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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 2016-17. For earlier RIHPHC agendae and minutes, visit the E-Town Crier on the Secretary of State's website.

2017 2016
January 11, 2017 [cancelled] January 13, 2016: minutes
February 8, 2017: minutes February 10, 2016: minutes
March 8, 2017: minutes March 9, 2016: minutes
April 12, 2017: minutes April 13, 2016 [cancelled]
May 10, 2017: minutes May 11, 2016: minutes
June 14, 2017: agenda June 8, 2016: minutes
July 12, 2017 July 13, 2016 [cancelled]
August 9, 2017 August 10, 2016 [cancelled]
September 13, 2017 September 14, 2016: minutes
October 11, 2017 October 12, 2016: minutes
November 8, 2017 November 9, 2016: minutes
December 13, 2017 December 14, 2016: 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.