Personnel Board Meeting (Agenda)

Monday, July 22nd @ 5:00 PM (Friday's newsletter listed it incorrectly at 6:30 pm. The notice was properly stated as 5:00 pm on the Secretary of State website and in the postings in Town Hall and the Annex.)

Primrose Fire Station

1470 Providence Pike

North Smithfield, RI 02896


Historic District Commission Meeting (Agenda) no agenda was listed in Friday's newsletter

Monday, July 22nd @ 6:30 PM

Heritage Hall

101 Green St

Slatersville, RI 02876


Municipal Building Review Task Force Meeting (Agenda)

Wednesday, July 24th @5:30 pm

Town Hall Conference Room

1 Main Street

Slatersville, RI 02876 (Meeting was not listed in Friday's newsletter)


There is no Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting this month (meeting was listed incorrectly for July 22nd)




Town of North Smithfield | One Main Street, P.O. Box 248, Slatersville, RI 02876



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