Armed with vision, passion, and ideas, residents of Middletown stood before the Planning Board fighting to protect the town they love. Several months after the initial charge from the Middletown Town Council to hold a public meeting to hear from members of the community about their ideas and concerns with limited business zoning ordinances, on … More Game of Zones
The Middletown Planning Department is meeting September 21 @ 6 at Town Hall (350 East Main). The reason for the meeting is to hear from you. The Town Council charged the planning board with hearing from the people about how we envision the zoning codes in the limited business and limited business traffic sensitive areas. … More We need to hear from you
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Well Tax/Fee Increase When you looked at your tax bill you may have seen an increase in your well tax. We are still learning more about why this tax was increased. When we reached out to the town council, we discovered they were surprised by the increase also and began to research when this was … More Well, well tax increase- and other news from around Middletown
Sadly it is already August, which means another summer is coming to a close. As we enjoy the last few weeks of the season it’s time to find out how the redesigned parking lot at second beach did. There have been plenty of complaints about the lot. We’ve seen the carnage from accidents as people … More How many Austin Powers did you see in the beach parking lot this summer?
Congratulations you see something on an upcoming agenda that you have an opinion about. This is great, it shows that you are a concerned citizen and want to play an active role in local government. Then you learn in order to have your voice heard you don’t just attend one meeting and public hearing, but … More Congratulations on your new unpaid position, attending meeting after meeting
Last night the planning board was the last step of approvals for Mariner Village, a 29 unit town home development in Newport and Middletown off Maple Ave. 16 units in Middletown and 13 in Newport. Mariner Village is planned to be 2 bedroom town houses, priced in the mid 200s. There was a lot of … More Mariner Village- have you heard of it?
The game of attrition is one of the games people play in Middletown. If you check out the agendas for the zoning board you will see it come up as a continuation every month, even though there is no plan to move forward- YET. We’ve learned developers and landowners will put in an application. If … More Let it ride and ride and ride…..
Town Council TC August 21 @ 5-30 2nd Beach Planning Board PB August 9 @ 9 PB Aug 24 @ 5– Grow Smart Rhode Island (Agricultural Overlay) Draft ordinance- Middletown Farm overlay district 8-11-17 Meeting at Police Station- 123 Valley Rd Zoning Board ZB Aug 22 @ 7 ZB Aug 22 @ 6
The planning board has been tossing this idea around for over a year as they discuss making an amendment to Chapter 152, Article 4 of the zoning code. This deals with the size (or bulk) or residential homes. Discussions are focused on limiting the height of buildings on lots less than 10,000 square feet to … More Does size matter?