INFRASTRUCTURE is the theme for our April Neighborhood Nights. Streets, sidewalks, parks, traffic, and highways impact our daily living. One day you’re detoured because of gas main work in our streets. Or you wake up to the sound of pile driving on Route 6/10. Or you wonder when those improvements at Dexter Training Ground are going to happen.
At our April meeting, Providence’s Departments of Parks, Traffic Engineering, and Public Works will give updates on planned work in the neighborhood during 2019, followed by a report from the RI Department of Transportation (RIDOT) on construction activity for the Route 6-10 Reconstruction Project and its impact on the neighborhood. After brief presentations by our guests, neighbors will have the opportunity to ask questions.
At 7pm, join our Community Development Committee meeting where developers will present plans for a proposed mixed use development at 88 Union Avenue. District 4 Police Commander Lt. Fernandes will be also be available for his open chat and “office hours” with neighbors to discuss crime-related issues and the District 4 Crime Report.
Free food, child care and Spanish interpretation provided, plus open gym. Meet your neighbors, learn about WBNA and neighborhood initiatives, and get involved! Open to all.
6:00pm Call to order, welcome, and ground rules – Caleb Borchers, President
6:05pm Announcements – Kari Lang Executive Director
6:10pm Introduction of Panel – Caleb Borchers
Craig Hochman, Department of Public Works
Nate Urso, Department of Traffic Engineering
Wendy Nilsson, Parks Department
6:15pm Panelist updates on 2019 neighborhood infrastructure projects (5 minutes each)
6:30pm Questions from neighbors
6:40pm Update on Route 6/10 by David Walsh, RIDOT
6:45pm Questions from neighbors
7:00pm SECOND HOUR: Community Development Meeting + Office hours with District 4 Police Commander Lt. Fernandes
7:05pm Introductions and Description of CDC Process – Rachel Robinson, WBNA CDC Chair
Project Review: 88 Union Avenue | Presentation by Yodri Le Clerc, Owner
7:20pm CDC Committee Discussion and Q&A with Presenters
7:30pm Neighbor Discussion and Q&A
7:45pm Public Meeting Adjourns
8:00pm Evening concludes
Upcoming Neighborhood Nights 2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
NO MEETINGS IN JULY AND AUGUST
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Tuesday, December 3, 2019