Town of Smithfield / Planning Board

Town of Smithfield / Planning Board

64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917

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Town of Smithfield / Planning Board TOWN OF SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Smith eld Town Council will hold a virtual Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00 PM. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider and obtain public input on a proposed amendment to the Housing chapter of the Comprehensive Community Plan. This amendment is proposed in accordance with the provisions of Section 45-22.2-8 of the General Laws of Rhode Island. VIRTUAL MEETING* Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://www.gotomeet.me/RandyRossi/smith eld-towncouncil You can also dial in using your phone. United States (Toll Free): 1 877 568 4106 United States: +1 (646) 749-3129 Access Code: 342-830-965 For technical support dial: 401-233-1010 *Provided, however, that the meeting is allowed to be held virtually. If virtual meetings are prohibited on this date, then the Town Council may convene the meeting at the Smith eld Town Hall, 2nd Floor, Crepeau Hall, 64 Farnum Pike, Smith eld, RI, pursuant to compliance with the latest Executive Order dealing with public meetings. Comprehensive Plan Amendment Summary: The proposed amendment involves a complete rewrite of the Housing section including the Introduction; Data and Trends Snapshot; Types of Housing Development; Housing Costs; Housing Trends; Special Needs; Housing Problems and Needs; Zoning for Resi- dential Uses; Smith elds Housing Agencies and Programs; Rehabilitation of Existing Building Stock for Residential Purposes; Low-Moderate Income Housing Data and Trends; Low and Moderate Income Housing Strategies, including the removal of Table H-25 which lists selected properties for LMI housing development; Implementing the Strategies; Goals, Policies; and, Actions; and, Implementation. At said Hearing opportunity will be given to all interested persons to be heard upon the proposed amendments. The proposed amendment may be altered or amended prior to the close of the Public Hearing, without further advertising, as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the Public Hearing. Any alteration or amendment must be presented for comment in the course of the Hearing. Availability of Information A complete copy of the proposed amendments are available on the Town Planners page of the Towns website at www.smith eldri.com. If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) or any other accommoda- tion to ensure equal participation is needed, please contact the Smith eld Town Man- agers of ce at 401-233-1010 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting. Please call (401) 233-1010 with any Technical dif culties during the meeting. BY ORDER OF THE TOWN COUNCIL. Suzanna L. Alba, President