City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1. MAYOR

Sec. 4-100 To be chief executive officer; duties generally.

Sec. 4-101 Duties relative to finances.

Sec. 4-102 Recommendations to council.

Sec. 4-103 Legislative functions.

Sec. 4-104 Administrative assistant.

CHAPTER 2. DEPARTMENT OF RECORDS

Sec. 4-200 Ex officio positions of city clerk.

Sec. 4-201 Records to be maintained.

Sec. 4-202 Clerk to issue licenses and permits.

CHAPTER 3. LAW DEPARTMENT

Sec. 4-300 Duties generally.

CHAPTER 4. ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Sec. 4-400 Duties generally.

CHAPTER 5. FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Sec. 4-500 Director of finance — Duties generally.

Sec. 4-501 Same — Duties relative to annual operating budget, capital program, etc.

Sec. 4-502 Same — To set up system of quarterly allotments, etc.

Sec. 4-503 Same — To obtain bids for sale of city bonds or notes.

Sec. 4-504 Same — To supervise divisions of department.

Sec. 4-505 Tax assessing division; tax assessor.

Sec. 4-506 Division of collections and disbursements.

Sec. 4-507 Accounting division.

Sec. 4-508 Personnel division.

Sec. 4-509 Purchasing division.

CHAPTER 6. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Sec. 4-600 Director of public works.

Sec. 4-601 (Reserved)

Sec. 4-602 Division of streets and bridges.

Sec. 4-603 Division of sewers and sanitation.

Sec. 4-604 (Reserved)

Sec. 4-605 Division of equipment maintenance.

Sec. 4-606 (Reserved)

CHAPTER 7. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Sec. 4-700 Director of public safety.

Sec. 4-701 Police division.

Sec. 4-702 Fire division.

Sec. 4-703 Division of licenses and inspections.

Sec. 4-704 Defense civil preparedness agency.

CHAPTER 8. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Sec. 4-800 Director of human services.

CHAPTER 9. DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND REDEVELOPMENT

Sec. 4-900 Department of planning and redevelopment; duties and responsibilities.

CHAPTER 10. PURCHASING BOARD

Sec. 4-1000 Authority and duties of the Purchasing Board.

Sec. 4-1001 Purchasing Director – Appointment: to be in merit employment system; to be executive secretary of purchasing board.

Sec. 4-1002 Same — Duties generally.

Sec. 4-1003 Manner of making purchases for the city.

Sec. 4-1004 Awarding of contracts; use of alternative methods of purchase.

Sec. 4-1005 Standard specifications for supplies, materials and equipment.

Sec. 4-1006 Contracts for construction.

Sec. 4-1007 Responsibilities of bidders; prequalification of contractors.

Sec. 4-1008 Procurement of consultant and professional services.

Sec. 4-1009 Duties of the accounting division relative to purchasing.

CHAPTER 11. PERSONNEL BOARD

Sec. 4-1100 Powers and duties generally.

CHAPTER 12. BOARD OF APPEALS

Sec. 4-1200 To be zoning board of review.

Sec. 4-1201 To hear appeals from refusal of licensing bodies to grant licenses.

Sec. 4-1202 To act as board of tax review.

Sec. 4-1203 To hear appeals from action of departments, board, etc.; exception.

Sec. 4-1204 Authority to adopt rules and regulations, administer oaths, summon witnesses, etc.

CHAPTER 13. RESERVED

Sec. 4-1300 Reserved.

CHAPTER 14. BOARD OF CANVASSERS

Sec. 4-1400 Powers and duties generally.

CHAPTER 15. TRUSTEES OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Sec. 4-1500 Powers and duties.

Sec. 4-1501 Establishment of school libraries.

CHAPTER 16. CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

Sec. 4-1600 Responsibilities of planning commissions.

Sec. 4-1601 Same — Effect; commission to approve construction, etc.

Sec. 4-1602 Preparation, etc., of program of capital improvements.

Sec. 4-1603 Council not bound by decisions of commission; exceptions.

CHAPTER 17. HOUSING AUTHORITY

Sec. 4-1700 Powers and duties.

CHAPTER 18. SCHOOL COMMITTEE

Sec. 4-1800 To have sole power to manage, etc., schools.

Sec. 4-1801 Powers relative to school committee personnel.

Sec. 4-1802 To submit annually financial requirements for ensuing fiscal year.

Sec. 4-1803 Purchases to be made through purchasing agent.

Sec. 4-1804 Records and monthly statements of receipts and expenditures.

Sec. 4-1805 Audit of records pertaining to property and finances.

Sec. 4-1806 Public and closed school committee meetings.

CHAPTER 19. WATER SUPPLY BOARD

Sec. 4-1900 Powers and duties.

Sec. 4-1901 Election of chairman.

Sec. 4-1902 Superintendent or chief engineer.

Sec. 4-1903 Removal of superintendent or chief engineer.

Sec. 4-1904 Powers and duties of superintendent or chief engineer.

Sec. 4-1905 City finance department.

Sec. 4-1906 Receipts.

CHAPTER 20. PAWTUCKET REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Sec. 4-2000 Powers and duties of the agency.