July 15, 2021 Waterfront District Commission Meeting

W a t e r f r o n t   C o m m i s s i o n P u b l i c  H e a r i n g

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 6:30 PM

This is a remote/virtual meeting held in accordance with Governor Gina Raimondo’s EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-46, JUNE 12, 2020, FORTY-SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION - PUBLIC MEETINGS AND PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS, EXTENDED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER 21-72, JUNE 24, 2021.

Meeting Log-In/Call Info

For video participation:                https://zoom.us/j/96975982744 For phone/audio only:                 888.788.0099 (Toll Free)

Webinar ID:                        969 7598 2744

Meeting Instructions

Plans and supplemental meeting material are available for review at https://www.eastprovidencewaterfront.com/

The public is welcome to submit written comment until 3PM on the day of the hearing to cmartin(at)eastprovidenceri.gov. Written testimony received will be displayed in the public comment portion of the hearing.

Public comment will also be open during the meeting, as announced by the Chair. People participating by Zoom and wishing to testify or ask a question should raise their hand via the Zoom interface. Participants in the meeting via phone only can raise their hand using *6 and then *9 to unmute yourself.

Please note that all participants will be muted until the public portion of the meeting when those connected to the Zoom meeting will be asked to comment.

All speakers will be asked to identify themselves by name and address at the beginning of their testimony.

If a member of the public experiences technical difficulty, please contact Chris Martin, Executive Director, at cmartin(at)eastprovidenceri.gov.



    A. VOTE: Approval of Meeting Minutes from the June 17, 2021 meeting.


  A. VOTE: Commissioner Manny Barrows appointment to the Hearing Panel, effective July 1, 2021. Commissioner Rick Lawson appointment to the Hearing Panel, effective July 15, 2021.


      a. VOTE: To consider adoption of the Design Review Committee and Hearing Panel advisory opinions for East Point—a development in the Phillipsdale sub-district on three parcels totaling 27.11 acres including 392 units. The development will            provide a mix of residential dwelling types, including single family, duplex, townhome and apartment units.

Project:              East Point

Location:           300 & 0 Bourne Ave

Assessor’s:        Map 203/ Block 1/ Lot 4 & Map 303/ Block 13/ Lots 4 & 5 Owner:              W. Mark Russo, Esq., Special Master

Applicant:         Noble Development, LLC Zoning:              Phillipsdale Sub-district

     b. VOTE: To close the Waterfront Commission public hearing



Plans and supplemental material are available for review at https://www.eastprovidencewaterfront.com/

Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired or needing other special services may call 435-7500 or 431-1633 (v/tdd) forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting date.

-POSTED 7/12/21-

Location Details

Being held virtually during Pandemic (City Council Chambers)
145 Taunton Ave.
East Providence, RI 02914