Thursday, October 17, 2013 – 12:00 NOON
Joseph A. Doorley, Jr. Municipal Building
444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room Providence, RI 02903[/alert]
- Roll Call
2.1 Approval of Commission Special Meeting Minutes of August 28, 2013
- Parking Lot Discussion Discussion regarding parking issues near the State House
- Designation of Auditor
- FY 2014 Budget
PBN: Capital Center Commission to debate state parking lot projects
Hopefully ‘parking situation’ is their way of saying creating incentives not to park a single occupancy car. Can’t go. Are you going to be there?
My hero. http://www.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/content/20131016-expanded-parking-at-r.i.-state-house-opposed-by-capital-center-commission-chairman.ece
BTW, he loves Boston Cream Pie if anyone needs to reward him for actually saying in a public meeting “we don’t need more parking lots.”
ecoRI: Statehouse Lawn Ripped Up for More Parking
I just looked north and shook my fist. Seriously. How can the state simultaneously move offices out of the city, and cry parking poverty?
Also, the state workforce is shrinking.
ProJo: Work on State House parking may threaten Capital Center
The Assembly doing something that has completely fucked up consequences down the line? Unpossible!
We should call this what it is. More parking for the Legislature, it’s employees and all the lobbyists that come to the state house. I have a question. When all this new parking goes in will the state return the on-street parking along Smith St. they stole from the city back to the city? My guess is they won’t