Governor Gina Raimondo Visits NPHS to Acknowledge 98% Graduation Rate

Governor Gina Raimondo’s visit to North Providence High School to Acknowledge 98% graduation rate.

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Applicants Sought for Financial Audit Committee

North Providence Town HallThe Town of North Providence is seeking interested applicants for an opening on the Financial Audit Committee. It is the responsibility of the Financial Audit Committee to provide independent review and oversight of the Town’s financial reporting process, internal controls and external auditor(s). Also, the committee oversees the whistleblower hotline. The ideal candidate will possess a basic understanding of governmental financial reporting and accounting. If you are interested in being appointed to this committee, please forward a resume and cover letter to the committee c/o the Town Clerk @2000 Smith Street, North Providence, Rl 02911.

Pool and Fitness Center Now Offering a Masters Swimming Program

North Providence Masters SwimmingAre you a current lap swimmer looking for a little more with your workouts? Are you a former competitive swimmer who wants to get back in the pool? Do you want to improve your strokes, swim faster and more efficiently with less effort?

Then I encourage you to join our new Masters Swimming program! I am excited to be offering this program at the our location here at the North Providence Pool and Fitness Center. Registered through U.S. Masters Swimming, the workout group will range from novice lap swimmers refining their skills to veteran swimmers looking for a challenging workout. During each practice, we will focus on proper stroke technique in order to increase efficiency and endurance training to increase aerobic capacity.

Get full information here

Land Trust Advisory Board Vacancies

np-town-hallThe North Providence Town Council is seeking applicants for two positions on the North Providence Land Trust Advisory Board.

Residents interested in serving on any Town board or commission should send their resume to the Town Clerk’s Office at 2000 Smith St., North Providence, RI 02911 or via email to . Resumes will be reviewed as positions become available.

Please direct any questions to the Town Clerk’s office at 232-0900.

The Town is Planning for Natural Hazards

thunderstormThe Town of North Providence is currently engaged in the planning process to become less vulnerable to natural hazards such as snow storms, flooding, and hurricanes. The meeting minutes of the Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee are located on the Town’s website for review under the Emergency Management Agency page.

Stay tuned for ways in which you can participate in this process for a more resilient North Providence. For more information, questions, or how to become involved, please contact the EMA Director Robert Howe at .

Yard Waste Program Weekly Thru December 15th

Leaf And Yard Waste ProgramAttention North Providence Residents
Spring Clean Up Program Starts April 1, 2015

Yard Waste Will Be Picked Up:

   – April 1st thru May 31st: Weekly Pick-Up
   – June 8th thru September 30th: Bi-weekly Pick-Up
   – October 1st thru December 15th: Weekly Pick-Up

Yard Waste Must Be In Biodegradable Bags Or Containers Marked Yard Waste Only

Request Town Services Online

North Providence Town HallThe Town of North Providence is providing several new contact forms to assist residents in reporting routine service requests.

Report items such as potholes, drainage issues, missing street signs and many more.

Your contact information on the forms is requested but not required, but, if entered, can be used to contact you regarding your submission, follow up or confirm that your submission was received. 

Please go to the Service Request Forms page for more information.

Zoning Maps Are Now Available Online

Town of North Providence Zoning MapsTown of North Providence Zoning Maps are now available for viewing, downloading or printing on this website.

These zoning maps, as well as tax plat maps, have been prepared by the Town’s GIS (Geographic Information System) Coordinator, Nicole Chellel. GIS makes map creation and information retrieval efficient and easy. The Town of North Providence uses GIS to create, maintain, and analyze spatial data. Though GIS has only been part of the town of North Providence since March 2014, GIS has become an important component for many projects throughout the departments.

Find Plat Maps and Zoning Maps here

View, Print & Pay Your Tax Bill Online

View, Print or Pay your Tax Bill online on the North Providence RI Tax Database at www.riegov.com.  

You will need your account number and PIN from your tax bill. Tax bills will be mailed by August 1st.

Login to North Providence RI Tax Database at www.riegov.com

Helpful info:

With tax time just around the corner, visit the Tax Collector’s Frequently Asked Questions page if you should have any questions.

View & Pay Your Tax Bill Online

North Providence Fire Department Wins a Class 1 Rating from the Insurance Services Office

North Providence Fire Department patchThe North Providence Fire Department has been upgraded to a Class 1 Fire Department by the ISO (Insurance Services Office) effective November 1, 2014. This is the highest fire suppression rating possible. There are only 63 Class 1 departments nationwide, 6 in New England and 1 in Rhode Island.

ISO collects and evaluates information from communities in the United States on their structure fire suppression capabilities. The data is analyzed using a Fire Suppression Rating Schedule. Then, a Public Protection Classification number is given to the community from 1 to 10. A Class 1 represents an exemplary fire suppression program. A Class 10 indicates that the area’s fire suppression program does not meet ISO’s minimum criteria.

A community’s PPC depends on the overall operations of the Fire Department including equipment, staffing, training, geographic distribution of fire companies, operational considerations and community risk reduction. The review also analyzes the water supply system and the emergency communications systems.

This exemplary rating plays an important role in the underwriting process at insurance companies. Not only should our residents and business owners feel a sense of pride and security, they may also see potential savings when evaluating insurance rates.

Over the past few years, the department has undergone a reorganization process. We have focused on updating our apparatus, equipment, policies and procedures. We have concentrated heavily on firefighter safety and training. We pride ourselves on making all of our decisions and plans based upon internationally recognized best practices for the fire service; and, in line with the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) Standards.

Also see the article in The Valley Breeze www.valleybreeze.com/2014-07-01/north-providence/np-gets-first-class-1-fire-rating-state

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