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Meeting Minutes Filed with the Secretary of State

 Series
Identifier: 2002-43

Scope and Contents

The Department of State Division of Public Information Meeting were filed in paper format from 1967-July 2004 w/gaps and finding aid, produced by the Office of Public Information and includes minutes of boards, commissions, committee and subcommittees established by statutory authority. Minutes are arranged alphabetically by committee name and chronologically by meeting date therein.
Minutes may include agendas, meeting schedules and copies of decisions. Accession 2005-53 is comprised of decisions of the Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal and Review from 1992 through June 5, 2002. After that date, decisions are attached to their respective minutes and agendas. It is possible that there is some overlap of 2001-2002 decisions between accession 2005-52 and 2005-53.

Dates

  • 1967-2004
  • Majority of material found within 1989-2004

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Biographical / Historical

Rhode Island General Laws Title 42, Chapter 46, Section 7 (d) states the following: All public bodies within the executive branch of the state government and all state public and quasi-public boards, agencies and corporations shall keep official and/or approved minutes of all meetings of the body and shall file a copy of the minutes of all open meetings with the secretary of state for inspection by the public within thirty-five (35) days of the meeting; provided that this subsection shall not apply to public bodies whose responsibilities are solely advisory in nature. Beginning in July of 2004 per RIGL § 42-46-7, all agencies were required to file meeting minutes and/or agendas in electronic format.

Extent

70.8 Cubic Feet (59 record cartons)

Abstract

The Department of State Division of Public Information Meeting Minutes consists of minutes of boards, commissions, committee and subcommittees established by statutory authority.

Arrangement

Minutes are arranged alphabetically by name of entity, committee, commission or board and chronological by meeting date therein. The finding aid, is arranged alphabetically by committee name, alphabetically by subcommittee name and chronologically therein.

Custodial History

Meeting Minutes filed by various state commissions and committees in the Division of Public Information at the Department of State. Subsequently transferred to the Division of Archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Director of the Office of Public Information, Room 38, State House, Providence R.I. 02903 on July 10, 2002.

Accruals

There were several additional accessions to these records. They are:

2002-60; 2003-43; 2005-52; 2006-36; 2007-40; 2007-28

As of July 1, 2004 meeting minutes are filed electronically and retained by the Division of Public Information.

Inventory

Box# Description Date
1 Accounts and Records, Committee on 1993-1994
Agricultural Lands Preservation Commission 1989-1998
Airport Corporation 1989-1998
Ambulance Service Coordinating Advisory Board 1996-1997
Architects, Board of Examination and Registration of 1997-1998
Architectural, Engineering and Consulting Services,
Selection Committee for 1996-1998
Arts, Rhode Island Council on the 1969-1980

2 Arts, Rhode Island Council on the 1981-1998
Athletic Trainers, Board of 1996-1998
Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud, Special Legislative
Commission to Study 1996
Blackstone Valley District Commission 1989-1991
Capital Center Commission 1995-1998
Central Falls Review Commission 1990-1994, 1996
Children’s Cabinet 1991-6/9/1993

3 Children’s Cabinet 7/14/1993 - 1998
Clinical Laboratory Advisory Board 1998
Convention Center Authority 1996-1998
Deaf & Hearing Impaired, Commission on 1990-1998
Dentistry, Board of 1996-1998
Department of Environmental Management Hearing Officers 1997
Department of Labor & Training, Health & Safety Task Force 1994-1998
Department of Labor, Strategic Planning Task Force 1995-1996
Depositors Economic Protection Corporation 1996-1998
Depositors Economic Protection Corporation,
Performance Review Committee 1995-1998
Development Disabilities Council 1993
Dietetics Practice, Board of 1997-1998

4 Disabilities, Governor’s Commission on the 1989-1998
Disability Rights, Coordinating Committee 1995-1996
Early Childhood Education Partnership RI 1995-1996
East Bay Water Task Force 1992
Economic Development Corporation Port Authority 6/24/85 - 5/13/96

5 Economic Development Corporation Port Authority 5/20/96 - 11/5/98
Elementary & Secondary Education, Board of Regents for 1996-1998

