Greater City Providence

Providence Tomorrow: Washington Park & South Elmwood Neighborhood Charrettes

The Providence Planning Department has announced the first in a series of neighborhood charrettes that will be taking place around the city as part of the Providence Tomorrow planning process.

The charrettes will be taking place at the Washington Park Community Center, 42 Jillson Street on the follow dates and times.

March 22 through March 28, 2007

Kickoff/Open House
Thursday, March 22, 2007 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Stop by to say hello and learn more about the neighborhood planning process!

What is the future of your neighborhood?
Saturday, March 24, 2007 – 8:30am to 12:00pm or 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Come spend a few hours telling us what you want the future of your neighborhoods to be. Give us your vision! Come in the morning or the afternoon, the sessions are the same! Childcare will be provided for children between the ages of 3 and 10.

Elected Officials Forum
Monday, March 26, 2007 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Tell Mayor Cicilline and your councilmen your ideas about your neighborhoods!

Neighborhood Plan Progress
Monday, March 26, 2007 – 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Check out what’s been done so far. Let us know if we’re on the right track!

Public Works Session
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 – 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Details to be announced soon!

Wrap up party and plan presentation!
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Come see what we’ve accomplished! Bring the family for food, entertainment, and fun!

Thank you for helping us to spread the word. We look forward to seeing you and the members of your community at our Charrette. If you have any questions about the comprehensive plan or the planning process, please contact Linda Painter, Deputy Director of Planning at 351-4300 ext. 515 or email.

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

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