YouTubeFacebookTwittereNewsletter SignUp


RI Coastal Resources Management Council preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders

Beach SAMP Public Stakeholder Meeting

Thursday, March 29th, 6-8pm
URI Bay Campus

Please join us at the next Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (BeachSAMP) Public Stakeholder Meeting to launch Chapter 6: State and Municipal Considerations, and Chapter 7: Adaptation Strategies.

See info below, and please be sure to RSVP to so we can ensure we have enough food & seats for everyone interested.

DATE: Thursday, March 29, 2018
TIME: 6-8 pm
LOCATION: URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Corless Auditorium (Building #2 on this map -
WEBCAST : YES! The meeting WILL be webcast. The link to the webcast will be posted on before the meeting begins on Thursday
TOPIC: RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) - Release of DRAFT Beach SAMP document Chapters 6 & 7

The next two (2) chapters of the RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan will be shared and released at this stakeholder meeting. RI CRMC Director Grover Fugate and the project team from the URI Coastal Resources Center will introduce each chapter and address audience questions. PLEASE NOTE, The DRAFT chapters will be available for download and review upon conclusion of the public meeting, which will mark the start of a ten (10) day public comment period. The chapters being released on March 29th include:

Chapter 6: State and Municipal Considerations
Chapter 7: Adaptation Strategies.

Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. in Corless Auditorium.

Public Notice for Shoreline Change SAMP Chapters 3, 4, & 5:

Chapters 3, 4, & 5 that went out for public comment back in October 2017 are NOW out for CRMC Public Notice! Please check out the notice on CRMC's webpage:

Chapter 3: Assessing Coastal Hazard Risk
Chapter 4: Rhode Island's Exposure to Coastal Hazards
Chapter 5: RI CRMC Coastal Hazard Application Guidance

CRMC Public Notice period for these three chapters will close on Friday, March 23rd. CRMC's Public Hearing on these three chapters will be held on Tuesday, April 10th.

Learn more about the Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan at:

We look forward to seeing you on March 29th!

Stedman Government Center
Suite 116, 4808 Tower Hill Road, Wakefield, RI 02879-1900
Voice 401-783-3370 • Fax 401-783-2069 • E-Mail

An Official Rhode Island State Website