Coastal Resources

PURCHASING PARKING PLACARDS FOR THE GALILEE STATE PARKING LOT G

Applications for seasonal parking placards for Galilee State Parking Lot G are available for mail-in or in-person submission at RIDEM Division of Coastal Resources at 301 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882. Download the application here. Please provide the completed application, copies of vehicle registrations, copy of valid driver’s license, and check made payable to the State of RI. For mail applications, we will mail the completed placard back to the address listed on your application.

Request for Information

The RI Department of Environmental Management is seeking input from the public for developing and operating the former Chase Marina facility at 169 Riverside Drive in Tiverton, RI. The Department is specifically interested in proposals that address the priority needs and interests of the local commercial fishing, aquaculture, and seafood industries. Ideas pertaining to other uses of the facility that meet local, regional, and/or statewide needs and interests will also be considered.

View Request for Information (RFI)

The deadline for RIDEM’s request for information (RFI) has been extended to 4:00 pm on September 23. The previous deadline was noticed as September 9. Site visits may be arranged at any time prior to that date. For questions, further information, or to arrange a site visit, please contact Dan Costa, Port Manager, RIDEM at Dan.Costa@dem.ri.gov, 401-782-4587.

RFP FOR THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE LIGHTHOUSE INN PARCELS IN GALILEE

DEM has ended the request for proposals process. The agency, however, has identified a way forward to make the property more attractive to prospective investors. View Press Release.

RIDEM Memo re: Evaluation of Lighthouse Inn Property, Galilee RFP Proposals

Below is information DEM requested from the Galilee bidders to evaluate the bids.

The Coastal Resources program is responsible for the development, management, and maintenance of the Port of Galilee, State Pier #9 (Newport), State Pier #4 (Jerusalem), and State Pier #5 (Narragansett). These properties comprise 41 piers and 24 lease holdings with an approximate combined value of over $100 million.

The Port of Galilee is one of the largest commercial fishing ports on the East Coast and is home port to over 250 commercial fishing vessels. State pier #9 is the only state owned facility supporting commercial fishing vessels in Newport Harbor and provides dockage for approximately 50 vessels.