October 12th, BeachSAMP Stakeholder Meeting


October 12th—-Livecast available at the Rhode Island Sea Grant YouTube channel

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 page 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