[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Johnston 5-10-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]
We, the people of the Town of Johnston, in order to secure the right of self government in all local matters, pursuant to the provisions of the constitution of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, do adopt and establish this Charter for the Town of Johnston.
Editor's Note: For constitutional provision granting home rule for cities and towns, see R. I. Const. Amend. XIII.