** AMENDED **

 

 

MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018

WOONSOCKET CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

SITTING AS BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT DANIEL M. GENDRON PRESIDING

5:55 P.M. – 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

CITY HALL – 169 MAIN STREET, WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

  1. ROLL CALL

 

  1. VOTE TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

     

  1. 42-46-5 (a) (2)  Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation or work sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation.

 

  1.  City of Woonsocket v. Egan.

     

  1. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

SHOWCAUSE HEARING

6:00 P.M.

 

  1. Roll call.

     

  2. Alleged violation of R.I.G.L. § 11-9-13 and Section 13-13 of the Woonsocket Code of Ordinances by Walgreen’s Pharmacy, 45 Cumberland Street, Woonsocket, RI.

     

  3. Alleged violation of R.I.G.L. § 11-9-13 and Section 13-13 of the Woonsocket Code of Ordinances by Cumberland Farms, Inc. 2184 Mendon Road, Woonsocket, RI.

     

  4. Adjournment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For additional information or to request interpreter services, or other special services for the hearing impaired, please contact City Clerk Christina Harmon-Duarte three days prior to the meeting at (401) 762-6400, or by the Thursday prior to the meeting.

 

Posted on May 4, 2018 (Amended May 10, 2018)

 

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