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MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018

WOONSOCKET CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT DANIEL M. GENDRON PRESIDING

6:30 PM. – 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

CITY HALL – 169 MAIN STREET

WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND 02895

 

 

 WORK SESSION

 

 

  1. ROLL CALL

     

  2. DISCUSSION AND REVIEW WITH THE CITY’S PLANNING DEPARTMENT AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE TAI O GROUP / WOONSOCKET PARK PLACE LLC IN CONNECTION WITH THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE    CITY’S FORMER MIDDLE SCHOOL AT 357 PARK     PLACE, TO INCLUDE A STATUS UPDATE ALONG WITH A DISCUSSION ON NEXT STEPS                        INCLUDING A DISCUSSION REGARDING THE ZONING             CHANGES THAT             ARE REQUIRED FOR THE PROJECT.

 

  1. DISCUSSION REGARDING MICRO-LOFTS, MICRO-APARTMENTS AND       STUDIOS (17-O-62).

     

  2. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For additional information or to request interpreter services, or other special services for the hearing impaired, please contact City Clerk Christina Harmon-Duarte three days prior to the meeting at (401) 762-6400, or by the Thursday prior to the meeting.

 

Posted on March 2, 2018 (Amended March 7, 2018)

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