Events

Meeting #1

DATE: Thursday, October 12, 2017

TIME: 6-8 pm

LOCATION: URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Corless Auditorium (Building #2 on this map)

WEBCAST:  Yes, at the Rhode Island Sea Grant YouTube channel and available online as a video after the meeting.

TOPIC:   RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) – Release of DRAFT Beach SAMP document Chapters 3, 4, & 5:

The first three (3) chapters of the RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan will be shared and released at this stakeholder meeting.  RI CRMC Director Grover Fugate and the project team from the URI Coastal Resources Center will introduce each chapter and address audience questions.  PLEASE NOTE, The DRAFT chapters will be available for download and review upon conclusion of the public meeting, which will mark the start of a 30-day public comment period.  The chapters being released on October 12, 2017 include:

    1. Chapter 3: Assessing Coastal Hazard Risk
    2. Chapter 4: Rhode Island’s Exposure to Coastal Hazards
    3. Chapter 5: RI CRMC Coastal Hazard Application Guidance

Additionally, an updated Table of Contents for the document will be made available at the October 12th Stakeholder meeting, with a schedule for completion of Chapters 1, 2, 6, & 7.

Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. in Corless Auditorium.

Please RSVP with “URI/October 12th” in the subject line if you plan on attending the meeting at URI Bay Campus to beachSAMP@etal.uri.edu

Next Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting: COMING SOON


Meeting #2

DATE: Thursday, October 26, 2017

TIME: 6-8 pm

LOCATION: Barrington Public Library, 281 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806  (https://www.barringtonlibrary.org/hours-directions)

WEBCAST:  No. This meeting will not be webcast.

TOPIC:   RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP) – Project Overview and Release of SAMP document Chapters 3, 4, & 5:

Are you interested in learning more about the Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan but can’t make it over to URI on October 12th? Join us at Barrington Public Library on Thursday, October 26th!   RI CRMC Director Grover Fugate and the project team from the URI Coastal Resources Center will offer an overview of the project, a review of each chapter out for public comment, and address audience questions.

NOTE – due to restrictions at the Library, refreshments will not be served at this meeting.

Please RSVP with “Barrington/October 26th” in the subject line if you plan on attending the meeting at Barrington Public Library to beachSAMP@etal.uri.edu