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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 2014-15. For earlier RIHPHC agendae and minutes, visit the E-Town Crier on the Secretary of State's website.

2015 2014
January 14, 2015: minutes January 8, 2014: minutes
February 11, 2015: minutes February 12, 2014 [cancelled]
March 11, 2015: minutes March 12, 2014: minutes
April 8, 2015 [cancelled] April 9, 2014: minutes
May 13, 2015: minutes

May 14, 2014: minutes

June 10, 2015: minutes June 11, 2014: minutes
July 8, 2015: minutes July 9, 2014 [cancelled]
August 12, 2015 [cancelled] August 13, 2014 [cancelled]
September 9, 2015 September 10, 2014: minutes
October 14, 2015 October 8, 2014: minutes
November 10, 2015
[rescheduled from 11/11]
November 12, 2014: minutes
December 9, 2015 December 10, 2014 [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

Or email Edward Sanderson

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.