Proposal deadline extended to June 21

SNA’s Board of Directors has given prospective consulants three additional weeks to submit proposals. The new due date for submission of qualifications and proposals is June 21.  Please respond to the SNA No Main RFP June 14 2009 with Project Overview.


North Main consultant wanted

The Summit Neighborhood Association has issued a Request for Proposals seeking a part time project manager on a consulting basis for the North Main Street Project. The project manager would help the Project Steering Committee and the SNA Board pursue their goals of stimulating and guiding investments in the North Main corridor that contribute to our neghborhood’s vision of North Main as a thriving urban corridor with a dense mix of retail, service, entertainment, commercial and residential uses.

If you are interested in applying, please see the SNA No Main RFP June 14 2009 with Project Overview. Proposals are due by June 21.

Stakeholders open to master plan for Sear and Shaws site

The three largest landholders in the largely underused areas north of Smithfield Avenue and west of North Main Street have agreed in principle to participate in a joint master planning process should one be developed. So have the city planning departments of both Providence and Pawtucket. After hearing about these conversations from North Main Street Project consultant Jonathan Harris at our October 7 meeting, City Councilman Kevin Jackson and State Representative Gordon Fox agreed to support SNA should it decide to undertake a planning project. The issue will be taken up on Oct 27 at the next SNA Board meeting and revisited at the next North Main Street workshop on Nov. 11. Continue reading