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The Valley Breeze & Observer 01-10-2019

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SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | JANUARY 10-16, 2019 SCITUATE 5 INAUGURATION From Page One VALLEY BREEZE PHOTOS BY CHARLES LAWRENCE Town residents gathered at the Scituate Senior Center on Tuesday to celebrate the inauguration of new leaders. From left, David D'Agostino Sr., Charles Collins, James Brady, Timothy McCormick, Abbie Groves, Brenda Frederickson and Gary Grande are sworn in as SCITUATE TOWN COUNCIL members. From left, MARY MANNING-MORSE, COLEEN PENDERGAST, and ERIKA MCCORMICK are sworn in as Scituate School Committee members. town councilors, Charles Collins, David D'Agostino and Brenda Frederickson, were sworn in along- side newly elected Republican members James Brady, Gary Grande, Abbie Groves and Timothy McCormick. Groves spoke for the council, thanking Scituate residents for their trust and vote. She said the council is committed to serving Scituate to the best of its ability with "enthusi- asm, compassion and civility." "We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for placing your trust in us as your newly elected Town Council," Groves said. She said the goal is to "foster an atmosphere of stability in our com- munity where all citizens are treat- ed with respect and where we work together to preserve the unique character of our town while also evolving for the benefit of future generations." She said the new council is com- mitted to restoring pride in the community by leading with integri- ty and will help make sure the town feels like home. Grande thanked former Republican Town Committee Chairman David Campbell for his hard work and dedication to get a new Republican council elected. The council will hold its organiza- tional meeting to elect a president and vice president tonight, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Scituate High School auditorium, 94 Trimtown Road. Republican School Committee members Mary Manning-Morse and Erika McCormick, as well as Democrat Coleen Pendergast, were sworn in Tuesday, as were Board of Review members Rita LaDuke and Ted Richard III, Director of Public Welfare Joseph Steiner III, Town Sgt. Brian Dexter and Town Moderator David D'Agostino, all Republicans. Manning-Morse, speaking on behalf of herself and McCormick, said her election to the School Committee reminded her of her father who was superintendent of Scituate schools for 17 years. She said he would be as thrilled and honored to see her sworn in as he was when Manning Field was dedi- cated in his name. "Although my mom is here tonight, it would have been great to see him by her side. I know he is with me in spirit probably wearing his signature bow tie," Manning- Morse said. She said she and McCormick were grateful to residents who opened their doors to chat with them during campaigns and sup- ported them with a vote. "Please know we have taken your compliments and concerns to heart," she said. Lastly, she asked that members of the community support Scituate schools by "being cheerleaders," helping to share the word that "Scituate schools are a sparkling gem of education." "Yes, there is work to be done, but we have a solid foundation upon which to build," she said. Town Treasurer Ted Przybyla, a Republican, and Town Clerk Margaret "Peggy" Long, a Democrat, were also sworn in by Riccitelli Tuesday night. Rep. Robert Quattrocchi, a Republican, said he looked forward to working with new leaders, saying he felt they could get some "good things done." TOWN OF SCITUATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED ZONING MAP AMENDMENT Notice is hereby given pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws 1956, 45-24- 53 that a Public Hearing will be held upon the question of Amendment to the Zoning Map of the Town of Scituate on ursday, January 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Scituate High School Auditorium, 94 Trimtown Road, Scituate, RI Said proposed Amendment is to change the Zoning Classification on Lot 22 – Assessor's Plat 31, located at 615 Danielson Pike, Brayton Realty, LLC (Gordon P. and Janet L.Brayton), applicants/owners, from RR120 to BL (Business Limited). e proposed Amendment will be available for public inspection and/or copy at the Office of the Town Clerk, 195 Danielson Pike, No. Scituate, RI between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. All persons interested in said Amendment are invited to be present at the posted time and place to be heard thereon. e proposed Amendment 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 alteration of amendment must be presented for comment in the course of the hearing. Opportunity will be given to all persons interested to be heard upon of the matter of proposed Amendment to the Zoning Map. By order of the Town Council Margaret M. Long, Town Clerk INDIVIDUALS REQUESTING INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED MUST CALL 647-2822 SEVENTY-TWO (72) HOURS IN ADVANCE OF SAID HEARING. TTY #1-800-745-5555. TOWN OF GLOCESTER ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Review on ursday, January 24, 2019, in the Glocester Town Hall, 1145 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI, at 7:30 p.m. when all persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of the following applications: Econox Renewables, Inc., applicant and Robert L., Jennifer M. and Mark R. Howard, owners, property located at 97 Howard Lane, further described as Assessor's Plat 18, Lot 164 in an A-4 zone. Applicant seeks a Special Use Permit as specified in e Glocester Code, Chapter 350, Article VII, Special Regulations, §350-46 Solar Facilities, Subsection G, #2 - All large solar installations shall require a Special Use Permit from the Zoning Board of Review as outlined in Section §350-8 (F). Applicant seeks to install and operate a 4 Megawatt ground mounted solar on a 197.96 acre parcel. Gregory Meinertz, Chairman of the Zoning Board e Glocester Town Hall is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring interpreter services for the hearing impaired must notify the Town Clerk at (401) 568-6206, not less than 48 hours in advance of the meeting date. Hearing devices are available without notice. TDD (401) 568-1422

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