[Summit] Lippitt Fountain Meeting
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Mon Jun 5 20:20:19 CDT 2017
I am really sorry I cannot make this meeting but I hope some answers will be forthcoming from the Parks Dept about what solutions they have to the problems they have identified. A lot of money was spent to get the fountain running again as we all know. To say nothing of the efforts of a lot of people over several years to raise that money from various sources. When we think of the fountains all over the world that have been in use for centuries it seems hard to accept that this fountain is causing such difficulties.
Thanks to SNA for organizing this meeting and thanks also in advance to all of you who can go to the meeting and speak on behalf of the fountain. E
> On Jun 5, 2017, at 8:12 PM, Ethan Gyles <ethangy at gmail.com> wrote:
> The recent reminders by the Providence Parks Department that the Henry Bowen Anthony Fountain in Lippitt Park is unsafe and off-limits for people (whether to stand or play in the water or be on the structure itself) prompted a lot of conversation here.
> To continue that conversation in a productive way, the Summit Neighborhood Association has asked Parks Department Director Wendy Nilsson to meet with community members to share data, costs, and other information to foster discussion and help answer questions (and perhaps even come up with some solutions).
> Tuesday, June 13th
> Summit Commons (1st Floor Dining Area)
> 99 Hillside Avenue
> Facebook event here: www.facebook.com/events/282409535498160/ <http://www.facebook.com/events/282409535498160/>
> All community members are invited to attend this one-hour discussion. Please come with questions and ideas. SNA will provide light refreshments. RSVP to me would be helpful to determine an approximate head count.
> Best regards,
> Ethan Gyles
> President, Summit Neighborhood Association
> Hillside Ave.
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> SNA Website: http://sna.providence.ri.us/
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