Public Notices - November 12, 2011

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New Shoreham Town Council Agenda
Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
7:00 p.m
Warden’s Report
Public Input
1.    Board of License Commissioners: Public Hearings continued from November 7, 2011
•    Annual beverage license renewal /Class BV Beverage: Kamm Group, LLC, Membership: Block Island Sales Corp., d/b/a Yellow Kittens, Corn Neck Road
•    New Beverage (Liquor) License application/Class C License: Peckham, Inc., Stockholder: Lewis H. Gaffett, d/b/a Old Island Pub, Corn Neck Road, Plat 5, Lot 10
2.    Board of License Commissioners:  Request of Carole Payne to revisit action taken on Payne’s Harborview Inn renewal Class BVL beverage license and new Class BV beverage license
3.    Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances – Chapter 7 Historical
Preservation, Section 3 “Designation of Historic Districts and Structures”
4.    Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances – Chapter 9 Marine Activities,
Areas and Structures, Article 3 Harbor, Division 3 Harbormaster, Section 9-86 “Procedure for
Moorings and Anchorages”
5.    Receive and act on TNS Police Department monthly report: October
6.    Receive and act on presentation and suggestions from the 350 Committee
7.    Receive and act on letter from TNS Deer Task Force re: deer tag reinforcement program
8.    Receive and act on memorandum of Shellfish Commission re: lifting soft shell clam shellfishing closure and draft five year plan
9.    Act on Town Managers recommendation re: DEM grant application for Ball/O’Brien Park Loo
10.    Boards, Committees and Commissions: Announce upcoming openings
11.    Correspondence: TNS Zoning Board re: public hearings for Special Use Permit for installation of denitrification Onsite Wastewater Treatment System on Plat 5 lots 5-3, 5-5, 5-6 (“Solvieken lots”); Elliot Taubman re: Friday morning ferry schedule; C. Warfel/Entech Engineering re: roof mounted solar technologies; Rita Draper/1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses re: disputed frequency/need for sewer pump outs.
12.    Minutes: November 7, 2011 2:00 (open and closed), November 7, 2011 4:00
13.    Discuss Transfer Station litigation (this discussion may be held in closed session pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws §42-46-5(a)(2) for sessions pertaining to litigation or pending litigation)
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: (800) 745-5555.  Posted 11/10/11 FF

LEGAL NOTICE
of hearings on an applications for Variances, Special Use Permits an Appeals under the Zoning Ordinance.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of New Shoreham Zoning Board of Review will be in session at the Town Hall, Old Town Road on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 6:00 PM for a regular meeting.  
All persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following applications under the Zoning Ordinances:
1.    Shir Shalom, LLC. Plat 9, Lot 66-1. Application for a Special Use Permit under Sections 306(E), 314(C) and 415(A) and (B) and a Variance from Sections 306(C) and 703(G) to construct a trail and stairway to the beach.
2.    Long Boat Key Tavern, LLC. Plat 5, Lot 5-3. Application for a Special Use Permit under Section 506(G)(2) to build a four bedroom single family dwelling and a denitrification OWTS.
3.    Orlando Capital Enterprises, LLC.  Plat 5, Lot 5-5. Application for a Special Use Permit under Section 506(G)(2) to build a four bedroom single family dwelling and a denitrification OWTS.
4.    Long Boat Key Tavern, LLC. Plat 5, Lot 5-6. Application for a Special Use Permit under Section 506(G)(2) to build a four bedroom single family dwelling and a denitrification OWTS.

LEGAL NOTICE
ZONING MODIFICATION REQUEST
Gray, Judith.  Assessors Plat 9 Lot 26-2.  Zoning Modification Request is to construct additions to a prior existing exterior deck.  The deck additions will be located forty six (46) feet from the southern property line and forty two (42) feet from the northern property line of Lot 26-2.  A fifty (50) foot setback from property lines is required in the Residential A (RA) Zone.  If no written objections are received from abutting property owners within thirty (30) days, the Zoning Modification will be granted.
Marc A. Tillson
Building Official
Town of New Shoreham

 

Public Notice
Block Island Land Trust
Monday, November 14, 2011, 2:45 p.m.
Town Hall
Old Town Road, Block Island, RI
AGENDA
2:45 PM – Open Session:
1.  Public Input
2.   Stewardship
a.  Fresh Pond
b.  Heinz Field
3.   Property Transfers List
4.   Preliminary Meeting Schedule for 2012
5.   Treasurer’s Report
6.   Secretary’s Report
7.   Approval of Minutes:  September 12, 2011 (open and closed)
8.  3:15 PM (approximate time) – Closed Session:  Litigation & Acquisitions*
9.   Motion(s) as a result of closed session discussion
10.  Adjournment
Next Meeting:  Monday, December 12, 2011
This item will be held in Closed Session pursuant to RI GL 42-46-5(2) (litigation: updates for Champlin’s Marina Expansion –RI Supreme Court Case #2009-113,114,115-M.P. and Champlin’s Partnership Inquiry), RIGL 42-46-5(5) (acquisitions: confidential at this time).
Those requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200  
48 hours prior to meeting date.  TTY: 711.
Posted:  November 9, 2011

 

