AGENDA

Town Council

Town of East Greenwich

Regular Meeting/Joint Meeting with School Committee

July 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Swift Community Center, 121 Peirce Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818

 

(Any matter listed on this agenda is subject to a vote by the Town Council.)


(1)Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag
(2)JOINT MEETING WITH EAST GREENWICH SCHOOL COMMITTEE
(a)Report from Superintendent and Town Manager 
(b)Ratification of Memorandum of Agreement between the Town Council and School Committee to further and implement One Town Plan.
(3)Town Council Minutes
(a)June 8, 2017 (Special Session) 
(4)Reports and Communications
(a)Municipal Court - report from Judge Bazar 
(5)Consent Calendar
(a)Release of Fry Brook Condominium Project Performance Bond and extension of time for completion. 
(b)Reappoint Susan Aitcheson to the Affordable Housing Commission for a three year term to expire July 14, 2020. 
(c)Reappoint Marc Gertsacov to Board of Assessment Review and move from alternate member to regular member for a three year term to expire July 1, 2020. 
(d)Reappoint Elyse Pare to the Board of Assessment Review as an alternate member for a one year term to expire July 1, 2018. 
(e)Reappoint Mark Shapiro to the Cove Management Commission for a three year term to expire July 1, 2020. 
(f)Reappoint Bethany Warburton to the Cove Management Commission for a three year term to expire July 1, 2020. 
(g)Reappoint Benjamin Lupovitz to the Planning Board and move from an alternate member to a regular member for the remainder of a  three year term to expire April 30, 2020. 
(h)Reappoint Richard Land to the Zoning Board as a regular member for a five year term to expire July 1, 2022. 
(i)Reappoint Melody Alger to the Zoning Board as an alternate member for a one year term to expire July 1, 2018.
(j)Reappoint Barry Golden to the Zoning Board as an alternate member for a one year term to expire July 1, 2018. 
(6)New Business
(a)

Application for a NEW Victualing License for Guruhari LLC. d/b/a Sunny Hill Convenience Store, 1002 Main Street (formerly Sunnybrook Farms).

(b)Council authorization to allow Main Street Association of East Greenwich to use Town properties for an outdoor movie screening on August 12 (rain date of August 13), to include coverage under the Town's insurance policy. Discussion and request for Council to waive overtime fees, building rental fees and insurance requirements for the Main Street Association's Outdoor Movie.
(c)Discussion and request for Council to waive overtime, detail costs and miscellaneous Town fees (i.e. liquor license, amplified music permit, etc.) for Summer's End.
(d)Discussion and request for Council to waive the insurance requirement for the Farmer's Market and to authorize use of Town property for said Farmer's Market.
(e)Appointment of a Regular Member to the Planning Board for the remainder of a three term to expire April 30, 2020. 
(f)Appointment to the Personnel Board to fill the remainder of a three year term to expire March 31, 2019. 
(g)Review of Town Council Rules and Guidelines 
(h)Discussion of Town Manager position
(7)Town Manager's Report
(8)Council Comments
(9)Public Comments (30 minute time limit)
(10)Executive Session
(a)Closed pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a)(1), sessions pertaining to discussion of the job performance, character, or physical or mental health of persons in the employ of the Town of East Greenwich. The Council affirmatively asserts that such persons affected shall have been notified in advance in writing and advised that they may require that the discussion be held at an open meeting.
(b)Closed pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5 (a)(2), sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, specifically to discuss the matter, Pawtucket Credit Union, et al. v. East Greenwich, KC-2017-0084.
(c)Closed pursuant to RIGL 42-46-5(a)(2), sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, specifically to discuss with the Solicitor matters pertaining to employment matters, including but not limited to, collective bargaining obligations as it pertains to a Fire Department clerk position.
Posted July 20, 2017 in accordance with RIGL 42-46-6 at EG Town Hall, EG Library, Swift Community Center, EG Town Website and Secretary of State website. Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must notify the Town Clerk's office at (401) 886-8604 via RI Relay #711 (800-745-5555 TTY) or in writing, at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the hearing date