6 Engineers Professional, Board of Registration for 1997-1998
Enterprise Zone Council 1996-1998
Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee, Executive Dept. 1993-1994
Ethics Commission 1988 - 10/19/94

7 Ethics Commission (Includes 2002-60) 11/2/94 - 5/19/1998

8 Ethics Commission 6/2/98 - 12/8/98
Evacuation & Shelter of Persons with Disabilities and the Elderly,
Emergency Management Agency, Committee on 1991
Film Commission 1985
Greenways Council 1995-1998
Health Services Council 1996
Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters, Board of 1998
Higher Education Assistance Authority 1996-1998
Higher Education, RI Board of Governors for 1996-1998
Hispanic Affairs, Governor’s Commission on 1994
Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission 1996-1998
Historical Records Advisory Board 1990-1998
HIV Advisory Committee, Director of Health’s 1997-1998
HIV Prevention Community Planning Council 1997-1998
Housing Appeals Board 1991-1998
Howard Center, Interim Council 1995-1997
Howard Complex Advisory Committee 1989-1990
Human Resource Investment Council 7/25/95 - 11/15/1996

9 Human Resource Investment Council 11/15/96 - 11/12/1998
Human Rights, Commission for 1989-1993
Industrial - Recreational Building Authority 1996-1998
Industrial Facilities Corporation 1989-1998
Information Resources Management Board 1998
Interpreters for the Deaf, Board of Examiners 1998
Investment Commission 1993 - 1/28/97

10 Investment Commission 2/4/97 - 1998
Juvenile Justice Reform Task Force, Governor’s 1996
Labor and Training Board of Review 1998
Ladd Center Closing Implementation Group 1989-1990
Land Surveyors, Board of Registration 1997-1998
Landscape Architects, State Board of 1997-1998
Libraries, Consortium of Rhode Island Academic & Research 1996
Library Board of Rhode Island 1993-1998
Long Term Care Coordinating Council 1989-1998
Lottery Commission 1996-1998
Marine Fisheries Council 1996-1998
Medical Licensure and Discipline, Board of 1997-1998
Mental Health Counselors & Marriage & Family Therapists,
Board of 1998
Midwifery, Advisory Council on 1997-1998
Mosquito Abatement Board 1992
Municipal Retirement Board 1996
Narragansett Bay Water Quality Management District Comm. 6/8/81 - 9/11/89

11 Narragansett Bay Water Quality Management
District Commission 9/11/89 - 12/18/1996
12 Narragansett Bay Water Quality Management
District Commission 1/13/97 - 12/14/1998
Natural Heritage Preservation Commission 1989-1990
Natural Heritage Preservation, Governor’s Advisory
Committee on 1990
North Plaza Parking Alternatives (Includes 2003-43) 1993
Nurse Anesthetists Advisory Committee 1996-1997
Nurse Practitioner Joint Practice Advisory Committee 1996
Nurse Registration and Nursing Education, Board 1996-1997
Nursing Assistant Advisory Board 1996-1998
Nursing Home Administrators, Board of Examiners for 1996-1998
Occupational Therapy, Board of 1998
Operators of Public Water Supply Treatment and
Distribution Facilities, Board of Certification 1995-1998
Opticianry, Advisory Committee for 1998
Parole Board 1991 - 12/20/95

13 Parole Board 1/9/96 - 12/28/1998
Pharmacy, State Board of 1996-1998
Physical Therapy, Board of 1998
Prejudice and Bias, Commission 1994
Project Awareness Task Force 1989
Public Finance Management Board 1994-1998
Public Transit Authority 1996-1998
Public Utilities Commission 1995 - 1/13/98

14 Public Utilities Commission 1/20/98 -12/19/98
Quonset Davisville Management Corporation 1995-1998
Real Estate Appraisers Board 1996-1997
Real Estate Commission 1996-1998
Recreational Resources Review Committee 1989-1998
Refunding Bond Authority 1994, 1997- 1998
Resource Recovery Corporation 1993-1998
Respiratory Care, Board of 1998
Rhode Island Geographic Information System, Department of
Administration, Division of Planning 1991-1996
Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance
(Accession: 2003-43) 4/29 & 5/3/85
Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation 9/18/85-10/16/97

