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August 17, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Town Council Chamber
16 Old Town Rd.
Block Island, RI 02807
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Town Council Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Anyone wishing to speak from the audience will be asked to rise and use the central microphone to ensure audio for those watching from home

1.    Public Comment

2.    Discuss and act on request of Care Access for a Special Temporary Permit for siting a trailer at the Block Island Medical Center, 6 Payne Road, Plat 10, Lot 2 to conduct a Lyme disease study

3.    Discuss and act on Network Operator Agreement with Sertex, LLC for the BroadbandBI island-wide network

4.    Review of financial reports

5.    Receive and act on Report of Town Manager (Public Works, Finance, School, School Construction Project, Library, Recreation, Administration, Harbors, Broadband, Police, Roads)

6.    Discuss and act on resolution related to liquor consumption, land use and public safety

7.    Discuss list of topics for discussion with U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse upon his visit to the Island

8.    Discuss Town Council’s priorities for Police Chief search

9.    Discuss and gauge interest of the Town Council to explore potential land transfers (sales) from the Town of New Shoreham to the Block Island Land Trust with proceeds earmarked for affordable/attainable housing

10.    Discuss and act on Board, Commission and Committees:
a.    Receive and act on resignation of Christine Grele from the Planning Board
b.    Appoint member to Board of Canvassers
c.    Announce vacancies:
i.    Deer Task Force (3)
ii.    Motor Vehicles for Hire (1)
iii.    Recreation Board (1)
iv.    Police Advisory Commission (1)
v.    Planning Board (1)

11.    Correspondence: ERD re: South Fork Wind Farm; Andrea Moynier re: Champlin’s Resort Glow Party; Christopher Warfel re: BIPCO issues

12.    Approve minutes: July 11, 2022; August 1, 2022; August 3, 2022 open and closed; August 4, 2022 open and closed

To see supporting documents for this agenda, go to: Clerkbase   The meeting can be watched on Youtube:   Individuals requesting interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date. TTY: 711.   Posted: 8/15/2022 mm

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