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Public Meetings

Meetings are held at the Old State House, 150 Benefit Street, Providence. The agenda will be posted one week before the meeting. Meetings are open to the public, and the location is accessible. Anyone who requires the assistance of an interpreter or has other special needs should contact the Commission at least 48 hours in advance so they may be accommodated.

The regularly scheduled meetings of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission will be on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am. Use this list to find the agenda for an upcoming meeting or minutes for meetings in 2015-16. For earlier RIHPHC agendae and minutes, visit the E-Town Crier on the Secretary of State's website.

2016 2015
January 13, 2016: minutes January 14, 2015: minutes
February 10, 2016: minutes February 11, 2015: minutes
March 9, 2016: minutes March 11, 2015: minutes
April 13, 2016 [cancelled] April 8, 2015 [cancelled]
May 11, 2016: minutes May 13, 2015: minutes
June 8, 2016: minutes June 10, 2015: minutes
July 13, 2016 [cancelled] July 8, 2015: minutes
August 10, 2016 [cancelled] August 12, 2015 [cancelled]
September 14, 2016: minutes September 9, 2015: minutes
October 12, 2016: agenda October 14, 2015: minutes
November 9, 2016 November 10, 2015
[rescheduled from 11/11, cancelled]
December 14, 2016 December 9, 2015: minutes

Access to Public Records

Requests for access to public records should be addressed to either of the RIHPHC public records officers:

Edward F. Sanderson, Executive Director or Sarah Zurier, Special Projects Coordinator
R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
The Old State House – 150 Benefit Street
Providence, RI 02903

By email Edward Sanderson or Sarah Zurier

Requests for access to public records must be made in writing.  The request should identify the specific document requested.  Alternatively, the request may describe as specifically as possible the type of information that is being requested, and RIHPHC will respond with information about what public documents might contain such information.