- For referral to the Planning Board for an Advisory Opinion

 

 

2022-CP-168

Petition submitted by Jessica Parsons for the installation of a speed Calming Device on Monson Street- For referral to the Police, Fire and Public Work’s Departments

 

 

2022-CP-175

Re-appointment to the Johnston Library Board of Trustees to fill an expired term

 

 

Resolution 2022-51

A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement between Johnston, North Providence and Smithfield to operate an Animal Shelter in North Providence

 

 

Resolution 2022-52

A Resolution authorizing easement agreements related to the Town Hall Plaza Renovation Project located at 1501 Atwood Avenue, Assessor’s Plat 20, Lot 78

 

 

Abatements

 

2022-TO-11

Tax Assessor Abatements – November, 2022

 

 

Public Hearings for Ordinances

 

Ordinance 2022-15

Petition formerly known as 2022-CP-86 submitted by Hartford Realty Holdings, LLC to change the Zone on Assessor’s Plat 54, Lot 97 on Hartford Avenue from a B-3 to B-2 Zoning District-Ordinance will not be heard at this time due to lack of a sponsor

Continued from October 11, 2022

 

 

Ordinance 2022-19

An Ordinance Amending Article XVII, Chapter 220, Section 90 of the Town of Johnston Code of Ordinances Entitled “Through Trucking”. Said Ordinance prohibits Through Trucking on Pine Hill Avenue at all times

 

Approval of the minutes and transcripts from previous meetings

 

Transcripts Prepared by the Stenographer

October 11, 2022 Regular Meeting

 

Minutes prepared by the Town Clerk:

October 11, 2022 Regular Meeting

 

Claims

 

 

2022-CP-169

Claim from Leslie N. Tuchapsky, Esq. on behalf of Tammy Graziano for tree trimming

 

 

2022-CP-170

Claim from TranSubro, Inc on behalf of First Student for damage for loss of use of a School Bus

 

 

2022-CP-171

Claim from Michael Riley, Esq on behalf of Gurminder Sing for a Property Tax Issue

 

 

2022-CP-172

Claim from William Tregaskis, Jr for damage to his vehicle

 

 

2022-CP-173

Claim from Gina M Sabitoni- Arakelian for damage to her vehicle

 

 

2022-CP-174

Claim from Joseph Cardillo for damages

 

 

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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