Town of Charlestown, RI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Charlestown 8-14-1979 as Secs. 1-6 and 1-8 of the Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Charter - See the Charter.
Town Council - See Ch. 15.
Public hearings - See Ch. 51.
A. 
The Town Clerk shall cause all ordinances enacted by the Town Council where no finances are involved to be published twice within twenty (20) days after their enactment in a newspaper in general circulation in the town.
B. 
The Town Clerk shall cause all ordinances where finances are involved to be advertised for public hearing three (3) times, once by entirety and twice by reference if the ordinance is lengthy, once a week for three (3) successive weeks before the time set for the hearing, as well as once in its entirety after passage, in a newspaper in general circulation in the town.
The Town Clerk shall number all ordinances consecutively in the order of their adoption commencing with the number one (1).