...to preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders
Semi-Monthly Meeting – Full Council
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 6:00 p.m.
Administration Building; Conference Room A
One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908
Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting – July 23, 2019
CONFIRMATION OF MEMBERSHIP TO THE FISHERMEN’S ADVISORY BOARD
APPLICATIONS THAT WERE CONTINUED AND ARE BEFORE THE FULL COUNCIL FOR DECISION:
2018-09-033 Daniel Torre & Max Davidson – Establish and maintain a three acre oyster farm in the Sakonnet River using floating gear (2 foot by 3 foot floating bags). Located in the Sakonnet River, Portsmouth, RI.
APPLICATIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN OUT-TO-NOTICE AND ARE BEFORE THE FULL COUNCIL FOR DECISION:
2019-07-027 CITY OF PROVIDENCE -- To perform maintenance dredging of approximately 22,000 cubic yards of sandy material from the Waterfire area of the Woonasquatucket and Providence rivers extending from the Providence Place mall downstream to the Crawford Street bridge. The material is proposed pumped to Quay in East Providence where it will be dewatered and stacked for beneficial reuse. The material will either be beneficially reused at the Quay or trucked to a Providence Redevelopment lot at 70 Houghton Street in Providence. Located at Water Place Park in Providence, RI.
APPLICATIONS REQUIRING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION:
2019-06-032 Town of Warren and Department of Transportation -- Construct a shared-use path (SUP) bridge (Prefab 3-span composite) at the site of a former railroad bridge, located Kickemuit River in Warren. The proposed work is at the location of a former bridge built as part of the Warren-Fall River Railroad spur in the 1850’s but destroyed during the 1938 hurricane. The project requires a variance from the standards listed in 650-RICR-20-00-1-1.1.9(B)(1) (setbacks). A Special Exception is also required for prohibited activities including filling in Type 2 waters and filling in coastal wetlands (Ref. §1.3.1(J) and §1.3.1(B) (respectively). Located at plat 13B, lots 104 and 88; Plat 19, lot 78 – the Bridge@ Kickemuit River in Warren.