Historic District Commission


  • 5:30 p.m. 
  • Dates vary, see calendar for upcoming meetings
  • 2nd floor Conference Room
    Town Hall
    180 High Street 
    Wakefield, RI 02879 

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes  


The seven members are appointed to 3-year terms.
  • Richard Youngken - Vice Chair  
  • Andrew Martinez - Secretary
  • Karen M. daSilva
  • Linda M. Stedman
  • Shantia Anderheggen
  • Murray Gates


The purpose of the Historic District Commission is to promote historic preservation in the Kingston Historic District.  The Commission reviews plans for construction, demolition, relocation and exterior alterations of structures located in the designated historic district as well as plans for alterations to historic cemeteries.  The Commission also serves in an advisory capacity to the Planning Board and the Town Council on historic preservation issues.

  1. James D. Rabbitt, AICP

    Planning Director
    Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1246

  2. Planning

    Physical Address
    180 High Street
    Wakefield, RI 02879

    Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1244
    Fax: (401) 788-9792

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