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Town Council Meeting highlights - March 29 2021

Greg Mancini, NK Town Council President, provides us with this summary of the March 29 Town Council meeting:

*We started off the council meeting with a Proclamation that honored the 21,000 Rhode Islanders who served our country in the Vietnam War by declaring Monday Vietnam Veterans' Day.

* The Economic Development Advisory Board gave a very informative presentation about their contribution to the community and we then asked them to do additional work related to their mission.

* The Wickford Advisory Committee also made a presentation about their concerns for large/overweight trucks coming through Wickford Village. They represented a memo with their concerns and suggestions. The council said it would take the memo under advisement and respond to them in writing.

* There were a number of purchases approved on the council consent agenda so of which was from monies secured through grants.

* The council discussed a requirement by CRMC to restrict swimming in mooring areas and asked for more information from CRMC.

* The council voted to advertise 1 new Class B-full alcoholic beverage license that the Thirsty Beaver (to be located at 80 Frenchtown Road) has an interest in.

* The Council voted (3-2) to install a temporary memorial on the grounds of the Old Meeting House that honors all NK citizens lost to COVID.

* The council voted to allow the NK Education Foundation to install several Library "Boxes" at select locations on town property.

* The council appointed Kerry McKay and Kim Page to be council representatives for collective bargaining negotiations with several municipal unions.

Next Meeting is Monday, April 5th.


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