City Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. The Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2020 for the Independence Day Holiday. Monday through Friday trash, recycling and yard waste collection services will NOT BE DELAYED.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Beginning at 6:30 p.m.
(pre-meeting at 6 p.m.)
THE MEETING WILL BE HELD REMOTELY IN COMPLIANCE WITH GOVERNOR RAIMONDO’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-25- 1. (a) “ SUCH MEANS MAY INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROVIDING PUBLIC ACCESS THROUGH TELEPHONE, INTERNET, OR SATELLITE ENABLED AUDIO OR VIDEO CONFERENCING OR ANY OTHER TECHNOLOGY THAT ENABLES THE PUBLIC TO CLEARLY FOLLOW THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PUBLIC BODY WHILE THOSE ACITIVITES ARE OCCURING” .
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Telephone Access is available by dialing:
1 833 548 0282 (toll free)
Meeting ID: 993 0909 3609
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL AND DETERMINATION OF QUORUM
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Requests for COAs are reviewed by the HDC at a public hearing. If a project is deemed appropriate, the HDC grants the COA.
HDC review includes an assessment of the overall effect of any proposed alterations, constructions, relocations, removals or demolitions upon the character-defining exterior architectural features, historic value, and significance of landmarks or districts in which the subject property is located.
A Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) is the Historic District Commission (HDC) document attesting that specified work has been approved by the HDC.
A COA is required before most exterior work can begin, before a building permit can be issued, and before any variance of development standards, land use variance, or rezoning can be granted.
Activities that do not require a COA:
Examples of activities that require HDC approval (by issuance of a COA) prior to undertaking any work:
The Historic District Commission features 9 members appointed by the City Council to three-year staggered terms.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall.
43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 845-5300 (M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
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