Town of North Smithfield

 

July 1, 2022

 

Town Hall will be closed Monday, July 4th in observance of the 4th of July

 

No Trash & Recycling will take place Monday July 4th

 

Trash & Recycling collection will be postponed by one day next week

 

 

Poll Workers are needed

for the Primary Election!

 

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 from

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

and for the General Election!

 

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

If interested in being a Poll Worker in North Smithfield, please contact

Tami Jacques at

401-767-2200, Ext. 504.

 

North Smithfield PumpkinFest

 

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Important Notice from the U.S Department of Justice

 

 

Regarding Americans with Disabilities Act Obligations for Outdoor Dining

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Due to retirement The Town of North Smithfield has an immediate opening for a full time Water & Wastewater Superintendent.  A full job description and application is available at www.nsmithfieldri.org.  Send resume along with application to Karen Bernardino at Town Hall, 83 Greene Street, North Smithfield, RI 02896 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 27, 2022. No phone calls please. AA/EOE.

 

The Slatersville Public Water Supply Consumer Confidence Report for Calendar Year 2021 is available for review

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Take It Outside Application Portal OPEN | Small Business Grant Funding Now Available

 

 

Did you know? Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce was selected -- as one of only 22 organizations in the entire state -- to receive this round of Take It Outside funding from Commerce RI.

 

Check Business Eligibility

Review the criteria to see if your business is considered eligible to receive the funds.

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Verify Your SAM Number

Create or verify your federal business SAM number. Your number will be required. 

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The Town of North Smithfield is Seeking Volunteer Members for Several Committees

* Asset Management Commission                 * Economic Development Commission

* Historic District Commission                      * Parks & Recreation Commission

* Planning Board                                              * Public Art Advisory Committee

* Sewer Commission *Conservation Commission

*Zoning Board

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Joanne Buttie at 767-2200 ext. 504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application or go to www.nsmithfieldri.org to download the application and submit it to 83 Greene Street, North Smithfield, RI 02896.

 

Click below for the North Smithfield Heritage Association Newsletter

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Habitat for Humanity West Bay is having their "6th Annual Rolling for Homes" event as well as selling wine and beer glasses to raise funds.

Please visit their website to find out more information.

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North Smithfield Food Pantry

 

July Food Pantry pick-up dates;

 

 

Saturday, July 23rd & 30th @ 10:00am



Tuesday, July 19th & 26th @ 5:30pm

 

 

The Food Pantry is for North Smithfield residents.

You must have a photo ID and a bill that confirms your North Smithfield address. You can attend the Food Pantry all four times it is open per month.

The Pantry is located at the Slatersville Congregational Church

UCC on the Common.

 

Starting in the month of May we will be opening our pantry for indoor shopping. We are asking that all clients to please bring their own shopping bag and to wear a mask while inside.

 

Questions? Call 401-678-0356

 



For the month of July we are asking for donations of canned beans, canned soup and canned chicken.

 

Senior Services

 

 

 

Activity Calendar

 

Meal Menu

 

July Newsletter

 

Alzheimer's, Dementia and Memory Care Information

Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists North Smithfield families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through the link below you can search helpful tools and a database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families in need of care for their loved ones can locate licensed care homes and communities in the North Smithfield area that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones.

Alzheimer's Support

 

 

Are you interested in what the Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition has to offer? Click on the button below to be redirected to their website.

 

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UPCOMING MEETINGS

Agendas can be found on the Secretary of State Website by

CLICKING HERE

 

Special Meeting North Smithfield Town Council

83 Greene Street

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 @ 6:45 P.M.

Agenda

 

Special Meeting North Smithfield Town Council

83 Greene Street

Thursday, July 5, 2022 @ 6:45 P.M.

Agenda

 

Live Streaming Open Meetings

 

 

LIVESTREAMING OPEN MEETINGS

A. Livestreaming for Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board and Planning Board: The Town will provide livestreaming for the open meetings of the Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board of Review, and Planning Board whenever feasible via YouTube, Zoom, or some other technology. If technical difficulties occur during the livestream of an open meeting, the open meeting will continue to proceed as scheduled without livestreaming. (Livestreaming increases public access to public meetings in addition to the right of the public to attend open meetings in person.)

B. Public must be physically present to participate. Members of the public, applicants, petitioners, expert s, etc. who want to participate in an open meeting in any fashion must be physically present at the meeting. Members of the public, applicants, petitioners, experts, etc. will not be allowed to participate in an open meeting remotely by offering comment, testimony, or other remarks. through virtual means.

C. No other Board, Commission, or Committee will be livestreamed: Except as specified above, the Town will not provide livestreaming for any other Board, Commission or Committee.

D. Technical Difficulties: If technical difficulties occur during any livestream, the open meeting will continue to proceed as scheduled.

E. Meetings of the Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board and Planning Board will be livestreamed on the Town' s YouTube page, North Smithfield Town Meetings. https:/ / www.youtube.com/ channel l/ UCFgwSKxL950ZgZ DKz8B-MQ

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