I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – December 12, 2016

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING A regular meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016, beginning at 5:00 P.M., for the following purposes:

Updated rendering of single tower proposal for Hope Point project

[box style=”red”]It was my understanding that Hope Point Towers was part of the Executive Session discussion, I’m told it is not.[/alert]

195-roundI. Public Session

  1. Welcoming Remarks by Chairperson Azrack.
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission Meetings Held on November 14, 2016.
  3. Executive Director’s Report.
  4. Vote to adopt the 2017 Commission meeting schedule.
  5. Presentation regarding proposed Waldorf project on Parcel 30; Public hearing and Vote regarding approval of project plan and design, including proposed waiver.
  6. Presentation on proposed development on Parcels 22 and 25 by Wexford Science and Technology and CV Properties.
  7. Informational presentation by Cambridge Innovation Center.

  8. II. Executive Session (Newport Room)

    To consider and act upon such matters as may be considered at a meeting closed to the public pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws, Section 42-46-5(a) (the Open Meetings Law), specifically matters permitted to be so considered under (i) subsection (5) (disposition of public property) and (ii) subsection (7) (investment of public funds).

  9. Review of Status of Proposals to Purchase and Develop District Property.
  10. Review of proposed Investment of Public Funds.
  11. III. Public Session

  12. Vote to approve the Purchase and Sales agreement with Waldorf Capital Management for the proposed development on Parcel 30.
  13. Vote to approve the allocation of funds from the I-195 Redevelopment Project Fund for the proposed development on Parcels 22 and 25 as requested by Wexford Science and Technology.
  14. Chairperson’s Report/Agenda for next meeting on TUESDAY January 17, 2016 at 5:00 P.M.
  15. Vote to Adjourn.

Rendering of proposed ‘Wexford’ project on Parcels 22 and 25

Notably, the 195 District Commission has updated their website and seemingly rebranded from “The LINK” to the “Providence Innovation & Design District”.
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Comments

  1. This is the time to attend and support any waiver for taller – much taller – designs.

  2. Projo says an Alloft hotel is part of the project.

  3. The original rendering had a pool on the hotel roof…. what happened?

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