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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 2013-14. For earlier RIHPHC agendae and minutes, visit the E-Town Crier on the Secretary of State's website.

2014 2013
January 8, 2014: minutes January 9, 2013: minutes
February 12, 2014 [cancelled] February 13, 2013: minutes
March 12, 2014: minutes March 13, 2013 [cancelled]
April 9, 2014: minutes April 10, 2013 [cancelled]

May 14, 2014: minutes

May 8, 2013: minutes

June 6, 2013: notice
[special meeting]

June 11, 2014: minutes June 12, 2013: minutes
July 9, 2014 [cancelled] July 10, 2013: minutes
August 13, 2014 [cancelled] August 14, 2013 [cancelled]
September 10, 2014: minutes September 11, 2013: minutes
October 8, 2014: minutes October 9, 2013: minutes
November 12, 2014: agenda November 13, 2013: minutes
December 10, 2014

December 11, 2013 [cancelled]

Access to Public Records

Requests for access to public records should be addressed to the RIHPHC public records officer:

Edward F. Sanderson, Executive Director
RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
The Old State House – 150 Benefit Street
Providence, RI 02903

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.