Town of Lincoln, RI
Providence County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Charter Commission of the Town of Lincoln 10-2-1958; adopted by the electors of the Town 11-4-1958. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: Amendments to the original Charter are indicated by bolded, bracketed histories at the amended provisions. A uniform system of capitalization and number citation has been used. Obvious misspellings and typographical errors have been corrected without notation and text material in brackets { } has been added for clarity.

PREAMBLE

We the People of the Town of Lincoln being duly organized as a body politic under the Constitution of the United States of America and the Constitution of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations do hereby establish this Charter toward the end that those services necessary for the common good may be equitably, efficiently, and harmoniously supplied. [Amended 11-6-1990]

ARTICLE I
Basic Provisions (§ C1-1 — § C1-4) 

ARTICLE II
Elections (§ C2-1 — § C2-5) 

ARTICLE III
Financial Town Meeting (§ C3-1 — § C3-14) 

ARTICLE IV
The Budget (§ C4-1 — § C4-9) 

ARTICLE V
Town Council (§ C5-1 — § C5-12) 

ARTICLE VI
Town Administrator (§ C6-1 — § C6-7) 

ARTICLE VII
Department of Finance (§ C7-1 — § C7-8) 

ARTICLE VIII
Department of Public Works (§ C8-1 — § C8-4) 

ARTICLE IX
Police Department (§ C9-1 — § C9-2) 

ARTICLE X
Wastewater Management (§ C10-1) 

ARTICLE XI
Department of Human Services (§ C11-1 — § C11-2) 

ARTICLE XII
School Department (§ C12-1 — § C12-5) 

ARTICLE XIII
Board of Water Commissioners (§ C13-1 — § C13-6) 

ARTICLE XIV
Personnel (§ C14-1 — § C14-11) 

ARTICLE XV
Planning and Zoning Boards (§ C15-1 — § C15-6) 

ARTICLE XVI
Other Offices and Commissions (§ C16-1 — § C16-10) 

ARTICLE XVII
General Provisions (§ C17-1 — § C17-20) 

ARTICLE XVIII
Continuity in Government (§ C18-1 — § C18-8) 

ARTICLE XIX
Inauguration of New Charter Government (§ C19-1 — § C19-3) 

ARTICLE XX
Suspension; Discharge; Reinstatement (§ C20-1) 

ARTICLE XXI
Impeachment (§ C21-1 — § C21-8) 

Article I Basic Provisions
Article II Elections
Article III Financial Town Meeting
Article IV The Budget
Article V Town Council
Article VI Town Administrator
Article VII Department of Finance
Article VIII Department of Public Works
Article IX Police Department
Article X Wastewater Management
Article XI Department of Human Services
Article XII School Department
Article XIII Board of Water Commissioners
Article XIV Personnel
Article XV Planning and Zoning Boards
Article XVI Other Offices and Commissions
Article XVII General Provisions
Article XVIII Continuity in Government
Article XIX Inauguration of New Charter Government
Article XX Suspension; Discharge; Reinstatement
Article XXI Impeachment