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Town Council Meeting
12/1/14

Image 01 I. ROLL CALL
II. CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, RESOLUTIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
A) Proclamation
1) No. 2014-10 Honoring Sergeant Keith Woodbine
B) Promotion: Presented by Police Chief Edward Mello
1) Officer Mark Esposito to the rank of Sergeant
C) Acknowledgements: Presented by Police Chief Edward Mello
1) Life Saving Award
a) Officer Jack Billings (Newport Police Department)
b) Officer Mark Esposito
c) Detective Derek Carlino
d) Officer James Chaves
e) Dispatcher David Bento
Image 01 2) No. 2014-11 With Thanks (to the Prior Family)
Image 01 IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS, LICENSES AND PERMITS
All approvals for licenses and permits are subject to the resolution of debts, taxes and appropriate signatures as well as, when applicable, proof of insurance.
Image 01 V. OPEN FORUM
A) Scheduled to address
B) Non-scheduled to address
Image 01 VI. COUNCIL, ADMINISTRATOR, SOLICITOR, COMMISSION/COMMITTEE COMMENTS & REPORTS
A) Administrator’s Report: Town Administrator Andrew E. Nota
1) Fort Getty Pavilion update
Image 01 6) Letter of Jamestown Boat Yard President Clement Napolitano informing the Town Administrator that Jamestown Boat Yard intends to submit a bid for the lease of the property known as “Steel Pier” south to the north face of the Town-owned Wood Pile Pier and East Ferry waterfront
Image 01 B) Parks and Recreation Department - 2014 Season Report: Director William Piva
Image 01 C) Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation - 2014 Season Report: Director Meg Myles
Image 01 VII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
A) Videotaping of Town Council meetings
Image 01 B) Tick Task Force
1) Freezer use policy
2) Incentive Program policy
3) Reappointment of members
Image 01 C) Board/Commission/Committee Liaisons
Image 01 VIII. NEW BUSINESS
A) Approval of Direct Energy Electricity Contract to December 2016
Image 01 B) Awarding of Bid: Portable Arborist Chipper to ATS Equipment, Inc., as the lowest responsive bidder, for an amount not to exceed $51,700 as recommended by Public Works Director Michael Gray
C) Town Council Procedure for:
1) Agenda Setting
2) Calendar Preparation and Revision
Image 01 D) Resolution to authorize the Town Administrator, in consultation with the Town Solicitor, to enter into a Purchase and Sales Agreement and to execute any and all documents, as well as take any and all actions necessary, to complete the purchase of Plat 1 Lot 311, 2 Broad Street (adjacent to the Park Dock), for a purchase price of $150,000
E) Resolution to authorize the Town Administrator, in consultation with the Town Solicitor, to enter into a Purchase and Sales Agreement and to execute any and all documents, as well as take any and all actions necessary, to complete the purchase of Plat 8 Lot 379, 138 Narragansett Avenue, (otherwise known as the PAC Club), for a purchase price of $800,000.
Image 01 IX. ORDINANCES AND APPOINTMENTS
A) Appointments
X. CONSENT AGENDA
Image 01 XI. COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

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This meeting was recorded by volunteer Jerry Scott from the Jamestown Taxpayers Association