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News Flash/Press Release - April 30, 2021
South Kingstown, RI – The South Kingstown Planning Department, in conjunction with the leadership of the Town’s Planning Board, invites Town residents and business owners to participate in an online (Zoom) “Listening Session” in an effort to provide an additional venue to present questions and concerns regarding the Town’s Draft 2021 Comprehensive Community Plan (CCP). The draft CCP was approved by the South Kingstown Planning Board in November 2020 and is presently before the South Kingstown Town Council and was subject to a Public Hearing that was conducted on April 12th and continued to May 10, 2021.
This virtual Listening Session will be held on May 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm via a Zoom Webinar.
Listening Session: Community members’ participation in the planning process has been vital in the development of the draft CCP and this participation has been necessary in order to reflect the needs of the community. Community members are encouraged to attend the upcoming Listening Session for an additional opportunity to provide input. The facilitated session will include a short presentation about the background of the CCP, but the majority of the time will be reserved for participants to share their input about the plan.
To ensure a productive dialogue and safe and secure environment, we are strongly encouraging community members who wish to speak to contact the Planning Department at Planning@southkingstownri.com
It is recommended that participants log in 10 minutes prior to the start of meeting.
WHAT: Public “Listening Session” regarding the Town of South Kingstown’s Draft 2021 Comprehensive Community Plan. Link to draft 2021 Comprehensive Community Plan (https://www.southkingstownri.com/1025/2021-Comprehensive-Community-Plan).
WHERE: Meeting will be virtual via Zoom. A zoom link will be posted on the Town’s Web Page. Please clearly identify yourself and/or group you are representing upon signing in the night of the meeting.
WHEN: Thursday, May 6th, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
WHO: Chair of the Planning Board – Steven DiMasi; Vice Chair of the Planning Board – Maria Mack; Town Manager – Robert Zarnetske; Planning Director – Jamie Rabbitt; Principal Planner – Jay Parker; Special Legal Counsel – Amy Goins.
For more information please contact the Planning Department at 401-789-9331 or go to the Town’s web page: https://www.southkingstownri.com and look at the Town’s meeting calendar, which is located in the lower right corner of the page.
In addition, community members are encouraged to share ideas, questions and concerns with South Kingstown’s Planning Department prior to this meeting. Comments may be emailed to Planning@southkingstownri.com