The Committee on Ward Boundaries will hold the first of four public hearings February 14th at 6pm at Nathan Bishop Middle School.
The Committee is seeking public comment on the proposed redistricting of Providence. Ward boundaries are evaluated every ten years, following the decennial census, so that the fifteen wards accurately reflect changes in the city’s population. A map of proposed ward boundary changes may be viewed as a .pdf online here. Current boundaries are outlined in red, and the proposed boundaries are colored as indicated by the map legend.
All hearings will begin at 6pm and are scheduled is as follows:
- Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Nathan Bishop Middle School, 101 Sessions Street, Providence, RI
- Wednesday, February 15, 2012,
Silver Lake Community Center, 529 Plainfield Street, Providence, RI
- Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The MET School, 325 Public Street, Providence, RI
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Providence City Hall, 25 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI
Both oral and/or written testimony is welcomed from members of the public. Comments also may be submitted no later than February 22nd to: Committee on Ward Boundaries, c/o City Clerk, 25 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903.