15 Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation 11/20/97 - 12/17/1998
Rhode Island Public Buildings Authority 1993-1997
Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority 1996-1998
School - To - Work Subcommittee 1997
Small Business Advocacy Council 1993-1996
Special Education Advisory Committee 1990
Special Senate Commission to Study the Work of the
Senate and to Make Appropriate Recommendations 1998
Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Board of
Examiners 1998
State Council on the Arts 1997-1998
State House Restoration Committee 1995-1996
State Planning Council (includes 2005-53) 1989 - 12/6/91

16 State Planning Council 1/10/92 - 1998
State Properties Committee 1989 - 6/14/94

17 State Properties Committee 6/21/94 - 1998
State Publications Clearinghouse Advisory Committee 1997
State Retirement Board 1989-1998

18 State Traffic Commission* 1969-1998
Student Load Authority Board of Directors 1996-1998
Substance Abuse Treatment Services Conference 1997-1998
TechACCESS of RI 1995-1998
Traumatic Brain Injuries, Permanent Advisory Commission 1997-1998
Unclassified Pay Plan Board 1995-1998
Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility
Review Board 1996-1998
Water Resources Board 1990. 1995- 1998
Water Resources Coordinating Council 1989-1990
Water, Clean Water Protection Finance Agency 1995-1997
West Warwick Budget Commission 1993-1994
Women, Rhode Island Commission on 1998

19 See Addenda in front of binder for description of smaller accessions

Accession: 2005-52 begins here
20 Accountancy, Rhode Island Board of 2003
Agricultural Lands Preservation Commission 1999-2004
Airport Corporation 1999-3/10/2004

21 Airport Corporation to 7/14/2004
Arborists, Commission to Study Licensing of 7/26/1999
Architects, Board of Examination & Registration of 1999-2004
Architectural, Engineering, and Consulting Services
Selection Committee for 1999-2004
Arts, Rhode Island State Council on the (includes 2005-53) 1999-2003
Assisted Living Certification Board 2002-2004
Athletic Trainers, Board of 1999-2004
Atomic Energy Commission, Rhode Island 1999-2003
Base Realignment and Closure Commission 2003-2004
Behavioral Health, Governor’s Council on 11/19/2002
Blind, Advisory Council on the 9/29/2003
Building Codes Standards Committee, State 1999-2/1/2001

22 Building Codes Standards Committee, State 2/15/02-6/5/2003

23 Building Codes Standards Committee, State 6/19/2003-7/1/2004
Business Advocacy Council, Small 1999-2001
Capital Center Commission 1999-2004
Central Falls Review Commission 1999-2000
Children’s Cabinet 1999-2004
Chiropractic Examiners, Board of 2002-2003
Chronic and Long Term Care, Governor’s Cabinet on 2004
Clinical Laboratory Science Advisory Board 2002-2004
Conservation Committee, State 2002-2004
Contractor’s Registration Board 1999-10/11/2001

24 Contractor’s Registration Board 11/8/2001-8/11/2004
Convention Center Authority 1999-2004
Criminal Justice Policy Board, Governor’s 9/27/1999
Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Commission on 1999-2004
Deaf, Rhode Island School for the Board of Trustees 2002-2004 (includes 2007-28)

25 Depositors Economic Protection Corporation 1999-2002
Developmental Disabilities Council, Rhode Island 2000-2004
Dietetics, Practice, Rhode Island State Board of 1999-2004
Disabilities – Disability Business Enterprise 2003-2004
Disabilities – State Coordinating Committee on
Disability Rights, Governor’s Commission 8/6/2003
Disabilities, Governor’s Commission on 1999-2004

26 Economic Development Corporation* 1999-5/19/2003



27 Economic Development Corporation* 6/19/2003-6/28/2004
Economic Policy Council, Rhode Island 1999-2004
Education Assistance Authority, Higher 1999- 10/23/2001

28 Education Assistance Authority, Higher 11/8/2001- 6/8/2004
Education Commission, Civic 2/11/2003
Education , Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher 1999-2004
Electricians, Board of Examiners of 2003-2004
Electrolysis, Board of Examiners of 1999-2000
Elementary and Secondary Education, Board of Regents for 1999-5/11/2000

