Town of Smithfield, RI
Providence County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Approved by the voters of the Town of Smithfield at the general election held 11-3-1992. Amendments noted where applicable. Any words appearing in brackets have been added by the editor for clarity.]
Article I POWERS OF THE TOWN

§ C-1.01 Powers of the Town.

§ C-1.02 Construction.

§ C-1.03 Intergovernmental Relations.

Article II TOWN COUNCIL

§ C-2.01 General Powers and Duties.

§ C-2.02 Composition, Selection, Term.

§ C-2.03 Eligibility.

§ C-2.04 Council Officers.

§ C-2.05 Compensation, Expenses.

§ C-2.06 Prohibitions.

§ C-2.07 Vacancies, Forfeiture of Office, Filling of Vacancies.

§ C-2.08 Judge of Qualifications.

§ C-2.09 Investigations.

§ C-2.10 Independent Audit.

§ C-2.11 Procedure.

§ C-2.12 Action requiring an Ordinance.

§ C-2.13 Ordinances in General.

§ C-2.14 Emergency Ordinances.

§ C-2.15 (Reserved)

§ C-2.16 Authentication and Recording; Codification; Printing.

Article III TOWN MANAGER

§ C-3.01 Appointment and Qualifications.

§ C-3.02 Removal.

§ C-3.03 Acting Town Manager.

§ C-3.04 Powers and Duties of the Town Manager.

Article IV DEPARTMENTS, OFFICERS, AND AGENCIES

§ C-4.01 Finance Department.

§ C-4.02 Board of Assessment Review.

§ C-4.03 Fire Department.

§ C-4.04 Police Department.

§ C-4.05 Public Works Department.

§ C-4.06 Town Solicitor.

§ C-4.07 Town Clerk.

§ C-4.08 Town Moderator.

§ C-4.09 Town Sergeant.

§ C-4.10 Welfare Director.

§ C-4.11 Building Official.

§ C-4.12 Planning Board.

§ C-4.13 Zoning Board of Review.

§ C-4.14 Historic Preservation Commission.

§ C-4.15 Conservation Commission.

§ C-4.16 Asset Management Commission.

§ C-4.17 Vacancies in Boards and Commissions.

§ C-4.18 Creation of Departments, Offices, Boards, Commissions, or Agencies.

§ C-4.19 Direction by Town Manager

§ C-4.20 Personnel System.

Article V FINANCIAL PROCEDURES

§ C-5.01 Fiscal Year.

§ C-5.02 Submission of Budget and Budget Message.

§ C-5.03 Budget Message.

§ C-5.04 Budget.

§ C-5.05 Town Council Action on Budget.

§ C-5.06 Adoption — Financial Town Meeting.

§ C-5.07 Reserve Funds.

§ C-5.08 Appropriation and Revenue Ordinances.

§ C-5.09 Amendments After Adoption.

§ C-5.10 Lapse of Appropriations.

§ C-5.11 Administration of the Budget.

§ C-5.12 Overspending of Appropriations Prohibited.

§ C-5.13 Capital Program.

§ C-5.14 Town Council Action on Capital Program.

§ C-5.15 Public Records.

§ C-5.16 Borrowing.

§ C-5.17 Banking.

§ C-5.18 Purchasing.

Article VI SCHOOL COMMITTEE

§ C-6.01 Composition, Selection, Term.

§ C-6.02 Eligibility.

§ C-6.03 Organization.

§ C-6.1 Compensation.

§ C-6.05 Vacancies, Forfeiture of Office, Filling of Vacancies.

§ C-6.06 Powers and Duties.

Article VII TOWN ELECTIONS

§ C-7.01 Town Elections.

§ C-7.02 Canvassing Authority.

Article VIII INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM

§ C-8.01 General Authority.

§ C-8.02 Commencement of Proceedings, Petitioners' Committee, Affidavit.

§ C-8.03 Petitions.

§ C-8.04 Procedure after Filing.

§ C-8.05 Referendum Petitions, Suspension of Effect of Ordinance.

§ C-8.06 Action on Petitions.

§ C-8.07 Results of Election.

Article IX RECALL

§ C-9.01 General Authority.

§ C-9.02 Commencement of Proceedings; Petitioners Committee; Affidavit.

§ C-9.03 Petitions.

§ C-9.04 Procedure After Filing.

§ C-9.05 Submission to Voters.

§ C-9.06 Results of Election.

Article X COURTS

§ C-10.01 Probate Court.

§ C-10.02 Municipal Court.

Article XI CHARTER AMENDMENT

§ C-11.01 Proposal of Amendment.

§ C-11.02 Charter Review Commission.

§ C-11.03 Vote on Amendment; Adoption of Amendment.

Article XII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

§ C-12.01 Public Records.

§ C-12.02 Open Meetings.

§ C-12.03 Ethics and Conflict of Interest.

§ C-12.04 Dual Office Holding.

§ C-12.05 Term of Office.

§ C-12.06 Availability of Town Budget.

§ C-12.07 Technical Changes.

Article XIII SEPARABILITY PROVISION

§ C-13.01 Separability.