Conservation Commission


  • Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month
  • Municipal Offices
    100 Fairway Drive
    North Kingstown, RI 02852


In accordance with Chapter 2, Article V, Division 4 of the Revised Ordinances of the Town of North Kingstown, the Conservation Commission has the power and duty to:

  1. Promote and develop the natural resources.
  2. Protect the watershed resources.
  3. Preserve natural aesthetic areas within the Town.
  4. Conduct research into local land areas and coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies organized for similar purposes.
  5. Advertise, prepare, print and distribute books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets, which in its judgment it deems necessary for its work.
  6. Promote and develop ordinances for the Town Council's consideration.
  7. Protect and conserve the environmental quality of the Town.
  8. Receive, investigate and hold public hearings on all complaints pertaining to pollution of the environment and forward recommendations to the Town Council for its examination, evaluation and such action as the Council may deem necessary.
  9. The Conservation Commission may recommend to the Town Council boards or agencies a program for the better promotion, development, utilization or preservation of open areas, streams, shores, wooded areas, roadsides, swamps, marshlands and natural aesthetic areas.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Ahren Cohen, Chair
400 Forge Road                    
North Kingstown RI 02852
Term Expires;  10/1/2019

Donna Lico
62 Edgewood Drive
North Kingstown RI 02852
Term Expires:  10/1/2019
Philip Dyer    
115 Main Street
North Kingstown RI 02852
Term Expires 10/1/2018

Amy Sonder    
30 Elam Street
North Kingstown RI 02852
Term Expires:  10/1/2018
Maura Harrington,Principal Planner - Staff Support
100 Fairway Drive    
North Kingstown RI 02852
294-3331 ext 312


Term Expires:  7/1/2020

Richard Jacques
20 Spruce Road
North Kingstown RI 02852
Term Expires:  10/1/2018


Term Expires:  7/1/2019