The Bristol County Water Authority, Warren Recreation Department, and the Bristol Historic District, Burial Grounds, and Harbormaster Search Committees are all scheduled to meet.
Public Meetings for Thursday, Jan. 3: Bristol County Water Authority 6 pm, Warren Town Hall Agenda: Public hearing on rate increase proposal by BCWA. Warren Parks and Recreation 6:30 pm, Mary V. Quirk School, 790 Main St. Agenda: Bristol Harbormaster Search Committee 7 pm, Bristol Statehouse Court House Meeting Room, 240 High St. Agenda: Bristol Historic District Commission 7 pm, Bristol Town Hall Agenda: Friday, Jan. 4: Bristol North and East Burial Ground Commission 2 pm, Bristol Statehouse Court House Meeting Room, 240 High St. Agenda: Note: Information taken from agendas filed with the Rhode Island Secretary of State's office, which are attached to this article.
The Bristol Historic District Advisory Committee points out three problem areas that hurt the relationship between property owners and Bristol's historic district.
The Bristol Historic District Commission could present a gentler side to residents, streamline processes and do a better job of educating people on the merits of historic preservation. Those are the recommendations of a special panel convened to review the historic district commission and its sometimes caustic relationship with home and business owners. On Wednesday, May 18, the Bristol Historic District Advisory Committee presented its report, “Recommendations of the Historic District Advisory Committee to Improve the User-friendliness and Operation of the Bristol Historic District Commission,” at a special Bristol Town Council meeting. The committee, created in January of this year, is comprised of 12 appointed members. The members met …