Town of Coventry, RI
Kent County
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Section 17.01 Effective date.

For the purpose of nominating and electing the Town Council, members of the School Committee, and the appointment of a Town Manager, this Charter shall be in effect from and after its approval by the electors, and the validation of election procedures by the R.I. General Assembly. For all other purposes this Charter shall become effective on January 1, 1973.

Section 17.02 Duties of Town Council.

The Town Council shall proceed to enact or adopt, as promptly as possible, all ordinances, resolutions, rules, and regulations, which may be necessary to implement the provisions of this Charter.

Section 17.03 Transfer of appropriations.

The Town Council shall have authority to make any changes or transfers in appropriations in existence when this Charter takes effect which may be required for the operation of the town government under the provisions of this Charter.