Monday, November 5, 2012
East Providence City Manager Peter Graczykowski explains the four local questions on Tuesday's ballot, including changing the fiscal year and creating 4-year terms for city officials.
Monday, November 5, 2012
East Providence City Manager Peter Graczykowski explains here the four proposed amendments to the City Charter that are on Tuesday's election ballot. He supports all four of them. "On the November 6, 2012 ballot, the residents of East Providence will be asked to vote on important amendments to the Home Rule Charter. The Charter was adopted in 1954 and can be amended from time to time by the electors after the City Council proposes the changes, as allowed by the Rhode Island Constitution. Question 8, if approved, would allow the City Council to change the current fiscal year by ordinance. Because the current fiscal year is inconsistent with the tax collection schedule, the taxpayers pay for borrowing costs in excess of $325,000 annually to…
Here is the list of polling places in East Providence for the election on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Do you know where to vote tomorrow, Nov. 6 -- Election Day? Here are the polls in East Providence for the Presidential election, according to the Board of Canvassers. There is a separate poll for voters who registered after Oct. 7. WARD SEN REP DIST. VOTE DIST. 1 14 63 1001 Francis School, 64 Bourne Ave. 1 14 63 1002 City View Manor, 99 Goldsmith Ave 2 14 63 1003 Whiteknact School, 261 Grosvenor Ave 1 18 63 1004 Rumford Towers, 95 Newman Ave. 1 18 63 1005 Rumford Towers, 95 Newman Ave. 2 18 63 1006 East Providence HS, 2000 Pawtucket Ave. 3 18 63 1007…
Friday, November 2, 2012
Give your favorite East Providence candidates for local office a boost. Tell voters why they should vote for your top choices.
Who are your favorite candidates for local East Providence offices? And why? Give your favorite city council or school committee or legislative candidate a boost before Election Day next Tuesday, Nov. 6. Tell East Providence voters why you plan to vote for a particular candidate. Great ideas? Talent? Character? Integrity? Knowledge? Experience? Other? Use the comment box below. Keep it civil. No personal attacks, please. Here is the list of candidates in the order they are listed on the ballot if you need some help. Unopposed candidates are not listed: East Providence City Council Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 At-Large East Providence School Committee Ward 1 Ward 2 At Large Legislative District 63 Legislative District 65 Legislative District 66 (…