Greater City Providence

Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – May 23, 2018

[alert type=”muted” heading=”Providence City Plan Commission Notice of Meeting”]Wednesday, May 23, 2018 – 4:45pm
Joseph Doorley Municipal Building, 1st Floor Meeting Room
444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
Agenda [/alert]
cpc-roundOpening Session
  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of minutes from the May 15 2018 meeting – for action
  • Director’s Report
City Council Referral

1. Woonasquatucket Corridor Redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing Plan – Proponent: Providence Redevelopment Agency – Presentation of the Woonasquatucket Corridor Redevelopment and Tax Increment Financing (TIF) plan to establish a redevelopment project area that encompasses blighted and substandard conditions within the corridor. The plan defines ways to ameliorate and improve blighted conditions, and identifies means of funding the improvements through TIF – for action

Bomes Theatre – Image from Google Street View

2. Referral no. 3430 Rezoning from of 1017 Broad Street from C-1 to C-2 – Proponent: Department of Planning and Development – Rezoning of 1017 Broad Street, also known as the former Bomes Theater, from C-1 to C-2. Ancillary entertainment and a live performance venue will be provided by right through the change – for action (AP 53 Lot 582, Elmwood)

[alert type=”muted” heading=”See also:”] Greater City Providence: Restoration of the historic Bomes Theatre in South Providence announced[/alert]
Capital Improvement Plan

3. Review of the 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Plan, which has been updated since it was last presented – for action

Minor Subdivision

4. Case No. 18-015MI – 89 Belmont Ave – Applicant: Polanco Property Management – The applicant is proposing to subdivide a lot measuring approximately 11,315 SF into two lots measuring 5,615 SF and 5,700 SF – for action (AP 64 Lot 615, Mt. Pleasant)

Institutional Master Plan

5. Rhode Island School of Design Institutional Master Plan – Presentation of Rhode Island School of Design’s (RISD) institutional master plan detailing changes and activity expected to occur in the next five years. The plan sets out the university’s long and short term goals and objectives and will provide details on the school’s holdings throughout the City – for action (College Hill)

Major Land Development Project Public Informational Meeting

6. Case No. 18-012MA – 498 Kinsley Ave – Applicant: Farm Fresh RI – The applicant is proposing to construct a single story building of approximately 60,000 SF with associated site improvements, which the applicant is proposing to use for aggregation and distribution operations, a production kitchen, a farmers’ market and commercial space. Approximately 120 parking spaces are required but 60 will be provided. The applicant is seeking a fifty percent dimensional adjustment for parking – for action (AP 27 Lots 297 and 298, Valley)

[alert type=”muted” heading=”See also:”] ecoRI News: New R.I. Food Hub Coming to Site of Burned-Down Old Mill[/alert]

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