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Capital Center Commission Meeting – October 17, 2013

featured-capital-center Capital Center Commission Meeting
Thursday, October 17, 2013 – 12:00 NOON
Joseph A. Doorley, Jr. Municipal Building
444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room Providence, RI 02903

Agenda

  1. Roll Call
  2. Minutes
    2.1 Approval of Commission Special Meeting Minutes of August 28, 2013
  3. Parking Lot Discussion Discussion regarding parking issues near the State House
  4. Designation of Auditor
  5. FY 2014 Budget
  6. Adjournment


See also: State to pay $3.1 million to buy land for prohibited parking

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9 Responses to Capital Center Commission Meeting – October 17, 2013

  1. James October 15, 2013 at 10:53 pm #

    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?

  2. jen coleslaw October 16, 2013 at 4:22 pm #

    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.”

  3. Jef Nickerson October 17, 2013 at 2:21 pm #

    ecoRI: Statehouse Lawn Ripped Up for More Parking

  4. Jef Nickerson October 17, 2013 at 2:24 pm #


  5. jen coleslaw October 17, 2013 at 2:40 pm #

    I just looked north and shook my fist. Seriously. How can the state simultaneously move offices out of the city, and cry parking poverty?

  6. Jef Nickerson October 17, 2013 at 2:59 pm #

    Also, the state workforce is shrinking.

  7. Jef Nickerson October 17, 2013 at 3:08 pm #

    ProJo: Work on State House parking may threaten Capital Center

    A new wrinkle surfaced Thursday during a noontime meeting of the commission when Todd Turcotte, a Capital Properties vice president, said the state’s actions may violate a 1982 agreement the company signed along with the state, the city and other entities.

    Turcotte indicated, that should the state move forward, its actions may void regulations and restrictions that dictate development in the district.

    The Assembly doing something that has completely fucked up consequences down the line? Unpossible!

  8. Dan October 18, 2013 at 10:30 am #

    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

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