Public Notice
Electric Utilities Task Group
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Town Hall, Old Town Road
12:30 p.m.
1. Approval of minutes October 6, 2011
2. Public Input
3. Discuss and possibly make recommendations to the Town Council of distribution upgrade.
4. Energy Forum recap and planning for future meetings with other Island groups.
5. Deepwater Wind update, including discussion of cable to mainland.
Individuals requesting services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight
hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY: 711 Posted: 11/11/2011
Public Notice
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances
Chapter 7 Historical Preservation
Section 3 “Designation of Historic Districts and Structures”
The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at Town Hall, Old Town Road, to consider amending Section 3 “Designation of Historic Districts and Structures” of New Shoreham General Ordinances Chapter 7 Historical Preservation.  The proposal would amend the ordinance below by adding the words in bold italics.
Before acting, the New Shoreham Town Council will hold a public hearing November 16, 2011 when all persons for or against may be heard.  The proposed ordinance may be altered or amended prior to the close of the public hearing without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing.  Any alterations or amendment must be presented for comment in the course of the hearing.  The Town Council may act on the proposal and/or amendments thereto at the close of the public hearing.  
Chapter 7 Historical Preservation
Section 3:      Designation of Historic Districts and Structures
A.    For the purposes of this Chapter, the Town Council shall have the authority to establish, change, lay out, and define districts which are deemed to be of historic or architectural value.
1.    For the purpose of this section, all properties contained within the boundaries marked “Historic District Zone” on the official zoning map of the Town of New Shoreham shall comprise a Historic District.
2.    The Historic District Zone may also include specific buildings or structures of historic or architectural value established under Section 3(B) below.
B.    Applications for Specific Buildings or Structures for the Historic District Zone:
1.    An Application for inclusion of a specific building or structure for inclusion in  the Historic District Zone may be submitted  to the Historic District Commission on an Historic District Commission Property  Application form.  Applications may be submitted by the Historic District Commission, a property owner of record, the Town Council or any other person or organization.  All Applications must include a letter of consent from all of the owners of the property.
2.    The Historic District Commission shall schedule a public hearing on all complete Applications.
3.    The Historic District Commission shall, within sixty (60) days after the public hearing, adopt, by resolution, findings and a recommendation, which includes the rationale for its decision, whether the specific building or structure meets the criteria set forth in Section 2A for inclusion in the Historic District Zone. The property must also be a contributing structure designated by the Historic House Survey dated March 2008.  The resolution shall be forwarded to the Town Council and the Planning Board for consideration of an amendment to the Historic District Zone.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: 711
Posted:     October 20, 2011
Hearing: November 16, 2011
Deputy Town Clerk, Millicent McGinnes

 

Public Notice
Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances
Chapter 9 Marine Activities, Areas and Structures
Article 3 Harbor, Division 3 Harbormaster
Section 9-86 “Procedure for Moorings and Anchorages”
The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at Town Hall, Old Town Road, to consider amending Section 9-86 “Procedure for Moorings and Anchorages” of New Shoreham General Ordinances Chapter 9 Marine Activities, Areas and Structures, Article 3 Harbor, Division 3 Harbormaster.  The proposal would amend the ordinance below by deleting the strikethrough language and adding the words in bold italics.
Before acting, the New Shoreham Town Council will hold a public hearing November 16, 2011 when all persons for or against may be heard.  The proposed ordinance may be altered or amended prior to the close of the public hearing without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing.  Any alterations or amendment must be presented for comment in the course of the hearing.  The Town Council may act on the proposal and/or amendments thereto at the close of the public hearing.  
Chapter 9, Article 3, Division 3
Section 9-86. Procedure for Moorings and Anchorages
(b)(6) Moorings are not transferable except with the consent of the Town Council based on an advisory opinion from the Harbors Committee.  For example, transfers may be allowed on a one time basis to a spouse or child in the event of death of the mooring permit holder. (A) The holder of a private mooring permit shall be entitled to transfer the private mooring permit on one occasion only either during the permit holder’s lifetime or upon the permit holder’s death to any one of the following relatives of the permit holder: spouse (including common-law spouse), child (including a step-child), sibling (including a step-sibling), or parent (including a step-parent).
(B) In no event shall the recipient of a private mooring permit transferred pursuant to this paragraph (6) be entitled to transfer the private mooring permit to any other person either during the permit recipient’s lifetime or upon the permit recipient’s death.
(C) In order to effectuate the transfer of the mooring permit, the permit holder shall file a Notice of Transfer with the Harbors Department on a form provided by the Harbors Department. The Harbors Department shall not accept a Notice of Transfer and no transfer shall be effective if there are fees owed with respect to the permit to be transferred or if the permit to be transferred is under a Notice of Revocation.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: 711
Posted:        October 24, 2011
Hearing:    November 16, 2011
Deputy Town Clerk, Millicent McGinnes

 

Legal Notice
Zoning Modification Request
Jose & Maria Teresa De Lasa.  Plat 18 Lot 14.  Zoning Modification request to construct an addition onto a Single Family Dwelling.  The proposed addition will be located forty three (43) feet from the easterly property line of Lot 14.  A fifty (50) foot setback is required in the RA Zoning District.  If no written objections are received by abutting property owners by November 5, 2011 the Zoning Modification Permit will be granted.
Marc Tillson
Building Official
Town of New Shoreham

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice to all concerned parties who own vessels that have been left on Andy’s Way, the beach at the Narragansett Inn, and the beach between the Boat Basin and Champlins Marina, you will have until November 15, 2011 to remove your vessel from the areas stated above or the Harbors Department will have them removed at the owner’s expense.
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