29 Elementary and Secondary Education, Board of Regents for 9/14/2000-2004

30 Emergency Management Agency, Rhode Island 11/20/2002
Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island 1999-2004
Engineers, Board of Registration for Professional 1999-2004
Enterprise Zone Council, Rhode Island 2003-2004
Ethics Commission 1/12/1999-7/1/1999

31 Ethics Commission 7/13/1999-7/23/2002

32 Ethics Commission 8/2/2002-2004
Farm, Forest and Open Space Land Value
Subcommittee, Rhode Island 10/20/2003
Fire Fighter’s Relief, Board of 2003-2004
Fire Safety Code, Board of Appeal and Review 11/21/2000-6/25/2002
See Also:
Decision, 1992 – 6/5/2002
Boxes 1-9

33 Fire Safety Code, Board of Appeal and Review 7/2/2002-1/28/2003

34 Fire Safety Code, Board of Appeal and Review 2/4/2003-7/22/2003

35 Fire Safety Code, Board of Appeal and Review 7/22/2003-12/30/2003

36 Fire Safety Code, Board of Appeal and Review 1/6/2004-5/18/2004

37 Fire Safety Code, Board of Appeal and Review 5/18/2004-11/18/2004
Funeral Directors/Embalmers, Board of Examiners 1999-2004
Greenways Council 1999
Health-RI Community Planning Council for HIV 1999-2002
Health and Educational Building Corporation, RI 2002-2004
Health Care Quality Steering Committee 2003-2004
Health Services Council 1999-7/1/2003

38 Health Services Council 7/8/2003-2004
Health, Department of 2003-2004
Hearing Aid Dealers & Fitters, Board of 1999-2004
Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, RI 1999-2004
Historical Records Advisory Board, RI 1999-2004
HIV Advisory Committee, Director of Health’s 1999-2001
Hoisting Engineers, Board of Examiners of 2003-2004
Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation, RI 2000-5/16/2002

39 Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation, RI 6/20/2002-2004
Housing Appeals Board, Rhode Island 1999-2004
Housing Resources Commission, Rhode Island 1999-2003
Howard Center Council, Interim 1999
Human Resources Investment Council 1/14 - 9/1/1999

40 Human Resources Investment Council 9/15/1999-2004
Human Rights, Commission for 2003
Human Services, Department of 2003
Industrial-Recreational Building Authority 1999-1/7/2004

41 Industrial-Recreational Building Authority 2/18 – 6/2/2004
Industrial Facilities Corporation, Board of Directors 1999-2004
Information Resources Management Board 2000-2004
Interpreters for the Deaf, Board of Examiners 1999-2004
Investment Commission, Rhode Island State 1999-2004
Judicial Nominating Commission 1999-9/11/2003

42 Judicial Nominating Commission 11/17/2003-2004
Kent County Water Authority 2002-2004
Labor Relations Board, Rhode Island State 1999-2/15/2001

43 Labor Relations Board, Rhode Island State 3/20/2001-2004
Land Surveyors, Board of Registration for Professional 1999-2004
Landscape Architects, Board of Examiners of 1999-2004
Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, Governor’s 2001-2002
Law Enforcement Training Commission, Governor’s 2001-2003
Library Board of Rhode Island 1999-11/20/2000

44 Library Board of Rhode Island 2/26/2001-2004
Long Term Care Coordinating Council 1999-2003
Lottery Commission, Rhode Island 1999-2004
Marine Fisheries Council 1999-2001
Mechanical Board 2003-2004

45 Medical Licensure and Discipline, Board of 1999-2001
Mental Health Counselors & Marriage and Family
Therapists, Board of 1999-2004
Mercury Reduction and Oversight Commission 2004
Midwifery, Advisory Council on 2003-2004
Midwifery, Advisory Panel on 2000-2003
Mosquito Abatement Board, Rhode Island 1999
Motor Vehicles Dealers License and Hearing Board 2003-2004
Narragansett Bay & Watershed Planning Commission 2003-2004
Narragansett Bay Commission 1999-10/23/2000

