Friday, April 5, 2013
The Police Cove Committee is looking for some suggestions for the park to be built at the former location of the police station.
Friday, April 5
Barrington's Police Cove Committee is asking for help from the public to name the park to be constructed this summer at the cove. It released the following information: The committee has been busy working on details to the park and are looking for naming ideas. What: Construction to the newly designed park at Police Cove will soon be underway and the town needs your help in naming the park. When: Submissions are due by May 15, 2013 by emailing them to email@example.com, or dropping them off at Barrington Town Hall-attention Phil Hervey, Town Planner. History of site: The town-owned waterfront property just west of the Barrington Bridge was the former location of the Barrington Police Department. The police department …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The committee that has been working with a land-use consultant to build a new park at Police Cove in Barrington is now looking for an appropriate name for the park.
Name the park being built at Police Cove in Barrington. The Police Cove Park Committee is looking for some help in coming up with an appropriate name for the property. Submit your suggestion by May 15 to Town Planner Phil Hervey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Construction of the park is slated to begin soon. It will sit on the property just west of the Andreozzi Bridge over the Barrington River -- known for more than six decades as Police Cove because it is the former location of the Barrington Police Department. The police department moved to Federal Road in 1999 when the Public Safety Complex was completed. The former police station, which was a former trolley car electric station, was demolished more than 10 years ago after voters …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Police Cove committee meets Wednesday to finalize details for public art, food trucks and a contest to name the new park.
The ad hoc committee that has designed a new park for Barrington's Police Cove -- a site on County Road near the Andreozzi Bridge over the Barrington River -- meets tomorrow night, March 27, in Town Hall. The meeting starts at 7 pm in the Council Chamber on the second floor. The agenda includes three items of business that dominated discussion at the February meeting: A new item of business involves the storage of the floating docks that are part of the design for the park. The committee is already soliciting public art projects for the park through the callforentry.org -- a national arts website that works with municipalities to solicit permanent art projects for public spaces. Several proposals have already been submitted, said Town …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A name for the proposed park on the Barrington River near the East Bay Bike Path at the Andreozzi Bridge also is expected to come out of a community contest.
The ad hoc committee that has designed a park at Police Cove in Barrington plans to solicit public art projects for the park through the callforentry.org website. The committee also will be distributing a request for proposals (RFP) for mobile trucks to sell food at the park, which lies between the East Bay Bike Path and the Andreozzi Bridge over the river. And the committee will hold a contest to name the park. Details for the public art, food vendors and contest will not to be finalized until the next meeting in March. But the committee spent a couple of hours Monday night reviewing drafts for the public art solicitation and food vendor RFP and agreeing that the park should be re-named with help from the community. Callforentry.org is a …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The Barrington committee designing a new park at 'police cove' meets tonight in Town Hall with some unfinished business.
The ad hoc committee that has designed a new park for Police Cove in Barrington meets tonight, Feb. 25, in Town Hall. The group's first meeting since last fall will take place in the Council Chamber. It starts at 7 pm. The agenda includes three items of unfinished business, according to Town Planner Phil Hervey: The committee envisions utilizing the future park as a site for shows, exhibitions and built-in art works. The committee has already built into the design for the park a location for food trucks and vendors to set up shop. But it still must determine the interest with a request for proposal (RFP) to be sent out to potential vendors, and guidelines to handle any food trucks. The committee also is leaning toward renaming the park …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Barrington committee designing a park in 'police cove' meets Monday, Feb. 25, to continue discussions about public art, food trucks and re-naming the park.
Barrington's Police Cove Park Committee meets Monday, Feb. 25, for the first time since last fall. The meeting will take place in the Council Chamber in Town Hall. It starts at 7 pm. The agenda includes three items of unfinished business, according to Town Planner Phil Hervey: The committee envisions utilizing the park next to the Barrington Bridge just north of County Road as a site for shows, exhibitions and possibiy built-in art works. The committee has already built into the park a location for food trucks and vendors to set up shop; it still must determine the interest with a request for proposal (RFP) to be sent out, and guidelines to handle the trucks. There is interest in a contest to re-name the park, which will be constructed on …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Monday meeting of Barrington's Police Cove park planning committee called off because of Hurricane Sandy.
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Monday, October 29, 2012
The meeting Monday evening, Oct. 29, of the Barrington Police Cove committee has been postponed. "Due to the potential for severe weather conditions on Monday evening," said Town Planner Phil Hervey, the meeting will be rescheduled. "We’ll follow up soon with a new date for this meeting," he said.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The committee working with a consultant to build the park at Police Cove also wants to seek public art proposals and a possible name for the new Barrington park.
After a summer hiatus, about half of the committee charged with designing a park at Police Cove in Barrington got back together Tuesday night, Sept. 18, in the Town Hall with its consultant to look over final site plans. The group perused 17 pages of site plans described by the consultant, Steve Derderian of Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., as “about 85 percent complete.” The committee members also viewed a variety of suggestions for LED lighting fixtures and poles, benches, bike and boat racks, picnic tables, shade features and concrete pavement. They chatted about adding some “public art” to the park between the East Bay Bike Path and the Andreozzi Bridge off of County Road. And they agreed to solicit prospective names for the 1-acre site …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Barrington's Police Cove park committee meets at 7 pm; so does the Housing Board of Trustees.
The committee that has been designing Police Cove park meets at 7 pm in the Council Chamber in Town Hall to put some finishing touches on the plan for it and to come up with a way to name the outdoor venue. The Barrington Housing Board of Trustees meets at 7 pm in the Barrington library meeting room. Take in a movie at the Barrington Senior Center at 12:30 pm every Tuesday. Another tennis cardio-fusion class will be held at 6 pm at the courts at Chianese Memorial Park on Centennial Street; it will move indoors to Centre Court if it rains. Triton Swimming offers workouts for intermediate and advance swimmers at 5:30 am at Barrington Beach or the East Providence Boys and Girls Club.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The committee, consultants and town planner met Tuesday evening to take the first steps toward making a park at Police Cove in Barrington a reality.
The fun has begun for the committee and consultants designing a new park at Police Cove in Barrington. Members of the Police Cove Park Committee met with the consultants from Vanasse Hanglin Brustlin and Town Planner Phil Hervey Tuesday evening to iron out details for the final plan and to look at potential amenities, such as benches and shrubs and pavement materials. The group also heard a brief presentation from Bill Dessel, owner of Billy’s Restaurant in Barrington and Billy’s food truck, on criteria that should be used for selecting food vendors to set up in the park. VHB, especially land-use specialist Steve Derderian, is working under a new $60,000 contract to prepare the final plan for submission to the Coastal Resources Management …