Town of North Smithfield

 

June 17, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Take It Outside Application Portal OPEN | Small Business Grant Funding Now Available

 

 

Did you know? Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce was selected -- as one of only 22 organizations in the entire state -- to receive this round of Take It Outside funding from Commerce RI.

 

Check Business Eligibility

Review the criteria to see if your business is considered eligible to receive the funds.

Check Here

Verify Your SAM Number

Create or verify your federal business SAM number. Your number will be required. 

www.SAM.gov

 

 

 

The North Smithfield Police Department has recently been made aware of a scam, in which people are receiving emails notifying them of a traffic citation that has been issued. This email has a link to pay the fine associated with the ticket. These emails appear to come from a traffic court or the town. These are fraudulent emails. The North Smithfield Police Department does not notify people by email when summons have been generated. If you think you may have been a victim of fraud please contact the station.  

 
 

Hurricane Season starts June 1st,

Here is some helpful information for those who use generators!

 

 

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The Town of North Smithfield is Seeking Volunteer Members for Several Committees

* Asset Management Commission                 * Economic Development Commission

* Historic District Commission                      * Parks & Recreation Commission

* Planning Board                                              * Public Art Advisory Committee

* Sewer Commission *Conservation Commission

*Zoning Board

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Joanne Buttie at 767-2200 ext. 504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application or go to www.nsmithfieldri.org to download the application and submit it to 83 Greene Street, North Smithfield, RI 02896.

 

Click below for the North Smithfield Heritage Association Newsletter

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Habitat for Humanity West Bay is having their "6th Annual Rolling for Homes" event as well as selling wine and beer glasses to raise funds.

Please visit their website to find out more information.

 

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 All dogs within the town were due to be licensed by April 30, 2022, there is now an additional $5.00 late charge for a total of $11.00, payable to the Town of North Smithfield, along with a current proof of rabies immunization.



For your convenience and safety, we are continuing to use our online dog license program. We encourage you to apply for dog licenses online.

 

You can also renew online at:

 

https://northsmithfieldri.viewpointcloud.com

(Credit Card optional)

 

If you are unable to access this program, we strongly suggest that you mail us a new or updated rabies certificate along with a check for $6.00. In return, our office will send your original rabies certificate back to you with your license to the mailing address provided.

 

If none of the options above work for you, licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s office located at

83 Greene Street

 

Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Thursday from 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

 

North Smithfield Food Pantry

 

June Food Pantry pick-up dates;

 

 

Saturday, June 18th & 25th @ 10:00am



Tuesday, June 21st & 28th @ 5:30pm

 

 

The Food Pantry is for North Smithfield residents.

You must have a photo ID and a bill that confirms your North Smithfield address. You can attend the Food Pantry all four times it is open per month.

The Pantry is located at the Slatersville Congregational Church

UCC on the Common.

 

Starting in the month of May we will be opening our pantry for indoor shopping. We are asking that all clients to please bring their own shopping bag and to wear a mask while inside.

 

Questions? Call 401-678-0356

 



For the month of June we are asking for donations of snacks, tomato paste and tomato sauce.

 

 

Alzheimer's, Dementia and Memory Care Information

Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists North Smithfield families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through the link below you can search helpful tools and a database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families in need of care for their loved ones can locate licensed care homes and communities in the North Smithfield area that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones.

 

Alzheimer's Support

 
 

 

Are you interested in what the Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition has to offer? Click on the button below to be redirected to their website.

 

Visit our website

 
 

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Agendas can be found on the Secretary of State Website by

CLICKING HERE

 

Town Council Meeting

83 Greene Street

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 @ 6:45 P.M.

Agenda

 

 

 

 

Live Streaming Open Meetings

 

 

LIVESTREAMING OPEN MEETINGS

A. Livestreaming for Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board and Planning Board: The Town will provide livestreaming for the open meetings of the Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board of Review, and Planning Board whenever feasible via YouTube, Zoom, or some other technology. If technical difficulties occur during the livestream of an open meeting, the open meeting will continue to proceed as scheduled without livestreaming. (Livestreaming increases public access to public meetings in addition to the right of the public to attend open meetings in person.)

B. Public must be physically present to participate. Members of the public, applicants, petitioners, expert s, etc. who want to participate in an open meeting in any fashion must be physically present at the meeting. Members of the public, applicants, petitioners, experts, etc. will not be allowed to participate in an open meeting remotely by offering comment, testimony, or other remarks. through virtual means.

C. No other Board, Commission, or Committee will be livestreamed: Except as specified above, the Town will not provide livestreaming for any other Board, Commission or Committee.

D. Technical Difficulties: If technical difficulties occur during any livestream, the open meeting will continue to proceed as scheduled.

E. Meetings of the Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board and Planning Board will be livestreamed on the Town' s YouTube page, North Smithfield Town Meetings. https:/ / www.youtube.com/ channel l/ UCFgwSKxL950ZgZ DKz8B-MQ

 

Archived Meetings

 

 

 

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