46 Narragansett Bay Commission 12/11/2000-2004
Naturopathic Physicians Practicing in RI, 2000-2001

47 Newport County Convention Center and Visitor’s Bureau 2003-2004
Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact 1999-2002
Nurse Practitioner Joint Practice Advisory Committee 2000-2004
Nurse Registration and Nursing Education, Board of 2000-2004
Nursing Assistant Advisory Board 1999-2004
Nursing Home Administrators, Board of Examiners for 1999-2004
Occupational Therapy, Board of 1999-2004
Opticianry, Advisory Committee for 1999-2003
Optometry, Board of Examiners for 2002-2004
Parole Board 1/13-10/25/1999

48 Parole Board 10/27/1999-2004
Patient Care and Nursing Staffing in Acute Care Hosp. 1999-2000
Persian Gulf War Information and Relief Commission 2004
Pharmacy, State Board of 1/20-8/18/1999

49 Pharmacy, State Board of 8/31/1999-2003
Physical Therapy, Board of 1999-2004
Physicians Assistants, Board of Licensure for 2002-2004
Pilotage Commission, Rhode Island State 2004
Planning Council, State 1999-2004
Plumbers, Board of Examiners of 2003-2004
Podiatry, Board of Examiners in 2002-2004
Police Officer’s Relief, Board of 2003-2004
Properties Committee, State 1/12-7/13/1999

50 Properties Committee, State 7/27/1999-2004

51 Psychology, Board of 2001-2004
Public Finance Management Board 1999-2004
Public Safety Telecommunications in Rhode Island 2001
Public Utilities Commission 1999-2004
Publications Clearinghouse Advisory Committee, State 1999-2004
Quonset Point/Davisville Management Corporation 1999-11/20/2000

52 Quonset Point/Davisville Management Corporation 1/8/2001-2004
Race & Police-Community Relations, Rhode Island Select Comm. 9/13- 10/25/2000

53 Race & Police-Community Relations, Rhode Island 10/26/2000-6/14/2001


54 Race & Police-Community Relations, Rhode Island 7/14/2001-2004
Radiologic Technology, Board of 2002-2003
Real Estate Appraisers Board 1999-2003
Real Estate Commission 1999-2004
Rehabilitation Advisory Council, State 1999-2004

55 Resource Recovery Corporation, Rhode Island 1999-2004
Respiratory Care, Board of 1999-2004
Restoration Committee, State House 1999-2003
Rivers Council, Rhode Island 2000-2004
Safety Awareness Board of 2003-2004

56 Service Alliance, Rhode Island 1999-2002
Social Work Examiners, Board of 2002-2004
Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Bd. of Examiners 1999-2004
Student Loan Authority, Board of Directors, Rhode Island 1999-2004
TechACCESS of Rhode Island 1999-2001
Telecommunications Authority, Public 1999-2000
Telecommunications, Systems Contractors, Technicians and
Installers, Board of Ex 2003-2004
Telecommunications Task Force, Governor’s 2000
Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation 2002-2004
Tourism Development Advisory Council, Rhode Island 2003
Traffic Commission, State* 1999-10/18/2000


57 Traffic Commission, State* 11/29/2000-2004
Trails Advisory Committee, Rhode Island 2001-2004
Transit Authority, Public 1999-2004
Traumatic Brain Injuries, Permanent Advisory Comm. On 2000-2002
Turnpike and Bridge Authority, Rhode Island 1999-2004
Unclassified Pay Plan Board 1999-2002
Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Fund
Review Board 1999-2004

58 Veterinary Medicine, Board of 2002-2004
Voting Rights Reinstatement Procedure, Special House Comm. 1999-2000
Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Bd. of Cert. of Operators 2002-2004
Water Protection Finance Agency, Clean 1999-2004
Water Resources Board (Corporate), Rhode Island 2003-2004 Water Resources Board, Rhode Island 1999-2004
Water Supply Treatment and Distribution Facilities, Bd. 1999-2004
Women, Rhode Island Commission on (includes acc 2006-35) 1999-2004
Workforce Investment Board, State 2002

59 Economic Development/Small Business Loan Fund Corp 1989
Economic Development/RI Industrial Facilities Corp 1989
Traffic Commission, State 1967-1994, 1997

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Script of description
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